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PPME Block 5 Greater Middle East Overview

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Which of the following statements is true?
Britain, France, Italy, and Russia divided up the Arab part of the Ottoman Empire after World War 1.
Kashmir ______________.
is a continuing source of tension between India and Pakistan
Which of the following statements is true?
A campaign of civil disobedience and non-violent protest led to India gaining its independence from the British.
India's collapsing economy has made it less of an important future trading partner of the United States
False
Which of the following are the major groups of Islam?
Sunni Islam, Shia Islam
Which of the following statements is NOT true?
Oil wealth spurred significant social reforms in Middle Eastern nations.
Which of the following statements is true?
Israel and India are the most stable democracies in the Southwest Asia region.
Which of the following is NOT a result of the collapse of the Soviet Union?
Jewish emigration from the former Soviet Union to Israel slowed to a trickle.
Which of the following statements is true?
Turkey is considered the most "Westernized" state in its region.
Which of the following is true concerning the Byzantine Empire?
Mostly Christian
Which of the following statements is true?
The 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran resulted in the deposing of the Shah, an ally of the United States
When did the first waves of Jewish settlers begin emigrating from Europe to the Middle East as part of the Zionist movement?
the 1880's
The region around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in modern-day Iraq is also known as ______________.
Mesopotamia
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