Middle East questions This is a list of recently added questions about Middle East. Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions. This is aleph, the first letter of Phoenician alphabet, progenitor of Greek alpha. What does it resemble?Ox. Aleph comes straight from Egyptian hieroglyph that meant ox. Turn your head to the right and you will note an ideogram of a horned ox head. The word Phoenician word aleph means basically ox. Created by: smyruvery hard 23% OxOx154BowBow172CompassCompass198it's unknownit's unknown144history of Europe riddles » What sea lies between Egypt and Saudi Arabia?Red Sea. The Red Sea is the world's northernmost tropical sea with coral reefs. The name of the sea may come from the seasonal blooms of the red-coloured cyanobacterias Trichodesmium erythraeum.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 75% Arabian SeaArabian Sea674Andaman SeaAndaman Sea108Red SeaRed Sea2612Celebes SeaCelebes Sea72Saudi Arabia riddles » Which river flows into the Dead Sea?Jordan River constitutes the border between Israel and the Kingdom of JordanCreated by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% NileNile322Syr DaryaSyr Darya356TigrisTigris595Jordan RiverJordan River2126Israel riddles » 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 Zhuhard 55% IraqIraq515IranIran3026JordanJordan1371SyriaSyria546politics riddles » 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 Zhueasy 73% Persian EmpirePersian Empire700Roman EmpireRoman Empire420Babylonian EmpireBabylonian Empire4541Assyrian EmpireAssyrian Empire497history riddles » 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.orgeasy 73% black catsblack cats2809black dogsblack dogs11259black horsesblack horses751black spidersblack spiders556dogs riddles » 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: Vijayhard 55% MuslimsMuslims1476JewsJews4579HinduistsHinduists1371BuddhistsBuddhists818Judaism riddles » 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.orgvery hard 38% nonenone1646oneone3329twotwo3473threethree503Egypt riddles » 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.orgeasy 74% in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia2959in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates12873in Qatarin Qatar1011in Kuwaitin Kuwait515deserts riddles » 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.orgeasy 73% bloodlettingbloodletting148foot whippingfoot whipping3232hanging upside-downhanging upside-down809horse pullinghorse pulling235Ottoman Empire riddles » Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions.