Southwest Asia Governments

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Southwest Asia is experiencing rapid economic growth and urbanization. Today, more than 40 percent of its population lives in urban areas. Decentralization policies have shifted responsibilities from national to local governments. Just how much do you know about the governments in the region? Take the test and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country has a king?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Israel

  • 2. 
    Which type of government does Israel have?
    • A. 

      Parliamentary Democracy

    • B. 

      Autocracy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Theocracy

  • 3. 
    Which country has a Supreme Leader?
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 4. 
    Country who calls its legislature the Knesset:
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Iran

  • 5. 
    These two countries have a president with little power:
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia and Israel

    • B. 

      Israel and Iran

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia and Iran

  • 6. 
    People can vote in this country: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Israel

  • 7. 
    A country with a prime minister who has most of the power and is chosen by the legislature is:
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 8. 
    Country where voters must be 21 and until recently had to be male:
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Iran

  • 9. 
    Country who has a hereditary leader (passed down in family):
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Iran

  • 10. 
    This country has a government most like the one in the US:
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Iran

  • 11. 
    This country has a government known as an Islamic Republic:
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 12. 
    This country is a theocracy (check any that apply):
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Israel

  • 14. 
    This country has the worst human rights record (treats people the worst--less rights and freedoms):
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Iran

  • 15. 
    In this country all males and females must serve in the military:
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Iran