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Lebanon True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about Lebanon are true or false?
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Last updated: January 22, 2021
First submittedJanuary 22, 2021
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1. By law, the President of Lebanon must be a Christian
True
False
2. Lebanon shares a border with Israel
True
False
3. The Biblical city of Antioch is located in the modern state of Lebanon
True
False
The ruins of ancient Antioch are located near Antakya, Turkey.
4. Lebanon is geographically the smallest country and has the lowest population in the Arab League
True
False
5. Hezbollah is a political party that holds seats in the parliament and ministerial portfolios
True
False
6. After escaping house arrest in Japan, former Nissan and Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn now lives in Beirut, Lebanon
True
False
7. The majority of people born in Lebanon currently reside outside of Lebanon
True
False
8. Lebanon and Greece gained their independence from the Ottoman Empire in the 1820s
True
False
Greece gained it independence from the Ottomans in 1822. Lebanon gained its independence from France in 1943.
9. Lebanon exports most of its oil to Europe
True
False
Lebanon has no proven oil reserves
10. The country of Lebanon takes its name from its national emblem, the only species of tree named in the Bible, the Cedar of Lebanon
True
False
Lebanon is named after Mount Lebanon
11. Phoenician civilization originated in the eastern Mediterranean and created Lebanese cities like Byblos, Sidon, and Tyre. The Phoenicians went on to found Carthage.
True
False
12. According to the New Testament of the Bible, Jesus traveled through regions now located in the modern state of Lebanon
True
False
The Book of Matthew notes that Jesus traveled through Tyre and Sidon.
13. Despite capturing all of the territory around it, the Roman Empire was never able to gain control of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
True
False
14. The United States is Lebanon’s primary security partner and has provided more than $2 billion in bilateral security assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) since 2006.
True
False
The state above comes from the US State Department website
15. In 2020, a huge amount of Beirut was destroyed by an explosion caused by 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate that had been sitting in a warehouse for six years because of a bureaucratic dispute.
True
False
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