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Question 1: In 1872 archbishop Sofronios of Cyprus participated in a council in ________ which condemned nationalism, triggered by the unilateral declaration of autocephaly by the Bulgarian church.
Byzantine EmpireHagia SophiaByzantine navyConstantinople

Question 2: In May 2006, ________ chaired a broader meeting of church elders which called for Chrysostomos' "honorary removal."
Patriarch Daniel of RomaniaArchbishop Anastasios of AlbaniaEcumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of ConstantinopleArchbishop Ieronymos II of Athens

Question 3: Cyprus suffered greatly from Arab invasions in the following centuries, and during the reign of ________ the cities of Salamis (Constantia), Kourion and Paphos were sacked.
Basil IJustinian IIConstantine IVPhilippikos Bardanes

Question 4: On the saint's chest rested a copy of the ________.
Gospel of LukeGospel of MatthewGospel of MarkGospel of John

Question 5: The Holy Synod meets regularly in the first week after ________ and in the first fortnight of the months of February and September.
ComputusJesusLiturgical yearEaster

Question 6: The Church of Cyprus (Greek: Ἐκκλησία τῆς Κύπρου, Ekklisía tîs Kýprou), part of the wider Greek Orthodox Church, is an autocephalous church within the communion of Orthodox ________.
Christian denominationBaptistChristianityEcumenism

Question 7: The Apostle Paul, accompanied by ________ and Mark the Evangelist (Barnabas' kinsman), came to Cyprus in 45 AD to spread Christianity.
Saint PeterJames the JustBarnabasJude the Apostle

Question 8: The church was considered by the ________ to be the political leadership of the Christian population (Rum millet) and was responsible for collecting taxes.
TurkeyIstanbulOttoman EmpireTurkish people

Question 9: In 1960, Archbishop Makarios III was elected President of the newly established ________.

Question 10: The British exiled him to the ________ because of his activities.

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