5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Golden Age of Moslem Culture
- The Crusades
- Arab-Israeli Conflict
- David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Menachem Begin
- a Leaders of the modern state of Israel.
- b Developed the foundations of modern science and math
- c An ancient kingdom that developed along the Tigris and Euphrates river valley.
- d This series of religious wars opened up trade between Europe and the Middle East, and also fostered tension between Muslims and Christians.
- e This conflict often led to tensions that contributed to terrorism in the region.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The development of farming that brought about the establishment of permanent settlements.
- A political system in which fundamental Islamic laws govern the people and the lands. Iran is currently a theocracy.
- This man seized the Suez Canal from the British in order to gain control of the nation of Egypt's vital resources.
- The peace agreement between the nation of Egypt and Israel in 1979 acknowledging Israel's sovereignty.
- 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
Scarcity of Water → A strategic waterway connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman. Very vital for the world's supply of petroleum.
A Muezzin → An individual who calls Muslims to pray five times a day.
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) → This 1979 revolution resulted in the establishment of an Islamic State.
Anwar Sadat → Egyptian president who was assassinated for his role in the signing of the Camp David Peace Accords.
Diaspora → This holy book greatly influenced the Jewish religion and culture.