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Question 1: The Aegean Islands are within the sea and some bound it on its southern periphery, including ________ and Rhodes.

Question 2: Many of the islands are volcanic, and marble and ________ are mined on other islands.

Question 3: The Aegean was the site of the original ________, and its seaways were the means of contact among several diverse civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean.
DemocracyJohn LockeAuthoritarianismGottfried Leibniz

Question 4: Later arose the city-states of Athens and Sparta among many others that constituted the ________ and Hellenic Civilization.
Ptolemaic KingdomDelian LeagueAlexander the GreatAchaemenid Empire

Question 5: Of the main islands in the Aegean Sea, two belong to Turkey________ (Tenedos) and Gökçeada (Imbros); the rest belong to Greece.
LemnosCunda IslandAegean civilizationsTenedos

Question 6: In the north, it is connected to the Marmara Sea and ________ by the Dardanelles and Bosporus.
Mediterranean SeaBaltic SeaBlack SeaAegean Sea

Question 7: The sea's maximum depth is 3,543 metres (11,624 ft), east of ________.

Question 8: When they were first occupied, the present-day islands including ________ with its important obsidian production were probably still connected to the mainland.

Question 9: In ancient times the sea was the birthplace of two ancient civilizations – the Minoans of ________ and the Mycenean Civilization of the Peloponnese.

Question 10: [6] The Aegean Sea was later invaded by the Persians and the Romans, and inhabited by the ________, the Venetians, the Seljuk Turks, and the Ottoman Empire.
Roman EmpireByzantine IconoclasmWestern Roman EmpireByzantine Empire


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