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ME Review Aj

Reviewing the Middle East

Name the two main rivers that flow through the Middle East? Tigris & Euphrates
Which desert stretches across southern Saudi Arabia and northern Yemen and Oman? Rub' Al Khali
Iraq shares most of its border with what country? Iran
What is the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula? Saudi Arabia
What is the largest ethnic group in the Middle East? Arabs
What Middle Eastern country has the most petroleum resources? Saudi Arabia
Into what body of water does the Jordan River flow into? Dead Sea
What geographic neighbor did Iraq invade in 1990? Kuwait
What natural resource does the Middle East have the most of? Oil
Where is Israel in relation to Iraq? Its to the West
What country gets almost all its oil from the Middle East? Japan
Which Middle Eastern county has the second largest proven petroleum reserves? Iraq
Which Middle Eastern country is a part of NATO? Turkey
Were is Afghanistan in relation to Iraq? To the East
What is the main religion of the Middle East? Islam
Which desert straddles the borders of Syria, Jordan, and Iraq? Syrian Desert
What is the Middle East known as? Crossroad of the Worlds
Does anything live in the Dead Sea? No
What is the Persian Gulf used for? Shipping oil
Which country prevents water from going to Syria, and how? Turkey, and it has a lot of dams
What does the Gaza Strip border? Israel & Egypt
Created by: AjWeeks
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