Middle East
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  • Question 1
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    What three religions began in the Middle East?

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    Judaism

    Islam

    Buddhism

    Christianity

  • Question 2
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    This city is considered holy for many religions.

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    Mecca, Saudi Arabia

    Bombay, India

    Jerusalem, Israel

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Question 3
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    Who are the main groups fighting in Israel?

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    Palestinian Arabs

    Egyptian Muslims

    Christians

    Israeli Jews

  • Question 4
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    The Arab Spring was a series of uprisings where people wanted:

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    oil money

    democracy and freedoms

    the freedom to bear arms

    ISIS to leave their country

  • Question 5
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    What important natural resource can be found throughout the Persian Gulf area?

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    water

    oil/petroleum

    diamonds

    arable cropland

  • Question 6
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    What is this area called that allows 20% of the world's oil to be shipped out of the Persian Gulf?

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    Suez Canal

    Panama Canal

    Indian Ocean

    Strait of Hormuz

  • Question 7
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    What is the name of the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula?

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    Yemen

    Saudi Arabia

    Oman

    United Arab Emirates

  • Question 8
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    Which Middle Eastern country is in both Asia and Europe?

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    Turkey

    Romania

    Somalia

    Israel

  • Question 9
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    This summer in Saudi Arabia, this group that has had few rights will be given the right to drive motor vehicles.

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    Jews

    Shia Muslims

    Sunni Muslims

    women

  • Question 10
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    This country has one of the lowest "freedom" scores in the world. Millions of refugees have fled the raging civil war.

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    Jordan

    North Korea

    Israel

    Syria

  • Question 11
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    These Palestinian territories are inside the borders of Israel.

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    Gaza Strip

    Bethlehem

    West Bank

    Golan Heights

  • Question 12
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    This war happened on June 5-10th, 1967, and resulted in Israel capturing the Old City of Jerusalem, the West Bank, and other areas.

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    Islamic Revolution

    Six-Day War

    Korean War

    Iranian Hostage Crisis

  • Question 13
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    The Middle East and other areas were held for about 700 years by this empire, which collapsed as a result of World War I.

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    German Empire

    Ottoman Empire

    Austro-Hungarian Empire

    Russian Empire

  • Question 14
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    The source of a major conflict in the Middle East is the 1947 U.N. decision to give an area known as Palestine to Jews leaving Europe after the...

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    Treaty of Versailles

    Holocaust

    pogroms targeting them

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