Statistics for Turkish History A-Z

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  • This quiz has been taken 269 times
    (249 since last reset)
  • The average score is 15 of 25

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
AFather of the modern TurkeyMustafa Kemal Atatürk
91%
FTassled red hat that takes its name from a Moroccan cityFez
84%
KThis ethnic group has been suppressed by the Turkish government for several
years and were forbidden from using their language until 1991
Kurds
83%
BDominant empire in the area before the Ottoman EmpireByzantine Empire
82%
HMuseum that was turned into mosque in 2019Hagia Sophia
82%
NPrize won by Orhan Pamuk in 2006Nobel Prize in Literature
82%
EControversial president who has been accused of eroding democracy
since his election in 2014
Recep Tayyip
Erdoğan
78%
QBook that A wanted to be read in the Turkish language - but was refusedQuran
69%
OTrain line that connected the Istanbul and Paris{Orient} Express
68%
CWar fought against Russia between 1853–56{Crimean} War
65%
GFailed ANZAC invasion site during WWIGallipoli
65%
RCountry that declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1878Romania
63%
S"Magnificent" sultan who ruled the Ottoman Empire at its Golden AgeSuleiman I
63%
TAncient city that was home to Homer's "Iliad"Troy
59%
LBritish adventurer who helped command the Arab Revolt against the OttomansT.E. Lawrence
55%
XPersian ruler who completely conquered the modern-day Turkey in 547 BCXerxes
54%
YGroup of people that wanted to modernize and democratize the
Ottoman Empire in the early 1900s
{Young} Turks
53%
UOnly Islamic empire that controlled larger territories than the Ottomans{Umayyad} Caliphate
52%
WHuge number of Turkish workers immigrated to this country in the 1960sWest Germany
44%
DName for the followers of the Mevlevi OrderWhirling {Dervish}
41%
IAncient Greek region in western coast of AnatoliaIonia
32%
VBattle where "the Ottoman Turks ceased to be a menace to the Christian world"Vienna
32%
JElite group of soldiers who where initially composed of kidnapped Christian
boys who were converted to Islam
Janissaries
31%
MThis was ordered to protect the Turkish democracy by A - which it did via
several coups in 1960, 1971, 1980, 1993 and 1997
Military
30%
PWord that is similar to a British peerage or knightPasha
22%

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