NEWS QUIZ: What happened in Czechia this week? (April 17–21)

Take our weekly news quiz and test your knowledge of current events for the most recent week. Staff

Written by Staff Published on 21.04.2023 07:30:00 (updated on 20.04.2023) Reading time: 1 minute

Question 1 / 10

A big change took place at Prague Castle this week. Which was it?

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  • Each visitor will now have to pay CZK 100 to enter the castle grounds
  • Security checks at the castle have ended
  • The southern part of the castle grounds will be closed until mid-June for restoration work
  • President Petr Pavel announced he would meet members of the public once monthly at the castle, starting May
Question 2 / 10

EU residents who plan to move to Czechia in the future will need to do what?

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  • Be obligated to register with the Interior Ministry
  • Apply for a short-term residence permit, even though they’re from the EU
  • Show adequate proof of funds before entering
  • Get health insurance for a period of six months before entering the country
Question 3 / 10

Which three countries did Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala visit this week?

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  • Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia
  • Finland, Sweden, and Norway
  • The Philippines, Indonesia, and Singapore
  • Andorra, Spain, and France
Question 4 / 10

According to a new study, in which European country does the Czech crown currently go furthest (in terms of value)?

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  • Kosovo
  • Montenegro
  • Albania
  • Hungary
Question 5 / 10

An opinion poll on the public’s views of the government was released today. What did it show?

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  • The Czech public rates the current government as being the worst in a decade
  • Seven in 10 people approve of the current government
  • The last time a government was this popular had been in 2004
  • Public approval of the government has strengthened 40 percent since February 2022
Question 6 / 10

Almost two-thirds of all Czech employees don’t earn a “minimum decent wage” (a salary that provides workers and their households with enough money to keep a certain basic standard of living as seen by most of society).

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  • True
  • False
Question 7 / 10

The Czech government this week made a big announcement concerning rape victims. What was it?

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  • A special new government department will be created to reduce rape in Czechia
  • A new, dedicated telephone line will be established for people who have been, or fear being, raped
  • The state will present a proposal that seeks to change the legal definition of rape
  • The Ministry of Justice aims to increase the severity of punishments for rape
Question 8 / 10

A Covid-19 law in Czechia was changed this week. Which was it?

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  • All Covid-19-related signage in public must be removed by the end of 2023
  • The period of mandatory isolation after a Covid-19 diagnosis will shorten to three days
  • Free antigen testing in Czechia will no longer be offered
  • People will no longer be legally required to self-isolate for seven days after a positive Covid-19 diagnosis
Question 9 / 10

Adjusted for purchasing power, Czechs paid a below-average amount for gas in the EU in the second half of 2022.

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  • True
  • False
Question 10 / 10

Which Prague metro station was selected this week to receive a new design?

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  • I.P. Pavlova
  • Bořislavka
  • Českomoravská
  • Můstek
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