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Chapter 4: The Geography and History of Southwest Asia (Middle East)
Directions: For each question, write the letter of the BEST response on the line beside each question.
_______ 1. Which river in Southwest Asia ends at the Dead Sea?
_______ 2. What is the major export of Southwest Asia?
_______ 3. What does the acronym OPEC stand for?
a. Organization of Peaceful Extra Countries
b. Operation of Petroleum Extraneous Cobalt
c. Operation for Practical Export Constraints
d. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
_______ 4. What are the three major religions of Southwest Asia?
a. Islam, Judaism, and Shinto
b. Christianity, Islam, and Judaism
c. Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam
d. Christianity, Hinduism, and Judaism
_______ 5. What are the major tenents of Judaism given to the Hebrews by Moses?
a. Sharia Law
b. Ten Commandments
c. Ten Pillars
d. Ten Laws
_______ 6. Which is one common trait of the three major religions of Southwest Asia?
a. Each worships in a temple.
b. Abraham is an important ﬁgure for all.
c. They all consider Mecca a holy place.
d. They all believe in the Ten Commandments.
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