Turkey questions This is a list of recently added questions about Turkey. Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions. What's the origin of the word "turquoise"?Turkey as a country. The name Turquoise was established in the seventeenth century and came from the name of Turkey (turquois is French for "Turkish"), because the mineral was first brought to Europe from Turkey. Acient Romans called this rock Kalalit.Created by: GabrielBaranvery hard 34% Turku City in FinlandTurku City in Finland676Turkey as a countryTurkey as a country1381Turkusy, fake regionTurkusy, fake region942Persian tortoisePersian tortoise1000gemstones riddles » Which country was formerly named Ottoman Empire?Turkey. The name “Ottoman” comes from the Osman dynasty, which ruled Turkey from 13th century until 1922.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 90% EgyptEgypt152IranIran447TurkeyTurkey6044IndiaIndia71Ottoman Empire riddles » Which country is Anatolia a part of?Turkey. Anatolia is a region known as Asia Minor. It is roughly the Asian part of present day Turkey. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 69% SpainSpain452ItalyItaly730TurkeyTurkey3187FranceFrance194Western Asia riddles » Which country is Antalya a part of?Turkey. Antalya is a city and a region in the south of Turkey, on the Mediterranean coast. It is a part of Turkish Riviera, a popular tourist destination.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% GeorgiaGeorgia407TurkeyTurkey3434FranceFrance212GreeceGreece370Asia riddles » Which country is Trabzon a part of?Turkey. Trabzon is a city and a province in northeastern Turkey, on the Black Sea coast. In the Middle Ages, the city was known as a trade gateway to Persia (Iran) to Genoan and Venetian traders.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 80% TurkeyTurkey3506SwedenSweden265NorwayNorway388GermanyGermany212geography riddles » Which country borders Turkey?Bulgaria borders Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% MontenegroMontenegro534MoldovaMoldova937RomaniaRomania1174BulgariaBulgaria4265Bulgaria riddles » Which country borders Iraq and Iran?Turkey borders Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% KuwaitKuwait790Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia618JordanJordan534TurkeyTurkey1705Iraq riddles » Which empire did the privateer and admiral Barbarossa fight for?The Ottoman Empire. Hayreddin Barbarossa was an Ottoman admiral of the fleet, whose naval victories secured Ottoman dominance over the Mediterranean during the mid 16th century. He became known as "Barbarossa" ("Redbeard" in Italian) in Europe, a name he inherited from his elder brother (also a capitain) Oruç Reis, who indeed had a red beard (unlike Hayreddin himself).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 49% FranceFrance409SpainSpain1098EnglandEngland739the Ottoman Empirethe Ottoman Empire2168history riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Cappadocia. Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia (Turkey). Despite lack of sea, the area is a popular tourist destination mostly for its unique geological features. The rocks of Cappadocia eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms, creating one of the most picturesque landscapes in the world.Created by: MarcusXhard 55% in Crimeain Crimea882in Tasmaniain Tasmania3991in Andalusiain Andalusia3585in Cappadociain Cappadocia10650geography of Turkey riddles » Whose heads lie on the slopes of Mount Nemrut, a major tourist attraction in Turkey?Various Greek and Iranian gods. Mount Nemrut is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey. Near the summit, a number of large statues of Greek and Iranian gods are erected around the royal tomb, which King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built for himself in 62 BC. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.Created by: life-o-holichard 44% hell guardianshell guardians1312various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods6006servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great2093Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders4216World Heritage Sites riddles » Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions.