which of the following is not located within the maghreb region?

# which of the following is not located within the maghreb region?

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The choke point known as the _____ lies between Yemen and Djibouti.Bab el Mandeb Strait
Algeria has been a nation into which many people have been migrating over the past 10 years. T/FFalse
The Gulf of Sidra is located adjacent to Libya. T/FTrue
The Shi'ites in Iraq:had their religious freedom restricted by Saddam Hussein's regime.
Jordan lost its West Bank in the 1967 Six Day War with Israel. T/FTrue
Egypt's Aswan High Dam was built to hold back the waters of the Nile Delta. T/FFalse
The Syrians have lost which piece of territory to the Israelis?the Golan Heights
Sunnis outnumber Shi'ites in Iraq. T/FFalse
The capital of Iran, located in the foothills of the Elburz Mountains is:Tehran
The Blue Nile and the White Nile converge at Cairo. T/FFalse
The majority population in the north of Kazakhstan is:Russian
From 1949 until 1967, West Jerusalem was controlled byIsrael
Darfur Province, the recent scene of a massive ethnic cleansing, is located in the central-west of:Sudan
Which of the following is not located within the Maghreb region?the Mecca area of the Arabian Peninsula
Contagious diffusion is strongly associated with local distance effects, whereas hierarchical diffusion often involves the leapfrogging of innovations among widely separated places. T/FTrue
Shi'ite Muslims constitute the great majority of the population of:Iran
In the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi and Dubai have most of the oil reserves. T/FTrue
About 50 percent of Egypt's population lives in the Nile River Valley. T/FFalse
Egypt's largest city, Cairo, is located on the shore of Lake Nasser in Upper Egypt. T/FFalse
The North Africa/Southwest Asia realm contains about _____ percent of the world's oil reserves.77
The wealth from oil income has been distributed evenly among the different subregions of the Middle East. T/FFalse
Afghanistan was created in the 19th century as a buffer between Russian and British spheres of influence. T/FTrue
Israel regards which city as its capital?Jersusalem
Iran is today the most important Shi'ite state. T/FTrue
Iraq's oil cities of Kirkuk and Mosul are located within the area of _____ population. T/FKurdish
In the process of relocation diffusion, whatever is being diffused enters an area when adopting individuals move and carry innovations with them. T/FTrue
The most populous city in North Africa/Southwest Asia is:Cairo
Hydraulic civilization theory holds that:cities able to control irrigated farming over large hinterlands hold power over other cities
The United Arab Emirates includes the oil-rich sheikhdom known as:Abu Dhabi
The Aswan High Dam is located on the:Nile River
Turkey's application for membership in the EU will be helped by all but which of the following?Ceding of Crete to Greece
Which of the following republics of Turkestan contains an ethnic majority of Persian origin?Tajikistan
Kemal Atatrk was chiefly responsible for moving Turkey's capital from the interior Anatolian Plateau to the southern Mediterranean coast. T/FFalse
Which of the following oil producers does not border the Persian Gulf?Libya
The major mountain range in North Africa is the:Atlas Mountains
The United Nations gave Jerusalem to the Israelis under the 1947 partition resolution. T/FFalse
The empire that ruled over much of Southwest Asia prior to World War I was the:Ottoman
The Ottoman Empire was headquartered in the city of:Constantinople
Today, more than 80 percent of all Muslims are Sunnis. T/FTrue
The Rub al Khali (Empty Quarter) lies near the border between Saudi Arabia and:Yemen
About 85 percent of Muslims consider themselves:Sunni
Iran differs from most of the North Africa/Southwest Asian realm in that:it is predominantly Shi'ite
Less than 30 percent of the population of Lebanon is Christian. T/FTrue
The Turks are an Arabic people whose origins lie in the Syria-Egypt border area. T/FFalse
Uzbekistan is located near the center of Turkestan. T/FTrue
_____ is the name for the land between the rivers.Mesopotamia
The Tell includes the slopes of the Atlas Mountains and the narrow coastal plain to its north. T/FTrue
Saudi Arabia, the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula, contains only about 25 million people. T/FTrue
The state of Israel:was created from territory that was formerly administered by the British
A country that can be identified as a classic buffer state is:Afghanistan
Libya is an oil-poor country. T/FFalse
The most important ethnic group in Afghanistan is the:Pashtuns (Pathans)
The Golan Heights, Baghdad, and the upper Euphrates Valley are all located in Syria. T/FFalse
Which of the following is not one of the republics of Turkestan?Azerbaijan
Which of the following is not located in the vicinity of the Nile Delta?Aswan High Dam
The city of _____ is located at the confluence of the White Nile and Blue Nile, and serves as the capital of _____.Khartoum/Sudan
NASWA is never referred to as the Middle East. T/FFalse
What is the difference between expansion diffusion and relocation diffusion?In the case of expansion diffusion, a phenomenon originates in an area, remains strong there, and spreads outward; in relocation diffusion, the phenomenon is carried by migrants to a distant location and diffuses from there.
Islam was founded before Judaism and Christianity.False
Iraq fought against Iran in the 1980s and Kuwait in the 1990s. T/FTrue
Which of the following is not an Old World culture hearth?the Mecca area of the Arabian Peninsula
Libya is one of the three countries that constitutes the Maghreb region. T/FFalse
The spread of Islam provides an example of expansion diffusion. T/FTrue
The dominant form of Islam in Saudi Arabia is:Wahhabism
The upstream country that could control the flow of the Nile River into Egypt is:Sudan
NASWA is not entirely Muslim. T/FTrue
Which of the following is not included in the North Africa/Southwest Asia realm?Pakistan
In Iraq, the Shi'ite population is concentrated in:the southeast
The fellaheen are Egypt's subsistence farmers. T/FTrue
Which of the following countries is not a major oil producer?Turkey
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