5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Scarcity of Water
- Strait of Hormuz
- Ayatollah Khomeini
- Islamic Fundamentalism
- a A strategic waterway connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman. Very vital for the world's supply of petroleum.
- b A belief that the laws of Islam should guide the people of the Middle East. This provides the greatest threat to stability in parts of the Middle East.
- c The Islamic leader who established an Islamic fundamentalist government in Iran in 1979.
- d A major obstacle in the economic developement in the Middle East.
- e Minority population in modern day Iraq who have sought self-rule.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Israel acquired the lands of the Golan Heights, West Bank, and Gaza Strip.
- Used western practices to modernize the nation of Turkey.
- The peace agreement between the nation of Egypt and Israel in 1979 acknowledging Israel's sovereignty.
- An individual who calls Muslims to pray five times a day.
- A political system in which fundamental Islamic laws govern the people and the lands. Iran is currently a theocracy.
5 True/False Questions
Neolithic Revolution → The development of farming that brought about the establishment of permanent settlements.
The Crusades → This series of religious wars opened up trade between Europe and the Middle East, and also fostered tension between Muslims and Christians.
Five Pillars of Faith → These Islamic beliefs established guidelines for living.
Iranian Revolution → This 1979 revolution resulted in the establishment of an Islamic State.
Balfour Declaration → The English support of a Jewish homeland in the region of Palestine during World War I.