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5 Matching questions

  1. Scarcity of Water
  2. Gamal Nasser
  3. Neolithic Revolution
  4. Ayatollah Khomeini
  5. A Muezzin
  1. a This man seized the Suez Canal from the British in order to gain control of the nation of Egypt's vital resources.
  2. b The Islamic leader who established an Islamic fundamentalist government in Iran in 1979.
  3. c The development of farming that brought about the establishment of permanent settlements.
  4. d A major obstacle in the economic developement in the Middle East.
  5. e An individual who calls Muslims to pray five times a day.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Israel acquired the lands of the Golan Heights, West Bank, and Gaza Strip.
  2. This series of religious wars opened up trade between Europe and the Middle East, and also fostered tension between Muslims and Christians.
  3. Minority population in modern day Iraq who have sought self-rule.
  4. This 1979 revolution resulted in the establishment of an Islamic State.
  5. A strategic waterway vital to trade, which connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea

5 True/False questions

  1. TheocracyA political system in which fundamental Islamic laws govern the people and the lands. Iran is currently a theocracy.


  2. David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Menachem BeginLeaders of the modern state of Israel.


  3. Golden Age of Moslem CultureDeveloped the foundations of modern science and math


  4. TorahThis holy book greatly influenced the Jewish religion and culture.


  5. Strait of HormuzA strategic waterway connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman. Very vital for the world's supply of petroleum.