Arab people quiz
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name the 7 major Ethnic groups of the Middle East
Arabs, Iranians, Turks, Israelis, Palestinians, Armenians, Kurds
Which group is majority Christian
What is the prominent religion practiced in the region?
Which group speaks Farsi?
Which group speaks Hebrew?
What culture traits holds these ethnic groups together?
their religion, and language
What percentage of the population in the Middle East is Arab?
These people live in many different countries but are the 4th largest ethnic groups in the region. name the people and at least 2 of the 4 countries they occupy
Kurds - Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Azerbaijan
Which 2 ethnic groups are still holding on to hope that they will have a country to call their own?
Palestinians and Kurds
the Middle East is at the crossroads of which three continents
Asia, Europe and Africa
The Suez Canal provides an important shipping link between which 2 seas?
Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
The Arab Peninsula is sparsely populated because of the lack of
What made the Middle East such a significant area of cultural diffusion?
the area brought many cultures in contact with one another
the population of the Middle East is unevenly distributed because
the lack of water in the region has forced people to live close to the few well-watered areas
Which of the following statements about the Middle East is false
false that the Arabian peninsula has the largest population of any physical region in the Middle East
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