What is the name of this body of water?

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Southwest Asia
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What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What is the
name of this
landform?
What is the name of the strait at the
southern end of the Persian Gulf?
Strait of Hormuz
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What is the
name of this
country?
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers meet in
which county?
Iraq
The Suez Canal links what two
bodies of water?
Mediterranean Sea &
Red Sea
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
Which bodies of water are
connected by the Strait of Hormuz
The Arabian Sea and the
Persian Gulf
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
What is the
name of this
country?
In which country are the Gaza Strip
and the West Bank located?
Israel
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What country is the Sinai Peninsula a part
of?
Egypt
What river runs through Syria,
Israel, and Jordan?
Jordan River
What river forms a boundary between Israel
and Jordan?
Jordan River
What is the
name of this
river?
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What does OPEC stand for?
Organization of Petroleum
Exporting Countries
What is the
name of this
landform?
What is the
name of this
country?
What is the
name of this
river?
Which Middle Eastern Country is
located in both Europe and
Asia?
Turkey
What is the term for the removal of salt
from water?
Desalination
What is the
name of this
river?
What meets the Euphrates River in Iraq?
Tigris River
What is the
name of this
country?
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What is the
name of this
country?
What is the climate of Southwest
Asia?
Arid
What is the name of the body of water with
the highest salt volume in the world?
Dead Sea
What is the
name of this
body of
water?
What two countries share a border at the
Sinai Peninsula?
Egypt and Israel
What is the
name of this
landform?
What 3 continents meet in the Middle East?
Africa, Asia, Europe
What was the Holocaust?
The murder of millions of European
Jews during World War II
What is Zionism?
The belief that Jews deserved
to return to a homeland in
Zion where they had lived in
Biblical times
What is the most dominant ethnic
group in Southwest Asia (Middle
East)?
Arabs
What is the name of the
agency that created the State
of Israel as a homeland for
the Jews?
The United Nations
How did Palestinians feel about
the new state of Israel?
They rejected it as unfair to
them
When the Ottoman Empire ended,
Who drew up the Boundaries for the
new country’s created ?
European Politicians
When were the Countries of
Jordan and Iraq created?
after World War I
What has happened to many of the
Palestinians refugees since 1948 ?
Many still live in refugee
camps
Who ruled Palestine before
Israel gained it’s Independence?
United kingdom
When Israel was established,
who is forced to relocate?
The Palestinian Arabs
U.S. troops are still fighting in
which Middle Eastern Country?
Afghanistan
What event started Operation
Desert Storm?
After Saddam Hussein
invaded Kuwait
A person who had to leave their home as a
result of war is known as what?
Refugee
Why did the U.S. get involved in the first gulf
War?
Because Iraq
invaded kuwait
Who is responsible for the 9-11
attacks?
Osama Bin Ladin
Iraq’s second largest ethnic
group is?
Kurds
Who are the Taliban?
A group of Radical
Muslims
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
What is the capital of Israel?
Jerusalem
This is the official language of
the Jewish people?
Hebrew
Zionism can be best described as
?
Jewish nationalism
Or the dream to return to Israel
The West Bank is between what
two country’s?
Israel and Jordan
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.
Jerusalem is sacred to which
people
Muslims, Jews & Christians
What basic belief made
Christianity different from
Judaism?
Christians believed Jesus
was the Messiah, or savior of
man
What was the Camp David
Accord?
Talks that led to an
agreement between
Israel and Egypt
What is the second largest sect
of Islam?
Shiite Muslim
What country took over the area
of Mesopotamia during WWI?
Great Britain
What ethnic group’s
predominant language is Arabic,
and the majority follows the
teachings of Islam.
Arabs
Which religion do most people
in Southwest Asia practice
Islam
What modern day country is the home to
those who call themselves the Persians?
Iran
What ethnic group is found in
Iraq, Turkey, and Syria?
Kurds
Abraham, the father of
ancient Israel, believed in only
one God. This concept is
known as
Monotheism
What is the holy writing of
Judaism?
Torah
The year 330 CE is what
century?
th
4
century CE
What did Muhammad believe
the angle Gabriel was asking
him to do?
Tell the word of God to
the people
Muslims pray how many times
a day?
5
The sacred book of the
Muslims is called the
Quran
Judaism, the world's oldest
major religion, originated in
which modern country?
Israel
What is the birthplace of
Islam?
Mecca
What is the largest type of
Islam practiced?
Sunni
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
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
In the Middle East, which
country would be an example of
a Federal Type of government?
Israel
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
What is the title of the Shia
religious leader of IRAN?
Ayatollah or Supreme
Leader
Of the countries we studied, which
is considered an Islamic Republic?
Iran
The Israeli legislator is called?
The Knesset
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
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
This means food fit to be
eaten, according to Jewish
dietary laws
Kosher
What is the relationship
between Judaism,
Christianity, and Islam?
All three believe in the same
God – they just have different
interpretations of God
What are the Five Pillars?
Five basic obligations that
Muslims are supposed to
meet in their lives
What is the leader of Iran
known as?
The Supreme Leader or
Ayatollah
Muslims pray at a
Mosque
A country ruled by a person that
has complete and unlimited
power
Autocracy
The central government holds most
of the power in _________
government.
UNITARY
What is the legislative branch
of government is responsible
for ???
making and carrying out
the laws
How is the leader of a Parlimentary
Democracy chosen?
The Prime Minister is chosen by
representatives in the legislator
A government based upon
religious beliefs is BEST
described as an
Theocracy
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
A small group of powerful
leaders are in charge in this
type of government…
Oligarchy
How is the leader of a
Presidential Democracy chosen?
The president is chosen in a
vote by the people.
A republic government based on the laws of
Islam (Saudi Arabia, Iran)
Islamic Republic
What type of government
citizens choose representatives
to make and enforce the laws
Representative Democracy
or Republic
What type of government controls
most aspects of its peoples life.
Authoritarian
People who can work, solve
problems, and create businesses are
called what?
Human Resources
Or Human Capital
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.
What type of government gives the king or
queen complete control?
Absolute Monarchy
What type of government gives the king or
queen very little control, they are more of a
figure head?
Constitutional Monarchy
What is a Political Trade Barrier
that places a tax on incoming
goods?
tariff
Who benefits from trade restrictions placed
on imported goods?
Local companies that produce
the same products as the
imports-LIMITS competition
What are the three main
Economic Questions?
1.
2.
3.
What to produce/how much.
How to produce it.
For whom to produce it for.
Give examples of a natural trade
barrier
Oceans, Rivers,
Mountains, Deserts, etc.
In general, countries with high
literacy rates …
Have strong economies
What natural resource is the
source of many conflicts in the
region.
Water
Laws based on the teachings of
the Quran are known as what
Shariah Law
Why do countries have exchange
rates?
In order to trade with
one another
The 1973 Oil crisis was the
outcome of what type of
political trade barrier between
OPEC and the US??
An EMBARGO
How do literacy rates in
Southwest Asia differ for men
and women?
Women have lower rates
than men in most countries
A person who takes risks by
starting a new business is called
a/an
Entrepreneur
In a traditional system, what is
exchanged for goods and
services?
Other goods and
services
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