GEOG 101 AMU Quiz 5 Week 5 North Africa/Southwest Asia assistance is available on Domyclass.
|Part 1 of 1 –||100/ 100.0 Points|
|Question 1 of 25 |
The city of Jerusalem came under what country’s complete control in 1967?
A. Israel B. Lebanon C. Jordan D. Palestine
|Question 2 of 25 Which of the following statements about the Maghreb states is false?|
A. Maghreb countries were all former British colonies. B. Morocco became embroiled in a territorial dispute when it annexed Western Sahara. C. Thriving commercial agriculture is found in all three Maghreb states. D. In Algeria, oil revenues have replaced farm produce as the major export.
|Question 3 of 25 Which of the following best describes the basic tenet of hydraulic civilization theory? |
A. Water is the key to survival in the desert. B. Cities able to control irrigated farming over large hinterlands held power over others. C. Irrigation is the key to the advancement of agriculture. D. Cities on islands will always dominate those on the nearby mainland.
|Question 4 of 25 Which of the following constitutes the dominant population in the northeast of Kazakhstan?|
A. Russians B. Kazakhs C. Armenians D. Uzbeks
|Question 5 of 25 Which of the following countries does not share a common border with Israel?|
A. Lebanon B. Egypt C. Iran D. Jordan
|Question 6 of 25 Which of the following is not located in the vicinity of the Nile Delta?|
A. Aswan High Dam B. Cairo C. Suez Canal D. Alexandria
|Question 7 of 25 Conflicts related to the African transition zone caused the formation of which new nation?|
A. Lower Egypt B. Western Sahara C. Southern Morocco D. South Sudan
|Question 8 of 25 Which body of water was devastated by Soviet irrigation schemes? |
A. Caspian Sea B. Black Sea C. Aral Sea D. Shatt-al-Arab
|Question 9 of 25 Which group constitutes a large portion of the people living in Jordan?|
A. Refugees. B. Kurds. C. Alawites.
|Question 10 of 25 Which of the following statements about Israel is false?|
A. In 2005 Israel decided to yield the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority. B. Israel’s population is about 7.3 million. C. Israel’s Security Barrier walls off the West Bank. D. The United Nations gave Jerusalem to the Israelis under the 1947 partition resolution.
|Question 11 of 25 Which of the following countries is not a major oil producer?|
A. Iraq B. Turkey C. Kuwait D. Azerbaijan
|Question 12 of 25 Which of the following will not help Turkey’s application for membership in the EU?|
A. Resolution of the Cyprus situation. B. Economic improvements. C. Improved treatment of the Kurdish minority. D. Cession of Crete to Greece
|Question 13 of 25 Which area was influenced the least by the spread of Islam?|
A. Yemen B. Japan C. Northern Nigeria D. Bosnia
|Question 14 of 25 Which of the following is not one of the region’s cultural hearths?|
A. the Indus Valley B. the Nile Delta C. Mesopotamia D. They are all cultural hearths within the region.
|Question 15 of 25 The Rub al Khali (Empty Quarter) lies near the border between Saudi Arabia and:|
A. Iraq. B. Dubai. C. Yemen. D. Israel.
|Question 16 of 25 Which of the following is known as the choke point between Yemen and Djibouti?|
A. Hormuz Strait B. Shatt-al-Arab C. Bab el Mandeb Strait D. Gulf of Suez
|Question 17 of 25 ________ was once a center of banking and finance, with a thriving capital city, but still hasn’t fully recovered from the civil war that plagued it from 1975 to 1990. |
A. Lebanon B. Jordan C. Syria
|Question 18 of 25 Which of the following is true of the state of Israel?|
A. The area occupied by Israel had no history of human occupation prior to the founding of the modern state of Israel. B. It was a part of the Ottoman Empire that was ceded to the Israelis in 1923. C. It was created from territory that was formerly administered by the British. D. It was created out of the country of Jordan
|Question 19 of 25 Which of the following statements about the Lower Nile Basin is false?|
A. The overwhelming majority of Egypt’s people live within a dozen miles of the Nile. B. The Blue Nile originates in Ethiopia. C. The largest of all Nile River control projects is the Aswan High Dam. D. Egypt’s largest city, Cairo, is located on the shore of Lake Nasser in Upper Egypt.
|Question 20 of 25 The Syrians have lost which piece of territory to the Israelis?|
A. Lebanon B. Gaza C. the West Bank D. the Golan Heights
|Question 21 of 25 The city of _____ is located where the White Nile and Blue Nile converge, and serves as the capital of _____.|
A. Kabol/Afghanistan B. Khartoum/Sudan C. Timbuktu/Ethiopia D. Cairo/Egypt
|Question 22 of 25 The capital of Iran, located in the foothills of the Elburz Mountains, is:|
A. Khomeini City. B. Tehran. C. Ahmadinejad. D. Persepolis
|Question 23 of 25 Which of the following is true of Saudi Arabia? |
A. Its population growth is exceeding its economic gains. B. It has about half of all known petroleum reserves. C. It contains only one of Islam’s holy cities. D. Less than one-fifth of the population is less than 15 years old.
|Question 24 of 25 Which city is the centrally located capital of Turkey?|
A. Ankara B. Tehran C. Mecca D. Constantinople
|Question 25 of 25 The United Arab Emirates includes the oil-rich sheikhdom known as ____.|
A. Abu Dhabi. B. Oman. C. Kuwait. D. Bahrain.