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5 Matching questions

  1. Haj
  2. Palestine
  3. Aswan High Dam
  4. Arab-Israeli Wars
  5. Mandate
  1. a An Arab region that was controlled by Britain after WWI, and also the land the Jews had lived in 2,000 years earlier.
  2. b a series of wars between 1948 and 1973 that were fought between Israel and the Arab countries of Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon.
  3. c It was built in 1956 to control the flooding of the Nile River. The dam gives Egyptian farmers a more dependable source of water for their crops. It also gives Egypt electrical power.
  4. d Pilgrimage to Mecca
  5. e A country placed under control of another power by international agreement

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
  2. An exchange of one benefit for another.
  3. ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting
  4. Egypt's last ruling king 1936-1952; shared control with Britain; son of King Faud
  5. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; international cartel that inflates price of oil by limiting supply; Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and UAE are prominent members

5 True/False questions

  1. Fellahinninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting

          

  2. Petrochemicalsninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting

          

  3. Kibbutza collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel

          

  4. Yom KippurOrganization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; international cartel that inflates price of oil by limiting supply; Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and UAE are prominent members

          

  5. KurdsEthnic group that lives in parts of Iraq and Turkey. They often suffer persecution in both countries, and are currently under the protection of the United Nations in Iraq.