Statistics for Cyprus Country Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 2,313 times
  • The average score is 16 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
Which two continents is Cyprus closest to, geographically?Asia
98%
Which two continents is Cyprus closest to, geographically?Africa
97%
What are the official languages of Cyprus?Greek
97%
What are the official languages of Cyprus?Turkish
97%
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean. Which two islands are larger?Sicily
93%
What is the capital of Cyprus?Nicosia
92%
What empire conquered the island in 1570 AD?Ottoman Empire
91%
A person from Italy is called an Italian. What do you call a person from Cyprus?Cypriot
90%
What branch of Christianity is practiced by 78% of the population?Greek Orthodox
89%
What empire controlled the island from 58 BC until the Crusades?Roman Empire /
Byzantine Empire
88%
What country has military bases on the island named Akrotiri and Dhekelia?United Kingdom
88%
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean. Which two islands are larger?Sardinia
86%
Who conquered the island in 333 BC?Alexander the Great
78%
What unrecognized state, installed after the Turkish invasion of 1974, controls the
northern part of the country?
Northern Cyprus
69%
What ancient goddess was supposedly born from sea foam on the coast of Cyprus?Aphrodite
66%
What crusading king briefly conquered the island in 1191 AD?Richard the Lionheart
62%
What is the tallest mountain on Cyprus?Mount Olympus
55%
What Shakespeare play, about a Moorish general, was set mostly on Cyprus?Othello
54%
What white vegetable in the Brassica family is often thought to have come from Cyprus?Cauliflower
44%
What is the nickname for the UN buffer zone that separates the two parts of the country?{Green} Line
33%

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