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Middle East History Review

Quiz by Delicia Folsom

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30 questions
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  • Q1
    What happened when the Ottoman Empire collapsed?
    Conflict among ethnic and religious groups.
    Conflict over immigration laws.
    Conflict over the diamond trade.
    European countries had conflict.
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  • Q2
    What year did Israel become an independent nation?
    1948
    1967
    2003
    1979
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  • Q3
    What term best describes hatred and prejudice towards Jews?
    Palestine
    Zionism
    diaspora
    anti-semitism
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  • Q4
    Give the word that best describes the mass slaughter of the Jews.
    diaspora
    Zionism
    anti-semitism
    Holocaust
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  • Q5
    What European countries partitioned most of Southwest Asia (Middle East)Spai
    Great Britain & Italy
    France & Spain
    Great Britain & Spain
    Great Britain & France
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  • Q6
    How did the world react to the Holocaust?
    The world's interest in a Jewish homeland.
    The world was not interested in a Jewish homeland.
    The world wanted a Jewish nation in Europe.
    The world became more interested in a Jewish homeland.
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  • Q7
    What territory is still in conflict, and is where the terrorists against the Jews live?
    Gaza Strip
    Persia
    Saudi Arabia
    Iraq
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  • Q8
    What issue caused the invasion of Iran in the 1980's and then Kuwait in 1990?
    Water
    Religion
    Oil
    WMD
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  • Q9
    What is Al-Qaeda?
    An international group of oil producers.
    An international network of terrorists.
    An international group seeking peace.
    An international organization promoting religious harmony.
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  • Q10
    Why did the Jews believe that Palestine should be their homeland?
    The Arabs wanted to share the land with them.
    Many Jews lived in Palestine at the end of WWII.
    It was the ancient home of the Jews before the diaspora.
    Jews had purchased the property.
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  • Q11
    What word refers to a movement that encouraged the Jews to return to Palestine?
    Communism
    Diaspora
    Tolerance
    Zionism
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  • Q12
    Religion and land are reasons for conflict in the Middle East. Identify one of the conflicts.
    Christians and Muslims fight over control of oil.
    Shia and Sunnis fight over Mecca.
    Iran and Iraq fight over West Bank.
    Jews and Palestinian Arabs want to control Jerusalem.
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  • Q13
    After 9/11 of 2001, what country did the U.S. attack looking for the terrorist they were hiding?
    Iraq
    Kuwait
    Sudan
    Afghanistan
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  • Q14
    Suicide bombings are an example of what?
    Diplomacy
    Terrorism
    Tolerance
    Mandate
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  • Q15
    What is not a cause of the Arab/Israeli conflicts?
    Land
    Oil
    Ethnic problems
    Religion
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  • Q16
    Which Muslim countries made peace with Israel and recognize it as a Jewish country?
    Iraq and Iran
    Egypt and Jordan
    Iran and Jordan
    Egypt and Iran
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  • Q17
    Which conflict occurred because the U.S. thought the country was hiding WMD?
    Persian Gulf War
    Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Six Day War
    Afghanistan War
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  • Q18
    Who was the dictator of Iraq until 2003 when he was overthrown by the U.S.?
    Osama bin Laden
    Abraham
    Saddam Hussein
    Jimmy Carter
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  • Q19
    In 1980, Iraq attacked Iran, and then in 1990, Iraq attacked Kuwait. What explains the causes of these attacks?
    Oil is a cause for conflict in Southwest Asia (Middle East)
    Water is a cause of conflict.
    Ethnic issues are a cause of conflicts.
    Religion causes conflicts in the Middle East.
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  • Q20
    What best describes the Palestinian Liberation Organization?
    A group of Palestinian terrorists who wanted the Jews out of Israel.
    A group of Jews who wanted to promote giving land back to the Palestinians.
    A group of Palestinian people who wanted to welcome the Jews to Israel.
    A group of Palestinians who were seeking to get the Christians out of Israel.
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