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Ottoman Empire

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Osman I

    • B. 

      Mehmed II

    • C. 

      Suleiman I the Magnificent

    • D. 

      Abdül Aziz

  • 2. 
                                                                Who was the famous architect who built the The Suleymaniye and over 300 other buildings and bridges during the reign of Suleiman I the Magnificent
    • A. 

      Mimar Sinan

    • B. 

      Envar Pasha

    • C. 

      Kara Mustafa

    • D. 

      Nasreddin Hoja

  • 3. 
    What did the Janissaries symbolically do to show they were in revolt ?
    • A. 

      Burn their turbans.

    • B. 

      Break their lances.

    • C. 

      Sing a certain song.

    • D. 

      Overturn their large communal cooking pots.

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the  autonomous self-governing religious community, each organized under its own laws and headed by a religious leader, who was responsible to the government ?
    • A. 

      Millet

    • B. 

      Sanjak

    • C. 

      Sipahis

    • D. 

      Tekke

  • 5. 
                                              Which Sultan defeated the Persians at the battle  Chaldiran in 1514 and the Malmuk Dynasty in Egypt and claimed the Caliphate ?
    • A. 

      Bajazet

    • B. 

      Selim I

    • C. 

      Osman I

    • D. 

      Abdul Hamid II

  • 6. 
                                  What was the highly stylized calligrahic symbol of the Sultan use for official documents ?
    • A. 

      Yataghan

    • B. 

      Mihrab

    • C. 

      Kazan

    • D. 

      Tughra

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the room of apartments ' the Cage ' in the Tokapi palace where possible successors to the throne were kept in isolation until they would become sultan, making many mentally unstable ?
    • A. 

      Cubuk

    • B. 

      Fatwa

    • C. 

      Lonja

    • D. 

      Kafes

  • 8. 
                                                                  Which Ottoman admiral defeated Andrea Doria of the Holy League at the Battle of Preveza in 1538 and brought most of North Africa into the Ottoman Empire ?
    • A. 

  • 9. 
                                                                 What was the name of the Ukrainian concubine Suleiman the Magnificent married, whose son who became Sultan and marks the beginning of the decline of the Ottoman Empire ?
    • A. 

      Mihr-i shah

    • B. 

      Roxelana

    • C. 

      Pukasha

    • D. 

      Ayse Seniyeperver

  • 10. 
    The battle of Vienna which took place in ________ marks the high water mark of Ottoman expansion into Europe.
    • A. 

      1453

    • B. 

      1683

    • C. 

      1721

    • D. 

      1501

  • 11. 
                                                                The ________ Dervish order perform  whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of God)
    • A. 

      Mevlevi

    • B. 

      Kadiri

    • C. 

      Rifai

    • D. 

      Kalenderi