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Which country is the capital Tehran?
Iran
Which country is the capital Amman?
Jordan
Which country is the capital Riyadh?
Saudi Arabia
Which country is the capital Ankara?
Turkey
Which country is the capital Jerusalem?
Israel
Which country is the capital Baghdad?
Iraq
Which country is the capital Damascus?
Syria
Which country is the capital Beirut?
Lebanon
Who was a famous missionary to the Middle East?
Henry Martyn
What is the most important natural resource in teh Middle East today?
oil
Muhammad was the founder of which religion?
Islam
What is the peninsula of Asia Minor now referred to?
Turkey
areas of high, level land
plateaus
Name a triangular peninsula between Egypt and Israel.
Sinai Peninsula
Who was the first prime minister of Israel?
David Ben-Gurion
Which Trop runs through the Middle East?
Tropic of Cancer
Where might you visit a kibbutz?
Israel
Name one important line of latitude int eh Northern Hemisphere.
Arctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer,
Name one important line of latitude in teh Southern Hemisphere.
Tropic of Capricorn, Antarctic Circle
Important line of latitude which divides the Northern Hemisphere from the Southern Hemisphere.
equator
important line of longitude from which the merideians are used to measure east or west
prime meridian
largest continent
Asia
highest mountain in the world
Everest
the world's largest lake
Caspian Sea
country with most people
China
world's highest mountain system
Himalayas
altitude of Mt. Everest
29,028 ft.
largest peninsula in the world
Arabian
Middle Eastern country once called Persia
Iran
highest mountain peak in Turkey, where Noah's Ark is believed to have landed
Mt. Ararat
the two largest oil producers in the Middle East
Saudi Arabia, Iran
describe the climate of Middle East
mostly desert
holy book of Islam
Koran
dominant language in the Middle East
Arabic
largest country in Middle East
Saudi Arabia
year Israel became a nation
1948
country known for its cedars in ancient times
Lebanon