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Unit F - North Africa & Southwest Asia - Video Questions for Programs 17 & 18
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TRUE / FALSE Write the word true or false in the blank.
 
1. _______ The city of Jerusalem continues to attract large numbers of refugees,
whereas Istanbul does not.
 
2. _______ Jerusalem was a city divided by the Green Line which marked the
eastern border of Israel before the Six Day War of 1967.
 
3. _______The Palestinians and Kurds are nations currently without states.
 
4. _______ Religion plays no important role in modern day Turkey.
 
5. _______ Immigration to Istanbul, Turkey, is estimated at between 300,000 and
400,000 people per year.
 
6. _______ Egypt's population is expected to double in the next quarter century.
 
7. _______ The headwaters of the Blue Nile rise in Uganda and flow through the Sudan and into Egypt.
 
8. _______ African influences in Oman are due to historic links to East Africa.
 
Multiple Choice - circle the best answer
 
9. Over the centuries, which of the following religions has NOT vied for control of Jerusalem?
A. Judaism
B. Hinduism
C. Christianity
D. Islam
 
10. At the end of the Early Arab Period, Christian soldiers mounted the Crusades of:
A. 30
B. 1917.
C. 586 BC
D. 1099.
 
11. Which of the following is NOT a Quarter in the divided city of Jerusalem?
A. Armenian
B. Christian
C. Muslim
D. Arab
 
12.What is the Present-day name of Constantinople?
A. Jerusalem
B. Rome
C. Istanbul
D. Ankara
 
13. The Turkish government's declaration that religion should be a matter of individual choice and conviction only, is an example of
A. fundamentalism.
B. religious zealousness.
C. separation of Church and State.
D. theocracy
 
14. In Oman, the diversification of the economy by investing in fisheries, mineral mining and agricultural resources is driven by:
A. the shrinking Nile Delta.
B. migration into urban areas.
C. the fact that oil is a finite resource.
D. access to foreign markets.
 
15. Egypt's Aswan High Dam has had the following effect:
A. multiple crops per year.
B. flood control.
C. shrinking the Nile delta.
D. controlled water supply.
E. All of the above.