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Southwest asia study_game_unit_2

  1. 1. A person who had to leave their home as a result of war is known as what? <ul><ul><li>Refugee </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. What was the Holocaust? <ul><ul><li>The murder of millions of European Jews during World War II </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Ottoman empire was very powerful during ? <ul><ul><li>1500s-1600s </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is Zionism? <ul><ul><li>The belief that Jews deserved to return to a homeland in Zion where they had lived in Biblical times </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What is the most dominant ethnic group in Southwest Asia (Middle East)? <ul><ul><li>Arabs </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The city once called Constantinople is now called? <ul><ul><li>Istanbul </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What is the name of the agency that created the State of Israel as a homeland for the Jews? <ul><ul><li>The United Nations </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What is the PLO? <ul><ul><li>Palestinian Liberation Organization </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How did Palestinians feel about the new state of Israel? <ul><ul><li>They rejected it as unfair to them </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. When the Ottoman Empire ended, Who drew up the Boundaries for the new country’s created ? <ul><ul><li>European Politicians </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. When were the Countries of Jordan and Iraq created? <ul><ul><li>World War I </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Any Jewish settlements in the West Bank is considered what by the Palestinians? <ul><ul><li>An invasion of their land </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. In which country are the Gaza Strip and the West Bank located? <ul><ul><li>Israel </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. What has happened to many of the Palestinians refugees since 1948 ? <ul><ul><li>Many still live in refugee camps </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Who ruled Palestine before Israel gained it’s Independence? <ul><li>United kingdom </li></ul>
  16. 16. What does “Sultan” mean? <ul><ul><li>It is the ruler of a Muslim state. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. When Israel is established, who is forced to relocate? <ul><ul><li>The Palestinian Arabs </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. U.S. troops are still fighting in which middle Eastern Country? <ul><ul><li>Afghanistan </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. When did Operation Desert Storm begin? <ul><ul><li>After Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Why did the U.S. get involved in the first gulf War? <ul><ul><li>Because Iraq invaded kuwait </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Who is responsible for the 9-11 attacks? <ul><ul><li>Osama Bin Ladin </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Iraq’s second largest ethnic group is? <ul><ul><li>Kurds </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. The result of the Iran – Iraq war was? <ul><li>Ended in a tie </li></ul>
  24. 24. What is the U.S. main interest in Southwest Asia? <ul><ul><li>Oil </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Who are the Taliban? <ul><ul><li>A group of Radical Muslims </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. The U.S. went to war in 2003 against Iraq because? <ul><ul><li>The United States government saw the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, developing weapons of mass destruction </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. What is the capital if Israel? <ul><ul><li>Jerusalem </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. This is the official language of the Jewish people? <ul><ul><li>Hebrew </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Zionism can be best described as ? <ul><ul><li>Jewish nationalism </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. The West Bank is between what two country’s? <ul><li>Israel and Jordan </li></ul>
  31. 31. Why did the UN intervene In dispute between Iraq and Kuwait in 1990 ? <ul><ul><li>Because the economies of many countries depend on oil, and Iraq’s actions threatened that supply. </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. What was the result of the six day war? <ul><ul><li>Israel doubled in size </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Jerusalem is sacred to which people <ul><ul><li>Muslims and Jews </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. When did Israel gain control of the Sinai peninsula? <ul><ul><li>After the six day war with the Arabs </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. In the beginning of the Ottoman Empire, what was stance on religious practices? <ul><ul><li>tolerance </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. What year was Israel created? <ul><ul><li>1948 </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. During the six day war Israel gained all of the following territories except which one listed: The West Bank, Jerusalem, Sinai Peninsula, or cairo ? <ul><ul><li>Cairo </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. What was the Camp David Accord? <ul><ul><li>Talks that led to an agreement between Israel and Egypt </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. What country took over the area of Mesopotamia during WWI? <ul><ul><li>Great Britian </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. What ethnic group’s predominant language is Arabic, and the majority follows the teachings of Islam. <ul><ul><li>Arabs </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. The Israelis were caught by surprise during which war? <ul><ul><li>Yom Kippur War </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. Diaspora is known as? <ul><ul><li>The spreading of the Jewish culture </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Terrorism is defined as ? <ul><li>The unlawful use of — or threatened use of — </li></ul><ul><li>force or violence against individuals or property to </li></ul><ul><li>intimidate governments or societies, often to achieve political, religious, or ideological objectives.&quot; </li></ul>
  44. 44. What is the second largest sect of Islam? <ul><ul><li>Shiite Muslim </li></ul></ul>
  45. 45. Which religion do most people in Southwest Asia practice <ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. What modern day country is the home to those who call themselves the Persians? <ul><ul><li>Iran </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. What ethnic group is found in Iraq, Turkey, and Syria? <ul><ul><li>Kurds </li></ul></ul>