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1 SW Asia Review Game 1st 9-Weeks 7th Grade Social Studies
2 Why is it important for nations to have a system to convert from one currency to another? Converting to different currencies makes it possible to buy & sell goods between nations with different types of money.
3 Why do most countries in the Middle East & the world operate somewhere in between a market economy & a command economy?Most countries have found they need a mix of free market & govt. control to be successful & to protect consumers.
4 A much higher standard of living. Countries that invest heavily in technology, factories, and machinery can expect what impact that to have on their economy?A much higher standard of living.
5 What group is OPEC interested in protecting? The nations that export oil AND are members of OPEC.
6 What was one reason that Israel was established in 1948? To provide a homeland for Jews following the Holocaust.
7 What is the difference between a religious group and an ethnic group? A religious group shares the same religious beliefs. An ethnic group share a common culture.
8 What impact might wars and unrest in the Middle Eas have on the rest of the world? Many countries depend on oil imported from the M.E. Wars could interfere with oil production/supplies, etc.
9 Of Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Iran, which country does NOT rely on oil production for economic purposes?ISRAEL.
10 What form of government does Saudi Arabia have? Absolute Monarchy
11 In 1973, countries in the Middle East stopped exporting oil to the U.S. in protest against US support of Israel. Such a strategy is an example of an ____.embargo
12 What is the most powerful elected official in Iran? President
13 GDP (Gross Domestic Product) The total amount of goods and services produced in a country in one year is known as the _____.GDP(Gross Domestic Product)
14 Which of these countries in the Middle East has a Democracy which provides the most political freedom? Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Israel, or IranIsrael
15 Why did the US bomb & invade Afghanistan in 2001? They believed the government was offering safety toAl-Qaeda, the organization that attacked the US on 9/11/01.
16 Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries What is OPEC?An organization that monitors oil supply/demand in order to control the price of oil, & protects the interests of member nations.Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
26 What was the international movement that called for the establishment of a Jewish national or religious community in the land of Palestine??Zionism
27 What impact does specialization have on the economic development of a country? It allows a country to concentrate on the skills and resources that are available.
28 What narrow strait connects the Arabian Sea to the Persian Gulf & is vital to trading oil throughout the world?The Strait of Hormuz
29 Five Pillars of Faith of Islam? What are theFive Pillars of Faith of Islam?Belief in 1 god, Allah, and Muhammad is his messengerPray 5 times a day facing MeccaDonate to CharityFast during the holy month of RamadanTake a hajj to Mecca at least once
30 Muhammad was forced to leave Mecca for Medina in 622 AD/CE Muhammad was forced to leave Mecca for Medina in 622 AD/CE. In what present day country is Mecca found?Saudi Arabia
31 Why have the Tigris & Euphrates Rivers been a source of conflict for many years? They make up most of the water supply for Iraq, Turkey, & parts of Syria.
32 What modern day country is the home to those who call themselves Persians? Iran
34 Strong economies with a high GDP In general, countries with high literacy rates have....Strong economies with a high GDP
35 What is the most dominant ethnic group in the Middle East? Arabs
36 Turkey has a mixed economy, which is mostly: Command
37 In 1990-91, the US sent troops to the Middle East to free which country? Kuwait
38 Why is Iran referred to as a theocratic republic? It has both an elected parliament & a powerful religious leader which control the government.It is an Islamic Republic.
39 The Mediterranean SeaWhat is the name of this body of water?
40 If a country does NOT invest in its human capital, how can it affect the country’s gross domestic product?GDP may go down because poorly trained workers will not be able to do their jobs well.
41 If a country is really good at developing a product, what economic term are they demonstrating? Specialization
42 A country who has a government run by a religion is referred to as a _____. Theocracy
43 What are the Arabs and Israelis arguing over? L A N D
44 What led to the split between the Shia and Sunni Muslims? They disagree over whom should be allowed to lead after the death of Muhammad.
45 What started the Persian Gulf War in 1991? Iraq invaded Kuwait(Saddam Hussein)
46 What to produce? How to produce? For whom to produce? Countries and businesses need to ask themselves what 3 important economic questions?What to produce?How to produce?For whom to produce?
47 Where do most people in the Middle East tend to live? Near WaterEspecially Rivers.
48 Israel’s economy tends to lean more towards what type of economic system? Market
49 Mixed...with mostly Command What kind of economic system does Saudi Arabia have?Mixed...with mostly Command
50 What country in the Middle East has the most progressive & successful economy? Israel
51 What natural resource is responsible for the wealth of many ME countries? OIL
52 Whom do Christians believe is the Messiah? Jesus
53 The land was randomly divided up by the Europeans. What impact did the breakup of the Ottoman Empire have onSW Asia?The land was randomly divided up by the Europeans.
54 They are all monotheistic What concept do all three of the major Middle Eastern Religions share?They are all monotheistic
55 It is an invasion of their land. How do the Palestinians feel about the Jewish settlements in the West Bank?It is an invasion of their land.
56 Which river in the ME causes the most conflicts between the Arabs & Israelis? The Jordan River
57 They should reduce or eliminate their tariffs on all imported items. How could a country that has numerous tariffs in place open their country to more trade?They should reduce or eliminate their tariffs on all imported items.
58 What event marked the end of the Ottoman Empire? World War I
59 Representative Democracy Since Israel elects its leader, what form of government does it have?Representative Democracy
60 What are water rights?Laws that determine who may use (has the rights to) the water in a given region
61 Iran became a ___ ___ in 1979, when the head of state became an Ayatollah. Theocratic Republic
62 What form of government does Saudi Arabia currently have? An Absolute Monarchy
63 What process is used by countries in the ME to obtain fresh water? desalinization
64 Which ethnic group lives in several ME countries including Turkey, Iran, and Iraq? The Kurds
65 What economic role or activity are ALL people involved, regardless of their country’s economic system?Consuming
66 They have limited rights. What is true of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia?They have limited rights.
67 Saddam Hussein of Iraq, invaded Kuwait. What event sparked the Persian Gulf War(Operation Desert Storm)?Saddam Hussein of Iraq, invaded Kuwait.
68 Which country in the ME has the world’s largest oil reserves? Saudi Arabia
69 What is a result of trade? Specialization and interdependence.
70 The forced relocation of the Palestinian Arabs. What did the establishment of Israel lead to?The forced relocation of the Palestinian Arabs.
71 With what religion is Muhammad associated? ISLAM
72 With what religion is Jesus associated? CHRISTIANITY
73 What was the result of the Balfour Declaration of 1917? It helped pave the way for the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
74 Name the three (3) religious groups we have studied. The JewsThe ChristiansThe Muslims(The Shia & The Sunni)
75 Name the four ethnic groups we have learned about. The KurdsThe PersiansThe ArabsThe Jews
76 A disagreement over who should be their leader (caliph). What caused the split in the Islam faith between the Sunni & the Shia?A disagreement over who should be their leader (caliph).
77 What modern day country is the home to those who call themselves the Persians? Iran
78 The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers run through which country? Iraq
79 The Suez Canal is linked together by what two bodies of water? Mediterranean Sea & Red Sea
80 What is the Jewish Celebration of Lights? Hanukah
81 Persian GulfWhat is the name of this body of water?
82 What basic belief made Christianity different from Judaism? That the Messiah, or Jesus, already came to Earth
83 In which country is the Gaza Strip located? Israel
84 Which would best describe Zionism Which would best describe Zionism? Anti-Semitism, Jewish Nationalism, Arab Nationalism, or Jewish desire for expansion into SyriaJewish Nationalism
85 Which would best describe Zionism Which would best describe Zionism? Anti-Semitism, Jewish Nationalism, Arab Nationalism, or Jewish desire for expansion into SyriaJewish Nationalism
86 European Leaders (Governments) Who decided what the boundaries of the new countries in the Middle East would be after the break up of the Ottoman Empire?European Leaders(Governments)