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Geography Chapter 8 test review
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The ________ is the lowest point on any continent and the world's saltiest body of water.
Turkey's largest city is ________.
________ means that religion is kept separate from government.
The dispersal of the Jewish population is known as ________.
A ________ large farm where people share everything in common.
________ is Lebanon's capital that was badly damaged during the country's civil war.
How is the Eastern Mediterranean considered a part of the Middle East?
In between Europe and the far east
How would the region's dry climates affect where people lived?
People need to live in areas where they can use irrigation for crops if water is scarce
What would happen if the region's people did not have access to water?
They would not be able to farm or have drinking water and they would have to leave
How was the control of Constantinople important?
It was a strategic location between Europe and Asia
What is Zionism?
Movement that called for Jews to reestablish their ancient homeland
Why does Israel need a strong military?
Because of conflicts with their neighbors
What is the capital of Syria and why is it historically significant?
Damascus- oldest inhabited city in the world
Why did Lebanon have a civil war?
Christians and Muslims were in charge and cooperation broke down
How do you think Jordan survives with very few resources?
Jordan survives because of tourism and banking- also needs economic aid from oil-rich Arab nations and the United States
The climate of Israel, Jordan, and Syria is...?
A. Desert B. Steppe C. humid subtropical D. Mediterranean
Turkey's government wants to be more like countries on what continent?
A. Asia B. South America C. Australia D. Europe
Jews and Palestinian Arabs make up most of what country's population?
A. Jordan B. Israel C. Turkey
What city is sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians?
A. Istanbul B. Tel Aviv C. Jerusalem
Most people living in Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan are...?
A. Arabs B. Jews C. European
Based on the map, what physical features surround most of Turkey?
A. Mountains B. Seas C. lakes
Many of Jordan's people are...?
A. Bedouins B. Lebanese C. Jewish
Be able to locate these on a map...
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