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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.
Ottoman Empire
Mongol Empire
Roman Empire
Latin Empire

Question 2:


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

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?
Over six years
Over ten years
Over 20 years
Twelve years

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

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
Benjamin
Maximos V

Question 10:


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

 


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