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of the following is not a country included in the North Africa/Southwest Asia realm?
What is the name for the land between the rivers?
Hydraulic civilization theory holds that:
cities were able to control irrigated farming over large hinterlands hold power over the cities.
Which of the following is not an Old World culture hearth?
the Mecca area of the Arabian Peninsula
What is the difference between expansion diffusion and relocation diffusion?
In the case of expansion diffusion, a phenomenon originates in an area, remains strong there, and spreads outward; in relocation diffusion, the phenomenon is carried to a distant location and diffuses from there.
Which area was least influenced by the spread of Islam?
Shi'ite Muslims constitute the great majority of the population of:
About 85 percent of Muslims consider themselves:
The dominant form of Islam in Saudi Arabia is
The empire that ruled over much of Southwest Asia prior to World War I was the:
The North Africa/Southwest Asia realm contains about _________ percent of the world's oil reserves.
The city of __________ is located at the confluence of the White Nile and Blue Nile, and serves as the capital of __________.
khartoum and sudan
Where is the Aswan High Dam is located
In the Nile river
The upstream country that could control the flow of the Nile River into Egypt is:
Which of the following is not located within the Maghreb region?
the mecca area of arabian penninsula
The western North African countries of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco are collectively called:
Which of the following oil producers does not border the Persian Gulf?
The major mountain range in North Africa is the:
North African exclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are associated with which country?
Darfur Province, the recent scene of a massive ethnic cleansing, is located in the central-west of:
Which North African country fought a bitter war of liberation against the French?
This country is the smallest in North Africa, but has the highest GNI per capital in North Africa.
Which of the following rivers flows through Iraq?
[Jordanians, Syrians, Egyptians] have lost which piece of territory to the Israelis?
Syrians lost Golan
Jordan lost west bank
egyptians lost tel avi, gaza
Jordan has absorbed large numbers of
Which of the following statements about Lebanon is false?
all of various religious denominations have come to an accomodation that has provided peace in the country for the past 5 decades
The modern state of Israel was created in
The state of Israel:
was created from territory that was formerly administered by the british
Which of the following countries does not share a common border with Israel
From 1949 until 1967, West Jerusalem was controlled by
Which of the following countries is not located on the Arabian Peninsula?
The United Arab Emirates includes the oil-rich sheikhdom known as:
The choke point known as the ___________ lies between Yemen and Djibouti.
bab el mandeb
The Ottoman Empire was headquartered in the city of:
Kemal Atatürk is most closely identified with the city of:
Turkey's application for membership in the EU will be helped by all but which of the following?
ceding of crete to greece
Iran differs from most of the North Africa/Southwest Asian realm in that:
it is dominantly shiite
Which of the following is not one of the republics of Turkestan?
The body of water devastated by Soviet irrigation schemes is the:
Which of the following republics of Turkestan contains an ethnic majority of Persian origin?
The most important ethnic group in Afghanistan is the:
What is the bal four declaration
a letter from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Baron Rothschild (Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild), a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
Which of the following countries has never invaded Afghanistan?
countries that invaded afghanistan: China, Britain, India, Russia (USSR),Turkey, Persia (Iran), Mongolia and the US.
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