Greek history quiz Posted by Ourania on Oct 28, 2020 in Culture, Quizzes
Γεια σας! Today is a public holiday in Greece and Cyprus and we celebrate the refusal of Greece to allow the Italian forces to occupy Greek territories. In this post, there is a history quiz about Greece in World War II (Β’ Παγκόσμιος Πόλεμος).
#1. The name of the Greek ship that was sunk by an Italian submarine on 15 August 1940 was…
a. Έλλη b. Μαρία c. Αθηνά
#2. The Italian troops invaded Greece from…
a. Κέρκυρα (Corfu) b. Βουλγαρία (Bulgaria) c. Αλβανία (Albania)
#3. In World War II Greece lost …. of its population.
a. 7% b. 10% c. 5%
#4. What happened on 12 April 1941
a. The Italians occupied Athens b. The Germans occupied Athens. c. The allies liberated Athens
#5. Σοφία Βέμπο (Sophia Vembo) was…
a. A woman who participated at the Resistance b. A spy c. A singer whose songs gave courage to the people
#6. During the Greco-Italian war one of the biggest problems the soldiers had was…
a. starvation b. frostbite c. loneliness
#7. The most famous battle-cry was
a. Αέρα! b. Θάνατος! c. Έξω!
(Αέρας means “wind”)
#8. Τhe Greek city which lost a large number of Jewish population in the Holocaust was…
a. Αθήνα (Athens) b. Ρόδος (Rhodes) c. Θεσσαλονίκη (Salonica)
Θεσσαλονίκη hosts the Holocaust Museum of Greece.
#9. The women helped transport equipment and food in the mountains of…
a. Ήπειρος (Epirus) b. Κρήτη (Crete) c. Όλυμπος (Olympus)
#10. In the winter of 1941 the population of Athens suffered by
a. λιμός (famine) b. βομβαρδισμούς (bomb attacks) c. ψείρες (lice)
Α satirical song by Sophia Vembo (Σοφία Βέμπο)
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