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Ephesus Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Ephesus?

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Ephesus, one of Turkey’s most iconic symbols, is also one of the most majestic ancient cities in the world. The ancient city of Ephesus, considered a monument of all time, is located 3 km west of Selcuk town, Izmir, Turkey. It is an outstanding universal value of the world for all time, and its history dates back to 6000 BC. Do you want to learn more about Ephesus and after that test your knowledge with the Ephesus trivia quiz? You’re in the right place. Let’s start with the brief history of the Ephesus.

A Brief History of Ephesus

Not without mentioning how Ephesus was founded.

1000 B.C. Androkios, son of King of Athens, Kodros, sails to the Aegean with his friends with the desire to establish a new city. After passing the lush green shores and islands one after the other, they come to a beautiful bay. There are islets, hills, and charming valleys here. Behind them is a river flowing by winding and watering vast lands… Androkios and his friends want to establish a new city here, but according to belief, a place needs to be approved by the gods and priests in order to become a city. Androkios sends a friend to the sacred temple in Delphi. The prophets prophesy about this newly established city, “The fish will leap, the pig will run away and you will build a city with a bright future there.”

One day, while Androkios and his friends fry the fish they caught in the bay, the oil in the pan explodes, the fish splashes and the fire splashes with the fish ignites the surrounding bushes. The pig hiding in the bushes starts to run away. Androkios goes after the pig and kills it, and the legend comes true. Thus, the foundations of Ephesus, one of the most important cities of the east and west for centuries, are laid. At the same time, Ephesus is the most valuable place on Christianity with Virgin Mary Church. Virgin Mary Church stays on the backside of Ephesus.

Let’s continue with the Ephesus Trivia Quiz!

  • Question of

    What’s the name of this ancient Library?

    ephesus trivia quiz
    • Kelvin Library
    • Newton Library
    • Celsus Library
    • Fahrenheit Library
  • Question of

    What is the name of this temple? Hint: It’s one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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    • Temple of Aphaia
    • Temple of Artemis
    • Temple of Apollo Patroos
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Question of

    Where does this road go in the ancient city of Ephesus?

    • The theather
    • The bus station
    • The Port
    • Agora (City Center)
  • Question of

    The Virgin Mary lived her last years of her life in Turkey, here in a small cottage near Ephesus. True or False?

    ephesus trivia quiz
    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    What purpose does the Ephesians were used Agora?

    • Local Bazaar
    • School
    • Council
    • Gymnasium
  • Question of

    Ephesus is considered one of the great outdoor museums of Turkey. True or False?

    ephesus trivia quiz
    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Where do these footprints pointing to in Ephesus?

    • Massage Saloon
    • Lovehouse
    • Church
    • Kitchen
  • Question of

    “Winged Goddess of Victory” is located at the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus. Which world-famous brand uses it as a logo?

    • The North Face
    • Burger King
    • Nike
    • Turkish Airlines

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Written by Yiğit Mete Han

My name is Yiğit Mete HAN and I live in a touristic city in Turkey its name is Kuşadası. 20 years old and studying at Selçuk University/Konya. Our faculty Tourism and the department is Tourism Guidance. I love travelling and write about my travelling stories.

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