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Historical Events in Middle East Review

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  • Q1
    This empire was dominant in the Middle East region for hundreds of years.
    Ottoman Empire
    Assyrian Empire
    Holy Roman Empire
    Byzantine Empire
    30s
  • Q2
    True or False: The Ottoman Empire was on the winning side of WWI.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q3
    Which word means to divide land by creating borders?
    Partitioning
    Slicing
    Cutting up
    Carving
    30s
  • Q4
    What was the problem with Britain and France's partitioning in the Middle East?
    All of these
    They created rigid borders in a region that traditionally had fluid ones.
    They did not consult the Arab countries.
    They put different groups together under one government that did not actually get along.
    30s
  • Q5
    Which country wound up with the most authority and greatest power to create new national borders?
    Britain
    Russia
    France
    United Nations
    30s
  • Q6
    For many years, countries were under British supervision even though they were technically ___________.
    Still part of the Ottoman Empire
    Britain's colonies
    Independent
    30s
  • Q7
    Which natural resource did Britain want to secure its access to in the Middle East?
    Water
    Oil
    Coal
    Lumber
    30s
  • Q8
    True or False: Britain and France partitioning the Middle East region was super successful.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q9
    Borders in Mesopotamia were traditionally _______________.
    Fluid
    Both
    Neither
    Rigid
    30s
  • Q10
    After Britain and France partitioned territory in the Middle East, the borders became very ___________.
    Fluid
    Both of these
    Rigid
    Neither of these
    30s
  • Q11
    Great Britain and France drew borders without thinking of tribes, religious groups, and ethnic groups that would be forced under one ___________.
    Government
    Religion
    30s
  • Q12
    When Iraq was created, it merged two different groups of ___________ into one country.
    Muslims
    Jewish people
    Christians
    30s
  • Q13
    When Great Britain and France drew borders, they divided _________________ among Turkey, Iraq, and Iran.
    Arabs
    Persians
    Kurds
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of these are an effect of Britain and France partitioning the Middle East?
    Long periods of civil war within Middle East region
    Religious and ethnic conflicts
    All of these
    Hostility by Middle Easterners towards West (Britain, France)
    30s
  • Q15
    True or False: Israel did not exist until after WWII.
    False
    True
    30s

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