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5 Matching questions

  1. Mesopotamia
  2. Golden Age of Moslem Culture
  3. The Crusades
  4. Arab-Israeli Conflict
  5. David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Menachem Begin
  1. a Leaders of the modern state of Israel.
  2. b Developed the foundations of modern science and math
  3. c An ancient kingdom that developed along the Tigris and Euphrates river valley.
  4. d This series of religious wars opened up trade between Europe and the Middle East, and also fostered tension between Muslims and Christians.
  5. e This conflict often led to tensions that contributed to terrorism in the region.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The development of farming that brought about the establishment of permanent settlements.
  2. A political system in which fundamental Islamic laws govern the people and the lands. Iran is currently a theocracy.
  3. This man seized the Suez Canal from the British in order to gain control of the nation of Egypt's vital resources.
  4. The peace agreement between the nation of Egypt and Israel in 1979 acknowledging Israel's sovereignty.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Scarcity of WaterA strategic waterway connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman. Very vital for the world's supply of petroleum.


  2. A MuezzinAn individual who calls Muslims to pray five times a day.


  3. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)This 1979 revolution resulted in the establishment of an Islamic State.


  4. Anwar SadatEgyptian president who was assassinated for his role in the signing of the Camp David Peace Accords.


  5. DiasporaThis holy book greatly influenced the Jewish religion and culture.