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Section Quiz 30-2 Africa And The Middle East, 1945-present

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Section Quiz 30-2 Africa and the Middle East, 1945-Present

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  • 1. 
    . group that wanted Palestine to be a Jewish homeland
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      The United Arab Republic

    • C. 

      OPEC

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • E. 

      Pan-Arabism

  • 2. 
    Concept of Arab unity
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      The United Arab Republic

    • C. 

      OPEC

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • E. 

      Pan-Arabism

  • 3. 
    Short-lived union of Egypt and Syria starting in 1958
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      The United Arab Republic

    • C. 

      OPEC

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • E. 

      Pan-Arabism

  • 4. 
    . bloc of Arab oil-producing states formed in 1960
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      The United Arab Republic

    • C. 

      OPEC

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • E. 

      Pan-Arabism

  • 5. 
     Iraqi military leader who invaded Kuwait in 1990       
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      The United Arab Republic

    • C. 

      OPEC

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • E. 

      Pan-Arabism

  • 6. 
                        Which of the following was NOT a result of the UN resolution dividing Palestine?
    • A. 

      Many Palestinians fled to neighboring Arab states.

    • B. 

      Some Palestinians came under Israeli rule

    • C. 

      Many Palestinian people were forced to live in refugee camps.

    • D. 

      The issue of a Palestinian homeland was finally settled.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was NOT a reason the United States attacked Iraq in 2003?
    • A. 

      Iraq was headquarters for Osama bin Laden's base camp.

    • B. 

      Iraq was well on the way to developing nuclear weapons.

    • C. 

      Saddam Hussein had close ties to al-Qaeda.

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein had chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction.

  • 8. 
    In 1956 Egyptian colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser
    • A. 

      Seized the Suez Canal Company from Britain and France.

    • B. 

      Resisted the idea of an Arab union

    • C. 

      Returned the Suez Canal to the United States.

    • D. 

      Gave control of the Suez Canal to the Soviet Union.

  • 9. 
    During the Six-Day War, Israel gained control of all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The Sinai Peninsula

    • B. 

      the West Bank territory.

    • C. 

      The Golan Heights.

    • D. 

      Iraq.

  • 10. 
    During the 1980s, some militant Palestinian Arabs
    • A. 

      Led an intifada, or "uprising," in the territories occupied by Israel.

    • B. 

      Created an organization called the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

    • C. 

      Signed a cease-fire agreement with Egypt.

    • D. 

      Overthrew the shah in Iran.