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Unit 3 Georgia Social Studies 7th Grade.[print questions]

What was the outcome of the 1948 War between the new state of Israel and the Arabs living in and around Palestine?
a) The UN decided to withdraw the proposal to create a State of Israel because of all the problems it caused in the area
b) Almost no Jewish people were willing to go to Israel because of the country's angry Arab neighbors
c) Israel won the war and the new state of Israel was even larger than originally planned
d) The conflict ended and all Palestinian Arabs because citizens in the new State of Israel

After the formation of Israel on May 14th, 1948, what was the reaction of surrounding Arab nations?
a) A coalition of Arab nations introduced the Partition Plan for Palestine to the UN
b) The Arab nations built up their militaries in preparation for an ttack the following year
c) Arab nations signed a peace treaty with the new nation of Israel
d) The 5 surrounding nations immediately attacked Israel

The main source of conflict in the Middle East between Israel and the Palestinians involves
a) oil rights
b) communism
c) religion
d) slavery

Anti-semitism can be defined as the hatred or discrimination of someone because he or she is
a) Muslim
b) Jewish
c) Catholic
d) Arab

Since the creation of Israel in 1948
a) Israel has helped the nations in the region form democratic governments
b) the United Nations has acted as the central govermnent in the region
c) there have been ongoing conflicts between Israel and the Arab world
d) the nations of the Middle East have worked together peacefully

In 1948, the state of Israel was formed to give which group of people a homeland?
a) Muslims
b) Jewish
c) Hindus
d) Christians

The Holocaust of WWII generally refers to the...
a) planned murder of Jews, gypsies ,communists, and others by the German government
b) internment of Japanese-Americans in the US during WWII
c) bombing of the interior reigions of Germany by Allied bombers
d) treatment of Chinese people by Japan in the late 1930s

Many people around the world agreed with the formation of the state of Israel because of the events associated with:
a) Hiroshima and Nagasaki
b) The Holocaust
c) Pearl Harbor
d) D-Day

What was the name of the political movement dedicated to establishing a Jewish homeland in Palestine?
a) Nationalism
b) Isolationism
c) Zionism
d) Anti-Semitism

The formation of the state of Israel...
a) was universally accepted by the nations of the world
b) was opposed by the President of the United States
c) occured prior to the end of WWII
d) took place after the end of WWII

What does partition mean?
a) to conquer the land
b) to petition or ask for something
c) to divide
d) to take part in something

Who set the new political boundaries for the Middle East after the breakup of the Ottoman Empire?
a) The countries of eastern Asia
b) The countries of Europe
c) The countries of southwest Asia
d) The United States

Why did foreign partitioning of southwest Asia cause conflict?
a) Because of the Holocaust
b) Because they disagreed over who should replace Mohammad as his successor
c) Because there is too much oil in the region
d) Because they often paid little attention to the ethnic and religous groups living in those areas

What is a refugee?
a) a person who refuses to leave home even though it is dangerous to stay
b) a person who refuses to take in someone who needs a safe place to stay
c) a person who opens his home in those in need of safety
d) a person who had to leave their home as a result of war

What is the Untied State's main economic interest in southwest Asia?
a) selling American made products
b) trade routes
c) tourism
d) oil

Why did the United Nations try to stop Iraq from taking over Kuwait in 1990?
a) ThThe UN has to intervene whenever any member nation has a conflict with another country
b) The economies of many countries depend on oil and Iraq's actions threatened that supply
c) The only job of the United Nations is military action around the world
d) The UN wanted to destroy the country of Iraq

Why did the United States bomb and invade Afghanistan in 2001?
a) They believed the government was offering safety to al-Qaeda, the organization that attacked the US on 9-11-01
b) The US was afraid that Afghanistan was working to develop nuclear weapons and they watned to put a stop to the program
c) The UN as the US to overthrow the Taliban government of Afghanistan
d) Afghanistan invaded the country Kuwait and threatened the US supply of oil

Why did the US go to war against Iraq in 2003?
a) The US government saw the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein as a threat to peace and US interests in the region
b) Iraqi troops launched an attack on Saudi Arabia, a close ally of the United States
c) The UN believed Iraq was about to invade Kuwait a second time
d) Iraq was threatening Afghanistan with nuclear weapons

Which of these events MOST impacted the way Americans viewed the Middle East region?
a) September 11th, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
b) The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
c) The first Gulf War in 1990
d) Hurricane Katrina in 2005

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