NEWS QUIZ: What happened in Czechia this week? (March 6–10)

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

Written by Staff Published on 10.03.2023 07:30:00 (updated on 28.03.2023) Reading time: 1 minute

Question 1 / 10

There was big news regarding Czech pharmacies this week. What was it?

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  • Penicillin was reported to have run out in over half of all pharmacies
  • Pharmacies in the country will increase their prices by 5 percent per prescription
  • Czechs will be able to collect medicine prescribed by Czech doctors when abroad
  • Paper prescriptions are set to be phased out by 2035
Question 2 / 10

Which part of Czechia is set to receive “protected status” in 2024?

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  • The Krkonoše mountains
  • The northern part of Bohemian Switzerland
  • The Šumava National Park
  • The "Moravian Amazon"
Question 3 / 10

Which intersection in Prague was labeled the riskiest according to a recent study?

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  • I.P. Pavlova square
  • The Holešovice intersection at Strossmayerovo náměstí
  • The South Barrandov intersection
  • The intersection opposite Prague’s National Museum
Question 4 / 10

Czechia recently announced draft plans relating to cannabis. What were they?

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  • Plans to totally legalize cannabis by 2030
  • More regulation and taxation of the market
  • The total decriminalization of cannabis by 2025
  • An increase in the amount people are legally allowed to personally carry
Question 5 / 10

Which supermarket in Czechia this week launched a pilot phase of online delivery?

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  • Penny
  • Lidl
  • Billa
  • Tesco
Question 6 / 10

Which animal was stolen from a Chechen leader in North Bohemia, Czechia?

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  • Horse
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Owl
Question 7 / 10

Czechia claimed a surprise win against Iceland in which sport earlier this week?

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  • Rugby
  • Handball
  • Cricket
  • Synchronized diving
Question 8 / 10

A new mural was unveiled in Prague's Holešovice district on Tuesday. Why?

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  • To commemorate Petr Pavel’s new presidency
  • To demonstrate against Russian aggression in Ukraine
  • To raise awareness about domestic violence against women
  • To mark 150 years since Holešovice officially became a part of Prague
Question 9 / 10

Which item, stolen during Milos Zeman's presidency, was returned to Prague Castle when Petr Pavel was elected?

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  • Red boxer shorts
  • The presidential flag
  • An inflatable raft
  • A 19th-century painting
Question 10 / 10

For how many years will President Petr Pavel's new term last?

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  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six
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