Unit 25 - Geography Study note

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Name Date Class Section 3 Quiz The Northeast 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. center where cultures developed and spread A. qanat outward B. Sunni 2. underground canal built by the Persians 3. mud-brick temple built by Sumerians C. culture hearth 4. wedge-shaped symbols written on clay tablets D. ziggurat 5. branch of Islam practiced by most Turkish Muslims E. cuneiform 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 ancient civilization that developed along the eastern Mediterranean coast around 3000 B.C. and traded widely across the Mediterranean is the Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. a. Sumerians. b. Phoenicians. c. Persians. d. Ottomans. 7. Many alphabets used in much of the Western world today are based on the alphabet developed around 3000 B.C. by the a. Sumerians. b. Phoenicians. c. Arabs. d. Persians. 8. In 1979 Iran’s secular government was overthrown during the a. Arab-Israeli war. c. Communist Revolution. b. Islamic Revolution. d. Ottoman Empire. 9. Which ethnic group, settled in the border areas of Turkey, Iraq, and Iran, does not have their own country? a. Turks c. Shiites b. Mesopotamians d. Kurds 10. The natural boundary between the countries of Iraq and Iran is formed by the a. Atlas Mountains. c. Euphrates River. b. Zagros Mountains. d. Persian Gulf. Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests 215

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