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Vis (island): Quiz


Question 1: on 20 July 1866, the Austrian fleet, under Admiral Tegetthoff, attacked the Italian fleet, under Admiral Persano, sinking the battleship Re d'Italia (see ________).
Austro-Prussian WarBattle of BezzeccaBattle of Lissa (1866)Third Italian War of Independence

Question 2: During World War II, Vis was at one point the main hideout of ________, the leader of the Yugoslav resistance movement.
Joseph StalinJosip Broz TitoCold WarFidel Castro

Question 3: In 1991 it became part of independent ________.

Question 4: Around 20% of arable land on the island is covered with ________.
VineyardGrapePhylloxeraVitis vinifera

Question 5: Vis was inhabited by the time of the ________ period.
Linear Pottery cultureNeolithicVinča cultureCucuteni-Trypillian culture

Question 6: The sea around Vis is rich with fish, especially blue fish (sardine, mackerel and ________).
CatfishOrange roughyAnchovyRainbow trout

Question 7: In ________, 34 mines from World War II were cleared from the island.

Question 8: Re-occupied by Italy between 1941 and 1943, at the end of the ________ the island returned to Yugoslavia.
Soviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 9: ________
Adriatic Campaign of World War IIMediterranean, Middle East and African theatres of World War IIBalkans CampaignEast African Campaign (World War II)

Question 10: on 13 March 1811, a small Royal Navy fleet, under the command of Captain William Hoste, defeated a larger French fleet (see ________);
Action of 29 November 1811Battle of Lissa (1811)Timeline of the Adriatic campaign, 1807–1814Adriatic campaign of 1807–1814


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