Geo 200 Module 5 Quiz

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Module Quizzes & Trivia

The following quiz is on material covered in Module 5.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following religions is the oldest?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Druse (Druze)

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an independent state?
    • A. 

      Kuwait

    • B. 

      Yemen

    • C. 

      Bahrain

    • D. 

      Kurdistan

    • E. 

      Lebanon

  • 3. 
    The largest city in the Middle East and North Africa is
    • A. 

      Yemen.

    • B. 

      Istanbul.

    • C. 

      Tehran.

    • D. 

      Jerusalem.

    • E. 

      Cairo.

  • 4. 
    Zionism represents the world political movement for the
    • A. 

      Establishment of a Jewish homeland.

    • B. 

      Establishment of a Palestinian homeland in Palestine.

    • C. 

      Establishment of a Kurdish homeland in Kurdistan.

    • D. 

      Return of Mt. Ararat to Armenia.

  • 5. 
    Cultural differences are some of the reasons for the tensions between Iraq and Iran, because most Iraqis are __________, while most Iranians are __________.
    • A. 

      Arabic/Persian

    • B. 

      Arabic/Jewish

    • C. 

      Persian/Arabic

    • D. 

      Sunni/Shi'ia

  • 6. 
    OPEC is a group of
    • A. 

      Zionists.

    • B. 

      Oil-exporting nations.

    • C. 

      Islamist fundamentalists.

    • D. 

      Free-trading nations.

  • 7. 
    Which country was NOT involved in the post-WW I period when the Ottoman Empire was carved up under the League of Nations mandate system?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 8. 
    ____________ is a pilgrimage to Mecca.
    • A. 

      Sunna

    • B. 

      Jihad

    • C. 

      Hajj

    • D. 

      Haditha

  • 9. 
    Which country is NOT a part of the Eastern Mediterranean Crescent discussed in the text?
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      Turkey

    • E. 

      Lebanon

  • 10. 
    The violent uprising of Palestinians against the Israeli occupation is called
    • A. 

      Hamas.

    • B. 

      Hezbollah.

    • C. 

      PLO.

    • D. 

      The intifada.

    • E. 

      Haditha.

  • 11. 
    The __________ is a set of practical guidelines to behavior for Muslims.
    • A. 

      Medina

    • B. 

      Hajj

    • C. 

      Qur'an

    • D. 

      Sunna

    • E. 

      Haditha

  • 12. 
    Which of the following religions was born in the Middle East and North Africa region?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    The Ottoman empire was based on the Anatolian Plateau in modern
    • A. 

      Egypt.

    • B. 

      Turkey.

    • C. 

      Libya.

    • D. 

      Iran.

  • 14. 
    The Balfour Declaration was a __________ British mandate that required the establishment of a Jewish homeland.
    • A. 

      1917

    • B. 

      1932

    • C. 

      1945

    • D. 

      2001

  • 15. 
    After being part of the Ottoman Empire, Algeria became a possession of this country. 
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Portugal

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the dominant religion in the Middle East and North Africa?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Zoroastrianism

  • 17. 
    In North Africa, this is a tunnel well dug into the base of a mountain.
    • A. 

      Foggara

    • B. 

      Flaj

    • C. 

      Qanat

    • D. 

      Hadith

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is defined as a loose, usually black robe worn by Muslim women that covers the body including the face, from head to toe?
    • A. 

      Jihad

    • B. 

      Hajj

    • C. 

      Chador

    • D. 

      Haditha

  • 19. 
    In which of these societies would women appear to have the LEAST freedom?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Israel

    • D. 

      Jordan

    • E. 

      Algeria

  • 20. 
    The Berbers are found mostly in
    • A. 

      Turkey and Iraq.

    • B. 

      Israel and Jordan.

    • C. 

      Iran and Syria.

    • D. 

      Yemen and Oman.

    • E. 

      Morocco and Algeria.