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Turkey A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the country of Turkey.
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First submittedJune 12, 2019
Last updatedJune 15, 2019
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Hint
Answer
A
Peninsula on which most
of Turkey sits
Anatolia
B
Strait on the entrance to
the Black Sea
Bosphorus
C
Country where Turkish is an
official language
Cyprus
D
Meat roasted on a vertical spit
Doner Kebab
E
Current President
Erdoğan
F
Tassled red hat
Fez
G
Professional football club
Galatasaray
H
Former church and mosque
Hagia Sophia
I
Most populous city
Istanbul
J
Most famous Byzantine emperor
Justinian
K
Second-largest ethnic group
Kurds
L
Currency
Lira
M
Sea between the Mediterranean
the Black Sea
Marmara
 
Hint
Answer
N
Military alliance Turkey
joined in 1952
NATO
O
Empire, based in Turkey, that
dissolved in 1923
Ottoman
P
Eastern Orthodox leader
Patriarch
Q
Direction towards which
Muslims pray
Qibla
R
Empire that conquered Turkey
starting in 133 BC
Rome
S
Title of the leader of O
Sultan
T
Site of a legendary Homeric war
Troy
U
Caliphate that nearly conquered
Constantinople in 717
Umayyad
V
Largest lake
Van
W
National animal: Gray ____
Wolf
X
Persian ruler who invaded
in 547 BC
Xerxes
Y
Most popular male name
Yusuf
Z
Most popular female name
Zeynep
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level 69
Jun 15, 2019
Can Zainab and Zaynab be accepted for Z? I only now those variants.
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level ∞
Jun 15, 2019
Okay
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level 59
Jun 15, 2019
I kept guessing Xerox for X :(
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level 67
Jun 16, 2019
Copy cat
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level 59
Jun 16, 2019
not sure if yusuf is really the most common name
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level 60
Jun 17, 2019
It wasn't Xerxes, but Cyrus the Great. Xerxes became a king of Persia in 486 BC, when the whole territory of modern Turkey had been conquered by Persians
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level 77
Jun 18, 2019
B could have been: City next to Turkey's largest oil field - Batman
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level 66
Jun 18, 2019
I've never heard of Qibla before. I knew that Muslims prey towards Mecca, but I didn't know that there's a special name for the direction.
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level 76
Jul 23, 2019
Seriously? I thought everyone knew their directions. Turn right at Cairo, then travel 1685 km due Qibla.
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level 66
Aug 3, 2019
Me neither, I tried Qaaba but alas.
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level 73
Jul 23, 2019
Likewise Qibla. Never heard of such.
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level 76
Jul 24, 2019
Basic Islam vocabulary, though doesn't have anything to do with Turkey specifically. But Q answers are hard to come up with.
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level 60
Jul 23, 2019
I think you should add some other well-known football clubs as possible answers. The first club that I tried was Gençlerbirliği.
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level 28
Jul 23, 2019
I figured out the umayyad one but not the second-largest ethnicity