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Chapter 2 Quiz Review

  1. 1. The Middle East Chapter 2 Quiz Review Winter 2007
  2. 2. 1 - Question: <ul><li>Cities can be categorized as “Centers” of 3 different aspects of life in the Middle East…what are those three? </li></ul>
  3. 3. ANSWER… <ul><li>1.) Religious Centers </li></ul><ul><li>2.) Political Centers </li></ul><ul><li>3.) Social Centers </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2 - Question: <ul><li>In thinking in terms of a city as a political center…Why would the capital city move from one location to the next? </li></ul>
  5. 5. ANSWER… <ul><li>As a new dynasty takes over – they would move cities to separate themselves from the previous rulers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3 - Question: <ul><li>In thinking in terms of a city as a social center…what are three opportunities available there as opposed to a rural village? </li></ul>
  7. 7. ANSWER… <ul><li>EVERYTHING… </li></ul><ul><li>Schools, healthcare, jobs, politics, markets, culture, entertainment </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4 - Question: <ul><li>Why is Jerusalem a unique city religiously? List SPECIFIC examples. </li></ul>
  9. 9. ANSWER… <ul><li>Muslim Faith – Dome of the Rock </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Faith – Church of the Holy Sepulchre </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish Faith – Western Wall </li></ul>
  10. 10. 5 - Question: <ul><li>List 5 aspects that are common to a Suq? In terms of a typical trip to go buy something there…. </li></ul>
  11. 11. ANSWER… <ul><li>Narrow maze or streets </li></ul><ul><li>Organized by the goods they sell </li></ul><ul><li>Leather on the edges, smell </li></ul><ul><li>Store owners are out front “luring” </li></ul><ul><li>Little boy with tea </li></ul><ul><li>Price haggling </li></ul><ul><li>Shady prices </li></ul>
  12. 12. 6 - Question: <ul><li>What is a Mihrab? </li></ul>
  13. 13. ANSWER… <ul><li>A niche in the wall that indicates the direction of Mecca </li></ul>
  14. 14. 7 - Question: <ul><li>What is a Minaret? </li></ul>
  15. 15. ANSWER… <ul><li>A tower from which that call to prayer is made 5 times a day </li></ul>
  16. 16. 8 - Question: <ul><li>What is a Muezzin? </li></ul>
  17. 17. ANSWER… <ul><li>The man who stands atop the minaret and calls the community to prayer. Usually a man in good standing within the community and has a strong voice. </li></ul>
  18. 18. 9 - Question: <ul><li>What is a Minbar? </li></ul>
  19. 19. ANSWER… <ul><li>A minbar is a staircase that leads to a platform to “preach” from. </li></ul>
  20. 20. 10 - Question: <ul><li>List 3 Similarities between American and Middle Eastern Schools </li></ul>
  21. 21. ANSWER… <ul><li>3 Rs </li></ul><ul><li>Length of time – 12 years </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of furthering your education </li></ul><ul><li>Taught in native language </li></ul><ul><li>Learn second language </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship Opportunities </li></ul>
  22. 22. 11 - Question: <ul><li>List three differences between schools in America and schools in the Middle East </li></ul>
  23. 23. ANSWER… <ul><li>Classes/schools gender separate </li></ul><ul><li>not required </li></ul><ul><li>Social life in college </li></ul><ul><li>Some college texts not in native language </li></ul>
  24. 24. 12 - Question: <ul><li>What would two causes of Migration be? </li></ul>
  25. 25. ANSWER… <ul><li>Job opportunities – employment </li></ul><ul><li>Refugees – those displaced due to political reasons (wars) </li></ul>
  26. 26. 13 - Question: <ul><li>What positive results would follow migration for both Countries involved? </li></ul>
  27. 27. ANSWER… <ul><li>The country with the job opportunity gets an increase in production and human capital. More money… </li></ul><ul><li>The country that provides the work increases their GNP and GNP per capita bc many workers will leave their families behind and send money back to continue to support them. </li></ul>
  28. 28. 14 - Question: <ul><li>What is the main negative aspect of Urbanization? </li></ul>
  29. 29. ANSWER… <ul><li>EVERYTHING… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More mouths to feed, less opportunity (health, schools, etc), poverty, living conditions, on and on </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. 15 - Question: <ul><li>Who were the 2 groups of people who conquered the Jewish land in present day Israel? </li></ul>
  31. 31. ANSWER… <ul><li>Babylonians (586 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Romans (70 AD) </li></ul>
  32. 32. 16 - Question: <ul><li>What does the Law of Return state? </li></ul>
  33. 33. ANSWER… <ul><li>That any Jew, anywhere in the world, can return to Israel and be granted immediate citizenship. </li></ul>
  34. 34. 17 - Question: <ul><li>Why does the Arab world have a major problem with this? </li></ul>
  35. 35. ANSWER…
  36. 36. 18 - Question: <ul><li>What is a Kibbutz? </li></ul>
  37. 37. ANSWER… <ul><li>Community owned jointly by the citizens. They work together, live alongside each other, and split the profits. </li></ul>
  38. 38. 19 - Question: <ul><li>What is a moshav? </li></ul>
  39. 39. ANSWER… <ul><li>A community where people own their own land, own their own house, work alone, but share the expenses of tools and equipment. They will sell their harvest as a group </li></ul>
  40. 40. 20 - Question: <ul><li>Who does the term “Arab Israeli” refer to? </li></ul>
  41. 41. ANSWER… <ul><li>Arabs (muslims) that still live within Israels borders </li></ul>
  42. 42. 21 - Question: <ul><li>Who were the Zionists? </li></ul><ul><li>What was their goal? </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>Zionists were a group of Jewish leaders who called for a mass return back to Palestine. The wanted to create a purely Jewish state. </li></ul>
  44. 44. 22 - Question <ul><li>What was the Diaspora? </li></ul>
  45. 45. ANSWER… <ul><li>The settling of Jews outside of Judah/Palestine/Israel </li></ul>
  46. 46. 23 - QUESTION <ul><li>What does the term “Prostration” refer to? </li></ul>
  47. 47. ANSWER… <ul><li>It is a term used to define “prayer position” in the Muslim Faith. </li></ul>
  48. 48. THE END <ul><li>Good Luck tomorrow…. </li></ul>

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