Radio Prague's Monthly Quiz

Joža Uprka, Ride of the Kings

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 [email protected] by the end of the month.

The winners will be featured on this site.

Question for December

80 years ago on the night of December 28 to 29th, Czech paratroopers were secretly parachuted over the territory of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Groups Silver A and Silver B had a special mission. What was the codename of the third operation?

Question for November

The Ride of the Kings, a folk tradition from the region known as Moravian Slovakia has been on the UNESCO list of intangible world cultural heritage for ten years now. These days the tradition is only observed in four villages, but the most popular event takes place in the small village of Vlčnov. Its fame is linked to an impressionist painting from 1897 by a Moravian painter. What is the name of the artist?

The correct answer for November

Joža Uprka

Winners:

  • Ahmed Dahhani, Morocco

  • José Amador Hidalgo, Argentina

  • Natalia Kobzewa, Russia

  • Mogire Machuki, Kenya

  • Jiří Okrouhlý, Czech Republic

  • Torsten Schlegel, Germany