History of Czech Republic Quiz

Can you answer these questions from Czech history?
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What historical kingdom is sometimes known as the Czech Kingdom?
Bohemia
What empire was that kingdom an imperial state of between 1002–1806?
Holy Roman Empire
Who was the first king of that kingdom to become the emperor of the above?
Charles IV
What country did Czech Republic "divorce" in 1992?
Slovakia
What disturbing novel, by Franz Kafka, revolves around a man who one morning
wakes up to find himself transformed into a huge insect?
The Metamorphosis
What country invaded Czech Republic in 1968?
Soviet Union
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
What country was Czech Republic part of between 1867–1918?
Austria-Hungary
In what city did the Bavarian brewer, Josef Groll, create a type of beer in 1842?
Plzeň
In what sport were Czech athletes, Ivan Lendl and Martina Navrátilová,
once the world number ones?
Tennis
What writer was the last President of Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic's first?
Václav Havel
What agreement allowed Germany to annex German-speaking parts of Czechoslovakia?
Munich Agreement
What was the name of those parts?
Sudetenland
During what revolution was the Communist government overthrown in 1989?
Velvet Revolution
What German-speaking Czech scientist is considered to be the founder of the
modern science of genetics?
Gregor Mendel
What historical name is given to much of eastern Czech Republic?
Moravia
What Czech-German industrialist was subject to a 1993 Steven Spielberg movie?
Oskar Schindler
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
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
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