World Geography Sw Asia Unit 7: Chapter 22 Section 2

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List some of the barriers in developing a healthy economy in the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • 2. 
    For Jews, ________ is the center of their modern and ancient homeland.
    • A. 

      Lebanon

    • B. 

      Beirut

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Palestine

  • 3. 
    Located in the Older part of the city, the _________ _________ once housed the religion's (Jewish) earliest temples.
  • 4. 
    In the Temple Mount, King _______ built the First Temple.
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Constantinople

    • C. 

      Solomon

    • D. 

      Freedman

  • 5. 
    Modern Jews pray on a portion of the Second Temple known as the ________ _______.
  • 6. 
    For Christians, Jerusalem is the sacred location of the final suffering and crucifixion of _________.
  • 7. 
    When Jerusalem was under Muslim control, Christians launched the _________ to regain the lands and place them under Christian control.
  • 8. 
    After _____ and ________, _________ is considered the third most holy city to Muslims.
    • A. 

      Mecca, Medina, Istanbul

    • B. 

      Mecca, Istanbul, Kabul

    • C. 

      Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Mecca, Jerusalem, Medina

  • 9. 
    The Dome of the Rock houses the spot where Muslims believe the Prophet _________ rose into heaven.
  • 10. 
    Jews believe the Dome of the Rock is the site where _________, a Jewish forefather, prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac to God.
  • 11. 
    There have been clashes between Jews and ____________ because the holy sites are close together.
  • 12. 
    After the end of WWl, the Ottoman Empire collapsed.
  • 13. 
    After WWl, France took Lebanon and ________.
  • 14. 
    After WWl, Britain controlled the ________ portion of the Eastern Mediterranean, including Jordan and Israel.
  • 15. 
    Lebanon gained independence in 19_ _.
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      41

    • D. 

      43

    • E. 

      46

  • 16. 
    Syria gained independence in 1946.  true or false?
  • 17. 
    After WWl, The land controlled by Britain was known as ___________.
  • 18. 
    The goal of ________ was to create a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
  • 19. 
    In 1939, the British halted the Jewish immigration to Palestine. true or false
  • 20. 
    Israel was established in....
    • A. 

      1941

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1945

    • D. 

      1947

    • E. 

      1948

  • 21. 
    The land designated for Palestinians on the West Bank and Gaza Strip is under ________ control.
  • 22. 
    In the 1960s, the ______ was formed to regain the land for Palestinian Arabs.
    • A. 

      OPEC

    • B. 

      ANC

    • C. 

      NBA

    • D. 

      PLO

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    PLO stands for.....
  • 24. 
    The creation of Israel produced a large number of ______ refugees.
    • A. 

      Palestinian

    • B. 

      Iranian

    • C. 

      Afghan

  • 25. 
    _________ has the largest Palestinian refugee population.
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Jordan

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia