Greece questions This is a list of recently added questions about Greece. Play Greece quiz and see all the questions. To which country does the island of Corfu belong?Greece. Corfu is the largest island on the Ionian Sea, west of the continental Greece. It is just 3 km from Albania.Created by: globalquiz.orgislands riddles »very easy 86% GreeceGreece261ItalyItaly8TurkeyTurkey20TunisiaTunisia12 To which country does the island of Santorini belong?Greece. Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption some 3,600 years ago. A giant central, rectangular lagoon, which measures about 12 by 7 km (7.5 by 4.3 mi), is surrounded by 300 m (980 ft) high, steep cliffs on three sides.Created by: globalquiz.orgseas riddles »easy 77% ItalyItaly53GreeceGreece327TurkeyTurkey37FranceFrance6 To which country does the island of Rhodes belong?Greece. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography riddles »very easy 90% TurkeyTurkey17CyprusCyprus14CroatiaCroatia6GreeceGreece371 What was the main language of the Byzantine Empire?Greek. The primary language used in the eastern Roman provinces even before the decline of the Western Empire was Greek, having been spoken in the region for centuries before Latin. The use of Latin as the language of administration persisted until formally abolished (in favour of Greek) by Heraclius in the 7th century.Created by: globalquiz.orgByzantine Empire riddles »hard 52% GreekGreek1770RomanRoman612TurkishTurkish455ByzantineByzantine521 What is the name of the Muse of comedy?Thalia was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. She was portrayed as a young woman with a joyous air, crowned with ivy, wearing boots and holding a comic mask in her hand. Many of her statues also hold a bugle and a trumpet (both used to support the actors' voices in ancient comedy), or occasionally a shepherd’s staff or a wreath of ivy. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyktheatre riddles »very hard 38% TerpsichoreTerpsichore549EratoErato518EuterpeEuterpe659ThaliaThalia1091 Who used the sarissa (a type of weapon) in their combat formations?Macedonians. The sarissa is a type of long spear (about 4–7 metres or 13–23 ft in length) first introduced by Phillip II of Macedonia in Macedonian phalanx formations. It was usually composed of two lengths and was joined by a central bronze tube only before a battle. The tight formation of the phalanx created a "wall of pikes", and the pike was so long that there were fully five rows of them projecting in front of the front rank of men.Created by: Roy Zhuancient Greece riddles »hard 58% SpartansSpartans1257RomansRomans592TurksTurks400MacedoniansMacedonians3136 What is an epitaph?Inscription on a tombstone or monument. An epitaph (from Greek ἐπιτάφιος epitaphios "a funeral oration" from ἐπί epi "at, over" and τάφος taphos "tomb" is a short text honoring a deceased person. Strictly speaking, it refers to text that is inscribed on a tombstone or plaque, but it may also be used in a figurative sense. Some epitaphs are specified by the person themselves before their death, while others are chosen by those responsible for the burial. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknames riddles »easy 72% long, lengthy worklong, lengthy work239moralizing workmoralizing work156inscription on a tombstone or monumentinscription on a tombstone or monument1832last section of the work, a summarylast section of the work, a summary298 According to the Greek mythology, how many rivers were found in Hades?Five. In Greek mythology, Styx is a deity and a river that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain often called Hades, which also is the name of its ruler). There are five rivers in Hades: Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron, Lethe, and Cocytus. All these rivers converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh, which sometimes, also is called the Styx.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykliterature riddles »very hard 25% oneone767twotwo286fivefive472sevenseven336 Which country is named "Hellas" in its own language?Greece. Most of European languages derive the name of Greece from the Latin name Graecia. The only exception in Europe is the Norwegian language, where the native name "Hellas" is used. However, many Eastern languages (Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Hindi) derive the name of Greece from Ionia, the Greek region of Asia Minor.Created by: life-o-holicgeography of Greece riddles »very easy 88% GreeceGreece11229GeorgiaGeorgia670HondurasHonduras565FinlandFinland295 Who directed "Eternity and a Day" (Mia aioniotita kai mia mera), "Landscape in the Mist" (Topio stin omichli) and "Ulysses' Gaze" (To vlemma tou Odyssea)? Theodoros Angelopoulos. Angelopoulos was defined by Martin Scorsese as "a masterful filmmaker". Theo developed a unique cinematic vision. His movies are characterized by long takes, carefully composed scenes and offer a hypnotic, sweeping and profoundly emotional cinema.Created by: KYRTAPSdirectors riddles »hard 57% Michalis KakojanisMichalis Kakojanis1280Jorgos LantimosJorgos Lantimos1256Theodoros AngelopoulosTheodoros Angelopoulos5380Ridley ScottRidley Scott1440 Play Greece quiz and see all the questions.