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Ottoman Greece: Quiz


Question 1: Inconclusive fighting between Greeks and Ottomans continued until 1825 when the Sultan sent a powerful fleet and army from ________ to ravage the Aegean Islands and the Peloponnese.

Question 2: For example, in 1705 an Ottoman official was sent from Naoussa in Macedonia to search and conscript new Janissaries and was killed by Greek rebels who resisted the burden of the ________.
Ottoman EmpireSlavery (Ottoman Empire)DevşirmeMillet (Ottoman Empire)

Question 3: The ________ were only briefly ruled by the Ottomans (Kefalonia from 1479 to 1481 and from 1485 to 1500), and remained primarily under the rule of Venice.
GibraltarIonian IslandsBritish EmpireAnguilla

Question 4: After the unsuccessful Ottoman ________, in 1683, the Ottoman Empire entered a long decline both militarily against the Christian powers and internally, leading to an increase in corruption, repression and inefficiency.
Battle of ViennaLong War (Ottoman wars)Siege of ViennaBattle of Szigetvár

Question 5: A conference in London in March 1829 proposed an independent Greek state with a northern frontier running from Arta to Volos, and including only Euboia and the ________ among the islands.

Question 6: • Battle of Spetses
Destruction of Psara
Battle of Samos
Battle of Gerontas
• Battle of Souda
Battle of DragashaniBattle of DervenakiaThird Siege of MessolonghiBattle of Navarino

Question 7: The new class of Ottoman landlords reduced the hitherto free Greek peasants to ________, leading to further poverty and depopulation in the plains.
SerfdomAbolitionismArab slave tradeSlavery

Question 8: Among those who held office in the islands was ________, destined to become independent Greece's first head of state.
Prince Alexander MavrocordatosConstantine KanarisIoannis KapodistriasTheodoros Kolokotronis

Question 9: The rebels were subsequently beheaded and their severed heads were displayed in the city of ________.
Corfu (city)ThessalonikiPatrasAthens

Question 10: The Greeks held out in the ________ until 1460, and the Venetians and Genoese clung to some of the islands, but by 1500 most of the plains and islands of Greece were in Ottoman hands.


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