Iran True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about Iran are true or false?
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Last updated: February 9, 2021
First submittedFebruary 9, 2021
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1. The majority of Iran speak fluent Arabic
True
False
They speak Persian (Farsi)
2. Tehran is a megacity (by urban area)
True
False
It has about 15 million people
3. Iran won the Iran-Iraq War
True
False
It was a stalemate, both sides claimed victory
4. Almost 50% of total global oil consumption passes through the Strait of Hormuz
True
False
It is around 25%
5. Ruhollah Khomeini is the President of Iran
True
False
He is the Supreme Leader, the President of Iran in Hassan Rouhani
6. Iran is the only non-African country with a native population of cheetah
True
False
7. All the countries Iran borders are Muslim-majority
True
False
Armenia is Christian
8. Public executions are common in Iran
True
False
Hanging is the most common way of executing
9. Iran never recognized Israel
True
False
Iran recognized Israel in 1950, but voted against its admission to the United Nations. After the Iranian Revolution, Iran withdrew its recognition of Israel
10. Zoroastrianism is considered world's first monotheist (believing in only one god) religion
True
False
11. Alcohol was discovered by a Persian polymath named Al-Razi
True
False
Now, alcohol is prohibited in Iran
12. Women are required by law to wear a headscarf (hijab) in public in Iran
True
False
Ironically, in the 1930s Iranian women were banned from wearing the hijab in public
13. Either Euphrates or Tigris flow through Iran
True
False
14. Iran is a theocracy
True
False
15. Cyrus the Great was the father of Darius the Great
True
False
He was his grand grand uncle
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