Hungarian Culture Pop Quiz

1) How do you say Hungarian in Hungarian?
2) What is the most common spice found in Hungarian food?
3) What is the most traditional Hungarian dance?
4) What historic event did Hungary celebrate in 2006?
5) Which of the following was NOT invented by a Hungarian?
A: carburettor, ball point pen, Rubik's Cube, nuclear reactor, holography, slide projector, semi-automatic camera, stereo broadcasting, electirc railroad, toaster oven
6) Who among the following actors is NOT Hungarian?
A: Tony Curtis, Ernie Kovacs, Goldie Hawn, Mariska Hargitai, Meryl Streep, Drew Barrymore, Paul Newman, Zsa Zsa Gabor
7) How many people live in the Hungarian capital, Budapest?
8) What seven countries border Hungary?
9) How many Hungarians live in the United States?  Georgia?
10) A replica of what Hungarian national treasure sits in the Carter Center in Atlanta?  Why?

Answer Key:
1) Magyar 2) paprika 3) csardas 4) The 50th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution 5) toaster oven 7) Meryl Streep 8) Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine 9) 1.5 million, 20,000 in GA 10) The Holy Crown of St. Stephen. After it was smuggled out of Hungary in 1945 and vowed never to be returned while communists were still in power, President Carter made the controversial decision to return it in 1978.  

updated: 5 years ago