History of Czech Republic Quiz

Can you answer these questions from Czech history?
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What country was Czech Republic part of between 1945–1992?
Czechoslovakia
What historical kingdom is sometimes known as the Czech Kingdom?
Kingdom of Bohemia
What empire was the above an imperial state of between 1002–1806?
Holy Roman Empire
During the reign of what emperor of the above was Prague's most famous bridge built?
Charles IV
What historical name is given to much of eastern Czechia?
Moravia
What German-speaking Czech author wrote disturbing books like "The Metamorphosis"?
Franz Kafka
What term, about throwing someone out of a window, was coined around the time of
an incident in Prague Castle in the year 1618?
Defenestration
In what city did the Bavarian brewer, Josef Groll, create a type of beer in 1842?
Plzeň
What country invaded Czech Republic in 1968?
Soviet Union
What country was the Czech lands part of between 1867–1918?
Austria-Hungary
What Czech-born American tennis player was World No. 1 in the late 70s?
Martina Navrátilová
What Czech tennis player won eight major titles in the 1980s?
Ivan Lendl
The German annexation of the entire Czech Republic in WWII began in what region?
Sudetenland
What writer was the last President of the above and Czech Republic's first President?
Václav Havel
Which two movies, that were directed by Miloš Forman, won the Oscars for
Best Picture in 1976 and 1985? (name either)
One Flew Over
the Cuckoo's Nest /
Amadeus
During what revolution was the Communist government overthrown in 1989?
Velvet Revolution
What auto-making company was founded by Václav Laurin & Václav Klement in 1895?
Škoda
What composer is famous for his symphony "From the New World"?
Antonín Dvořák
What German-born Bohemian was depicted in a 1993 Steven Spielberg movie?
Oskar Schindler
What Canadian architect designed the Dancing House building in the capital
Vlado Milunić in the 1990s?
Frank Gehry
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