General culture test: In the beginning was the Woman

See how informed you are with the help of these 27 questions, classified by several fields of interest, in a unique general culture test.

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1 Who was the first female neurosurgeon in the world?

a. Susan Sontag

b. Sofia Ionescu-Ogrezeanu

v. Victoria Woodhull

2 What does “afif” regionalism mean?

a. Circle

b. Lefter

c. Idiot

3 In which country are the oldest mountains in Europe?

a. Italy

b. France

v. Poland

4 Who was Ana Ipătescu?

revolutionary year in 1848

b. soldier in the Great War

c. writer

5 Who sings the song “Another one bites the dust” (1980)?

a queen

b. The Beatles

c. Bruce Springsteen

6 In what year was the first organization dedicated to women in the Romanian space established?

a. 1815

b. 1932

c. 1886

7 Which bird is popularly nicknamed the “pen”?

a. Cotofana

b. Hummingbirds

c. Rooster

8 What is the capital of Ghana?

a. Kampala

b. Nairobi

v. Accra

9 Where is Marin Preda buried?

a. Bucharest

b. Alexandria

v. Paris

10 What does the archaic “confession” mean?

a. bed

b. confession

c. forgiveness

11 What type of parliament does Romania have?

a. unicameral

b. tricameral

c. bicameral

12 At which publication did Marin Preda make his debut?

a. “Time”

b. “The Truth”

c. “The Spark”

13 To which team did Gheorghe Hagi transfer for the first time abroad?

a. Galatasaray

b. Real Madrid

v. Inter Milan

14 Who painted the “Sistine Chapel”?

a. Leonardo da Vinci

b. Eugene Delacroix

v. Michelangelo

15 What is the currency of South Africa?

a. Row

b. Lek

c. The lever

16 Who directed the screen adaptation of the novel “Moromeții”?

a. Sergiu Nicolaescu

b. Horatiou Mălaele

c. Stere Gulea

17 What is the name of Great Britain's national anthem?

a. “Keep calm and carry on”

b. “God save the King”

c. “I want to break free”

18 Which plant has the scientific name of “Solanum lycopersicum”?

a. Cucumbers

b. Tomato

c. Garlic

19 The name of the main character in “The Most Beloved of Earthlings” is…

a. Parizianu'

b. Ilie Moromete

v. Victor Petrini

20 Who sings the song “Ain't No Sunshine” (1971)?

a. Bill Withers

b. Michael Jackson


21 Where was the capital of the Aztec Empire?

a. Azcapotzalco

b. Tenochtitlan

v. Tetzcoco

22 Which country does ricotta come from?

a. China

b. Italy

v. Greece

23 The first Daco-Roman war ended in the year…

a. 101

b. 103

c. 102

24 Emil Racovița was…

a. actor

b. painter

c. speleologist

25 Which band's album is “The Division Bell” (1994)?

a. Pink Floyd

b. The Beatles

c. AC/DC

26 Who plays the role of Ilie Moromete in “Morometii 2”?

a. Victor Rebengiuc

b. Horatiou Mălaele

v. Şerban Pavlu

27 What does Romania celebrate on June 26 every year?

a. Anthem Day

b. Flag Day

c. Army Day

The correct answers:

1. b. Sofia Ionescu-Ogrezeanu

2. b. Lefter

3. v. Poland

4. revolutionary year in 1848

5. a. Queen

6. a. 1815

7. a. Coțofana

8. v. Accra

9. a. Bucharest

10. b. confession

11. c. bicameral

12. a. “Time”

13. b. Real Madrid

14 c. Michelangelo

15. a. Row

16. c. Stere Gulea

17. b. “God save the King”

18. b. Tomato

19. v. Victor Petrini

20. a. Bill Withers

21. b. Tenochtitlan

22. b. Italy

23 c. 102

24 c. speleologist

25 a. Pink Floyd

26. b. Horatiou Mălăele

27. b. Flag Day