Quiz On Ottoman Empire! Trivia Facts

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Quiz On Ottoman Empire! Trivia Facts

The Ottoman Empire was a state that dominated very much of Southeastern Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries at its power. At the opening of the 17th century, the empire encompassed 32 provinces and numerous vassal states. If you would like to understand more about the Ottoman Empire, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
                                            Which Sultan conquered Constantinople in 1453 ?
    • 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 Mamluk 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. 
                                                                 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

  • 9. 
    The battle of Vienna which took place in ________ marks the high watermark of Ottoman expansion into Europe.
    • A. 

      1453

    • B. 

      1683

    • C. 

      1721

    • D. 

      1501

  • 10. 
                                                                The ________ Dervish order perform  whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of God)  
    • A. 

      Mevlevi

    • B. 

      Kadiri

    • C. 

      Rifai

    • D. 

      Kalenderi

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