Social Studies Review

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which river do Syria and Israel share?
    • A. 

      Euphrates

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Tigris

    • D. 

      Nile

    • E. 

      Mississippi

  • 2. 
    Desalination means:
    • A. 

      Removal of sand to improve irrigation

    • B. 

      Saving water for drip irrigation

    • C. 

      Removal of salt from water

    • D. 

      Using hydroelectricity to create salination

  • 3. 
    This country has no fresh water:
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      Turkey

    • E. 

      Afghanastan

  • 4. 
    This is the waterway that connects the Tigris and the Euphrates.
    • A. 

      Al Tigrueph

    • B. 

      The Iran dam

    • C. 

      Kuwati canal

    • D. 

      Shaat-al-Arab

    • E. 

      Iraq al-equireius

  • 5. 
    Two of the biggest natural resources in the Middle East are:
    • A. 

      Oil and petroleum

    • B. 

      Natural gas and oil

    • C. 

      Water and coal

    • D. 

      Oil and sand

    • E. 

      Gold and uranium

  • 6. 
    Which countries are the most oil rich in the Midde East?
    • A. 

      Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia, Israel, Kuwait, Syria

    • C. 

      Kuwait, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon

    • D. 

      Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iran

    • E. 

      Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, Iraq

  • 7. 
    How much of the world's oil supply is found in the Middle east? 
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      70%

    • E. 

      80%

  • 8. 
    The "Bedouins" of the Middle East have traditionally lived in the:
    • A. 

      Urban cities

    • B. 

      River banks

    • C. 

      Deserts

    • D. 

      Mountains

    • E. 

      Oil fields

  • 9. 
    OPEC controls:
    • A. 

      The distribution and availability of oil

    • B. 

      The production and manufacturing of oil refineries

    • C. 

      The supply and cost to produce oil

    • D. 

      The price and supply of oil

    • E. 

      The location and price of oil

  • 10. 
    Which are the three major religions of the Middle East?
    • A. 

      Judaism, Hinduism, Islam

    • B. 

      Buddhism, Christianity, Islam

    • C. 

      Islam, Judaism, Christianity

    • D. 

      Judaism, Islam, Buddhism

    • E. 

      Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam

  • 11. 
    85% of the Muslims in the world are:
    • A. 

      Kurdish Muslims

    • B. 

      Sunni Muslims

    • C. 

      Shia Muslims

    • D. 

      Persian Muslims

    • E. 

      Iraqi Muslims