Radio Prague's Monthly Quiz

Test your knowledge of things Czech!

On the first day of the month Radio Prague will announce the month’s quiz question on this site. At the end of every month we will draw six winners from the correct answers received. Join our contest and win a Radio Prague prize! Answers should be sent to by the end of the month.

The winners will be featured on this site.

Question for May

Director, script writer and actor Gustav Machatý was born 120 years ago. What is the name of his internationally renowned film, which caused outrage at the time of its release for its daring plot and scenes depicting actors in the nude?

Question for April

Czechs like to bake a traditional sweet cake during Easter. It resembles a domesticated animal, but which one?

The correct answer for April:


The lamb has been a ceremonial dish since the Middle Ages. However, its meat was expensive so it was replaced by a cake in the form of the animal. The lamb cake is usually baked using cottage cheese dough and every Czech family is expected to have one.


  • Irina Bannyh, Russia

  • Susanne Grimm, Germany

  • Beanca E. Halvorsen, Norway

  • Lesniaková Dana, Czech Republic

  • Philippe Manière, France

  • Ramón Vazquez Dourado, Spain