Thursday, January 2, 2020

Czech Citizenship Exam: Medieval History

Here are the 10 study questions for the Czech Citizenship exam from section 24: Medieval History. 

1.  According to legend, who climbed Mount Říp?

Praotec Čech - An ancestor of Bohemia.

2.  Which personality do we commemorate on the day of Czech statehood - 28 September?

Svatého Václava - Saint Wenceslas.

3.  Jan Žižka has an equestrian statue on Vítkov Hill in Prague.  Who was Jan Žižka?

A Hussite warrior.

4.  According to legend, what is the name of the princess who foretold the glory of Prague?


5.  What were the names of the brothers who spread Christianity in Great Moravia?

Cyril a Metoděj.

6.  Which family ruled in Bohemia from the 9th century until 1306?

Přemyslovci - Přemyslids.

7.  Who was Master Jan Hus?

A Czech reformer of the church.

8.  From which family was the famous Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV?

From the Luxembourg family.

9.  Who founded the first Czech university?

Charles IV.

10.  What was the goal of the Hussites?

To reform the Church.

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