Mediterranean questions This is a list of recently added questions about Mediterranean. What is the dominant religion in Albania?Islam. Albania had been the only European country with Muslim majority until the breakup of Yugoslavia.Created by: SaoriAlbania riddles »easy 70% christianitychristianity2146islamislam7895folk religionfolk religion633buddhismbuddhism481 What is the only Semitic language serving as an official language of the European Union?Maltese developed from Arabic in Sicily, and later in Malta, between the end of the ninth century and the end of the thirteenth century. Maltese is the only Semitic language written in the Latin script. Through the history, the Maltese language has been classified in various ways, with some claiming that the ancient Punic language (used in Carthage) was the base of the language, while others believed the language to be Berber, and under Fascist Italy, it was considered a dialect of Italian.Created by: globalquiz.orgMediterranean Sea riddles »very hard 37% AlbanianAlbanian901Andalusian SpanishAndalusian Spanish984MalteseMaltese1869HebrewHebrew1263 Which language is a romance language (which descended from vulgar Latin)? Romanian. The Roman Empire withdrew from Dacia in AD 271-5, leaving it to the Goths. The history of the language between the 3rd century and the 10th century, when the area came under the influence of the Byzantine Empire, is unknown. Created by: Hitter smasherRomania riddles »hard 57% GreekGreek2790RomanianRomanian6868HungarianHungarian1261CroatianCroatian1130 Which European country other than Yugoslavia faced civil war after World War II?Greece. The Greek Civil War, was fought from 1946 to 1949 between the Greek government army—backed by the UK and US — and the communist Democratic Army of Greece, backed by Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Albania. It is estimated that 158,000 people were killed.Created by: globalquiz.orgCold War riddles »hard 58% SpainSpain2725GreeceGreece5740ItalyItaly1014NorwayNorway308 Which part of the plant are capers?Flower buds. The salted and pickled caper bud is often used in Mediterranean cuisine. Less often, the mature fruit of the caper shrub are also used, marketed as caper berries.Created by: globalquiz.orgflowers riddles »hard 55% seedsseeds1995berriesberries1237flower budsflower buds6134bulbsbulbs1624 In which country lies the southernmost point of mainland Europe?Spain. Punta de Tarifa, Spain is the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula and continental Europe. It is located in the province of Cádiz and the autonomous community of Andalusia on the Atlantic end of the Straits of Gibraltar. The coast of Morocco can be seen from this point.Created by: Luca BiaggiEurope riddles »hard 44% PortugalPortugal1989SpainSpain5032ItalyItaly1944GreeceGreece2378 Which part of Greece was never conquered by the Turks?Corfu is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, west of Greek Peninsula. It was long controlled by Venice, which repulsed several Turkish sieges, before falling under British rule following the Napoleonic Wars. Corfu was eventually ceded by the British Empire and unified with the modern Greece in 1864.Created by: Sumit Tamangislands of Greece riddles »very hard 29% RhodesRhodes765CorfuCorfu1415SpartaSparta936There was no such landThere was no such land1621 Where is the famous Shipwreck's Bay?In Zakynthos. The beach is named after a shipwreck of MV Panagiotis, a smugglers ship. It ran aground in 1980, probably while carrying contraband cigarettes and being chased by the Greek Navy. According to a popular story, locals raided the cargo, and for the following four years no 'official' tobacco products were sold on the island.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Greece riddles »hard 55% in Cretein Crete1641in Rhodesin Rhodes3878in Zakynthosin Zakynthos8839in Kosin Kos1561 Which island is known as "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean"?Stromboli. Mt Stromboli has been in almost one continuous eruption for the past 2000 years, which is the longest known in the world. The volcano explodes at intervals ranging from minutes to hours. This is known as Strombolian eruption type, also observed at other volcanoes worldwide.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Italy riddles »hard 42% CyprusCyprus1349SicilySicily3031StromboliStromboli4875RhodesRhodes2189 Play geography quiz and see all the questions.