Radio Prague's Monthly Quiz

Václav Havel

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 October

Emperor Rudolf II | Photo: Czech Television

440 years ago, Emperor Rudolf II settled permanently in Prague, which became a Renaissance metropolis of scholarship, culture and art. Outside of Prague, the emperor took a liking to a nearby castle, where he often stayed, organized hunts and hosted important personalities. Today, Rudolfinum festivals are regularly held here. In what town is the castle located?

Question for September

10 years ago, the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize was awarded for the first time in Strasbourg. Who was the first ever winner of the prize, which is awarded by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Václav Havel Library and the Charter 77 Foundation?

The correct answer for September

Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski.


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