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NASWA Unit Test

What is Hammurabis Code? The first written laws and rules
Why was Israel established? The holocaust killed many Jews and made them leave their homes
Who was Israel established for? The Jews
Why was the Suez Canal made? Quicker and Cheaper transport of goods from Mediterranean Sea to Red Sea
A protest by the people due to government taking away rights? Arab Spring
The worlds largest religion is Christianity
Ancient Egypt is located by what river? The Nile river
Mesopotamia is located by which rivers? The Tigris and Euphrates rivers
What is theocracy? A government run by religious leaders
What is Polytheistic? Believing in more than one or many gods
What is monotheistic? Believing in one god
Iran is located next to Afghanistan
Saudi Arabia borders what sea Red Sea
Nile River is in the country Egypt
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers is in the country Iraq
Israel borders Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon
Afghanistan is east of Iran
Iraq is north of Saudi Arabia
Arabs and Israelis do not get along due to religious differences
What is the largest religion in NASWA? Islam
Why do the Palestinians and Israelis have conflict? They have conflict over who should own Israel and its land
Does the US consume or Produce more oil? The US consume more oil than it produces
The US imports less oil than it used too, about what percent of oil does the US import? about 24%
Who is Islams main prophet or religious leader? Muhammad
What contribution of A. Egypt and Mesopotamia made the land more productive? The irrigation systems
What is the name of the god that celebrates Ramadan, a holy month of fasting? Allah
Which city in NASWA is considered the "holy city"? Jerusalem
Why are the rivers in NASWA important? They provide fresh water sources for growing crops, fishing, and transportation corridors
Why are dams built like the Aswan High Dam? To control flooding and provide hydroelectricity
What contribution did Mesopotamia give that A. Egypt did not? The wheel
If Saudi Arabia wanted to raise oil prices, how would they do this? Produce less oil
What was the most important achievement in A. Egypt and Mesopotamia? Irrigation systems
Which type of economy has people owning their own businesses and making decisions for their own businesses? Capitalism (Free Enterprise)
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