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Chapter 4: The Geography and History of Southwest Asia (Middle East)
Quick Review
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?
a. Euphrates
b. Jordan
c. Nile
d. Tigris
_______ 2. What is the major export of Southwest Asia?
a. cobalt
b. nickel
c. oil
d. timber
_______ 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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_______ 7. Which is the release from enslavement from the Egyptians and the ensuing migration?
a. Exodus of Arabs
b. Exodus of Hebrews
c. Exodus of Muslims
d. Exodus of Palestinians
_______ 8. Which ethnic group/religious group pairing is most likely to be correct?
a. Kurds/Jewish
b. Arabs/Muslim
c. Hebrews/Christian
d. Palestinians/Hindu
_______ 9. What is the goal of many OPEC nations because of falling worldwide oil prices?
a. adaptation
b. diversification
c. privatization
d. none of the above
______ 10. Which means “groups of people who are forced to live outside of their native lands against
their will”?
a. emigrants
b. immigrants
c. refugees
d. none of the above
______ 11. Which term refers to transporting water to farming lands across dry areas?
a. aeration
b. condensation
c. irrigation
d. fertilization
______ 12. What is the city in Israel that is home to major religious sites of multiple religions?
a. Bethlehem
b. Gaza
c. Jerusalem
d. none of the above
______ 13. What is the most important city in Islam?
a. Bethlehem
b. Medina
c. Mecca
d. Riyadh
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