World Geography Sw Asia Unit 7: Chapter 21

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Asia Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on southwest Asia-Grade 9


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How are the plateaus of Iran and Anatolia different?
  • 2. 
    Why is the interior of Turkey semi Arid?
  • 3. 
    Southwest Asia connects 3 continents which are
    • A. 

      Antartica, europe, africa

    • B. 

      Europe, asia, africa

    • C. 

      Southwest asia, asia, africa

  • 4. 
    The capital of afghanistan is
    • A. 

      Kabul

    • B. 

      Muscat

    • C. 

      Damascus

  • 5. 
    The golan heights is an important landmark in southwest asia because
    • A. 

      Israel and Syria have decided that the land belongs to Israel

    • B. 

      Israel and Syria have been able to successfully split the region to make peace

    • C. 

      Israel and Syria have been waging war over it since 1967

  • 6. 
    The most valuable resources in SWest Asia are ______ and __________.
  • 7. 
    The Anatolian Peninsula is occupied by the country of __________
  • 8. 
    The Persian Gulf is also called the ____________ ________.
  • 9. 
    The Arabian Peninsula is primarily this landform..
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Desert

  • 10. 
    Wadis are .......
    • A. 

      Riverbeds that are dry except during the rainy season

    • B. 

      Riverbeds that are filled with water flowing from the Tigris river

    • C. 

      Riverbeds that are dry because of the desert like conditions of Arabian peninsula

  • 11. 
    The most important mountain range is Iran is _______ mountains
  • 12. 
    The dead sea is between which 2 countries?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia and Egypt

    • B. 

      Egypt and jordan

    • C. 

      Lebanon and Jordan

  • 13. 
    The ______ and ______ rivers supported ancient river valley civilizations
  • 14. 
    This river serves as a natural boundary between Israel and Jordan
    • A. 

      Euphrates River

    • B. 

      Tigris River

    • C. 

      Jordan River

  • 15. 
    The worlds greatest deposits of oil are found here
    • A. 

      Strait of Hormuz

    • B. 

      Persian Gulf

    • C. 

      Arabian Sea

  • 16. 
    Rub-Al-Khali
    • A. 

      It is a region landlocked between Syria and Jordan

    • B. 

      It is the language of the locals in Kuwait

    • C. 

      Is the most famous desert in SW asia

  • 17. 
    Salt Flats are caused in Iran because
    • A. 

      Zagros mountains that prevent rains from coming into the region

    • B. 

      Extreme moisture that creates salt particles in the soil

    • C. 

      Desert like climate

  • 18. 
    There are 2 types of deserts in southwest asia
    • A. 

      Salty and hot

    • B. 

      Sandy and dry

    • C. 

      Sandy and salty

  • 19. 
    The 2 important rivers in Turkey are ___________ and ________________.
  • 20. 
    Desalinization is essentially.............
    • A. 

      Removal of salt from the water

    • B. 

      Removal of waste from the water

    • C. 

      Removal of bacteria from the water

  • 21. 
    Water pumped from underground aquifers is called _________ water
  • 22. 
    Oil is found in _________ in this region rather than in the soil
  • 23. 
    Petroleum that has not been processed is called _______ _______.
  • 24. 
    Where might you find a refinery?
    • A. 

      Near the coast

    • B. 

      In the interiors

    • C. 

      Near the lakes