Modified Middle East Test Quiz

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Modified Middle East Test Quiz

Modified version of End of Unit Test on Middle East for students with IEP/504 testing modifications


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     what city in Israel most likely experiences the most conflict over religion because it is holy to three religions?
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Mecca

    • C. 

      Nazareth

  • 2. 
    Which of the following countries is on the Arabian Peninsula?
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Sudan

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 3. 
    What nation has the world's largest oil preserves?
    • A. 

      Venezuela

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 4. 
    Which early Muslim empire was founded in Turkey in the 1300s which ruled much of the Middle East until it was on the losing side in WWI? 
    • A. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • B. 

      Berber Empire

    • C. 

      Roman Empire

  • 5. 
    Which group of people came back to Palestine and in the early 1900's and started the country of Israel?
    • A. 

      Arabs

    • B. 

      Bedouins

    • C. 

      Jews

  • 6. 
    A theocracy is a government run by
    • A. 

      A dictator

    • B. 

      A religious leader

    • C. 

      The people

  • 7. 
    Which of the following best describes the land of the Arabian Peninsula and much of the Middle East?
    • A. 

      High mountain area year round snow

    • B. 

      Dry desert lands with no permanent rivers

    • C. 

      Lush forests with lakes and rivers

  • 8. 
    Which of the following explains how the Muslim religion began and spread throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa?
    • A. 

      The Prophet Muhammad spread Islam, it spread along trade routes, and then the Muslim Ottoman empire took control

    • B. 

      The Bedouin nomads spread the Islamic faith throughout the peninsula

    • C. 

      OPEC passed laws requiring all people to convert to Islam

  • 9. 
    OPEC can best be desribed as
    • A. 

      A title for a king of Iran or Persia

    • B. 

      The current capital city of Iraq

    • C. 

      An organization of nations that coordinate policies on selling petroleum

  • 10. 
    How does OPEC control oil and gas prices world wide?
    • A. 

      By buying up all the oil from competing companies

    • B. 

      By controlling the amount of oil that is produced

    • C. 

      By bombing the oil wells of competing companies

  • 11. 
    The majority religion and the main language in the Middle East are...
    • A. 

      Judaism and Hebrew

    • B. 

      Christianity and Arabic

    • C. 

      Islam and Arabic

  • 12. 
    A rare and valuable resource that causes many conflicts in the Middle East region is
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Soil

  • 13. 
    Saudi Arabia and many other Middle Eastern nations have economies that are largely dependent on...
    • A. 

      Ancient trade routes

    • B. 

      Tourism

    • C. 

      Petroleum/oil

  • 14. 
    All of the following are true about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict EXCEPT which one?
    • A. 

      The Palestinians have won most battles in the conflict

    • B. 

      They fight over land and religion

    • C. 

      They have been in conflict since the birth of Israel in 1947

  • 15. 
    One thing that Israel and Palestine have in common is
    • A. 

      They both claim their ancestors lived on the same land

    • B. 

      They share the same religious beliefs and practices

    • C. 

      They all speak a common language

  • 16. 
    Why is Iran's government considered a theocracy?
    • A. 

      It has no constitution

    • B. 

      It is run by religious leaders

    • C. 

      It is run by a dictator

  • 17. 
    What is anti-semitism?
    • A. 

      A group of people who believe that whites are a superior race

    • B. 

      Hatred of Jewish people

    • C. 

      Followers of Judaism

  • 18. 
    What is Zionism?
    • A. 

      A movement to establish a Jewish homeland

    • B. 

      A movement to establish a Palestinian homeland

    • C. 

      A time when Jewish people were exiled from their homeland and spread around the world

  • 19. 
    What are Palestinians?
    • A. 

      A group of Arabic-speaking Muslims living in the contested regions of Israel

    • B. 

      A movement to establish a Palestinian homeland

    • C. 

      A movement to establish an Israeli homeland

  • 20. 
    Which countries have the largest largest oil reserves in the region?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 21. 
    Use this graph to answer the next 2 questions In which country is oil income the largest percentage of gross domestic product (GDP)?
    • A. 

      Bahrain

    • B. 

      Kuwait

    • C. 

      Qatar

  • 22. 
    In which country is oil income the smallest percentage of GDP?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Bahrain

    • C. 

      United Arab Emirates

  • 23. 
    Which country is projected to have the largest supply of water in 2050?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Kuwait

  • 24. 
    Which country is projected to have the LEAST water supply by the year 2050?
    • A. 

      Saudia Arabia

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Kuwait

  • 25. 
    According to the literacy data in this chart, which of the Middle Eastern countries has the most amount of people who can read?
    • A. 

      Qatar

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Libya

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