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  1. Petrochemicals
  2. Rosh Hashanah
  3. Gamal Abdel Nasser
  4. Kurds
  5. Mandate
  1. a A country placed under control of another power by international agreement
  2. b Led a military coup in Egypt in 1952; ruled until 1970; established himself as a major Arab force in the Middle East.
  3. c certain products made from oil.
  4. d Jewish New Year
  5. 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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. Day of Atonement, a day for fasting and reflecting on one's sins.
  4. 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.
  5. a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel

5 True/False questions

  1. Fellahinninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting

          

  2. Law of ReturnEgypt's last ruling king 1936-1952; shared control with Britain; son of King Faud

          

  3. Tradeoffninth month of the Muslim calendar marked by fasting

          

  4. Muslim Brotherhood1950, says that Jews anywhere in the world can immigrate to Israel and become citizens

          

  5. Anwar SadatEgyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)