Turkey questions This is a list of recently added questions about Turkey. Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions. How many countries border Turkey?8. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 21% 8845557344417748world riddles » Who was the founder of an Edirne city?Hadrian. The city was founded as Hadrianopolis, named for the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Later it has changed its name to Adrianopolis. The name was used in English, until the Turkish adoption of Latin alphabet in 1928 made Edirne the internationally recognized name.Created by: Ninjaihard 48% AugustusAugustus116Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius102HadrianHadrian316Marcus AntoniusMarcus Antonius121 What's the origin of the word "turquoise"?Turkey as a country. The name Turquoise was established in the seventeenth century and came from the name of Turkey (turquois is French for "Turkish"), because the mineral was first brought to Europe from Turkey. Acient Romans called this rock Kalalit.Created by: GabrielBaranvery hard 34% Turku City in FinlandTurku City in Finland701Turkey as a countryTurkey as a country1439Turkusy, fake regionTurkusy, fake region979Persian tortoisePersian tortoise1035gemstones riddles » Which country borders Turkey?Bulgaria borders Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% MontenegroMontenegro596MoldovaMoldova1075RomaniaRomania1365BulgariaBulgaria4894Eastern Europe riddles » Which empire did the privateer and admiral Barbarossa fight for?The Ottoman Empire. Hayreddin Barbarossa was an Ottoman admiral of the fleet, whose naval victories secured Ottoman dominance over the Mediterranean during the mid 16th century. He became known as "Barbarossa" ("Redbeard" in Italian) in Europe, a name he inherited from his elder brother (also a capitain) Oruç Reis, who indeed had a red beard (unlike Hayreddin himself).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 49% FranceFrance430SpainSpain1160EnglandEngland779the Ottoman Empirethe Ottoman Empire2334history riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Cappadocia. Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia (Turkey). Despite lack of sea, the area is a popular tourist destination mostly for its unique geological features. The rocks of Cappadocia eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms, creating one of the most picturesque landscapes in the world.Created by: MarcusXhard 55% in Crimeain Crimea925in Tasmaniain Tasmania4162in Andalusiain Andalusia3758in Cappadociain Cappadocia11239geography of Turkey riddles » Whose heads lie on the slopes of Mount Nemrut, a major tourist attraction in Turkey?Various Greek and Iranian gods. Mount Nemrut is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey. Near the summit, a number of large statues of Greek and Iranian gods are erected around the royal tomb, which King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built for himself in 62 BC. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.Created by: life-o-holichard 44% hell guardianshell guardians1366various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods6296servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great2185Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders4380World Heritage Sites riddles » Who was recruited for the Janissaries, Ottoman Sultan's household troops and bodyguards?Christian children. When a Christian boy was recruited, first he would be sent to selected Turkish families to learn to speak Turkish and culture of Ottoman society. Later they were trained in tough Enderun school, eventually converting to Islam. The more talented ones received a higher standard of education to become engineers, architects, physicians and scientists. Janissaries belonged to the Sultan, carrying the title kapıkulu "slaves of the Porte".Created by: life-o-holichard 59% noblemennoblemen1218victorious gladiatorsvictorious gladiators941Christian childrenChristian children6326assassinsassassins2166history of Turkey riddles » What is a falaka?Foot whipping. This criminal is being prepared to falaka, a type of punishment used in the Ottoman Empire and Middle East. Foot whipping is effective due to the clustering of nerve endings in the feet and the structure of the foot, with its numerous small bones and tendons. The wounds inflicted are particularly painful and take a long time to heal. Falaka was used for centuries as a way of torture and punishment.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% bloodlettingbloodletting202foot whippingfoot whipping4189hanging upside-downhanging upside-down1080horse pullinghorse pulling320Ottoman Empire riddles » From which country did Bulgaria achieve independence in 1908?Ottoman Empire. Several Bulgarian revolts erupted throughout the nearly five centuries of Ottoman rule, including some Habsburg-backed ones. Bulgaria had been widely autonomous since 1878, after the Russo-Turkish War. It finally proclaimed independence following the Young Turk Revolution in the Ottoman Empire in 1908.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% RussiaRussia1077Austria-HungaryAustria-Hungary3141Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire10577GreeceGreece543Bulgaria riddles » Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions.