Israel Quiz

25 July 2022
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Which statements best describe the Camp David Accords? Check all that apply.
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- They were the first peace agreement for Israel in the Middle East. - They showed that Arabs and Israelis could negotiate in good faith. - They showed that the US could play an important role in negotiations.
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The US helped to negotiate a peace agreement in 1979 between Israel and
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Egypt.
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Following the birth of Israel, why was it important that Jerusalem was placed under UN supervision?
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Both Jews and Arabs considered it to be a holy city.
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A subject many nations agree on regarding the Palestinians is that
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they have a right to independence.
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Which tactic did Palestinians use against Israel in 1987?
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an intifada
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How did the Balfour Declaration contribute to tension between Jews and Arabs?
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It supported the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
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The world's most powerful nations agree that Palestinians and Israelis both have the right to
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exist safety without question
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A result of the Arab-Israeli War during 1948-1949 was that
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thousands of Palestinians became refugees.
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The quote is from US President Barack Obama. Among Israelis and Palestinians, the future must not belong to those who turn their backs on a prospect of peace. Let us leave behind those who thrive on conflict, those who reject the right of Israel to exist. The road is hard, but the destination is clearā€”a secure, Jewish state of Israel and an independent, prosperous Palestine. What does the quote imply about reasons for Palestinian independence?
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Palestinian independence is important for peace in the Middle East.
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Which countries attacked Israel during the Yom Kippur War in 1973?
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Egypt and Syria
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Which best explains how Yasir Arafat strengthened the case for Palestinian independence?
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He lessened anti-Israeli violence and persuaded the Israeli government to help his people.
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Which best explains how the change by Palestinians from violence to negotiation affected their case for independence?
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It made the case stronger by showing that Palestinians were willing to live peacefully alongside Israelis.
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Which directly led to the first armed conflict between Arabs and Israelis?
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the declaration of statehood by Israel in 1948
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How did the Holocaust affect support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine?
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It increased support greatly.