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EU enlargement quiz: Hungary
This is the fourth of a series of 10 quizzes on the 10 countries joining the EU on 1 May.

Hungary played an important part in accelerating the collapse of Communism when in 1989 it opened its border with Austria, allowing thousands of East Germans to escape to the West. The country was admitted to Nato in 1999.

How much do you know about the country?

Test yourself with this interactive quiz.

Question 1
The term Hungarian may derive from the Turkish "on ogur". What does this mean?
A: Ten arrows
B: Eight trees
C: Six spoons
Question 2
If you are given asztali bor with your goulash, what are you getting?
A: Sour cream
B: Porter beer
C: Table wine
Question 3
Hungary's Holocaust Memorial Centre the first in Europe's former Soviet countries opened in:
A: 1992
B: 1998
C: 2004
Question 4
Which of the following words has its origin in Hungarian?
A: Coach
B: Aubergine
C: Castle
Question 5
Which of the following statements is false?
A: Budapest built the first metro in mainland Europe
B: Lake Balaton is Europe's largest lake
C: Hungary was the first football team to defeat England at Wembley
Question 6
The village of Nagyrev is notorious for:
A: Ordering the slaughter of all the animals in the village
B: Housing one of the most infamous Gulags
C: The poisoning of dozens of men by their wives
Question 7
Which of the following writers is not Hungarian?
A: Irme Kertesz
B: Elias Canetti
C: Sandor Marai
Question 8
Why was the Hungarian website halapenz.hu branded illegal?
A: For selling provocative underwear
B: For listing "gratitude" payments expected by certain doctors
C: For giving details about the pets owned by cabinet ministers
Question 9
Some 2,000 people attended the funeral of Andras Toma earlier in April? Why was he buried with military honours?
A: He led the "freedom fighters" in the 1956 Revolution
B: For his role in fighting the German occupation in 1944
C: He was the country's last POW
Question 10
What's the name of the latest reality TV show to hit Hungarian screens?
A: Pet Swap
B: Trading Mums
C: Folk Idol

 Press the button and see how you have done

Low score? Visit Inside Europeto brush up your knowledge. Or if you're in the UK, challenge your knowledge gap at the Meet the Neighbours festival at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 24 April. Go to www.europe.gov.uk for details.


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