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A tropical wet and
dry climate is
found here in SW
Asia
What is nowhere?
This is where you
would find the
major oil fields of
SW Asia.
What is Saudi
Arabia & the
Persian Gulf
region?
Absolutely
necessary for the
exportation of oil
from the Persian
Gulf to the ROW.
What is the Strait
of Hormuz?
Oman, Yemen, and
Bahrain
What are the nonOPEC nations of
the Arabian
Peninsula?
The ranking, in order
st
from 1 to last, of 4
countries w/large
Kurdish minorities
What are Turkey,
Iraq/Iran, Syria?
We generally have
more restrictions on
what we can wear in
public.
What are the
women of SW
Asia?
A stateless nation
and mostly
Muslim.
Who are the
Kurds?
We disagree on the
succession from the
Prophet
Muhammad.
What are the
Shi’ite and Sunni
Muslims?
Hassan Rouhani
Who is the
President of Iran?
The poorest
country in SW
Asia
What is
Afghanistan?
Other than the
liberation of
Kuwaitis, a very
important reason for
Operation Desert
Storm.
What is protecting
the region’s oil
fields?
The Arab League
handed over
responsibility of the
West Bank to this
group.
What is the
Palestine Liberation
Organization
(PLO)?
Strict Sharia law,
controlled Afghanistan
from 1996 – 2001, & gave
refuge to Al-Qaeda.
What is the Taliban?
Both have historic &
religious ties to the
same land.
Who are the Israelis
& Palestinians?
To expand its control
over oil reserves.
What is the main
reason for Iraq’s
invasion of
Kuwait?
The prevalent
faith & language
in SW Asia.
What are Islam
& Arabic?
One of the Five
Pillars, Muslims
are expected to
visit this holy city
for this pilgrimage.
What are Mecca
& the Hajj?
Considered to be a
holy city for the
three major
religions found in
the Middle East.
What is
Jerusalem?
The oldest &
youngest of the
FIVE major
religions of the
world.
What are Hinduism
and Islam?
Approximately
75% of all Muslims
are of this branch
of Islam, including
Saudi Arabia.
What is Sunni
Islam?
Formed to gain
control over the
price &
production of oil.
What is the
Organization of
Petroleum
Exporting
Countries?
Two main reasons for
the French & British
desire to control the
Arabian Peninsula.
What are oil and
the Suez Canal?
An economic
necessity that is a
growing problem
in SW Asia.
What is H2O?
The FOUR
components of
the HDI.
What are years of
schooling, both
average & expected,
per capita GNI
(PPP), and Life
Expectancy?
The first & last
countries to experience
the Arab Spring?
What are Tunisia
& Kuwait?
Created as a
homeland to Jewish
survivors of the
Holocaust.
What is Israel?
The name given to
a government run
by religious
leaders + an
example in SW
Asia.
What is theocracy
and Iran?
This climate type
can be found along
the coasts of Israel,
Lebanon, & the
western coast of
Turkey
What is
Mediterranean?
Very good soil, lots
of water, & a
perfect location
for trade made
this area a cultural
hearth
What is the Fertile
Crescent?
The SIX non-SW
Asia members of
OPEC
What are Libya,
Angola, Algeria,
Nigeria, Venezuela,
and Ecuador?
Make your wager
Name the
capitals of
Bahrain, Oman,
Cyprus, Syria,
and Lebanon
What are…
Manama, Muscat,
Nicosia, Damascus,
& Beirut?

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