5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Muslim Brotherhood
- King Farouk
- a religious practices play a less important role in their lives.
- b a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel
- c 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.
- d Egypt's last ruling king 1936-1952; shared control with Britain; son of King Faud
- e extremist Muslim group that insists Egypt be governed only by Islamic law
5 Multiple choice questions
- An Arab region that was controlled by Britain after WWI, and also the land the Jews had lived in 2,000 years earlier.
- 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 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.
- Led a military coup in Egypt in 1952; ruled until 1970; established himself as a major Arab force in the Middle East.
- certain products made from oil.
5 True/False questions
Ramadan → A country placed under control of another power by international agreement
Tradeoff → An exchange of one benefit for another.
Yom Kippur → Day of Atonement, a day for fasting and reflecting on one's sins.
Mandate → ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting
Anwar Sadat → ninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting