Struggles In The Middle East Quiz

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Play this informative quiz on the struggles in the Middle East and see how well you know it. The Middle East is one of the most divided regions geographically and politically. The region is intermingled with conflicts and is a hotbed for geopolitical rivalries. The region is resource-rich and literally "fuels" the growth of the world economy. Do you know which country shelters the Houthi Rebels and who is supporting Hezbollah? Get answers to all this and much more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     Which superpower supports Bashar Al Assad's regime?

    • A.

      U.S.A

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Israel

    • D.

      U.K

    Correct Answer
    B. Russia
    Explanation
    Russia supports Bashar Al Assad's regime.

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  • 2. 

    Houthi rebels are in which country?

    • A.

      U.A.E

    • B.

      Yemen

    • C.

      Saudi Arab

    • D.

      U.S.A

    Correct Answer
    B. Yemen
    Explanation
    The Houthi rebels are located in Yemen.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following country is not a member of GCC?

    • A.

      Bahrain

    • B.

      Oman

    • C.

      Kuwait

    • D.

      Iran

    Correct Answer
    D. Iran
    Explanation
    Iran is not a member of GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). The GCC is a regional intergovernmental political and economic union consisting of six Arab states in the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Iran, although located in the Persian Gulf region, is not part of this council.

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  • 4. 

    Hamas mainly targets which country?

    • A.

      U.A.E

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Israel

    • D.

      Qatar

    Correct Answer
    C. Israel
    Explanation
    Hamas mainly targets Israel because it views it as an occupying force and seeks to establish an independent Palestinian state. Hamas has carried out numerous attacks, including suicide bombings and rocket attacks, targeting Israeli civilians and military personnel. The group's primary objective is to resist Israeli occupation and reclaim Palestinian territories, particularly the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

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  • 5. 

     Which country supports Hezbollah?

    • A.

      U.S.A

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Israel

    • D.

      U.K

    Correct Answer
    B. Iran
    Explanation
    Iran supports Hezbollah.

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  • 6. 

    Arab Spring started from which country?

    • A.

      Lebanon

    • B.

      Tunisia

    • C.

      Egypt

    • D.

      Saudi Arabia

    Correct Answer
    B. Tunisia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tunisia because the Arab Spring, a series of protests and uprisings against authoritarian regimes, began in Tunisia in December 2010. The self-immolation of a street vendor named Mohamed Bouazizi sparked widespread protests against corruption, unemployment, and lack of political freedoms, eventually leading to the overthrow of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. The Tunisian revolution inspired similar movements in other Arab countries, making it the starting point of the Arab Spring.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following country is not a signatory to the Abraham Accord?

    • A.

      United Arab Emirates

    • B.

       Israel

    • C.

      Saudi Arabia

    • D.

      Bahrain

    Correct Answer
    C. Saudi Arabia
    Explanation
    Saudi Arabia is not a signatory to the Abraham Accord. The Abraham Accord is a peace agreement signed between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain in September 2020. The accord aims to normalize diplomatic, economic, and cultural relations between the signatory countries. While the United Arab Emirates, Israel, and Bahrain have signed the accord, Saudi Arabia has not.

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  • 8. 

    The Gulf war started in

    • A.

      1993

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990
    Explanation
    The Gulf War started in 1990. This conflict was triggered by Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, which led to an international coalition led by the United States intervening to liberate Kuwait. The war lasted for several months, with intense aerial and ground combat. The coalition forces successfully expelled the Iraqi forces from Kuwait and achieved their objective. Therefore, the correct answer is 1990.

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  • 9. 

    The first country to sign a peace deal with Israel was

    • A.

      Iran

    • B.

      Egypt

    • C.

      Morocco

    • D.

      Oman

    Correct Answer
    B. Egypt
    Explanation
    Egypt was the first country to sign a peace deal with Israel. In 1979, Egypt signed the Camp David Accords, a peace treaty negotiated by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, under the mediation of US President Jimmy Carter. This historic agreement ended decades of hostility between the two countries and established diplomatic and economic relations. The peace treaty with Egypt paved the way for subsequent agreements and negotiations between Israel and other Arab nations, marking an important milestone in the Middle East peace process.

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  • 10. 

    Israel took the Golan Heights from which country?

    • A.

      Lebanon

    • B.

      Egypt

    • C.

      Syria

    • D.

      Jordan

    Correct Answer
    C. Syria
    Explanation
    Israel took the Golan Heights from Syria. The Golan Heights is a region located in southwestern Syria, and it was captured by Israel during the Six-Day War in 1967. The area has strategic importance due to its elevated position, which allows for surveillance and control over the surrounding territories. Israel's occupation of the Golan Heights has been a source of ongoing tension and conflict between Israel and Syria.

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