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The Yugoslavia Quiz

How much do you know about this former country?
With few exceptions, answers refer to the 2nd Yugoslavia (1945 - 1991)
Last updated: November 24, 2013
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Founded Yugoslavia in 1945, died 1980
Tito
Present-day countries on ex-Yugoslav territory
Slovenia
Croatia
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Serbia
Montenegro
Kosovo
Macedonia
Capital cities of each
Ljubljana
Zagreb
Sarajevo
Belgrade
Podgorica
Pristina
Skopje
Yugoslav currency
Dinar
This part of the Mediterranean bordered Yugoslavia
Adriatic Sea
Biggest Yugoslav islands in that sea
Cres
Krk
Brac
Hvar
Pag
Highest peak
Triglav
Biggest lake
Lake Ohrid
Longest river
Sava
River through Yugoslav capital
Danube
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Place with famous ancient bridge
Mostar
Yugoslav high-security prison camp
Goli Otok
Year when Winter Olympics were held in Yugoslavia
1984
Leader of Serbia 1989 - 2000
Slobodan Milosevic
Leader of Croatia 1990 - 1999
Franjo Tudjman
King of Yugoslavia, assassinated in 1934
Alexander I
Famous inventor, engineer and physicist, died 1943
Nikola Tesla
Nobel laureate in literature 1961
Ivo Andric
Folk musician and contributor to film soundtracks
Goran Bregovic
Controversial filmmaker, won Palme d'Or in 1995
Emir Kusturica
Biggest soccer clubs
Red Star Belgrade
Partizan
Dinamo Zagreb
Hajduk Split
Most famous female pop singer, born 1960
Lepa Brena
Yugoslav disco-era star, born 1951
Zdravko Colic
Prominent singer and songwriter, born 1953
Djordje Balasevic
Eurovision Song Contest winner 1989
Riva
Famous rock bands
Bijelo Dugme
Riblja Corba
Zabranjeno Pusenje
Meat dish similar to kebab
Cevapcici
Flat hamburger
Pljeskavica
Relish made of peppers, eggplant and garlic
Ajvar
Alcoholic drink usually made of plums
Rakija
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level 50
Nov 2, 2013
Very interesting! I would have put some other bands :) Odlicno!
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level 45
Nov 3, 2013
Good :)
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level 12
Jun 1, 2016
ovo je dobar kviz .. poz jugonostalgicari
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level 47
Sep 9, 2018
pozdrav!
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level 23
Nov 20, 2018
Could you also add "Donava" for Danube and "Pleskavica" for Pljeskavica? Thanks!