Romania Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Romania?
Quiz by Sergiu1998
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Last updated: May 19, 2020
First submittedOctober 2, 2015
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Capital of Romania
Bucharest
Longest river
Danube
Sea that Romania borders
Black Sea
Mountain range that runs
through Romania
Carpathian
Mountains
Bordering countries
Bulgaria
Hungary
Moldova
Serbia
Ukraine
Romanian carmaker accounting
for 8% of exports
Dacia
Foreign country that is home to over
1.2 million Romania emigrants
Italy
Second largest city
Cluj-Napoca
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Medieval ruler known for impaling
his enemies
Vlad the Impaler
Fictional count inspired by the above
Count Dracula
Castle inaccurately marketed as
being the home of that character
Bran Castle
Historical region of central Romania
starting with T
Transylvania
Method of execution used on former
dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu on
December 25, 1989
Firing Squad
Last king of Romania, forced
to abdicate by the Soviets in 1947,
but who lived for 70 years after
Michael
Name one of the four countries that
have a lower birth rate than Romania
Singapore | Taiwan |
South Korea | Bosnia
Gymnast who earned six perfect 10s
at the 1976 Summer Olympics
Nadia Comăneci
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Level 35
Oct 2, 2015
Could you accept Lev?
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Level 67
Oct 2, 2015
That is the Bulgarian currency therefore it won't be accepted
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Level 35
Oct 2, 2015
I know but I thought that those 2 were pronounced the same way.
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Level 74
Oct 6, 2015
Accept Carpathian?
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Level 67
Oct 6, 2015
Carpathian will now be accepted as well
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Level 40
Mar 7, 2016
Moneda nationala este Ron-ul, aia trebuie afisata
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Level 44
Dec 22, 2017
Nu e, RON e o abreviere dupa cum ROL era inainte de schimbare (Romanian Leu -> Romanian New Leu). Moneda ramane leu.
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Level 40
Nov 3, 2016
ha? e leu.
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Level 24
Apr 28, 2018
I love it that there are Romanian type-ins! It makes the quiz complete. Very good quiz.

#iamfromRomania

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Level 43
Feb 22, 2020
România este fascinantă.
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Level 59
Aug 31, 2020
I'm not sure whether this says Romania is fascinating or fascist...
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Level 34
Dec 23, 2020
It s says fascinating haha. It s surely not "fascistă" for now.
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Level 67
Feb 22, 2020
Intradevar!
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Level 81
May 20, 2020
"Shot" doesn't cover "firing squad"? Mkay.
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Level ∞
May 20, 2020
Shot will work now. Also, get a JetPunk Premium subscription already.
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Level 85
Aug 31, 2020
Ask nicely and (maybe) you shall receive.
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Level 76
May 20, 2020
I tried a few variants on "shot" for Ceaucescu, quite certain that was right before giving up. In retrospect, firing squad does seem obvious, but I do feel "shot" should be accepted.
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Level 69
May 20, 2020
Thank you for not asking us to attempt spelling Ceaușescu. :)
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Level 73
Jun 2, 2020
Second that. Although I could have done without Comaneci too. I tried every possible combination with K/C and c/s/ts/ch/tx...
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Level 78
Aug 31, 2020
I tried Nadia right away hoping it might be accepted since that's the name we heard for weeks after the Olympics - they even changed the name of the Young and the Restless music to Nadia's Theme. It took me several tries before I finally got a spelling that was accepted for her surname. (I'm not complaining about all the coverage she received, I'm just making a case for the first name to be accepted here.) I'm so glad I was able to see her performance - she was perfection and deserved her scores..
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Level 84
May 20, 2020
I've met Nadia and Bart. They're sweet people
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Level 80
May 21, 2020
Wow, Vatican birthrates must have really shot up.
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Level 75
Jun 18, 2020
Yeah - this can't be right
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Level 81
Aug 31, 2020
There are no births in the Vatican and thus no statistics on birth rates.
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Level 67
Aug 31, 2020
That doesn't make sense. Vatican's birth rate should be 0.
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Level 81
Aug 31, 2020
or just N/A. Though this is clearer when using fertility rates than birth rates.
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Level 55
Feb 26, 2021
Birth rates are often in 'children per woman', which would make the Vatican more balanced, although a quick search reveals there are 32 women with Vatican citizenship
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Level 67
May 23, 2020
Correct me if I am wrong but shouldn't it be "Romanian emigrants"?
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Level 74
May 24, 2020
I think you're right :)
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Level 81
Aug 31, 2020
depends on your perspective.
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Level 59
Jul 2, 2020
Nadia Comaneci got seven perfect tens at the 1976 Olympics, not six.
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Level 59
Jul 16, 2020
making us spell nadia comaneci was rude.
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Level 58
Aug 21, 2020
It's as it sounds.
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Level 78
Aug 31, 2020
In my accent that spelling would be pronounced "com-a-nee-cie". I think it's supposed to be "com-a-nech" which doesn't match the spelling for me..
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Level 70
Feb 11, 2021
A bit/a lot more leeway on the spelling would be nice there. I tried four different combinations before I googled it. I even had her first name in as well.
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Level 81
Aug 31, 2020
Home to many of the most beautiful, craziest, and freakiest girls in Europe.
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Level 85
Aug 31, 2020
You're talking about the Brides of Dracula, right? :)
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Level 81
Aug 31, 2020
I'm not sure but I don't think any of them were married.
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Level 67
Aug 31, 2020
The Balkan girls like to party like nobody, like nobody...
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Level 48
Aug 31, 2020
Don't talk about Romanian girls like that, the will alcohol you when you're drunk. ;)
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Level 73
Sep 3, 2020
Why do you always have to write comments about the women of the countries you visited, Kal? They're not a tourist attraction (at least, they shouldn't be).
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Level 81
Sep 5, 2020
What difference does it make to you? Why are you offended by humans being attracted to other humans? Literally THE most natural, normal thing in the world. The entire reason that all of us exist and the one thing that our DNA has evolved toward reinforcing over billions of years. Seriously what could have left you so traumatized that you think this is something offensive or unseemly? And, while I am a nomad, not a tourist, there's also absolutely nothing wrong with going somewhere with the aim of meeting women (or men). For whatever reason you desire. Do you only travel to uninhabited places? What dreary, boring, anti-social holidays you must have. For me, I move around and travel for culture (created by people), food (made by people), history (left behind by people), museums (curated by people), and relationships both platonic and intimate (also with people). Sometimes for nature. But mostly I stick to populated areas, because I like interacting with the locals
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Level 81
Sep 5, 2020
and there is not a single flipping thing wrong with that. Stop being such a repressed prude. Or a virtue signaling white knight. Whatever you're doing stop it.

I wonder, have you never gone to a bar or a club, joined an Internet dating or social networking site, or even attended church or an outdoor farmer's market or anywhere else with the aim of possibly meeting someone? And what the flip is the difference? Maybe you're one of those self-deluded people who thinks that nothing they've ever done has ever been about that, even while realistically virtually everything everyone ever does is about that at some level. But still, why do you feel so superior meeting people in some other way or at some other place? Get off your high horse. It's not a good look.

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Level 60
Sep 2, 2020
Could you accept "Carpatian"?
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Level 73
Sep 3, 2020
Simona Halep could be a nice addition!
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Level 59
Sep 10, 2020
Japan has the lowest birth rate
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Level 71
Sep 18, 2020
Don't Japan and Monaco have lower birth rates?
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Level 75
Sep 23, 2020
Seems like Vatican City would have a lower birth rate...
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Level 44
Oct 28, 2020
I checked wikipedia "List of Sovereign States and Dependent Territories by Birth Rate" article. It lists 3 different authorities for national birthrates. Omitting dependent territories, and looking only at sovereign countries, according to the World Bank 2016 rankings, Romania is 18th lowest; according to OECD (2011), it is 11th; according to CIA World Factbook 2016, it is 16th. What is your source to claim only 4 countries have a lower birthrate? Among those listed in all 3 of the above ranked with lower birthrate than Romania are Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Serbia, Greece, Bosnia and Germany. Both the WB and CIA (2016), omitting OECD (which is older - 2011), the following countries are added: Monaco, South Korea, San Marino, Andorra, Croatia, Bulgaria and Singapore. It seems to me your accepted list is much too short. Perhaps you have a more recent list of rankings?
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Level ∞
Oct 28, 2020
CIA World Factbook as of 2020 via this quiz.
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Level 57
Oct 28, 2020
i love how there is a quiz for each country; I've learned so much just from trying to earn the badge!
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Level 46
Dec 2, 2020
i think the vatican also has a lower birth rate...
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Level 73
Dec 2, 2020
Too Dracula-centric...