Middle East Unit Test

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  • 1. 
    Promising new idea automobiles will run on what?
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Jet fuel

    • E. 

      Hydrogen

  • 2. 
    What is Jihad?
    • A. 

      A dance move.

    • B. 

      A singer.

    • C. 

      A poltical party.

    • D. 

      A holy war waged by Muslims.

    • E. 

      A new idea of thinking developed by Osama Bin Ladin in 1993.

  • 3. 
    Who is the leader of the notorious terrorist organization, Al Qaeda?
    • A. 

      My Mom

    • B. 

      Osama Bin Ladin

    • C. 

      Mrs. Muller

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussain

    • E. 

      Ayatollah Khomeini

  • 4. 
    Why is there no international definiton of terrorism?
    • A. 

      Because nobody thought about one.

    • B. 

      Because it would cost a lot of money

    • C. 

      Saddam Hussain won't allow one

    • D. 

      Mrs. Muller said no!

    • E. 

      It is open to what each country believes it means.

  • 5. 
    What does Zionism mean?
    • A. 

      A belief in one god

    • B. 

      A belief in many gods

    • C. 

      A policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine

    • D. 

      A belief in one ruler

  • 6. 
    Why do terrorist commit senseless acts of violence?
    • A. 

      Because they feel like it

    • B. 

      Because they are forced to

    • C. 

      They feel their relgion dictates it and to intimidate another country or gain control

  • 7. 
    What was the Balfour declaration?
    • A. 

      A policy from the UN to combat terrorism

    • B. 

      Promised land to jews for fighting in WWI

    • C. 

      Agreement made with arabs

  • 8. 
    How did arabs and isralis react to 1947 partition?
    • A. 

      They were both angry

    • B. 

      Jews were sad

    • C. 

      Arabs start a war

    • D. 

      Jews were happy they got some land while the arabs weren't happy they end up with less land.

  • 9. 
    Who supports Isreal?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      The US

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      Germany and Austria

  • 10. 
    Three MOST popular territories in Isreal are...?
    • A. 

      North,south and west banks

    • B. 

      The area where oil is

    • C. 

      Gaza, the west bank, and Goland heights

  • 11. 
    What does the PLO stand for?
    • A. 

      A short form of a treaty signed in Iraq

    • B. 

      A labor union

    • C. 

      The Palastinian liberation organization

  • 12. 
    What does Intifada mean?
    • A. 

      A spanish ice cream

    • B. 

      A war with Russia

    • C. 

      An Arabic word which literally means "shaking off",

  • 13. 
    Who lead the PLO?
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Lenin

    • C. 

      Osama Bin Ladin

    • D. 

      Mrs. Muller

    • E. 

      Yasser Arafat

  • 14. 
    What was Isreal forced to return as a result of the Yom Kippur war?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Land

    • C. 

      Jeruslem

  • 15. 
    Who was NOT represented at the Camp david accords and why?
    • A. 

      Isreal because they caused the war

    • B. 

      Germany because they have money

    • C. 

      France because they are very powerful

  • 16. 
    What is the outcome of the Oslo Accords of 1993?
    • A. 

      Nobody wins

    • B. 

      Isreal is bombed

    • C. 

      Japan takes control

    • D. 

      Iraq steps in

    • E. 

      Isreal accepts the PLO

  • 17. 
    What relgious claims to Jews and Arabs have to the land?
    • A. 

      Jews were there first!

    • B. 

      Arabs were there first!

    • C. 

      Jews have the western wall holy site while the dome of the rock is the muslim holy site.

  • 18. 
    Islam splits into 2 sections what are they?
    • A. 

      Kurds and knights

    • B. 

      Muslims and Arabs

    • C. 

      Sunnis and Shiites

  • 19. 
    What does exodus mean?
    • A. 

      A journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment

    • B. 

      A move for freedom

  • 20. 
    Differences between 2 most popular muslims
    • A. 

      One group has no oil

    • B. 

      Shia, said it had to be a descendant of Muhammed. The others, sunni, decided to choose a new leader without him having to be a descendant.

    • C. 

      One group has no money

  • 21. 
    Who was in power in Iran before 1979?
    • A. 

      Shah Pavlavi

    • B. 

      Mrs. Muller

    • C. 

      Hitler

    • D. 

      Al Queda

  • 22. 
    Who was the Shiite muslim who wanted control of Iran in 1979?
    • A. 

      Ayotollah Kumani

    • B. 

      Hitler

    • C. 

      Shah Pavlovi

    • D. 

      Lenin

    • E. 

      Stalin

  • 23. 
    What was the Kurtish village attacked using WMD's?
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Harleysville

    • E. 

      Halbja

  • 24. 
    What type of muslim is Sadam?
    • A. 

      Kurd

    • B. 

      Christian

    • C. 

      Sunni

    • D. 

      Shiite

    • E. 

      He's not he didn't believe in any god

  • 25. 
    What were the Coalition forces?
    • A. 

      Hitler's party

    • B. 

      A group of religous leaders

    • C. 

      US,Egpyt, Saudi Arabia,UK

    • D. 

      Saddam's Regime

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