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Cold War: Middle East
History 10 Quiz on Cold War: Middle East, created by lmesbahuddin on 19/02/2014.
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In which country did Ayatollah Khomeini replace a secular government with an Islamic government?
Which of the following statements best describe the Oslo Accords?
It was an agreement by the United States to sell arms to Israel.
It was a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
It was the talks that ended the Yom Kippur War.
It was a plan to give Palestinians limited self-rule.
In the 1991 Gulf War, the goal of the United States-led coalition was to
remove Saddam Hussein from power.
destroy Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.
gain control of Iraq's oil fields.
drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait.
All of the following were results of the 1948 war between Israel and several Arab states EXCEPT
Israel conquered additional territory.
significant numbers of Palestinians were displaced.
other countries refused to recognize the existence of Israel.
the Arabs referred to the conflict as "the catastrophe".
Which of the following statements about Gamal Abdel Naseer is true?
He was elected president of a united Iraqi-Egyptian state.
He sold the Suez Canal to the British.
He led a revolution that removed the Egyptian monarch from power.
He led Palestinians against Israel.
United Nations Resolution 181 (the plan to partition Palestine) was rejected by the
Jews living in Palestine.
All of the following statements accurately describe the rule of Mohammad Reza Shah EXCEPT
he became an American ally during the Cold War.
he attempted rapid modernization but alienated many traditional Iranians.
he was assassinated by Iranian extremists.
he attempted to stop political opposition with the use of secret police.
Which of the following is in the correct chronological order?
The creation of modern Israel, the Iranian Revolution, the Iran-Iraq War.
The Iran-Iraq War, the Iranian Revolution, the creation of modern Israel.
The creation of modern Israel, the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranian Revolution.
The Iranian Revolution, the creation of modern Israel, the Iran-Iraq War.
The Camp David Talks culminated with
a new declaration of war by the Arab states.
the end of the Iran-Iraq War.
the decision to grant limited self-government to the Palestinians.
the signing of a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
All of the following statements apply to the Palestinian Liberation Organization EXCEPT
it was founded in 1964 to establish an independent Palestine.
it rejected the idea of an Israeli state.
it was warmly embraced and supported by every Arab state.
it mobilized to fight Israel.
In 1956, the real motive behind British and French intervention in the war between Israel and Egypt was to
separate the combatants.
seize the Egyptian oil fields.
seize the Suez Canal.
ensure Palestinian independence.
The militant Muslims who resisted the Soviets in Afghanistan during the 1980s were known as the
Palestinian Liberation Organization.
This map depicts the
recommended division of Palestine according to the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine.
recommended division of Palestine according to the Oslo Accords.
gains made by Israel during the 1967 Six-Day War.
areas currently governed by Palestinians.
The word intifada means
All of the following wars were decisive military victories for Israel EXCEPT the
1948-1949 Arab-Israeli War.
1956 War (Suez Crisis)
1967 Six-Day War.
1973 Yom Kippur War.
was a very devoted Muslim who ruled according to Islamic law.
never received aid from he United States.
ruled Iran until the Islamic Revolution.
was a dictator who launched an attack on Iran in 1980.
Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982 with the primary intention of
destroying the Palestinian Liberation Organization presence there.
aiding the British and French.
keeping the peace between warring Lebanese factions.
gaining more land.
The White Revolution launched by Mohammad Reza Shah was
a movement meant to make Iran a more religious place.
an attempt to develop Iran agriculturally and industrially.
an attempt to overthrow Saddam Hussein.
a movement intended to anger the United States.
The 1967 Arab-Israeli War, or the Six-Day War, resulted in all of the following EXCEPT
Israel occupied the Sinai Peninsula.
Israel occupied the West Bank of the Jordan River.
Israel seized the Suez Canal.
the war created new waves of Palestinian refugees.
The Arab League was originally designed to
foster cooperation between Arab states.
help the Soviet Union gain influence in the Middle East.
promote baseball in the Middle East.
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