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Middle East BraedenB

Features of the Middle East

What country is North of Pakistan? Afghanistan
What is the longest river in the Middle East? The Euphrates River
What salty body of water lies on the West bank of Jordan? The Dead Sea
What river spills into the Dead Sea? The Jordan River
What canal runs through west Egypt? Suez Canal
_____ _______ is water sealed in aquifers underground. Fossil Water
This term is used to describe extreme dryness. Drought
An organization that controls the price of oil with quotas. OPEC
Underground water canals used in the Middle East. Qanats
What body of water is directly North of Turkey? The Black Sea
What body of water borders the Arabian Peninsula? The Arabian Sea
What river accompanies the Euphrates River? The Tigris River
The _________ is the point where the Euphrates and Tigris River meet. Shaat al-arab
What is "Liquid Gold"? Water in the Middle East
How so some countries supply water to their people? Dams
The process of purifying sea water. Desalination
True or False: Saudi Arabia has the least amount of oil in the Middle East. False
What desert is located on the Arabian Peninsula? The Rub Al-Khali Desert
What ocean is located South of the Arabian Sea? The Indian Ocean
What body of water is located West of Saudi Arabia, and East of Africa? The Red Sea
What territory is located in Southwest Israel? Gaza Strip
What country is on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, and contains the Gaza Strip? Israel
True or False: The Black Sea is directly North of Turkey. True
What waterway connects The Persian Gulf to The Arabian Sea? Strait of Hormuz
What unequally distributed resource is very important in the Middle East? Oil
What is the largest religion in the Middle East? Islam
What city do Jews consider their holy city? Jerusalem
What 2 types of Islam are there? Sunni and Shi'a
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