United Arab Emirates
How many countries and continents make up the Middle East?
16 countries, 3 continents
Which three continents are part of the Middle East?
Africa, Asia, Europe
Which Middle East countries border the Red Sea?
Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Which five countries in the Middle East are the smallest in land area?
Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Cypress, Lebanon
Which Middle East countries border Iraq?
Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Kuwait
The Sinai Peninsula connects which two countries?
The Suez Canal borders which two bodies of water?
Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea
How many Middle East counties border the Persian Gulf?
Which two territories have been a constant battle zone between the Israelis and the Palestinian Arabs?
West Bank, Gaza Strip
What three major religions developed in the Middle East?
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Which two major rivers flow into the Persian Gulf?
How many national parks are there in Utah and what part of the state are they mostly in?
How did Arches National Park get its name?
over 2,000 arches
What is unusual about Bryce Canyon National Park?
unusual rock formations, castles, cathedrals, wild animals
What is Canyonlands National Park noted for?
red rock canyons, sandstone spires,
What is Capitol Reef National Park famous for?
long ridge topped with white sandstone that looks like a capitol dome, petroglyphs and pictographs
What are some unique facts about Zion National park?
steep and narrow canyons, unusual rock formations, refuge for pilgrims
What two rives are near two national parks?
Why are National Parks considered cultural landmarks?
They are irreplaceable, provide habitats, and show how life was long ago.
What are some physical features in Utah?
canyons, rivers, mountains, lakes, plateaus, basins
What does the D.C in Washington D.C stand for?
District of Columbia
Where is D.C located?
between Virginia and Maryland
Which building does the president live and work in and what is its address?
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
What two buildings serve as east-west borders of the National Mall?
Washington Monument, Capitol Building
What is one memorial honors veterans of wars in D.C?
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
What buildings are on Capitol Hill?
Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress
What building are historic documents displayed in and where is it?
National Archives, National Mall