Culture questions This is a list of recently added questions about culture. Play culture quiz and see all the questions. What is not allowed for an Amish?To have mustache. Among Amish, unmarried men shave their face, while married ones wear beards. What is interesting, the mustaches are not tolerated. For centuries the wearing of mustaches by soldiers was a requirement in many armies, and pacifistic Amish wanted to distance themselves from militaristic culture.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 28% to have mustacheto have mustache217to shaveto shave243to lead the businessto lead the business183to pay taxesto pay taxes131religions riddles » From which mythology does vampire topic come?Slavic. Vampires are fantastic creatures, that first appeared in the Slavic mythology. Vampire were imagined as undead that fed on human blood. Created by: Janmarekhard 49% NordicNordic360SlavicSlavic2176GermanicGermanic766CelticCeltic1111mythology riddles » 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 Dylan4106Robert Allen ZimmermanRobert Allen Zimmerman7132Vaclav KapucekVaclav Kapucek1207Bob HorgroveBob Horgrove1776singers 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 1600457by 1700by 17001149by 1800by 18001952nevernever4656Indians 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 University1072Bologne UniversityBologne University2027Sorbonne UniversitySorbonne University1290Padova UniversityPadova University1792Middle 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 58% chieftainschieftains1586respected warriorsrespected warriors3058Vikings of NorwayVikings of Norway2071nobodynobody9419Norway 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: smyruaverage 62% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone8233Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions1565papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead1795Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls1515Egypt 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 33% She sunk after launchingShe sunk after launching1651Polish vessel Aquarius destroyed itPolish vessel Aquarius destroyed it806Marked in museum after 70 years of serviceMarked in museum after 70 years of service926She was never launchedShe was never launched1527ships 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 49% in Albania in Albania 1094in Belarus in Belarus 1174in Greecein Greece1160in Vaticanin Vatican3361army 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 56% Pillars of HerculesPillars of Hercules9723Faith and WorkFaith and Work1530Government and NationGovernment and Nation1628King and ChurchKing and Church4474flags riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.