5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Arab-Israeli Wars
- Anwar Sadat
- King Farouk
- a Egypt's last ruling king 1936-1952; shared control with Britain; son of King Faud
- b ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting
- c Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
- d Pilgrimage to Mecca
- e a series of wars between 1948 and 1973 that were fought between Israel and the Arab countries of Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An Arab region that was controlled by Britain after WWI, and also the land the Jews had lived in 2,000 years earlier.
- It was built in 1956 to control the flooding of the Nile River. The dam gives Egyptian farmers a more dependable source of water for their crops. It also gives Egypt electrical power.
- Led a military coup in Egypt in 1952; ruled until 1970; established himself as a major Arab force in the Middle East.
- extremist Muslim group that insists Egypt be governed only by Islamic law
- A country placed under control of another power by international agreement
5 True/False questions
Kurds → Ethnic group that lives in parts of Iraq and Turkey. They often suffer persecution in both countries, and are currently under the protection of the United Nations in Iraq.
Rosh Hashanah → ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting
Yom Kippur → Day of Atonement, a day for fasting and reflecting on one's sins.
OPEC → Pilgrimage to Mecca
Secondary Products → Raw Material, good example is Oil.