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Poland Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of Poland.
Last updated: November 14, 2018
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Capital city
Warsaw
Second biggest city / former capital
Kraków
Former free city
known to Germans as Danzig
Gdańsk
Main city of Upper Silesia
Katowice
Longest river
Vistula
River at the German/Polish border
Oder
Sea to the north of Poland
Baltic Sea
The only Polish pope
John Paul II
Radiation researcher
and first female Nobelist
Marie Curie
Donut eaten on the
last Thursday before Lent
Pączki
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Currency
Złoty
Name of Poland in Polish
Polska
Creator of the heliocentric model
Nicolaus Copernicus
Wild cattle that went extinct in 1627
Aurochs
Piano virtuoso and
"Minute Waltz" composer
Frédéric Chopin
Trade union that resisted the Soviets
Solidarity
Leader of the above and
President of Poland from 1990-95
Lech Wałęsa
Fugitive filmmaker of "The Pianist"
Roman Polanski
Polish stuffed dumpling
Pierogi
Last king
Stanisław II August
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level 52
Apr 15, 2014
Agreed with DudiJG, also 'Solidarnosc' should be accepted for 'Solidarity', it being the Polish name.
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level 37
Nov 16, 2017
Agreed. I actually didn't know the English name.
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level 67
Apr 15, 2014
Poor Aristarchus of Samos.
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level 75
Apr 15, 2014
Thought it was spelled paczi. Couldn't remember how it was really spelled.
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level 65
Apr 25, 2014
Accept "Skłodowska" for the nobelist - she was Polish after all and she only accepted her husband's surname as the second one
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level 21
May 12, 2014
Firstly Maria Skłodowska also should work because it was her real name: Maria Skłodowska-Curie. Secondly we all Poles use names pierogi and pączki. 3rd issue I didn't know how to spell Tur in English. 4th The last king was Stanisław August Poniatowski. Stanislaw was only his first name, in Poland we call kings by their surnames. 5th Also Mikołaj Kopernik should work because it is his real name. 6th First name of Chopin is Fryderyk not Frederic. 7th Oder id Odra in Polish so it also should work. 8th I think Solidarność is more popular name than Solidarity of that trade union. But thanks for making quiz about Poland :) you probably didn't know about those facts.
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level 44
Sep 21, 2014
If you ask for a dumpling (singular), then the right answer is pierog - pierogi is the plural form!
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level 78
Nov 18, 2014
Also accept Solidarnosc for Solidarity.
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level 55
Jan 31, 2015
Even though i'm Polish, i've never heard about wild cattle Aurochs. And you should definately change "pączki" (it's plural!) on "pączek" (singular) cuz it's written as one only. And accept also polish names, as Solidarność - Solidarity, Odra - Oder, Wisła - Vistula etc.
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level 50
Mar 19, 2016
If you ask about pączki which is plural for pączek you should have put donuts not donut
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level 48
Mar 7, 2017
Accept Odra and Wisla since those are the only names Polish people use for the rivers. Also "paczek" should also be accepted since it's the singular version of paczki.
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level 53
Feb 14, 2018
Accept polish names! Mikołaj Kopernik for Copernicus Solidarnosc for solidarity Poniatowski for Stanislaw II August Maria Sklodowska, she accepted her husband (Pierre Curie's) surname so Sklodowska should've work too
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level 55
Feb 15, 2018
lack of Poniatowski as a correct answer it's like in english accept only Barrack (not Obama) for US presidents quiz
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level 36
Nov 24, 2018
It's clear that this quiz has not been made by a Polish person and has A LOT that could be improved: 1) Original, polish names of Vistula (Wisła) and Oder (Odra) should be accepted as an answer. 2) Curie's name was Maria SKŁODOWSKA Curie, not just Curie. "Skłodowska" should be accepted as an answer as well. 3) "Pączki" means "donuts", plural. A single donut that the question is about would be "pączek". 4) Original, polish name of Copernicus - "Kopernik" should be accepted as an answer. 5) Again, "pierogi" means "dumplings", while a singular dumpling would be "pieróg". 6) The last polish king is known as either Stanisław II August OR Stanisław August Poniatowski, that is way more popular for the polish people but "Poniatowski" is somehow not an accepted answer. 7) Polish name of Solidarity - "Solidarność" should be an accepted answer as well.
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level 71
Nov 29, 2018
But ... can Poland into space?
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level 32
Jan 10, 2019
Żubry nie wyginęły. Do dziś żyją
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level 16
Mar 18, 2019
Its should work as «Wisla» or «Wisła» not Vistula. I’ve never heard of vistula
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