Arab Spring: Syria's Civil War 5/6

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Arab Spring: Syria

Take home quiz, for World History. Make sure to watch the Arab Spring: Syria's Civil War and Syria and Libya: What is the difference? Videos before taking this quiz, you may use your notes from the video. You have 6 minutes to answer 5 questions. You may only take this quiz once.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain why it is hard for the International community to take action in Syria?(There is over 10 different reasons you should talk about at least 5 of them. If you would like you can just list them)
  • 2. 
    Why is it harder for the International community to intervene in Syria compared to Libya?Check all of the answers that are correct
    • A. 

      Syria cities are spread out

    • B. 

      The military is loyal to Syria

    • C. 

      Syria has a united opposition force

    • D. 

      Syria does not have a clear opposition force

    • E. 

      The Syrian government has support from other countries and organizations

  • 3. 
    Syria is controlled by what religious group/ sect?
    • A. 

      Sunni Muslims

    • B. 

      Alawite (Shia sect)

    • C. 

      Druze (Shia off shoot/sect)

    • D. 

      Christian

    • E. 

      Kurds

    • F. 

      Armenians

  • 4. 
    After World War 1 what happened to Syria?
    • A. 

      They became an independent country

    • B. 

      France and Britain had a mandate over the territory

    • C. 

      They had to pay a war tax for supporting Germany during the war

    • D. 

      They joined the Ottoman Empire

  • 5. 
    Once French troops left Syria in 1946 what happened to the country?
    • A. 

      Syria became united and their economy took off

    • B. 

      Britain came in and took control

    • C. 

      The country became unstable

    • D. 

      France still is in control of them today

  • 6. 
    Unlike Egypt, Syria's revolution turned violent fast. What did the government do to try and stop protesters?
    • A. 

      Used tanks, artillery, and live rounds in their guns

    • B. 

      Burned cities, and poisoned water supplies

    • C. 

      Captured rebels and put them in camps

    • D. 

      They negotiated with the people

  • 7. 
    Which of the following groups is supporting the Syrian government?
    • A. 

      Hezbollah

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • E. 

      Turkey

    • F. 

      United States

  • 8. 
    Who is Bashar Al Assad?
    • A. 

      The leader of the opposition group

    • B. 

      President of Syria

    • C. 

      ISIS leader who is in Syria

    • D. 

      The Army commander in charge of the Syrian military

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