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What is the largest peninsula?
Arabian Peninsula
What shape is a peninsula?
triangle
Asia Minor makes up what country today?
Turkey
What are areas of high level land?
plateau
What is the second highest mountain peak? Noah's Ark may have been found there.
Mount Ararat
What term describesable to grow?
fertile
What are the three peninsulas in the middle east?
the Araian,Sinai,and Asia Minor
What tpe of climate describesthe middle east?
dry
What Palm helped people in the middle east keep cool?
date palm
Arabs in the middle east spoke the what language and practicedwhat religion?
Arabic and Islam
Ancient ciricular cities were divided into what?
quarters
The head of each tribe inthee middle east was called what?
the sheik
The worlds three most influenced religions are what?
Isalem,Judaism,and Christianity
What are natural reasources?
riches in the earth
The middle east has the richest what?
oil
What is the Cradle of Civilization called?
the fertile cresent
What year was modern Iseral formed?
1948
David Ben/Gurion was the first what in Isreal?
prime minister
What is Jerusalems nickname?
the city of Peace
What is Iserals neighbor in the north?
lebanon
Damascus one of the oldest what in the world?
cities
What are the three charirestics in the Araian Peninsula?
the desert the Isalem and the oil
What land has become the largest producer of oil?
Saudi Arabia
What are oil exports?
oil sold to other contries
What religin is the largest in the world?
the Muslims
What is a pilgrimage?
a holy trip
What is the holy book in Isalem?
Koran
What is a mosque?
a building of worship
is turkey considered a arab country?
no
what country cocontains the exit of the black sea?
Turkey
What is the capital of turkey?
Ankara
What is turkeys largest cities?
Istanbul
Iran used to be called what?
Persia
is Iran a arab country?
no
What was a king called in Iran?
shaw