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Galata Bridge: Quiz


Question 1: In the early 19th century ________ (1808-1839) had a bridge built a bit further up the waterway, between Azapkapı and Unkapanı.
Mahmud IIOttoman EmpireAbdülmecid IAbdülaziz

Question 2: Another Italian artist, ________ was also invited to design a bridge for Istanbul.
MichelangeloSistine Chapel ceilingSt. Peter's BasilicaSistine Chapel

Question 3: On the Karaköy side of the bridge, there was an ________ as a couplet by poet Şinasi saying that the New Bridge was built by Sultan Abdülmecid I.
EpigraphyLatin alphabetGreek languageWriting system

Question 4: The Galata Bridge (in Turkish Galata Köprüsü) is a bridge that spans the Golden Horn in ________, Turkey.
İzmirIstanbulTurkish peopleAnkara

Question 5: ________ referred to the Project as a "...logo for the nations." (WSJ, Nov.
Dow Jones & CompanyNew York PostThe TimesThe Wall Street Journal

Question 6: All daily city tours in Istanbul include this bridge as it is the passageway to the Old City of ________.
ConstantinopleByzantine EmpireHagia SophiaByzantine navy

Question 7: This bridge along with Trowse Bridge in ________ and a number of railway bridges in the United States may be the only movable bridges in the world that also carry electrified rail tracks.

Question 8: From the end of the 19th century in particular, the bridge has featured in ________, theater, poetry and novels.
Turkish peopleAzerbaijani literatureTurkish literatureRussian literature

Question 9: In 1453, during the ________, the Turks assembled a mobile bridge by placing their ships side by side across the water, so that their troops could move from one side of the Golden Horn to the other.
IstanbulFall of ConstantinopleEuropeByzantine Empire


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