Wednesday, 22 January 2014

What did Bulgarian students find out working on the QUESTIONNAIRE ON EU, proposed by the Polish team





Nr
Question
Answer
1
When was the European Union created?
1993
2
From which organization does the European Union originate
From the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community
3
Who is considered to be ''the  father'' of the European Union?
 Konrad Adenauer , Joseph Bech, Johan Willem Beyen, Winston Churchill, Alcide De Gasperi, Walter Hallstein, Sicco Mansholt, Jean Monet, Robart Schuman, Paul-Henry Spaak and Altiero Spinelli are considered to be the founding fathers of the EU

4
Which countries founded the European Union?

6 countries : Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg
5
  Name five countries of the  European Union

Bulgaria,Germany,Greece,Poland,Romania,
Spain,Finland,the  UK, France,Italy,etc.
6
How many member states does the European Union have at present?

28
7
What does the flag of the European Union look like?

A circle of 12 yellow stars on a blue background
8
What is the significance of the stars on the European Union flag?

They symbolise the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe.
9
How many stars are there on the European Union flag?

12
10
What is the anthem of the European Union?

Ode of Joy from the Ninth Symphony composed in 1823 by Ludwig Van Beethoven.
11
In which city/ cities is the seat of the European Parliament located?

The European Parliament has three places of work –Brussels(Belgium), Luxembourg and Strassbourg(France). Luxembourg is home to the administrative offices (the 'General Secretariat'). Meetings of the whole Parliament ('plenary sessions') take place in Strasbourg and in Brussels. Committee meetings are held in  Brussels.
12
How many members does the European Parliament have?
The European Parliament is made up of 766 Members elected in the 28 Member States of the enlarged European Union

13
When do we celebrate the Day of Europe?

9th May
14
The European Union received an important prize in 2012. What was it?

the Nobel Peace Prize for advancing the causes of peace
15
In which important areas does the European Union give its support? (name at least three)
agriculture,
regional development,
research and innovation, education 


Results of the survey
65 people took part in the survey, of them 30 at the age of 11-15, 25 at the age of 16-19 and 10 -over 20 .
100% of the people involved knew the answers to questions 5,6,7,9,11,13 and 15.
60 %  gave correct answers to questions 10 and 14.
10 % only knew the answers to questions 1,4 and 8 , mainly people over 20.

Monday, 20 January 2014