Unit 24 - Geography Study note

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Name Date Class Section 1 Quiz The Land MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. landmass separated from Africa by the Red Sea A. Anatolia and the Gulf of Aden B. Sinai Peninsula 2. black sand desert in Turkmenistan 3. landmass that points west to the Aegean Sea C. Arabian Peninsula 4. red sand desert in Uzbekistan D. Kyzyl Kum 5. landmass flanked by the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba E. Kara-Kum MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (10 points each) 6. The are Africa’s longest mountain range. a. Caucasus Mountains c. Atlas Mountains Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. b. Hejaz Mountains d. Asir Mountains 7. The Dead Sea is a. a landlocked freshwater sea. c. open to the Mediterranean Sea. b. open to the Persian Gulf. d. a landlocked salt water sea. 8. The Sea is Earth’s largest inland body of water. a. Black c. Mediterranean b. Caspian d. Aegean 9. The longest river in the world is the a. Tigris. c. Euphrates. b. Jordan. d. Nile. 10. Tectonic movement I. created the Mediterranean Sea. II. created the Red Sea. III. continues to shape the region today. a. II c. II and III b. I and II d. I, II, and III Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests 203

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Name Date Class Section 2 Quiz Climate and Vegetation MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. flat sandstone plateau A. erg 2. stony plain covered with rocky gravel B. oasis 3. place where water surfaces in the desert C. hamada 4. sandy, dune-covered area D. reg 5. Arabian Peninsula desert E. Rub‘ al Khali MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (10 points each) 6. In desert regions grow. a. no plants at all c. grazing grasses b. cacti and drought-resistant shrubs d. citrus trees and palm trees Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 7. Most rainfall in the region of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia occurs a. in the steppe and coastal regions. c. in the highlands and the northern regions. b. in the coastal and highlands d. along the coast. regions. 8. A steppe climate receives about inches of rain annually. a. less than 14 c. between 20 and 25 b. between 15 and 20 d. more than 25 9. Which statement about the southern Caspian Sea is accurate? a. Its coastal plain has a c. It is subject to the rain shadow effect. Mediterranean climate. b. It is surrounded by d. Winters are mild and dry. tropical grassland. 10. The Sahara a. has existed for a million years. c. was created by overgrazing goats and sheep. b. covers most of North Africa. d. is located in southern Africa. 204 Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests

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Name Date Class Section 1 Quiz North Africa MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. indigenous culture in North Africa before A. nationalism Arab invasions 2. people who move from place to place B. Berber depending on the season and availability of food and water 3. nomadic Arabic-speaking people who migrated C. nomads to North Africa from the Arabian Peninsula 4. belief that an ethnic group has the right to an D. Arabs independent country 5. migrated from the Arabian Peninsula to North Africa in the A.D. 600s E. bedouin MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (10 points each) 6. Most of the people in North Africa are a. Armenians b. Egyptians c. Christians d. Muslims 7. Which statement about the cities of North Africa is accurate? a. They are undeveloped but thriving. b. They are small compared to those in many regions of the world. c. They are challenged to improve their infrastructures. d. They are growing slowly. 8. The Sumerians used a writing system called to keep records. a. hieroglyphics b. calligraphy c. pictographs d. cuneiform 9. More than 90 percent of Egypt’s people live a. in cities built at large oases. c. in the Nile Delta region. b. along the border with Libya. d. on the Mediterranean coast. 10. The boundaries drawn between Libya, Egypt, and Algeria by European colonial powers are called a. geometric boundaries. c. cultural boundaries. b. natural boundaries. d. longitudinal boundaries. Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests 213

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Name Date Class Section 2 Quiz The Eastern Mediterranean MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. city along the coast in central Israel A. Beirut 2. Arab territory B. Damascus 3. coastal city in Lebanon C. Jerusalem 4. capital and religious center of the kingdom of Israel D. Palestine 5. one of the oldest, continuously settled cities in the world E. Tel Aviv-Jaffa MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (10 points each) 6. The dry, desert climate causes most people in the eastern Mediterranean subregion to live Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. a. in the interior areas. c. along coastal plains and in the Euphrates River valley. b. in and around Damascus d. in the Syrian Desert. and Amman. 7. As a result of Arab-Israeli conflicts over the territory of Palestine, a. most Palestinians have c. Palestinians established refugee converted to Judaism. settlements in Arab countries. b. Palestinians have set up an d. Palestinian Christian culture has been independent state. absorbed into Israeli Jewish culture. 8. Which country contains the fewest Arabs? a. Jordan b. Israel c. Syria d. Lebanon 9. Jews were originally expelled from their homeland by the a. Palestinians. b. Romans. c. French. d. British. 10. About percent of the Jews in Israel are immigrants. a. 5 b. 25 c. 50 d. 75 214 Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests