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Question 1:
What license is Santorini distributed under?
Proprietary, free versions available
Apache License 2.0

Question 2: Over the centuries after the general catastrophes of 1200 BC, ________ founded a site on Thera.
Roman EmpireAlexander the GreatRashidun CaliphatePhoenicia

Question 3: The island is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history: the Minoan eruption (sometimes called the Thera eruption), which occurred some 3,600 years ago at the height of the ________.
Minoan civilizationAegean civilizationsAncient GreeceMycenaean Greece

Question 4: According to ________ (4.149-165), following a drought of seven years, Thera sent out colonists who founded a number of cities in northern Africa, including Cyrene.
Alexander the GreatGreco-Persian WarsAncient GreeceHerodotus

Question 5: Another popular theory holds that the Thera eruption is the source of the legend of ________.

Question 6: Excavations starting in 1967 at the site called Akrotiri under the late Professor Spyridon Marinatos have made Thera the best-known "Minoan" site outside of ________, the homeland of the culture.

Question 7: The pharaoh with whom they identify the Pharaoh of the Exodus is ________.
Thutmose IIIAhmose IRamesses IIHatshepsut

Question 8: The yield per acre is only 10 to 20% of the yields that are common in France or ________.
Los AngelesSan Jose, CaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaCalifornia

Question 9: As with other Greek territories, Thera then was ruled by the Romans; it passed to the eastern side of the Empire when it divided - which now is known as the ________.
Byzantine IconoclasmWestern Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireRoman Empire

Question 10: The name Santorini was given to it by the ________ in the thirteenth century, and is a reference to Saint Irene.
Byzantium under the PalaiologoiFourth CrusadeByzantine EmpireLatin Empire

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