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Thermopylae: Quiz

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Question 1: Passage from north to south along the east coast of the ________ requires use of the pass.
Western EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeBalkans

Question 2: The land surface on which the famous ________ was fought in 480 BC is now buried under 20 metres (66 ft) of soil.
Battle of ArtemisiumSecond Persian invasion of GreeceGreco-Persian WarsBattle of Thermopylae

Question 3: Thermopylae (pronounced /θərˈmɒpɨliː/) (Ancient and Katharevousa Greek Θερμοπύλαι, Demotic Θερμοπύλες: "hot gateway") is a location in ________ where a narrow coastal passage existed in antiquity.
PolandGreecePortugalGermany

Question 4: In 1941 during ________ the ANZAC forces delayed the invading German forces in the area enough to allow the evacuation of the British expeditionary force to Crete.
Soviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 5: Thermopylae is located in eastern central Greece on the only land route large enough to bear any significant traffic between Lokris and ________.
LarissaThessalyCreteAthens

Question 6: The continuous deposition of sediment from the river and ________ deposits from the hot springs has substantially altered the landscape during the past few thousand years.
LimestoneTravertineTufaRome







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