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Constantinople

written by: yana999
 
Constantinople (today Istanbul) was located at the point where Europe and Asia meet. If you are interested in learning more in this remarkable city, take this quiz and enjoy.

Question 1:


Constantinople was never the capital of this empire.
Mongol Empire
Roman Empire
Ottoman Empire
Latin Empire

Question 2:


In what year was Constantinople renamed Istanbul?
1930
1911
1900
1944

Question 3:


Constantinople was established by Roman emperor Constantine I around 330 AD on the site of the ancient Greek city Byzantium.
False
True

Question 4:


How much time did it take to build Constantinople?
Twelve years
Over six years
Over ten years
Over 20 years

Question 5:


What place of historical importance in Constantinople is known nowadays as Sultan Ahmet Square?
The Forum of Constantine
The Hippodrome
The Palace of Pontius Pilate
The Constantinian Wall

Question 6:


Which architectural landmark is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture in Constantinople?
Serpentine Column
Hagia Sophia
Maiden's (Leander's) Tower
St. Peter's Basilica

Question 7:


What year was Constantinople invaded by the Turkish army of Mohamed II?
1453
1463
1393
1353

Question 8:


The Anastasian Wall was part of an outer defense system of Constantinople.
True
False

Question 9:


Name the archbishop of Constantinople who became spiritual leader of the Orthodox church in 1991.
Dimitrios
Bartholomew
Maximos V
Benjamin

Question 10:


Constantinople is located between the Golden Horn and this sea.
the Black Sea
the Adriatic Sea
the Sea of Marmara
the Mediterranean

 


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