Directions for Jeopardy:Students pick a category, read the questions, and respond with the answers. Click anywhere on the slide to reveal the answer. To go back to the Jeopardy board, click on the home icon. The browser pointer must be visible in order to return to the game board. Divide the class and keep score in anyway that suits classroom management style.
Created by : Eleanor Joyce Andrew Lewis Middle School Salem, VA
The major religions in the region believe in one God. This is known as ____
The city in the region that is sacred to all three religions.
The great prophet of the Islamic faith
The holiest city for the Muslims
The Islam house of worship is called a
The two religions that are fighting in the region
Jews and Muslims
Israelis and Palestinians
The longest river in the world.
This desert dominates North Africa
The canal that separates the Mediterranean Sea from the Red Sea
The mountain range in northwest Africa
The gulf that borders the major oil-exporting countries.
The two rivers in Iraq
The Tigris and Euphrates
Area of lush vegetation in the desert
A dry river bed that only contains water after a rain
The holy book of the Jews
Process in which productive land is turned into desert
The process of removing salt from sea water
Fan-shaped fertile area at the mouth of the Nile River
The most plentiful and valuable resource in the region
The scarcest valuable resource in the region
Hydroelectric power is generated by this dam on the Nile River
Aswan High Dam
What is the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries?
An organization of petroleum exporting countries that control the price and production of oil
A main crop grown in Egypt
Occupation of the desert nomads?
Ships of the desert
Symmetrical Arabic Art
The mosque in Jerusalem that is sacred to all three monotheistic religions.
Dome of the Rock or Temple Mount
The language most of the people in the region.
Open-air markets along the streets in the region
Ancient Tombs in Egypt
Name the three countries that are not Arabic and the language spoken in each country.
Final, Final Jeopardy
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Draw a mental map of the region that shows the outline of North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula north to Turkey.
Best drawing wins.