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Iraq Quiz

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0 What is the national language of Iraq?
a. Kurdish
b. Arabic
c. Assyrian
d. Armenian
1 How many regions make up Iraq?
a. one
b. two
c. three
d. four
2 What makes up the upper Tigris-Euphrates Valley?
a. several small lakes
b. river valleys
c. trees
d. ponds
3 Where are Iraq's only forests?
a. in the mountains
b. in the south
c. in the east
d. surrounding the desert
4 What is the capital of Iraq?
a. Mosul
b. Basra
c. Baghdad
d. Fallujah
5 What has increased Iraq's agricultural production?
a. increased rainfall
b. modern farming methods
c. more workers
d. richer soil
6 Which is not a popular form of transportation in Iraq?
a. boat
b. plane
c. train
d. car
7 What decorations might be found on Iraqi silverware?
a. flowers
b. plants
c. figures
d. designs
8 Iraq was the center of _________ learning in the Middle Ages.
a. Arab
b. religious
c. mathematic
d. scientific
9 What is one reason Iraq invaded Iran in 1980?
a. It wanted to gain control of the Shatt al Arab waterway.
b. It wanted Iran's gold.
c. It wanted complete control over Iran.
d. It wanted to have more influence in Iran.

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