Turkey questions This is a list of recently added questions about Turkey. Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions. 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 44% FranceFrance177SpainSpain491EnglandEngland290the Ottoman Empirethe Ottoman Empire771 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 Crimea530in Tasmaniain Tasmania2411in Andalusiain Andalusia2059in Cappadociain Cappadocia6430 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 43% hell guardianshell guardians694various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods3423servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1215Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders2453 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% noblemennoblemen701victorious gladiatorsvictorious gladiators569Christian childrenChristian children3850assassinsassassins1491 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% bloodlettingbloodletting99foot whippingfoot whipping2234hanging upside-downhanging upside-down562horse pullinghorse pulling158 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% RussiaRussia767Austria-HungaryAustria-Hungary2228Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire6620GreeceGreece396 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% TurkeyTurkey2214MoroccoMorocco3624TunisiaTunisia864EgyptEgypt485 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 Foxcities of Asia riddles »hard 47% at point 1at point 12146at point 2at point 23253at point 3at point 34206at point 4at point 48724 In which nation, the common surnames are: "unbeatable", "rock", "iron", "falcon", "steel" and "thunderbolt"?Among Turks. These warriors-like surnames are at the positions 2-7. The most common surneme in Turkey is Öztürk, meaning "pure Turk".Created by: Monica Stillersurnames riddles »very hard 35% among Norwegiansamong Norwegians1522among Turksamong Turks1708among Hungariansamong Hungarians493among Japaneseamong Japanese1061 What kind of script is this 'graffiti', carved in Hagia Sophia in Constantinople around 9th century?Viking runes. Constantinople, called Miklagard by Vikings, hosted thousands of Vikings and Anglo-Saxons, who served as mercenaries of the Varangian Guard. They were famed for their battlefield skills and fierce, loyalty and drinking. They often fought for the Byzantine Empire, including fights with Arabs.Created by: MarcusXByzantine Empire riddles »hard 45% PersianPersian1472Early ArabicEarly Arabic1448ArmenianArmenian1383Viking runesViking runes3609 Play history quiz and see all the questions.