Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Middle East Trivia 

Our middle east trivia will be an amazing thing for the middle east lovers who love to play trivia on their favorite side of the world by answering some easy-hard middle east trivia questions.

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Q1.what city in Israel most likely experiences the most conflict over religion because it is holy to three religions?
Jerusalem
Mecca
Nazareth
Bethlehem

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Q2. Which of the following countries is on the Arabian Peninsula?
Saudi Arabia
Pakistan
Sudan
South Sudan

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Q3. What nation has the world's largest oil reserves?
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Iraq
Iran

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Q4.Which early Muslim empire was founded in Turkey in the 1300s which ruled much of the Middle East until it was on the losing side in WWI?
Ottoman Empire
Berber Empire
Roman Empire
Byzantine Empire

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Q5. Which group of people came back to Palestine and in the early 1900s and started the country of Israel?
Jews
Bedouins
Arabs
Persians

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Q6.A theocracy is a government run by
A religious leader
A dictator
The people
president

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Q7. Which of the following best describes the land of the Arabian Peninsula and much of the Middle East?
Dry desert lands with no permanent rivers
High mountain area year round snow
Lush forests with lakes and rivers
Desert

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Q8.The majority of religion and the main language in the Middle East are...
Islam and Arabic
Christianity and Arabic
Judaism and Hebrew
Islam

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Q9. When was the term “Middle East” coined, and in which language?
Late 19th century, English
Mid-20th century, Arabic
16th century, Turkish
7th century, Arabic

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Q10. What percentage of the world’s Muslim population lives in the Middle East?
41.2%
30.1%
61.9%
10.4%

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Q11.What percentage of the Middle East’s population is Muslim?
93.0%
99.1%
99.9%
85.5%

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Q12. Which of the following statements about Sunni and Shia Muslims is/are true?
Sunni and Shia Muslims disagree about the succession of leadership after the Prophet Muhammad.
Sunni and Shia Muslims follow five different pillars of Islam
Sunni and Shia Muslims have been unable to live in mixed communities due to recurrent conflict.
Approximately half of the world’s Muslims are Sunni and half are Shia

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Q13.When did the Israeli-Palestinian conflict begin?
After World War I
After World War II
The Crusades
Biblical times

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Q14.In which of the following Middle Eastern countries has the United States conducted armed interventions?
Somalia
Syria
Libya
All of them

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Q15. Which of the following Middle Eastern countries have sizeable oil reserves?
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Jordan
United Arab Emirates

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Q16.A rare and valuable resource that causes many conflicts in the Middle East region is
Water
Coal
Soil
Oil

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Q17. Saudi Arabia and many other Middle Eastern nations have economies that are largely dependent on...
Petroleum/oil
Tourism
Ancient trade routes
The Amber Road

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Q18. Why is Iran's government considered a theocracy?
It is run by religious leaders
It has no constitution
It is run by a dictator
It is a President

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Q19. What is anti-semitism?
Hatred of Jewish people
Followers of Judaism
A group of people who believe that whites are a superior race
Followers of dictator

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Q20. In which country is oil income the smallest percentage of GDP?
United Arab Emirates
Bahrain
Iraq
Saudi Arabia

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Q21. Which country is projected to have the largest supply of water in 2050?
Israel
Saudi Arabia
Kuwait
Milk

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Q22. Of which of the Middle Eastern countries has the most amount of people who can read?
Jordan
Qatar
Libya
UAE

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Q23. Name the only three Middle Eastern countries that have democratic governments
Israel, Iraq, Turkey
Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia
Syria, Lebanon, Israel
Iran, Lebanon, Israel

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Q24.Which Middle Eastern country has the highest HDI (Human Development Index) ranking in the region and does not depend on oil for a strong economy?
Israel
Qatar
Jordan
Iran

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Q25. Which city is the capital of Lebanon?

 
Beirut
Amman
Tripoli
Damascus

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