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The Opole Quiz

This quiz is about the capital of the Voivodeship of Opolskie in Poland. 10 Questions.

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The city of Opole is located in which country, the city was first mentioned in the 8th century?

  • Poland
  • Hungary
  • Estonia
  • Bulgaria

Question 2 Photo

The city of Opole is located on which important river, flowing into the Baltic Sea?

  • Bug
  • Odra
  • Warta
  • Vistula

Question 3 Photo

The city of Opole is located in which Voivodeship of Poland, of which the city is a capital of?

  • Opolskie
  • Lodzkie
  • Wielkopolskie
  • Podkarpackie

Question 4 Photo

The Voivodeship of Opolskie is home to many German Upper Silesians and Poles of German ancestry, however what percentage of Opole's population is German?

  • 3%
  • 18%
  • 27%
  • 48%

Question 5 Photo

In the city of Opole, on the island of Pasiece, is the Piast Tower, which protected which historic hamlet, home of the Opolans?

  • Lasowice Wielkie
  • Spytkow
  • Ostrowek
  • Zelechom

Question 6 Photo

In the 16th century, the Opole Town Hall was decorated with a twenty four hour clock face, with a Latin inscription ''Concordia Mater Rei Publice'', meaning what in English?

  • Agreement is the Mother of the Republic
  • For the Nations and Its People
  • I stand before God and His Golden Throne
  • The People have Chosen a Leader

Question 7 Photo

The Coat of Arms of Opole features a half eagle and a half Holy Cross on a blue background, what is the eagle's colour?

  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Red
  • Silver

Question 8 Photo

The Town Square of Opole is the location of many sculptures by Witold Pichurski, what is the name of this sculpture called ''Star'' when translated from Polish to English?

  • Gwiazda
  • Meduza
  • Syrena
  • Wieza

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When translated from Polish to English, ''Opole'' means ''Oh field'', why is it called this?

  • When the Polish Duke went by horse and carriage, he stopped, and shouted ''Oh field''.
  • The area of today's city was a cluster of Western Slavic settlements.
  • The name comes from the singular phrase ''packet''.
  • Eight hundred years ago, the city become the capital of the Hanseatic League.

Question 10 Photo

What major lake is located to the North of Opole, being the largest lake in the Opolskie Voivodeship?

  • Turawskie
  • Nyskie
  • Otmuchowskie
  • Paczkowskie