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The Mediterranean quiz is designed to see what you know about this interesting region.
1. Which people called the sea the 'Mare Nostrum' meaning our sea?
a.Greeks
b.Phoenicians
c.Romans
d.Gauls
2. Which of the islands in the Mediterranean is divided in the main between Greece and Turkey?
a.Cyprus
b.Sardinia
c.Malta
d.Crete
3. Rhodes is the largest of which island group?
a.Aeolian
b.The Dodecanese
c.Balearic
d.Cyclades
4. Which island is the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite?
a.Sardinia
b.Malta
c.Gozo
d.Cyprus
5. Captain Corelli's mandolin was set on which island?
a.Cephalonia
b.Lesbos
c.Rhodes
d.Corfu
6. Gerald Durrell imortalised which island in 'My family and other animals'?
a.Malta
b.Sicily
c.Corfu
d.Sardinia
7. Which cookery writerintroduced the British to a Mediterranean diet after the Second World War?
a.Margarite Patten
b.Elizabeth David
c.Prue Leith
d.Jane Grigson
8. Which metal gave Cyprus its name?
a.Iron
b.Silver
c.Copper
d.Pewter
9. The Minoan civilisation was based on which Mediterranean island?
a.Crete
b.Sardinia
c.Rhodes
d.Cyprus
10. Which people called Crete Candia?
a.Romans
b.Greeks
c.Venetians
d.Turks
11. Which island has 'domos de janus' or fairy houses - the remains of neolithic dwellings?
a.Sardinia
b.Cyprus
c.Rhodes
d.Crete
12. On which island did the poetess Sappho live?
a.Sardinia
b.Gozo
c.Lesbos
d.Corfu
13. On which Mediterranean island was St Paul shipwrecked?
a.Sardinia
b.Malta
c.Cyprus
d.Rhodes
14. The Book of Acts contains a lot of travel writing by which author?
a.St John
b.St Mark
c.St Paul
d.St Luke
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