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 [email protected] by the end of the month.

The winners will be featured on this site.

Question for July

‘Entrance of the Gladiators’ (Vjezd gladiátorů) is one of the most famous military marches in the world. What is the name of the person who composed it (the 150th anniversary of whose birth is being commemorated this month)?

Question for June

120 years ago, on 30.6.1902, the cog railway from Tanvald to Harrachov - the steepest in the Czech Republic - began operating. How high (in metres) does it climb?

The correct answer for June

235 metres (with a maximum climb of 58m per mile)


  • Akiyoshi Teraoka, Japan
  • Asad El Haddadi, Morocco
  • Viktor Galickij, Ukraine
  • Milan Jedlička, Czech republic
  • Rabeya Begam, Bangladesh
  • Ursula Scheerer, Germany