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Question 1: After the surrender of Italy in September 1943, the islands briefly became a battleground between the Germans and Allied forces, including the Italians (see ________).
Greco-Italian WarBattle of CreteBattle of LerosDodecanese Campaign

Question 2: Finally, in the 14th century, the Byzantine era came to an end when the islands were taken by forces of the ________ (Knights of St.
Knights HospitallerItalyCrusadesMalta

Question 3: Thus began a period of several hundred years in the ________.
Ottoman EmpireIstanbulTurkeyTurkish people

Question 4: From 1936 to 1940 Cesare Maria De Vecchi acted as governor of the ________ promoting the official use of the Italian language and favoring a process of italianization, interrupted by the beginning of WWII.
DodecaneseKosRhodesLeros

Question 5: Other islands in the Dodecanese also developed into significant economic and cultural centers; most notably, Kos served as the site of the school of medicine founded by ________.
HippocratesAncient Greek medicineAncient GreeceAristotle

Question 6: As the Roman Empire split in 395 AD into Eastern and Western halves, the islands became part of the Eastern part, which later evolved into the ________.
Byzantine IconoclasmByzantine EmpireCrusadesWestern Roman Empire

Question 7: Only 1200 of these Ladino speaking Jews survived, thanks to their lucky escape to the nearby coast of ________.
Turkish peopleCroatiaCyprusTurkey

Question 8: Italy should have got in exchange southwest ________ with Antalya.
Turkish peopleTurkeyAnatoliaIstanbul

Question 9: The Greek defeat in the ________ and the foundation of modern Turkey made this solution impossible.
Franco-Turkish WarMisak-ı MillîGreco-Turkish War (1919–1922)Malta exiles

Question 10: The ________, built in 304 BC, perhaps best symbolized their wealth and power.
Colossus of RhodesMausoleum of HalicarnassusTemple of ArtemisChares of Lindos







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