5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rosh Hashanah
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
- a A country placed under control of another power by international agreement
- b Led a military coup in Egypt in 1952; ruled until 1970; established himself as a major Arab force in the Middle East.
- c certain products made from oil.
- d Jewish New Year
- e Ethnic 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- a series of wars between 1948 and 1973 that were fought between Israel and the Arab countries of Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon.
- Day of Atonement, a day for fasting and reflecting on one's sins.
- A worldwide movement, originating in the 19th century that sought to establish and develop a Jewish nation in Palestine. Since 1948, its function has been to support the state of Israel.
- a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel
5 True/False questions
Fellahin → ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting
Law of Return → Egypt's last ruling king 1936-1952; shared control with Britain; son of King Faud
Tradeoff → ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting
Muslim Brotherhood → 1950, says that Jews anywhere in the world can immigrate to Israel and become citizens
Anwar Sadat → Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)