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Question 1: It then followed the fate of the rest of the Dodecanese Islands during the years of ________ and his successors, the Roman years and the Byzantine period.
Ptolemaic KingdomAlexander the GreatSeleucid EmpireMacedonia (ancient kingdom)

Question 2: As a result of the excellent anchorage provided to warships by the many natural coves, the island was the second most bombed during World War Two (after ________).
EuboeaDodecaneseCreteGavdos

Question 3: After the division of the Roman Empire, it, like all of Greece, was ruled from ________, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire.
Byzantine navyConstantinopleHagia SophiaByzantine Empire

Question 4: There are also ferry connections to and from Pireus and the other islands of the ________.
KosRhodesLerosDodecanese

Question 5: In 1505, the Ottoman Admiral ________, with three galleys and other seventeen warships, besieged the castle but could not capture it.
Kemal ReisKurtoğlu Muslihiddin ReisMediterranean SeaPiri Reis

Question 6: During the junta of the Colonels, the island was used as a place of ________ for political dissenters,[2] with old Italian barracks of the island used as a concentration camp.
Human rightsSlaveryExileUniversal suffrage

Question 7: It lies 317 km (171 nautical miles) from ________'s port of Piraeus, from which it can be reached by an 11-hour ferry ride (or by a 45-minute flight from Athens).
AthensHelsinkiGreeceStockholm

Question 8: Leros (Greek: Λέρος; Italian: Lèro) is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese prefecture in the southern ________.
Aegean SeaSamos IslandAegean civilizationsAegina

Question 9: It is known for its imposing medieval castle of the Knights of Saint John possibly built on a ________ fortress.
Byzantine EmpireByzantine IconoclasmWestern Roman EmpireRoman Empire

Question 10: Many local songs of Leros are among the most famous among the traditional ________: among the most famous are Pote tha'nixoume pania, Mes tou Aegeou ta Nisia and proutzos.
Music of GreeceMusic of Southeastern EuropeLaïkoMusic of Turkey







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