Romania questions This is a list of recently added questions about Romania. Which European capital was hit by a major earthquake in 1977?Bucharest. At 21:22, on the evening of March 4, 1977, Bucharest was hit by an earthquake measuring a whopping 7.3 on the Richter scale. The city center suffered significant damage and many historic buildings were destroyed. The earthquake killed about 1,578 people in Romania (1,424 in Bucharest), and wounded more than 11,300.Created by: Monica Stillervery easy 80% BucharestBucharest3824ViennaVienna465PraguePrague345WarsawWarsaw145natural disasters riddles » Which language is a romance language (which descended from vulgar Latin)? Romanian. The Roman Empire withdrew from Dacia in AD 271-5, leaving it to the Goths. The history of the language between the 3rd century and the 10th century, when the area came under the influence of the Byzantine Empire, is unknown. Created by: Hitter smasherhard 58% GreekGreek3311RomanianRomanian8605HungarianHungarian1455CroatianCroatian1309Mediterranean riddles » In which European country, the most common surname comes from the word "priest"?In Romania. Such occupational surname could have been passed to next generations only in areas dominated by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have children. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 38% in Portugalin Portugal4179in Polandin Poland1262in Icelandin Iceland1143in Romaniain Romania4077surnames riddles » What was the only country one in Europe to violently overthrow its communist regime?Romania. Ceaușescu’s regime collapsed after he ordered his security forces to fire on antigovernment demonstrators in the city of Timișoara on December 17, 1989. The demonstrations spread to Bucharest. Ceaușescu fled the capital in a helicopter but was captured by the armed forces. Three days later he got executed after a brief trial.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% PolandPoland1560RomaniaRomania8625HungaryHungary2199German Democratic RepublicGerman Democratic Republic767communism riddles » Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431–1476) known as Dracula, was posthumously dubbed Vlad the Impaler. Who were his victims?Turks. For most of his life, Vlad fought the Ottomans, who considered Wallachia as part of their empire. According to (most likely exaggerated) popular story, in 1462 Mehmed II retreated with his army after being sickened by the sight of 20,000 impaled corpses outside the Vlad's capital of Târgoviște.Created by: Kasiahard 53% Christian missionariesChristian missionaries901TurksTurks4393virginsvirgins2013HungariansHungarians920Ottoman Empire riddles » Where is Transylvania?In Romania. Transylvania is often associated with vampires due to Bram Stoker's novel Dracula and its film adaptations. Some aspects of Count Dracula fictional character have been inspired by the 15th century prince Vlad III the Impaler.Created by: Monica Stillervery easy 84% in Russiain Russia675in Romaniain Romania14060in Austriain Austria986in Australiain Australia850Europe riddles » Play Europe quiz and see all the questions.