Turkey questions This is a list of recently added questions about Turkey. Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions. Which country borders Turkey?Bulgaria borders Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey.Created by: globalquiz.orgBulgaria riddles »average 60% MontenegroMontenegro27MoldovaMoldova37RomaniaRomania45BulgariaBulgaria168 Which country borders Iraq and Iran?Turkey borders Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria.Created by: globalquiz.orgIraq riddles »hard 41% KuwaitKuwait42Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia30JordanJordan31TurkeyTurkey72 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.orghistory riddles »hard 46% FranceFrance199SpainSpain565EnglandEngland318the Ottoman Empirethe Ottoman Empire939 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: MarcusXgeography of Turkey riddles »hard 56% in Crimeain Crimea569in Tasmaniain Tasmania2556in Andalusiain Andalusia2191in Cappadociain Cappadocia6940 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-holicWorld Heritage Sites riddles »hard 44% hell guardianshell guardians729various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods3663servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1279Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders2585 Who was recruited for the Janissaries, Ottoman Sultan's household troops and bodyguards?Christian children. When a Christian boy was recruited, first he would be sent to selected Turkish families to learn to speak Turkish and culture of Ottoman society. Later they were trained in tough Enderun school, eventually converting to Islam. The more talented ones received a higher standard of education to become engineers, architects, physicians and scientists. Janissaries belonged to the Sultan, carrying the title kapıkulu "slaves of the Porte".Created by: life-o-holicOttoman Empire riddles »hard 58% noblemennoblemen737victorious gladiatorsvictorious gladiators591Christian childrenChristian children4110assassinsassassins1555 What is a falaka?Foot whipping. This criminal is being prepared to falaka, a type of punishment used in the Ottoman Empire and Middle East. Foot whipping is effective due to the clustering of nerve endings in the feet and the structure of the foot, with its numerous small bones and tendons. The wounds inflicted are particularly painful and take a long time to heal. Falaka was used for centuries as a way of torture and punishment.Created by: globalquiz.orgMiddle East riddles »easy 73% bloodlettingbloodletting106foot whippingfoot whipping2416hanging upside-downhanging upside-down593horse pullinghorse pulling170 From which country did Bulgaria achieve independence in 1908?Ottoman Empire. Several Bulgarian revolts erupted throughout the nearly five centuries of Ottoman rule, including some Habsburg-backed ones. Bulgaria had been widely autonomous since 1878, after the Russo-Turkish War. It finally proclaimed independence following the Young Turk Revolution in the Ottoman Empire in 1908.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Turkey riddles »average 66% RussiaRussia790Austria-HungaryAustria-Hungary2309Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire6965GreeceGreece416 Where is fez from?Morocco. The name of fez comes from the city of Fes, Morocco, where it became fashionable among Andalusian Arabs in the 17th century. The fez got widely popular in the Ottoman Empire after 1829, when Sultan Mahmud II ordered his civil officials to wear the plain fez, and also banned the wearing of turbans.Created by: Steve Lambertytraditional clothing riddles »hard 50% TurkeyTurkey2303MoroccoMorocco3849TunisiaTunisia906EgyptEgypt505 Where is the capital of Turkey?At point 4. Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. It is located in central Anatolia.Created by: Debbie Foxmaps riddles »hard 48% at point 1at point 12225at point 2at point 23379at point 3at point 34377at point 4at point 49240 Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions.