Middle East questions This is a list of recently added questions about Middle East. Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions. Which of the following is an example of a theocracy?Iran. A theocracy is a type of government ruled by a religious leader. Iran's supreme leader is the most powerful Islamic leader in Iran. Iran's laws are also based on Islamic principle.Created by: Roy Zhupolitics riddles »hard 55% IraqIraq286IranIran1677JordanJordan763SyriaSyria322 Which ancient empire used the Code of Hammurabi?Babylonian Empire. Hammurabi's code was one of the earliest and most influential sets of laws written. It is a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 BCE. It now resides at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.Created by: Roy Zhuhistory riddles »easy 71% Persian EmpirePersian Empire436Roman EmpireRoman Empire288Babylonian EmpireBabylonian Empire2646Assyrian EmpireAssyrian Empire308 Which animals do Muslims consider impure and evil?Black dogs. According to a Sunni narration classified as authentic by Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, black dogs are a manifestation of evil in animal form. According to many Muslim scholars, a contact with a dog's saliva requires one to wash seven times. The British Transport Police receives complains suggesting that sniffer dogs trained to detect explosives should no longer come into contact with Muslim passengers.Created by: globalquiz.orgdogs riddles »easy 72% black catsblack cats2217black dogsblack dogs8676black horsesblack horses557black spidersblack spiders446 These temporary huts on balconies are constructed only for one week every year. Who lives here?Jews. A sukkah is a temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot. It a symbolic shelter, commemorating the time God provided for the Israelites in the wilderness they inhabited after they were freed from slavery in Egypt. Many observant Jews will spend the whole week in the sukkah. The festival of Sukkot is held in autumn, in September or October.Created by: VijayJudaism riddles »hard 53% MuslimsMuslims1092JewsJews3130HinduistsHinduists1009BuddhistsBuddhists615 How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.Created by: globalquiz.orgEgypt riddles »very hard 36% nonenone1233oneone2436twotwo2305threethree363 Where is Dubai?In the United Arab Emirates. The emirate of Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. It is not the national capital (Abu Dhabi is), but a major Middle East commerce hub. Dubai lies directly within the Arabian Desert and has no natural river bodies or oases.Created by: globalquiz.orgdeserts riddles »easy 73% in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia2345in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates9717in Qatarin Qatar789in Kuwaitin Kuwait410 What is a falaka?Foot whipping. This criminal is being prepared to falaka, a type of punishment used in the Ottoman Empire and Middle East. Foot whipping is effective due to the clustering of nerve endings in the feet and the structure of the foot, with its numerous small bones and tendons. The wounds inflicted are particularly painful and take a long time to heal. Falaka was used for centuries as a way of torture and punishment.Created by: globalquiz.orgOttoman Empire riddles »easy 72% bloodlettingbloodletting99foot whippingfoot whipping2201hanging upside-downhanging upside-down559horse pullinghorse pulling158 What does the common Arabic name (or surname) 'Abdullah' literally mean?"servant of God". Abdullah or Abdallah is built from the Arabic words Abd (servant) and Allah. Since both Torah and Christian Bible use word 'Allah' for God in their Arabic translations, the name Abdullah is also common among Jews and Christians living in the Arab countries.Created by: globalquiz.orgsurnames riddles »easy 79% "pure""pure"610"wise""wise"702"brave""brave"409"servant of God""servant of God"6750 Which modern country corresponds to the area of the ancient Mesopotamia?Iraq. Bronze Age Mesopotamia included Sumer and the Akkadian, Babylonian, and Assyrian empires, all native to the territory of modern-day Iraq.Created by: globalquiz.organcient history riddles »hard 49% IranIran2201IraqIraq4092SyriaSyria1603KuwaitKuwait409 In which country is Petra?Jordan. Petra is famous for its rock-cut architecture. Established in 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it is a and symbol and most-visited tourist attraction of Jordan. Petra declined rapidly under Roman rule, in large part from the revision of sea-based trade routes. In 363 an earthquake destroyed many buildings. The site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812.Created by: Park Youn-jootourist attractions riddles »average 65% IsraelIsrael939Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia774JordanJordan5246SyriaSyria1047 Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions.