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Middle East History

Quiz by Kristina Grubbs

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    What happened on May 14, 1948?
    South Sudan became a country
    apartheid ended
    Israel became a country
    Pearl Harbor was bombed
    30s
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  • Q2
    What happened that finally led to the world agreeing that the Jews needed their own country?
    Pearl Harbor was bombed
    apartheid began
    the holocaust
    none of these
    30s
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  • Q3
    What empire controlled much of the Middle East leading up to WWI?
    Persian Empire
    British Empire
    Ottoman Empire
    Roman Empire
    30s
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  • Q4
    True or False: When creating new borders in the Middle East after WWI, the British and French made sure they didn't split up ethnic groups or push together groups that did not get along.
    False
    True
    45s
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  • Q5
    True or False: A lot of problem were caused in the Middle East, and are still problems today, because of the boundaries that the British and French created and the way ethnic groups were forced together and split up.
    True
    False
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  • Q6
    What is the Jewish movement to have their own country in Israel called?
    holocaust
    nationalism
    anti-semitism
    zionism
    45s
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  • Q7
    What is the oppression and mistreatment of the Jews called?
    nationalism
    holocaust
    zionism
    anti-semitism
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  • Q8
    What country did the U.N. divide to create Israel?
    Palestine
    Pakistan
    Iraq
    Turkey
    45s
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  • Q9
    What year did the first war between the U.S. and Iraq happen?
    2011
    1991
    1948
    2001
    45s
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  • Q10
    What years did the 2nd war between the U.S. and Iraq take place?
    2003-2016
    1990-1991
    2003-2011
    2001-2014
    45s
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  • Q11
    What years did the war between the U.S. and Afghanistan take place?
    2001-2014
    1990-1991
    2003-2011
    1965-1975
    45s
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  • Q12
    What the the last name of the U.S. president during both wars with Iraq?
    Obama
    Bush
    Clinton
    Reagan
    45s
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  • Q13
    Who was the leader of Iraq during both wars with the U.S.?
    Osama bin Laden
    Omar al-Bashir
    Saddam Hussein
    Ho Chi Minh
    45s
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  • Q14
    Who controlled the government of Afghanistan when the war with the U.S. started?
    Osama bin Laden
    Viet Cong
    Taliban
    al-Qaeda
    45s
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  • Q15
    Why did the U.S. go to war with Iraq the first time?
    they were helping the taliban
    Iraq invaded our ally Kuwait
    we wanted their oil
    they attacked us on Sept 11
    45s
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  • Q16
    Why did the U.S. go to war with Iraq the 2nd time?
    they were helping al-Qaeda
    they bombed Pearl Harbor
    we thought they had weapons and mass destruction
    they attacked us on Sept 11th
    60s
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  • Q17
    Why was the 2nd U.S. war with Iraq significant?
    it was the last time the U.S. went to war
    it was the only time we fought a war entirely on foreign soil
    it was the 1st time we'd attacked a country that hadn't attacked us or one of our allies first
    it was the first time the U.S. got involved in the Middle East
    60s
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  • Q18
    What event led to the U.S. going to war with Afghanistan?
    we thought they had WMD
    we were attacked on Sept 11, 2001
    Pearl Harbor was attacked
    Kuwait was invaded
    60s
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  • Q19
    What is the name of the group responsible for the Sept. 11th attacks?
    Viet Mihn
    Viet Cong
    al-Qaeda
    Taliban
    60s
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  • Q20
    Who was leading al-Qaeda when Sept. 11th happened?
    Omar al-Bashir
    Osama bin Laden
    Saddam Hussein
    the Taliban
    60s
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