Culture questions This is a list of recently added questions about culture. Play culture quiz and see all the questions. What was the real name of Bob Dylan?Robert Allen Zimmerman. Bob Dylan was born as Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 in a Jewish family in Duluth, Minessota. He adopted the stage name "Bob Dylan" influenced by poems by Dylan Thomas. In August 1962 he legally changed his name to Robert Dylan.Created by: Natka555hard 50% Robert Michael DylanRobert Michael Dylan2761Robert Allen ZimmermanRobert Allen Zimmerman4982Vaclav KapucekVaclav Kapucek829Bob HorgroveBob Horgrove1302singers riddles » When Mohicans went extinct?Never. Mohicans were expulsed first to New York state from their original settlements in Massachusetts (in the 80's of XVIII centary), and later to Wisconsin. There they formed a new tribe with Munsee called Stockbridge-Munsee.Created by: smyruhard 56% by 1600by 1600376by 1700by 1700893by 1800by 18001716nevernever3869Indians riddles » Which university in Europe is the oldest?Bologne University (1088) is the oldest university in Europe. It was established in Constantinople in 849. Created by: szymekvery hard 32% Oxford UniversityOxford University702Bologne UniversityBologne University1527Sorbonne UniversitySorbonne University1052Padova UniversityPadova University1405Middle Ages riddles » Who among Vikings wore horned helmets?Nobody. Popular culture picture of a Viking wearing horned helmet developed in 19th century inspired by archaeological findings that originated from Bronze Age much earlier to Vikings' times.Created by: smyruhard 48% chieftainschieftains1282respected warriorsrespected warriors2514Vikings of NorwayVikings of Norway1684nobodynobody5186Norway riddles » In 1822 Jean-François Champollion translated for the first time ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. What made it possible?Rosetta stone. The Rosetta Stone is a stele found in 1799 in Egyptian sea port Rosette. The finding occurred during Napolean invasion of Egypt. The stele is inscribed with the same text in three scripts: archaic Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic script, and Ancient Greek. Comparison of these three samples helped understand hieroglyphs.Created by: smyrueasy 70% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone3677Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions474papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead505Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls542Egypt riddles » Vasa, beautiful Swedish galleon is exposed in one of Stockholm museums. What was her fate?She sunk after launching. Vasa was built between 1626-1628 to fight against Poland and Lithuania. She was designed to become the greatest vessel of Swedish fleet. Richly decorated and well equipped with cannons was to pay high price for Gustav Adolph ambition. The ship was unstable, and she foundered on her maiden voyage after mere 1,200 yards. The loss was so big, that Swedes believed, it had been caused by Polish sabotage.Created by: smyruvery hard 34% She sunk after launchingShe sunk after launching1420Polish vessel Aquarius destroyed itPolish vessel Aquarius destroyed it602Marked in museum after 70 years of serviceMarked in museum after 70 years of service775She was never launchedShe was never launched1263ships riddles » In which European country over 10% of citizens are active-duty soldiers?In Vatican. Currently Vatican Swiss-Guard has 110 soldiers. Vatican has somewhat less than thousand citizens. Created by: m2ichishard 46% in Albania in Albania 789in Belarus in Belarus 725in Greecein Greece674in Vaticanin Vatican1912army riddles » What is the meaning of two pillars visible on the Spanish flag?Pillars of Hercules are rocks which are at the west flank of Mediterranean Sea: Rock of Gibraltar at the European side and Mount Moses ("Jebel Musa") at the African side. Colours of flag are not officially explained. Colloquially it is claimed that their meaning is: red - blood of toreador, and yellow - the sand of the arena.Created by: Ineshard 50% Pillars of HerculesPillars of Hercules4124Faith and WorkFaith and Work687Government and NationGovernment and Nation827King and ChurchKing and Church2547flags riddles » How many times a day do Muslims pray?5. According to the Quran Allah initially required Muhammad to pray fifty times a day. But Muhammad persuaded Allah to reduce this to five times a day - which counts as fifty if done.Created by: Neterinvery easy 80% 1010243552838334141144Islam riddles » What is the Greek name for amber?Elektron. Words like "electricity" come directly from the name of amber. Already the ancient Greeks noticed that this stone has a certain mysterious property: when rubbed with fur, it begins to attract particles of dust...Created by: Marta_Smolarekhard 44% particlonparticlon672elektronelektron2452amberionamberion1442atomiosatomios898gemstones riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.