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1 Southwest Asia Review Game

2 What is the name of this body of water? Mediterranean Sea

3 What is the name of this landform? Rub al Khali Desert

4 What is the name of the strait at the southern end of the Persian Gulf? Strait of Hormuz

5 What is the name of this body of water? Dead Sea

6 What is the name of this country? Turkey

7 The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers meet in which county? Iraq

8 The Suez Canal links what two bodies of water? Mediterranean Sea & Red Sea

9 What is the name of this body of water? Black Sea

10 What is the name of this body of water? Arabian Sea

11 Which bodies of water are connected by the Strait of Hormuz The Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf

12 What makes it possible to get to the Mediterranean Sea from the Arabian Sea without having to sail around the continent of Africa? The Suez Canal

13 What is the name of this country? Afghanistan

14 In which country are the Gaza Strip and the West Bank located? Israel

15 What is the name of this body of water? Suez Canal

16 What country is the Sinai Peninsula a part of? Egypt

17 What river runs through Syria, Israel, and Jordan? Jordan River

18 What river forms a boundary between Israel and Jordan? Jordan River

19 What is the name of this river? Euphrates River

20 What is the name of this body of water? Red Sea

21 What does OPEC stand for? Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

22 What is the name of this landform? Sinai Peninsula

23 What is the name of this country? Israel

24 What is the name of this river? Tigris River

25 Which Middle Eastern Country is located in both Europe and Asia? Turkey

26 What is the term for the removal of salt from water? Desalination

27 What is the name of this river? Jordan River

28 What meets the Euphrates River in Iraq? Tigris River

29 What is the name of this country? Iraq

30 What is the name of this body of water? Persian Gulf

31 What is the name of this country? Iran

32 What is the climate of Southwest Asia? Arid

33 What is the name of the body of water with the highest salt volume in the world? Dead Sea

34 What is the name of this body of water? Strait of Hormuz

35 What two countries share a border at the Sinai Peninsula? Egypt and Israel

36 What is the name of this landform? Rub al Khali Desert

37 What 3 continents meet in the Middle East? Africa, Asia, Europe

38 What was the Holocaust? The murder of millions of European Jews during World War II

39 What is Zionism? The belief that Jews deserved to return to a homeland in Zion where they had lived in Biblical times

40 What is the most dominant ethnic group in Southwest Asia (Middle East)? Arabs

41 What is the name of the agency that created the State of Israel as a homeland for the Jews? The United Nations

42 How did Palestinians feel about the new state of Israel? They rejected it as unfair to them

43 When the Ottoman Empire ended, Who drew up the Boundaries for the new country’s created ? European Politicians

44 When were the Countries of Jordan and Iraq created? after World War I

45 What has happened to many of the Palestinians refugees since 1948 ? Many still live in refugee camps

46 Who ruled Palestine before Israel gained it’s Independence? United kingdom

47 When Israel was established, who is forced to relocate? The Palestinian Arabs

48 U.S. troops are still fighting in which Middle Eastern Country? Afghanistan

49 What event started Operation Desert Storm? After Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait

50 A person who had to leave their home as a result of war is known as what? Refugee

51 Why did the U.S. get involved in the first gulf War? Because Iraq invaded kuwait

52 Who is responsible for the 9-11 attacks? Osama Bin Ladin

53 Iraq’s second largest ethnic group is? Kurds

54 Who are the Taliban? A group of Radical Muslims

55 The U.S. went to war in 2003 against Iraq because? The United States government saw the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, developing weapons of mass destruction

56 What is the capital of Israel? Jerusalem

57 This is the official language of the Jewish people? Hebrew

58 Zionism can be best described as ? Jewish nationalism Or the dream to return to Israel

59 The West Bank is between what two country’s? Israel and Jordan

60 Why did the UN intervene In dispute between Iraq and Kuwait in 1990 ? Because the economies of many countries depend on oil, and Iraq’s actions threatened that supply.

61 Jerusalem is sacred to which people Muslims, Jews & Christians

62 What basic belief made Christianity different from Judaism? Christians believed Jesus was the Messiah, or savior of man

63 What was the Camp David Accord? Talks that led to an agreement between Israel and Egypt

64 What is the second largest sect of Islam? Shiite Muslim

65 What country took over the area of Mesopotamia during WWI? Great Britain

66 What ethnic group’s predominant language is Arabic, and the majority follows the teachings of Islam. Arabs

67 Which religion do most people in Southwest Asia practice Islam

68 What modern day country is the home to those who call themselves the Persians? Iran

69 What ethnic group is found in Iraq, Turkey, and Syria? Kurds

70 Abraham, the father of ancient Israel, believed in only one God. This concept is known as Monotheism

71 What is the holy writing of Judaism? Torah

72 The year 330 CE is what century? 4 th century CE

73 What did Muhammad believe the angle Gabriel was asking him to do? Tell the word of God to the people

74 Muslims pray how many times a day? 5

75 The sacred book of the Muslims is called the Quran

76 Judaism, the world's oldest major religion, originated in which modern country? Israel

77 What is the birthplace of Islam? Mecca

78 What is the largest type of Islam practiced? Sunni

79 What issue led to the split between the Sunni and Shia in Islam? They disagreed over who should lead the Muslim community after the death of Muhammad

80 In what country can people vote for local leaders and the countries president, but the true leader of the country chosen by the countries religious leaders? Iran

81 In the Middle East, which country would be an example of a Federal Type of government? Israel

82 What is the main belief that distinguished the Jewish faith from the others in the ancient world? The worship of a single god rather than many gods

83 What is the title of the Shia religious leader of IRAN? Ayatollah or Supreme Leader

84 Of the countries we studied, which is considered an Islamic Republic? Iran

85 The Israeli legislator is called? The Knesset

86 In what country can people vote for local leaders and the national legislator, but the Head of State and Nations leader are chosen by the national legislature? Israel

87 In what country can people vote for local leaders but because the King has final authority the citizens play a very small role if any in running the government? Saudi Arabia

88 This means food fit to be eaten, according to Jewish dietary laws Kosher

89 What is the relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? All three believe in the same God – they just have different interpretations of God

90 What are the Five Pillars? Five basic obligations that Muslims are supposed to meet in their lives

91 What is the leader of Iran known as? The Supreme Leader or Ayatollah

92 Muslims pray at a Mosque

93 A country ruled by a person that has complete and unlimited power Autocracy

94 The central government holds most of the power in _________ government. UNITARY

95 What is the legislative branch of government is responsible for ??? making and carrying out the laws

96 How is the leader of a Parlimentary Democracy chosen? The Prime Minister is chosen by representatives in the legislator

97 A government based upon religious beliefs is BEST described as an Theocracy

98 a country in which the powers of the central government are restricted and in which the states, colonies, or provinces have some self-government; ultimate power rests with the voters who choose their governmental representatives (India, United States, Germany, Federal Republic

99 A small group of powerful leaders are in charge in this type of government… Oligarchy

100 How is the leader of a Presidential Democracy chosen? The president is chosen in a vote by the people.

101 A republic government based on the laws of Islam (Saudi Arabia, Iran) Islamic Republic

102 What type of government citizens choose representatives to make and enforce the laws Representative Democracy or Republic

103 What type of government controls most aspects of its peoples life. Authoritarian

104 People who can work, solve problems, and create businesses are called what? Human Resources Or Human Capital

105 Why are dams a good idea for solving water problems in the countries they are located in but not for other countries? Dams limit the amount of water going down stream to other countries.

106 What type of government gives the king or queen complete control? Absolute Monarchy

107 What type of government gives the king or queen very little control, they are more of a figure head? Constitutional Monarchy

108 What is a Political Trade Barrier that places a tax on incoming goods? tariff

109 Who benefits from trade restrictions placed on imported goods? Local companies that produce the same products as the imports-LIMITS competition

110 What are the three main Economic Questions? 1.What to produce/how much. 2.How to produce it. 3.For whom to produce it for.

111 Give examples of a natural trade barrier Oceans, Rivers, Mountains, Deserts, etc.

112 In general, countries with high literacy rates … Have strong economies

113 What natural resource is the source of many conflicts in the region. Water

114 Laws based on the teachings of the Quran are known as what Shariah Law

115 Why do countries have exchange rates? In order to trade with one another

116 The 1973 Oil crisis was the outcome of what type of political trade barrier between OPEC and the US?? An EMBARGO

117 How do literacy rates in Southwest Asia differ for men and women? Women have lower rates than men in most countries

118 A person who takes risks by starting a new business is called a/an Entrepreneur

119 In a traditional system, what is exchanged for goods and services? Other goods and services

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