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Cyprus Issue General Knowledge MCQs - 1

1. In order to stop communal fighting in Cyprus and to avoid Erosis and Takism an accord was reached in London and Zurich which introduced a system of _____.
(a) Bi-communal/Federal ✓
(b) Unicameral
(c) Parliamentary
(d) None of these

2. Archbishop Hakarios proclaimed the presidency of Cyprus on _____.
(a) 14 April, 1960
(b) 14 Dec, 1959 ✓
(c) 4 August, 1955
(d) 26 Dec, 1950

3. Which Organization was formed by Turkish Cypriots to defend their interest in Cyprus?
(a) Turkish Takish Organization (TTO)  ✓
(b) Turkish Independence Organization (TIO)
(d) Turkish Defence Organization (TOO)

4. The Civil War over the disagreement in constitutional issues broke out in _____.
(a) 1950
(b) 1940
(c) 1960 ✓
(d) 1930

5. United National Peace-Keeping Force (UNPFCYD) was established in Cyprus in a _____.
(a) 1954
(b) 1946
(c) 1964 ✓
(d) 1950

6. War between Greece and Turkey was narrowly averted by mutual acceptance of peace plan in _____.
(a) 1967
(b) 1960 ✓
(c) 1867
(d) 1970

7. The President of Cyprus now is _____.
(a) Idris Debi
(b) Ricardo Lagos
(c) Alvaro Uribe
(d) Dimitris Christofias ✓

8. When Turkey interfered which resulted in establishment of Turkish Northern Cyprus in _____.
(a) 1982
(b) 1981
(c) 1983 ✓
(d) 1984

9. Turkish Northern Cyprus is recognized only by _____.
(a) UNO
(b) Turkey ✓
(c) USA
(d) France

10. Concerning ethnic groups, the Turks are 19%, while Greek Cypriots are _____.
(a) 85%
(b) 70%
(c) 81% ✓
(d) 80%

1. Total area of Cyprus is _____.
(a) 4000 sq km
(b) 6500 sq km
(c) 2071 sq km
(d) 9251 sq km ✓

2. The capital of Cyprus is _____.
(a) Nicosia ✓
(b) Istingil
(c) Aerosia
(d) None of them

3. The Turks ruled over Cyprus from _____.
(a) 1011-1719
(b) 1500-1600
(c) 1724-1840
(d) 1571-1878 ✓

4. The British acquired the rights over Cyprus in _____.
(a) 1799
(b) 1850
(c) 1878
(d) 1890 ✓

5. Cyprus, being the part of Byzantine Empire, was captured by King Richard in _____.
(a) 1911 ✓
(b) 1920
(c) 1910
(d) 1926

6. The British transferred the headquarter of Middle East Land Forces from Egypt to Cyprus in -__________.
(a) 1950
(b) 1926
(c) 1954 ✓
(d) 1945

7. The civil war broke out between the Greek and the Turkish communities in _____.
(a) 1955 ✓
(b) 1944
(c) 1930
(d) 1940

8. The civil war in Cyprus resulted in the independence of Cyprus on _____.
(a) 14 August, 1947
(b) 16 August, 1960 ✓
(c) 26 April, 1959
(d) 19 September, 1955

9. Cyprus joined the British Commonwealth in _____.
(a) 1961
(b) 1955
(c) 1960 ✓
(d) 1962

10. The word Takism as used in Turkish Takism Organization means _____.
(a) Struggle
(b) Partition ✓
(c) Plebiscite
(d) None of them
11. Greek Cypriot administration is recognized as legal government of whole Cyprus by _____.
(a) UNO
(b) Britain
(c) USA
(d) All of them ✓

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