Middle East Family And Society Quiz

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Middle Eastern Culture


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  • 1. 

    Arranged marrages are very common in the middle east.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that arranged marriages are prevalent in the Middle East. Arranged marriages are a cultural practice in many Middle Eastern countries, where families play a significant role in selecting a suitable partner for their children based on factors such as social status, religion, and family background. This practice has been deeply rooted in the region's traditions and continues to be widely accepted and practiced.

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  • 2. 

    The majority of Middle Eastern population  today is made up of children 15 years old and younger.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the majority of the Middle Eastern population is currently composed of children who are 15 years old and younger. This suggests a high birth rate and a young population demographic in the region.

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  • 3. 

    The Middle Eastern extended family usually consists of less than 20 people.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Most extended families consist of at least 20 people and can included up to 200 people

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  • 4. 

    Children are expected to play and enjoy their childhood.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Children are expected to learn and train for their duties and responsibilities of adulthood

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  • 5. 

    Marriage is a test of loyalty towards their family.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The true test of loyalty that all sons and daughters go through is when they get married. They can either decide to remain loyal with their family and marry the person their family has picked out for them or they can rebel and marry someone else.

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  • 6. 

      A  A person is only considered an adult after they get married.     

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A person is considered an adult after they have their first child.

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  • 7. 

    A women's child is not considered a part of her father's family.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In many cultures and societies, a woman's child is traditionally considered a part of her own family rather than her father's family. This is based on the concept of matrilineal descent, where family lineage is traced through the mother's side. In such societies, the child takes the mother's family name, inherits property from the mother's side, and is primarily affiliated with the mother's family. Therefore, the statement that a woman's child is not considered a part of her father's family is true in this context.

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  • 8. 

    A womens's last name changes after she gets married.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The women keeps the name of her father even after she gets married.

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  • 9. 

    The Muslims believe in "Being gentle towards their children for the first seven years but in the following seven be firm"  while the jewish believe in strict disipline with their children at a very young age.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The prophet Muhammad was the one who said the quote about the muslim children, and the jewish quote goes" the rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.

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  • 10. 

    Amulets are still used today to keep themselves protected from the evil eye and sometimes they will burn incense to keep the evil eye away from the sick.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Most muslims belive that by wearing amulets and burning incense will help keep away the devil or the "evil eye"

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  • 11. 

             Socializing is not an important part of Middle Eastern life. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because socializing is indeed an important part of Middle Eastern life. Middle Eastern cultures value strong social connections and prioritize spending time with family, friends, and community members. Socializing often takes place through gatherings, meals, celebrations, and other social events. It is considered a way to build relationships, maintain harmony, and show hospitality.

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  • 12. 

    Purdon means that men and women are kept together.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Purdon means the seperation of men from women.

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