Statistics for Ottoman Empire Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 7,933 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What was the capital of the Ottoman Empire?Constantinople
98%
What was the main language of the Ottomans?Turkish
89%
What was the title of the Ottoman ruler?Sultan
81%
What Empire controlled that city before the Ottomans captured it in 1453?Byzantine Empire
80%
What war marked the end of the Ottoman Empire?WWI
75%
What group of people did the Ottomans commit genocide against?Armenians, Assyrians,
and Pontic Greeks
74%
What train line connected the Ottoman Empire and Paris?{Orient} Express
65%
Who founded modern Turkey after the collapse of the empire in 1922?Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
63%
What newfangled weapon did the Ottomans used to reduce the once-impregnable
walls of that city?
Cannon
62%
What Wallachian prince fought a bloody resistance against the Ottomans,
impaling thousands of their soldiers?
Vlad the Impaler
61%
What European capital did the Ottomans besiege, but fail to capture,
in 1529 and 1683?
Vienna
61%
What British adventurer helped command the Arab Revolt against the Ottomans?T.E. Lawrence
56%
What peninsula did Australian and New Zealand troops fail to capture,
suffering terrible casualties?
Gallipoli
52%
What war did the Ottomans fight against Russia in the 1850s?Crimean War
50%
What person acted as a sort of Prime Minister for the Empire?Grand {Vizier}
50%
Who led the empire to a Golden Age during his 46-year reign in the 1500s?Suleiman
the {Magnificent}
49%
What other title did Ottoman rulers take that signified leadership of the
entire Islamic world?
Caliph
45%
What English poet died fighting for Greek independence
from the Ottomans in 1824?
Lord Byron
35%
What elite group of soldiers was initially composed of kidnapped Christian boys
who were converted to Islam?
Janissaries
32%
Who founded the Ottoman Empire in 1299?Osman I
27%

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