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MENA Vocabulary Pretest. 1. *A Mesopotamian terraced pyramid in which each terrace is smaller than the one below it. ziggurat. 2. @*A movement that encouraged Jews to return to Palestine, the Jewish homeland, which many Jews call Zion. Zionism.

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Mena vocabulary pretest

MENA Vocabulary Pretest


Mena vocabulary pretest

1. *A Mesopotamian terraced pyramid in which each terrace is smaller than the one below it.


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ziggurat


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2. @*A movement that encouraged Jews to return to Palestine, the Jewish homeland, which many Jews call Zion.


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  • Zionism


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3. *A famous emperor of ancient Mesopotamia, who ruled from 1792 to 1750 B.C.


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Hammurabi


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4. *An area between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in what is now the country of Iraq.


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Mesopotamia


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5. @*The founder and prophet of Islam


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  • Muhammad


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6. *The removal of salt from sea water to make it usable for drinking and farming.


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  • desalination


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7. *A Sumerian system of writing, in which wedge-shaped symbols were used.


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  • Cuneiform


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8. *A religion that developed out of Judaism that is based upon the life and teachings of Jesus.


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  • Christianity


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9. @*Chemical product derived from petroleum or natural gas.


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  • Petrochemical


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10. *People with no fixed home who move about in search of food, water, and grazing land.


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  • Nomads


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11. *A region consisting of what is now Iraq, northeast Syria, and part of southeast Turkey.


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  • Fertile Crescent


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12. @*A country to the south of Egypt that was a source of the gold the Egyptians used in their pyramids.


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  • Nubia


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13. *The monotheistic religion founded by Abraham and whose followers are called Jews.


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  • Judaism


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14. Not pertaining to or connected with religion.


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  • secular


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15. *A man made water passage in NE Egypt connecting the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.


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  • Suez Canal

    (11/17/1869)


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16. *The entire body of Jewish religious literature, law, and teaching.


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  • Torah


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17. *In Islam, a house of public worship.


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  • Mosque


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18. *The Organization which decides the price and amount of oil produced each year in Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Venezuela, and other countries.


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  • O.P.E.C.

    Organization

    of

    Petroleum Exporting

    Countries


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19. *The sacred text of Islam.


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  • Qur’an

    or

    Koran


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20. *Rich in resources and nutrients.


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  • fertile


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21. @*One of the first inhabitants of Mesopotamia.


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  • Sumerians


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22. *A religion that teaches that there is one god and that Muhammad is his prophet.


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  • Islam


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23. *A follower of the religion of Islam.


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  • Muslim


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24. @*A pilgrimage to Mecca that most Muslims try to make at least once in a lifetime.


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  • Haj (or hajj)


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25. *The collection of sacred writings of the Christian religion.


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  • Bible


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26. *A writing system in which pictures and symbols are used to represent words and symbols.


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  • hieroglyphics


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27. *The artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops.


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  • Irrigation


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28. *The founder of Christianity and believed by Christians to be the son of God and the Messiah.


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  • Jesus


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29. A structure built in 1956 by the Egyptian leader Nasser to control the flooding of the Nile River.


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  • Aswan High Dam


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30. @*A Southwest Asian region often called the Holy Land.


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  • Palestine


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Check Your Answers Now

  • X if they’re wrong, and a if they are right.

  • 1. ziggurat

  • 2. Zionism

  • 3. Hammurabi

  • 4. Mesopotamia

  • 5. Muhammad


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  • 6. desalination

  • 7. cuneiform

  • 8. Christianity

  • 9. petrochemical

  • 10. nomads

  • 11. Fertile Crescent

  • 12. Nubia

  • 13. Judaism

  • 14. secular

  • 15. Suez Canal


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  • 16. Torah

  • 17. mosque

  • 18. OPEC

  • 19. Qur’an

  • 20. fertile

  • 21. Sumerian

  • 22. Islam

  • 23. Muslim

  • 24. haj

  • 25. Bible


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  • 26. hieroglyphics

  • 27. irrigation

  • 28. Jesus

  • 29. Aswan High Dam

  • 30. Palestine


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