Statistics for History of Saudi Arabia Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 190 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Who was born in Mecca in 570 AD?Muhammad
97%
The discovery of what in 1938 developed the Saudi economy radically?Oil
93%
What were women allowed to legally do for the first time in 2018?Drive
90%
What empire controlled the coastal regions of Saudi Arabia from the 16th century until WWI?{Ottoman} Empire
90%
Who founded al-Qaeda and lost his citizenship in 1994?Osama bin Laden
86%
In what country's war against Houthis has Saudi Arabia played a significant role since 2015?Yemen
86%
With what country has Saudi Arabia been in a proxy conflict since 1979?Iran
83%
What royal family founded the modern-day Saudi Arabia in 1932?House of {Saud}
72%
What British officer helped the Arabs in Arabia to revolt against the above in WWI?T.E. Lawrence
72%
In what city was the construction of the future-tallest building in the world started in 2013?Jeddah
61%
According to the Quran, what cubic black structure was built by Abraham and Ishmael?Kaaba
61%
The Arabian peninsula is the original home of what nomadic ethnic group?Bedouin
59%
What Saudi king died in 2015?Abdullah
57%
Who became the became leader of the Muslims as the first Caliph after the death of above?Abu {Bakr}
53%
What country did Saudi Arabia officially cut ties with in 2017?Qatar
53%
Who did replace him as the king of Saudi Arabia?Salman
47%
What word is used to refer to an Islamic state under the leadership of an Islamic steward?Caliphate
40%
What country's ambassador was kicked out after its government called for the
release of two dissidents in 2018?
Canada
37%
What Saudi king was assassinated in 1975, despite his popularity?Faisal
34%
What mosque in Mecca did Islamist extremists temporarily seize control in 1979?{Grand} Mosque
20%

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