What Do You Know About Turks?

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What Do You Know About Turks? - Quiz


This test is for non-Turks to see how accurate their general knowledge about Turkiye, it's position in World, Turks and their culture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the capital of Turkey?

    • A.

      Izmir

    • B.

      Ankara

    • C.

      Istanbul

    Correct Answer
    B. Ankara
    Explanation
    Ankara is the correct answer because it is the capital of Turkey. Istanbul and Izmir are both major cities in Turkey, but they are not the capital. Ankara has been the capital since 1923, replacing Istanbul.

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  • 2. 

    Turkey is a member of European Union.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    Turkey is not a member of the European Union. While it has been a candidate for EU membership since 1987, negotiations have been ongoing and progress has been slow. Turkey's geographic location spans both Europe and Asia, leading to debates about its eligibility for EU membership. However, as of now, Turkey has not fulfilled all the necessary criteria for joining the EU, and therefore the statement is incorrect.

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  • 3. 

    Turkey is member of NATO.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    A. Correct
    Explanation
    Turkiye is a member since 1953.

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  • 4. 

    In Turkey, during the month of Ramadan, it's illegal to sell alcohol.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    This statement is incorrect. In Turkey, it is not illegal to sell alcohol during the month of Ramadan. While some restrictions may be in place in certain regions or establishments, the sale of alcohol is generally allowed throughout the country, including during Ramadan.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the followong statements about Turkey is correct?

    • A.

      It's illegal to advertise both alcohol and tobacco products in public medias (such as TV commercials)

    • B.

      It's illegal to advertise only alcohol products in public medias (such as TV commercials)

    • C.

      It's illegal to advertise only tobacco products in public medias (such as TV commercials)

    • D.

      It's not illegal to advertise neither alcohol nor tobacco products in public medias (such as TV commercials)

    Correct Answer
    A. It's illegal to advertise both alcohol and tobacco products in public medias (such as TV commercials)
    Explanation
    Altough it's possible to advertise +18 products in cinema. For example, during the movies targetted for +18 audience.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the followong statements about Turkey is correct?polygamy: having more than one spouse at a time.

    • A.

      Polygamy is allowed by state, men can marry up to 4 wives.

    • B.

      Polygamy is allowed by state only during crises such as war times.

    • C.

      Polygamy is forbidden by state.

    Correct Answer
    C. Polygamy is forbidden by state.
    Explanation
    Polygamy is forbidden by the state in Turkey. This means that individuals are not legally allowed to have more than one spouse at a time. Unlike some countries where polygamy is permitted under certain circumstances, such as during times of crisis or war, Turkey strictly prohibits polygamy in all situations. The state has implemented laws and regulations to ensure that individuals adhere to monogamous marriages, where a person can only be married to one spouse at a time.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the followong statements about Turks is correct?

    • A.

      They like their tea with cream or milk.

    • B.

      They like their tea black.

    • C.

      They prefer grean tea.

    • D.

      Tea is not popular, most people prefer Turkish coffee.

    Correct Answer
    B. They like their tea black.
    Explanation
    It's normal to drink 10 glasses of tea during work hours.

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  • 8. 

    Even though, there is no armed conflict happened recently between Turkey and Armenia, official status is that two countries are at war.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    The borders between two countries are closed for trade purposes to bycot the Armenian invasion of Azerbeycan.

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  • 9. 

    Ataturk is...

    • A.

      Name of an Turkish philosopher.

    • B.

      Name of an important Turkish politic figure.

    • C.

      The nickname that were given to founder fathers of Turkey.

    • D.

      Name of the momument that dedicated to founder fathers of Turkey.

    • E.

      Last sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

    Correct Answer
    B. Name of an important Turkish politic figure.
    Explanation
    Atatürk name was given to him as official surname when the young republic passed a law about surnames. Under the Ottoman Empire when Atatürk was born, surnames were not in use.

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  • 10. 

    If you can speak Turkish, you can learn Arabic easier and vice-versa.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    We share only some words, usually religion based vocabalury. The grammer is completly different.

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  • 11. 

    Hagia Sophia is...

    • A.

      A church.

    • B.

      A mosque.

    • C.

      A museum.

    Correct Answer
    C. A museum.
    Explanation
    It's forbidden to worship there.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the followong statements about Turkey is correct?headscarf: Headscarves are scarves covering most or all of the top of a woman's hair and her head. Headscarves may be worn for a variety of purposes, such as fashion or social distinction, religious signifiance, to hide baldness, modesty, or other forms of social convention.

    • A.

      It is a must for women to wear headscarf.

    • B.

      There is no state law about headscarfs.

    • C.

      For students and goverment official, it's forbidden to wear headscarf.

    Correct Answer
    C. For students and goverment official, it's forbidden to wear headscarf.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that it is forbidden for students and government officials to wear headscarves in Turkey. This suggests that there are regulations or laws in place that restrict the wearing of headscarves in certain contexts.

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  • 13. 

    As in 2009, Republic of Turkey is...

    • A.

      Around 40 years old.

    • B.

      Around 60 years old.

    • C.

      Around 80 years old.

    • D.

      Around 100 years old.

    • E.

      Around 120 years old.

    Correct Answer
    C. Around 80 years old.
    Explanation
    The exact answer is 86 years old.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the followong statements about Turkey is correct?

    • A.

      Turkey rejected to take part of the coalition forces.

    • B.

      Turkey has troops in Afghanistan and Iraq as coalition forces.

    • C.

      Turkey has troops in Afghanistan as coalition forces.

    • D.

      Turkey has troops in Iraq as coalition forces.

    Correct Answer
    C. Turkey has troops in Afghanistan as coalition forces.
    Explanation
    Turkey has troops in Afghanistan as part of the coalition forces. This means that Turkey has deployed its military personnel to Afghanistan to support the coalition efforts in the country.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following statements about Turks is correct?Anatolia: The geographical region in southwest Asia, also called Asia-minor

    • A.

      Turks have been in Anatolia all the time.

    • B.

      Turks immigrated to Anatolia from middle-east.

    • C.

      Turks immigrated to Anatolia from middle-asia.

    Correct Answer
    C. Turks immigrated to Anatolia from middle-asia.
    Explanation
    The settlements in Anatolia by Turks begun at 1071.

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  • 16. 

    Ottoman Sultans used to own a personal place called Harem where there were good numbers of women lived to serve to the Sultan for his any desire

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    Imperial Harem was a place where Sultan's family and palace servants (such as cooks or tailors) live. Sultan's mother was in charge of the harem, not the Sultan. And harem women often marry to officers and then leave the harem for good.

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  • 17. 

    National motto of Republic of Turkey is...A motto is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization.

    • A.

      No price is high for independency

    • B.

      Peace at home, peace in the world

    • C.

      Unity - Peace - Independency

    • D.

      For That (flag) is the star of my nation, and it will forever shine

    Correct Answer
    B. Peace at home, peace in the world
    Explanation
    The national motto of the Republic of Turkey is "Peace at home, peace in the world." This motto reflects the country's commitment to maintaining peace and harmony both domestically and internationally. It emphasizes the importance of peaceful coexistence within the nation and promotes the idea of spreading peace globally. By prioritizing peace, Turkey aims to create a stable and secure environment for its citizens and contribute to global peacekeeping efforts.

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  • 18. 

    Most of the public places such as cafes are divided as for men and for women.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect because most public places, including cafes, are not divided based on gender. In most societies, public places are open to all individuals regardless of their gender. It is not common practice to segregate cafes or other public spaces based on gender.

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  • 19. 

    Many Turks, especially the women believes that dreams hold secret meanings.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    A. Correct
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that a significant number of Turkish people, particularly women, hold the belief that dreams have hidden interpretations. This implies that dreams are seen as more than just random thoughts during sleep, but rather as messages or symbols that can reveal deeper meanings or insights.

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  • 20. 

    Most of the Turkey's population are devoted muslims.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    Yes, most of people identify themself as Muslims but less put religion on the top of their list.

    By the way, of course you cannot value something like this statistically but this is my personal point of view.

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  • 21. 

    In the different parts of Turkey, people speak different languages. Such as eastern Turkey mostly speak Kurdish.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Wrong

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong
    Explanation
    You can find many different languages and accents in Turkey but people treat them as exotic, not part of daily life.

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  • 22. 

    In 2008, 26 million tourist visited Turkey. Why?Choose all possible answers.

    • A.

      It has beautiful beaches, hotels, bars and discos. A great place to party.

    • B.

      It has beautiful forests, rivers and mountains. A great place to relax or to get excited with nature sports.

    • C.

      It's cheap.

    • D.

      People are friendly and hospital toward foreigners.

    • E.

      It has full of history, full of monuments from Islam, Christian and BC cultures.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. It has beautiful beaches, hotels, bars and discos. A great place to party.
    B. It has beautiful forests, rivers and mountains. A great place to relax or to get excited with nature sports.
    C. It's cheap.
    D. People are friendly and hospital toward foreigners.
    E. It has full of history, full of monuments from Islam, Christian and BC cultures.
    Explanation
    This was a bonus question.

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