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How well do you know Greece? Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Quizzes

Spiros Vathis under a CC license on Flickr

Spiros Vathis under a CC license on Flickr

Have you ever been to Greece? Is it a place that you know well? Do this quiz to find out.

1. If you want to visit the White Tower (Λευκός Πύργος) you should go to:
a. Athens (Αθήνα)
b. Heraklion (Ηράκλειο)
C. Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη)

2. A woman is not allowed to visit:
a. The Penninsula of Athos (Χερσόνησος του Άθω)
b. Meteora (Μετέωρα)
c. Our Lady of Tinos (Παναγία της Τήνου)

3. One can find nice beaches in:
a. Trikala (Τρίκαλα)
b. Tripoli (τρίπολη)
c. Sithonia (Σιθωνία)

4. If you want to taste olive oil of top quality you should go to:
a. Florina (Φλώρινα)
b. Kalamata (Καλαμάτα)
c. Athens (Αθήνα)

5. If you want to taste “αυγοτάραχο” (botargo, Greece’s caviar) you have to go to:
a. Mykonos (Μύκονος)
b. Messolonghi (Μεσολόγγι)
c. Crete (Κρήτη)

6. Who was Petros and where did he live?
a. A pelican who lived in Mykonos.
b. A fisherman who lived in Corfu.
c. A mythical dragon who lived in Crete.

7. The sponge harvesters are in:
a. Sifnos (Σίφνος)
b. Thasos (Θάσος)
c. Kalymnos (Κάλυμνος)

8. Nobody plays beach rackets in:
a. Gavdos (Γαύδος)
b. Zante (Ζάκυνθος)
c. Serifos (Serifos)

9. One who likes wildlife, especially birds, should go to:
a. Delos (Δήλος)
b. Prespes (Πρέσπες)
c. Andros (Άνδρος)

10. If you want to see remainings of byzantine castles, you should go to:
a. Mystras (Μυστράς)
b. Olympia (Ολυμπία)
c. Delphi (Δελφοί)

11. If you like volcanoes you can go to Santorini and to:
a. Rhodes (Ρόδος)
b. Nisiros (Νίσυρος)
c. Sikinos (Σίκινος)

12. You can see and ride a rare breed of horses in:
a. Lesvos (Λέσβος)
b. Skyros (Σκύρος)
c. Xanthi (Ξάνθη)

13. You can see a Venetian harbor in:
a. Hydra (Ύδρα)
b. Ikaria (Ικαρία)
c. Chania (Χανιά)

14. Ιf you like skiing, you can go to:
a. Sparta (Σπάρτη)
b. Pelion (Πήλιο)
c. Ioannina (Ιωάννινα)

15. Cars are not allowed in:
a. Spetses (Σπέτσες)
b. Aegina (Αίγινα)
c. Corinth (Κόρινθος)

16. If you want to practice naturism, you can go (among others) to:
a. Patras (Πάτρα)
b. Tolo (Τολό)
c. Corfu (Κέρκυρα)

17. Rapsani (Ραψάνη)is famous for:
a. its wine
b. its masticha liqueur
c. its frappe

18. The most ancient language in Greece is spoken in:
a. Samothrace (Σαμοθράκη)
b. Leonidion (Λεωνίδιο)
c. Πέλλα (Pella)

19. One of the most windy places is:
a. Volos (Βόλος)
b. Thebes (Θήβα)
c. Southern Evia (Νότια Εύβοια)

20. One of the biggest caves is:
a. The cave of Ithaka
b. The Cave of Astros
c. The Cave of Diros

Check you answers here: Greece quiz_key


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Blok 70 under a CC license on Flickr

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Ourania lives in Athens. She holds a degree in French Literature and a Master’s degree in Special Education for Children. Since 2008, she has been teaching Greek to foreigners.