Trivia question: Who won a gift card for competing in last Friday’s Eastern European Trivia Contest?

Answer: Paul Lucke.

The trivia contest, which appeared in last Friday’s Bulletin Today, had 65 participants; the majority of them provided correct answers to all nine questions. A drawing was held to determine the contest winner. Ironically, as luck would have it, Lucke won.

The questions and the answers:

  1. The capital city of Poland is … Warsaw.
  2. The term “Autumn of Nations” refers to: Set of revolutions that abolished communism in Eastern Europe.
  3. Poland is where polar bears are from.
  4. Czech director Milos Forman successfully adapted this 1962 novel by Ken Kesey. Which novel is it? One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
  5. Which pole vaulter was repeatedly voted the world’s best athlete and won six consecutive world championships? Sergey Bubka.
  6. Which UST building is named after a famous Pole? John Paul II Hall.
  7. Who was the director of movies “Chinatown,” “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Ghost Writer”? Roman Polanski.
  8. Typical Eastern European sausage is called … kielbasa.
  9. True or false: There is no train network in Slovakia. False

Lucke won a $50 gift card to the UST Bookstore.