Middle East Physical Geography Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Taking salt out of water:
    • A. 

      Desaltation

    • B. 

      Standard of living

    • C. 

      Diversify

    • D. 

      Oasis


  • 2. 
    The quality of life of people in an area:
    • A. 

      Desaltation

    • B. 

      Standard of living

    • C. 

      Diversify

    • D. 

      Petroleum


  • 3. 
    The energy resource formed from the remains of ancient plants and animals.
    • A. 

      Petroleum

    • B. 

      Oasis

    • C. 

      Desaltation

    • D. 

      Sahara Desert


  • 4. 
    A Place where fresh water is available in a desert because of a spring or well.
    • A. 

      Sahara Desert

    • B. 

      Nonrenewable resources

    • C. 

      Oasis

    • D. 

      Desaltation


  • 5. 
    Land that can produce crops.
    • A. 

      Arable

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Oasis

    • D. 

      Diversify


  • 6. 
    Coal, oil, and natural gas are examples of these-- they cannot be replaced once they are used up.
    • A. 

      Oasis

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Desaltation

    • D. 

      Nonrenewable resource


  • 7. 
    Largest desert in the world--the size of the US!
    • A. 

      Oasis

    • B. 

      Sahara Desert

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Desaltation


  • 8. 
    Where is the most fertile soil found, leading people to settle there?
    • A. 

      In the desert

    • B. 

      The Rub al-Khali

    • C. 

      Near rivers

    • D. 

      On mountains


  • 9. 
    Which resource do the people of Southwest and Central Asia need the most?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Gas

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Water


  • 10. 
    What problem has been caused by irrigation systems in Southwest and Central Asia?
    • A. 

      Too many rivers overflow their banks

    • B. 

      Too many crops are grown

    • C. 

      Too much available water is used up

    • D. 

      Too much hydroelectricity is produced


  • 11. 
    About one-fifth of the world's petroleum reserves are found in __________
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Egypt


  • 12. 
    Trying to live in this dry world would be an example of what kind of conflict?
    • A. 

      Man vs. nature

    • B. 

      Man vs. man

    • C. 

      Man vs. self


  • 13. 
    Living in a dry world requires people to make adaptations, changes in how they ___________ and __________.
    • A. 

      Eat and drink

    • B. 

      Sleep and live

    • C. 

      Live and work


  • 14. 
    What are three things that rivers provide?
    • A. 

      Water, soil and transportation

    • B. 

      Water, soil and seaweed

    • C. 

      Vegetation, soil, and water


  • 15. 
    What two landforms form the borders between many of the Middle Eastern countries?
    • A. 

      Rivers

    • B. 

      Coasts

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Roads


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