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What is the name of this body of water?

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  1. Mediterranean Sea What is the name of this body of water?

  2. What modern day country is the home to those who call themselves the Persians? Iran

  3. Arid (Desert) What type of land is this landform?

  4. What is the religion of most Kurds? Sunni Muslim

  5. What is the name of this country? Turkey

  6. The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers begin in Turkey and then run through which county? Iraq

  7. The Suez Canal is linked together by what two bodies of water? Mediterranean Sea & Red Sea

  8. Mediterranean Sea What is the name of this body of water?

  9. What is the most dominant ethnic group in Southwest Asia (Middle East)? Arabs

  10. What is the Jewish Celebration of Lights? Hanukah

  11. What was the “Exodus” in the history of the Jewish people? When Moses led them out of slavery.

  12. Euphrates River What is the name of this river?

  13. What basic belief made Christianity different from Judaism? That the Messiah, or Savior of man was Jesus

  14. What ethnic group does NOT have their own country? KURDS

  15. Arabian Sea What is the name of this body of water?

  16. Which bodies of water are connected by the Strait of Hormuz The Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf

  17. What makes it possible to get to the Mediterranean Sea from the Arabian Sea without having to sail around the continent of Africa? The Suez Canal

  18. What is the name of this country? Afghanistan

  19. In which country are the Gaza Strip and the West Bank located? Israel

  20. What river runs through Syria, Israel, and Jordan? Jordan River

  21. Which ethnic group is most numerous in the Middle East? Arabs

  22. What is the main belief that distinguished the Jewish faith from the others in the ancient world? Monotheistic

  23. Which is the holy writing of Judaism? Torah

  24. What basic belief made Christianity different from Judaism? Jesus is the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament

  25. Tigris River What is the name of this river?

  26. What are the Five Pillars? Five basic obligations that Muslims are supposed to meet in their lives

  27. What issue led to the split between the Sunni and Shia in Islam? They disagreed over who should lead the Muslim community after the death of Muhammad

  28. Red Sea What is the name of this body of water?

  29. Out of the different landforms we have studied, which is man made?? Suez Canal

  30. Who is considered the patriarch (father) of Jews, Christians and Muslims (Islamic faith)? Abraham

  31. Of the religions we studied, which one is the youngest? Islam

  32. What is this symbol a religion for and what is it called? Judaism/Star of David

  33. What is the holy writing of Christianity that tells of the life of Jesus Christ? New Testament of the Hebrew Bible

  34. What is a religious leader called in Islam? Imams / Caliph

  35. Suez Canal What is the name of this body of water?

  36. Who was the founder of Christianity? Jesus

  37. What is the birthplace of Islam? Mecca

  38. Gaza Strip What is the name of this landform?

  39. Muslims pray how many times a day facing Mecca? FIVE

  40. According to the Islamic Religion, what is the name of the final prophet? Muhammad

  41. Of the religions we studied, which one is the oldest? Judaism

  42. What is this symbol a religion for and what is it called? Christianity / Cross, Crucifix

  43. What is the holy writing of Islam? Koran / Qur'an

  44. What is a Jewish religious leader called? Rabbi

  45. Israel What is the name of this country?

  46. Who was the founder of Islam? Muhammad

  47. What is the holy city for all three faiths? Jerusalem

  48. Tigris River What is the name of this river?

  49. What is the largest sect of Islam? Sunni Muslim

  50. Which Middle Eastern Country is located in both Europe and Asia? Turkey