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Hungary To Hold Nationwide Quiz On 1956 Uprising


http://gdb.rferl.org/898BC3B7-97A4-4A09-B9FB-F683B51FB330_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/898BC3B7-97A4-4A09-B9FB-F683B51FB330_mw800_mh600.jpg Hungarians pictured on top of a Soviet tank captured during the uprising (ITAR-TASS) July 19, 2006 -- Hungary's Education Ministry is organizing a nationwide quiz to test students' knowledge of the 1956 uprising, which was crushed by Soviet troops.


The top prize? A trip to Moscow.


The quiz's final round, to be held on October 23, coincides with the 50th anniversary of the uprising.


A ministry spokesman says the winners will hear lectures on the uprising based on original documents that can be found only in Moscow.


(Reuters)

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