Ukraine facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz Which European country has the most fertile land?Ukraine. Chernozem (pictured, literally black earth) is a soil containing a high percentage of humus. It is very fertile and produces a high agricultural yield. Chernozem occurs in many places in the world, but it is the most common and the deepest in Ukraine. Throughout its history, Ukraine has been one of the powerhouses of world agriculture due to its fertile conditions.Created by: globalquiz.orgsoil facts » Which part of Europe was affected by the worst famine in the 20th century?Ukraine. The Holodomor was a man-made famine in the Ukrainian SR in 1932-1933. It was caused mostly by bad economic policies. Many believe that the destruction of the Ukrainian peasantry was premeditated on the part of Joseph Stalin and consider Holodomor a genocide comparable to Holocaust. Between 2 and 5 million people starved to death despite the fact that Ukrainian lands are among the most fertile in the World.Created by: ex-terminatordisasters facts » Who, according to a probable legend, sent a letter to the Ottoman Sultan with the words "kiss our a**e"?Cossacks were deeply Orthodox and formed highly democratic militaristic communities. In 1676, they recevied a letter from Mehmed IV, who demanded that they submit to Turkish rule. The letter was full of sultan's titles, which the Cossacks parodied in their reply, calling the sultan "Babylonian scullion, Macedonian wheelwright, brewer of Jerusalem, goat-f****r of Alexandria, swineherd of Greater and Lesser Egypt, pig of Armenia, Podolian thief, catamite of Tartary, hangman of Kamyanets, and fool of all the world and underworld".Created by: globalquiz.orgOttoman Empire facts » What are the colors of the flag of Ukraine?Blue and yellow. Most Ukrainians identify their flag in the verbal language as "yellow and light blue", while the current flag in reality is blue (the top string) and yellow (the bottom string). This is because in the past the flag had been indeed yellow and blue. The flag was rotated later, but this did not affect the spoken language. Created by: globalquiz.orgflags facts » In which European country was the Orange Revolution?Ukraine. In 2004, Viktor Yanukovych, then Prime Minister, was declared the winner of the presidential elections, which had been largely rigged. The results caused a public outcry in support of the opposition candidate, Viktor Yushchenko. Thousands of protesters were demonstrating daily in Kiev, and many general strikes happened throughout the country. The protests succeeded when a revote was ordered by Ukraine's Supreme Court and the final results showed a clear victory for Yushchenko.Created by: Shankar KumarEurope facts » Which river flows into the Sea of Azov?Don River. Sea of Azov is a small and shallow sea, sometimes regarded as a northern extension of the Black Sea. Two large rivers, Don and Kuban, flow into it, and so the sea has low salinity and a high amount of biomass (such as green algae) that affects the water colour. It was known in Ottoman Turkish as the Balük-Denis ("Fish Sea") from its high productivity.Created by: globalquiz.orgRussia facts » Which river flows through Kiev?Dnieper is the fourth longest river in Europe. The river is one of the symbols of the Ukrainian nation, it splits the country into two regions: Right-Bank Ukraine and Left-Bank Ukraine.Created by: globalquiz.orgEastern Europe facts » Which country borders Ukraine?Hungary. Ukraine borders Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova.Created by: globalquiz.orgHungary facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.