Quiz : United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates


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  • 1. 

    UAE is connected with Oman by a road. What is the name of the UAE-Oman border?

    • A.

       Hali Border

    • B.

      Wagha Border

    • C.

      OmUAE Border

    • D.

       Wajajah Border

    Correct Answer
    D.  Wajajah Border
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wajajah Border. This is the name of the border between UAE and Oman.

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  • 2. 

    UAE is connected with Oman by a road. What is the name of the UAE-Oman border?

    • A.

       Hali Border

    • B.

      Wagha Border

    • C.

      OmUAE Border

    • D.

       Wajajah Border

    Correct Answer
    D.  Wajajah Border
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wajajah Border. The Wajajah Border is the name of the border between UAE and Oman. It is the point where the two countries are connected by a road.

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  • 3. 

    Al Ain falls in Abu Dhabi's territory.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Al Ain falls in Abu Dhabi's territory because Al Ain is a city located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It is the largest inland city in the country and is situated on the eastern border of Abu Dhabi. Therefore, it is correct to say that Al Ain falls within Abu Dhabi's territory.

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  • 4. 

    The UAE flag was raised on _________________, for the first time by Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan to mark the country's union.

    • A.

      December 22, 1971

    • B.

      December 2, 1971

    • C.

      December 2, 1972

    • D.

      December 21, 1971

    Correct Answer
    B. December 2, 1971
    Explanation
    On December 2, 1971, the UAE flag was raised for the first time by Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan to mark the country's union.

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  • 5. 

    A _____________________ is a traditional Arabic coffee pot for serving Arabian coffee. It is a symbol of the Emirati culture, featuring on the United Arab Emirates dirham coin

    • A.

      Soupa

    • B.

      Dallah

    Correct Answer
    B. Dallah
    Explanation
    A "Dallah" is a traditional Arabic coffee pot for serving Arabian coffee. It is a symbol of the Emirati culture and is even featured on the United Arab Emirates dirham coin.

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  • 6. 

    Islam is the official religion and Arabic is the official language of the UAE.

    • A.

      Islam, Arabic

    • B.

      Islam, urdu

    Correct Answer
    A. Islam, Arabic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Islam, Arabic. This means that the official religion of the UAE is Islam and the official language is Arabic. This indicates that Islam plays a significant role in the cultural and social fabric of the country, and Arabic is widely spoken and used in various aspects of life such as government, education, and media.

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  • 7. 

    Six emirates joined the UAE in 1971, the seventh, _______________________, joined the federation on 10 February 1972.

    • A.

      Abu Dhabi 

    • B.

      Ras Al Khaimah

    • C.

      Dubai

    • D.

      Fujairah 

    Correct Answer
    B. Ras Al Khaimah
    Explanation
    Ras Al Khaimah is the correct answer because it is stated in the question that six emirates joined the UAE in 1971, and the seventh emirate joined on 10 February 1972. Since Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Fujairah are already mentioned as options, the only remaining option is Ras Al Khaimah. Therefore, Ras Al Khaimah is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Ṣīr Banī Yās is a natural island located ________________ southwest of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

    • A.

      190 KM 

    • B.

      180 KM 

    • C.

      170 KM

    • D.

      200 KM 

    Correct Answer
    C. 170 KM
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 170 KM. This means that Ṣīr Banī Yās is located 170 kilometers southwest of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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  • 9. 

    In which year, the UAE became the first country in the Middle East to host the FIFA Club World Cup tournament?

    • A.

      2009

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    A. 2009
    Explanation
    In 2009, the UAE became the first country in the Middle East to host the FIFA Club World Cup tournament.

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  • 10. 

    Prior to the 1930s, what was Abu Dhabi’s most important industry and primary source of income.

    • A.

      Fishing

    • B.

      Pearling

    Correct Answer
    B. Pearling
    Explanation
    Prior to the 1930s, Abu Dhabi's most important industry and primary source of income was pearling. Pearling involved the harvesting of pearls from oysters in the Arabian Gulf. This industry thrived in Abu Dhabi due to its strategic location and rich pearl beds. The pearls were highly valued and traded globally, providing significant economic benefits to the region. However, with the discovery of oil in the 1930s, the focus shifted towards the oil industry, leading to a decline in the pearling industry.

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  • 11. 

    In 1998, __________ was named the “Cultural Capital of the Arab World” by UNESCO.

    • A.

      Al Ain 

    • B.

      Dubai 

    • C.

      Abu Dhabi 

    • D.

      Sharjah

    Correct Answer
    D. Sharjah
    Explanation
    Sharjah was named the "Cultural Capital of the Arab World" by UNESCO in 1998. This recognition highlights the city's significant contributions to the Arab cultural heritage and its commitment to promoting and preserving cultural diversity. Sharjah has been praised for its efforts in supporting the arts, literature, and education, making it a prominent cultural hub in the Arab region.

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  • 12. 

    There are no permanent rivers in the UAE.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "There are no permanent rivers in the UAE" is true. This is because the UAE is mostly desert and has a dry climate, which means there is a scarcity of water sources such as rivers. The country relies on desalination plants and other methods to meet its water needs.

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  • 13. 

    UAE's national animal.

    • A.

      Camel

    • B.

      Gazelle

    • C.

      Arabian oryx

    • D.

      Falcon

    Correct Answer
    C. Arabian oryx
    Explanation
    The Arabian oryx is the national animal of the UAE. This species of antelope is native to the Arabian Peninsula and is well-adapted to desert conditions. It is known for its distinctive long horns and white coat, which helps to reflect sunlight and keep the animal cool in the harsh desert environment. The Arabian oryx holds cultural and historical significance in the UAE and is considered a symbol of the country's heritage and resilience.

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  • 14. 

    _______________ is the smallest emirate in the UAE. It covers an area of 260 square kilometers and has a population of 373,000 people.

    • A.

      Al AIn

    • B.

      Sharjah

    • C.

      Ajman

    • D.

      Dubai

    Correct Answer
    C. Ajman
    Explanation
    Ajman is the correct answer because it is the smallest emirate in the UAE, covering an area of 260 square kilometers. It also has a population of 373,000 people.

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  • 15. 

    __________________ is the least populated emirate in the UAE.

    • A.

      Umm al-Quwain

    • B.

      Dubai

    • C.

      Sharjah

    • D.

      Ajman

    Correct Answer
    A. Umm al-Quwain
    Explanation
    Umm al-Quwain is the least populated emirate in the UAE. This can be inferred from the fact that the other options - Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman - are more well-known and populous emirates in the UAE, making Umm al-Quwain the least populated among them.

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  • 16. 

    The UAE is the first country in the world to have a minister for Artificial Intelligence.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the United Arab Emirates (UAE) indeed became the first country in the world to appoint a minister for Artificial Intelligence. In October 2017, the UAE government announced the appointment of Omar Sultan Al Olama as the Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence. This move highlights the UAE's commitment to embracing and advancing AI technologies in various sectors, including government services, healthcare, transportation, and education. The establishment of a dedicated minister for AI reflects the UAE's recognition of the importance and potential of artificial intelligence in shaping the future.

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  • 17. 

    Which university was the first to open in the UAE?

    • A.

      Abu Dhabi University

    • B.

      UAE University

    • C.

      Khalifa University

    • D.

      Zayed University

    Correct Answer
    B. UAE University
    Explanation
    UAE University was the first university to open in the UAE. This university was established in 1976 and is considered the oldest and most prestigious university in the country. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and has gained a reputation for its high-quality education and research facilities. UAE University has played a significant role in shaping the education system in the UAE and has been a pioneer in promoting higher education in the country.

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  • 18. 

    How many colors are there in UAE Flag 

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    The UAE flag consists of four colors: red, green, white, and black. The red represents courage, the green represents hope, the white represents purity, and the black represents the strength of the country. Each color holds significant symbolism and represents different aspects of the UAE's culture and values.

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  • 19. 

    Which is UAE's national Airline ? 

    • A.

      Etihad 

    • B.

      Gulf Air 

    • C.

      Emirates 

    Correct Answer
    A. Etihad 
  • 20. 

    Full Form of GCC 

    • A.

      Gulf Cooperation Centre

    • B.

      Gulf Countries Cooperation

    • C.

      Gulf Cooperation Council

    • D.

      Gulf Cordination Committee

    Correct Answer
    C. Gulf Cooperation Council
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gulf Cooperation Council. The GCC is a political and economic alliance of six Gulf countries, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. It was established in 1981 to promote cooperation and integration among member states in various areas such as trade, finance, and security. The term "Council" accurately represents the nature of this alliance as a collaborative and decision-making body among the participating countries.

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  • 21. 

    How much did Burj Khalifa cost to construct?

    • A.

      $1.5 billion 

    • B.

      $2.5 billion 

    • C.

      $2.2 billion 

    • D.

      $3.5 billion 

    Correct Answer
    A. $1.5 billion 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $1.5 billion. This is the cost of constructing the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The construction of such a massive and iconic structure required significant financial investment, and $1.5 billion was the amount spent on its completion.

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