Middle Eastern History Quiz

Can you Answer these questions about the History of the Middle East?
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Last updated: January 30, 2018
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What religion began in the 600s?
Islam
What country went through a theocratic revolution in 1979?
Iran
Who led Egypt in 1187?
Saladin
Who advised the Arabs in the Battle of Aqaba?
T.E. Lawrence
What famous buildings were built in 2630 BC?
Pyramids of Giza
What wonder of the world was built on Egypt's north coast?
Lighthouse of Alexandria
Who wrote the agreement to split up the Ottoman Empire?
Mark Sykes
François Georges-Picot
What massive skyscraper was finished in 2010?
Burj Khalifa
What events took place in the Holy Land over 200 years in the Middle Ages?
Crusades
Who conquered the Persian Empire in 320 BC?
Alexander the Great
What war went from 1990-91?
Gulf War
What country invaded the Sinai Peninsula in the 60s?
Israel
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What form of writing was developed by the Sumerians?
Cuneiform
Who conquered Israel in the year 70?
Roman Empire
What people were massacred by the Ottomans in the early 1900s?
Armenians
What was found by the French to decipher Hieroglyphs?
Rosetta Stone
In what city was Jesus Christ born?
Bethlehem
Who was the third king of the Israelites?
Solomon
What was the capital of the Umayyad Caliphate?
Damascus
What country broke into Civil war in 2011?
Syria
One of the world's first civilizations started in what region?
Mesopotamia
On which river was the Aswan High Dam built?
Nile River
What ancient city is located near modern Baghdad?
Babylon
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Level 72
Jan 30, 2018
Roman Empire! I tried Rome, Romans, Titus, Vespasian, Titus Vespasian...

If I have read my Bible right, Solomon was the third king. The first was Saul, then came David.

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Level 64
Jan 30, 2018
Fixed!