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Greek Islands


  1. What is the largest of all the Greek islands?
  2. Prince Philip was born on the dining room table in Mon Repos, in a villa on which Greek island?
  3. What name meaning "The Twelve Islands", denotes an island group in the Aegean Sea?
  4. Windmills are an iconic feature of which Greek island known for its nightlife?

  5. Which island was historically famous for one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
  6. One of the busiest of the Greek Islands known for Kolumbo, an underwater volcano just off its coast?
  7. Farming is the second principal occupation of this island which also gives its name to a variety of lettuce?
  8. Which ancient Greek philosopher died on the island of Evia in 322 BC?Your answer: Aristotle
  9. Knossos, the capital of Minoan civilization, is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on which island?
  10. Archaic Greek poet Sappho, known for her love poems to other women, lived on which island?
  11. Which novel by writer Louis de Bernieres is set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Second World War?
  12. Which group of islands includes seven principle islands including Corfu, Paxos and Cefalonia?
  13. Zakynthos is sometimes known by what name in English?
  14. The Spianada is a large square in which city?


  1. Crete
  2. Corfu
  3. Dodecanese
  4. Mykonos
  5. Rhodes (The Colossus of Rhodes)
  6. Santorini
  7. Cos
  8. Aristotle
  9. Crete
  10. Lesbos, or Lesvos
  11. Captain Corelli's Mandolin, known in the USA as Corelli's Mandolin
  12. Ionian
  13. Zante
  14. Corfu, or Kerkyra