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Question 1: Christianity (Oriental Orthodoxy, Greek Orthodox and ________) and Judaism are the other religions in practice, but the non-Muslim population declined in the early 2000s.
Armenian Apostolic ChurchGeorgian Orthodox ChurchArmenian diasporaRussian Orthodox Church

Question 2: ________ is the religion with the largest community of followers in the country, where most of the population is nominally Muslim,[6] of whom over 75% belong to the Sunni branch of Islam.
IslamMosqueMuslim historyIslamic schools and branches

Question 3: Its application to join the ________ divided existing members, some of which questioned whether a Muslim country could fit in.
GermanyDenmarkEuropean ParliamentEuropean Union

Question 4: Turkey has a secular ________, with no official state religion.
DemocracyConstitutionUnited KingdomLaw

Question 5: The mainstream Hanafite school of ________ is largely organised by the state, through the Diyanet Isleri Baskanligi (Religious Affairs Directorate), which controls all mosques and Muslim clerics.
Sunni IslamIslamic schools and branchesRashidunAli

Question 6: The ________ (Patrik) is the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey, and also serves as the spiritual leader of all Orthodox churches throughout the world.
Ecumenical Patriarch of ConstantinopleEcumenical Patriarchate of ConstantinopleEcumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of ConstantinopleHistory of the Orthodox Church

Question 7: Beginning in the 1980s, the role of religion in the state has been a divisive issue, as influential factions challenged the complete secularization called for by ________ and the observance of Islamic practices experienced a substantial revival.
Mustafa Kemal AtatürkKemalist ideologyTurkeyTurkish people

Question 8: More than 99 percent of the population is ________, mostly Sunni.

Question 9: Over 20% of the Muslim population is Shia ________.
AleviHajji Bektash WaliAlevi historyBektashi

Question 10: Additionally, the murder of ________ in January 2007 was also allegedly linked to the Ergenekon group.
Armenia–Turkey relationsIstanbulHrant DinkArmenian Genocide

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