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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Torre Sant'Andrea, Salento (Italy)
  Islet Pokonji Dol in the Adriatic sea, seen from the ferry between Hvar and Korčula in Croatia
  A satellite image of the Adriatic Sea.
  Zadar, city on the Adriatic Sea

Question 2: The area is known for occasional waterspouts similar to those found in the ________.
Plantation KeyMonroe County, FloridaFlorida KeysMarquesas Keys

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Zadar, city on the Adriatic Sea
  Torre Sant'Andrea, Salento (Italy)
  Islet Pokonji Dol in the Adriatic sea, seen from the ferry between Hvar and Korčula in Croatia

Question 4: It has an average width of about 160 km (85 nm, 100 mi), although the Strait of Otranto, through which it connects at the south with the Ionian Sea, is only 45-55 ________ wide (85–100 km).
Knot (unit)LatitudeNautical mileKilometre

Question 5: Originally, the sea was known in ________ as Mare Superum.
Roman EmpireOld LatinLatinVulgar Latin

Question 6: The name Adria probably derives from the ________ word adur meaning "water" or "sea".
Slavic peoplesThracian languageIllyriansIllyrian languages

Question 7: In fact, ________ (Black Mountain) was named after the black pines that cover the coast there, and similarly the Greek name for the island of Korčula is Korkyra Melaina meaning "Black Corfu".
CroatiaBosnia and HerzegovinaMontenegroSerbia

Question 8: The Adriatic Sea (ā-drē-ˈa-tik) is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula, and the system of the ________ from that of the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.
GeographyApennine MountainsPhysical geographyLigurian Alps

Question 9: South of the Istrian Peninsula, which separates the Gulfs of Venice and Trieste from the Bay of Kvarner, the island-fringe of the east coast extends as far south as ________.
PulaCroatiaDubrovnikSplit (city)

Question 10: On islands within one of the lagoons opening from the Gulf of Venice, ________ has its unique situation.
ItalyRomeVeniceGenoa







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