Life in the Modern Middle East

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Which of the following has a military that preserves the ethnic identity of the state?

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1. Which country used its Jewish heritage to bring together various immigrants?

2. A kibbutz could be found in which of the following countries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many of the issues pertaining to the modern Middle East stem from the ethnicities, religions, and cultures of the region. If you want to learn more about Middle Eastern life, review this lesson and related quiz. The questions will assess you on points such as specific Middle Eastern countries and their cultures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Preservation of ethnic identity through military action
  • Country with a Jewish heritage
  • Where a kibbutz could be found
  • Religion and political office
  • Country in which Hezbollah operates

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of some facts regarding contemporary life in the Middle East
  • Reading comprehension - check to ensure that you understand how religion and ethnic identify intersect with government and politics in specific Middle Eastern countries
  • Knowledge application - apply the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to identify specific countries based on their unique issues and circumstances

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about contemporary Middle Eastern life, review the corresponding lesson called Life in the Modern Middle East. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the contemporary Middle East
  • Ethnicity and government in Turkey
  • Israeli society and culture
  • Religion, government, and terrorism in Lebanon
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