Middle East questions This is a list of recently added questions about Middle East. Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions. 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.orgSaudi Arabia riddles »easy 78% Arabian SeaArabian Sea63Andaman SeaAndaman Sea11Red SeaRed Sea282Celebes SeaCelebes Sea5 Which river flows into the Dead Sea?Jordan River constitutes the border between Israel and the Kingdom of JordanCreated by: globalquiz.orgIsrael riddles »average 62% NileNile61Syr DaryaSyr Darya74TigrisTigris129Jordan RiverJordan River447 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% IraqIraq339IranIran1982JordanJordan874SyriaSyria370 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 72% Persian EmpirePersian Empire498Roman EmpireRoman Empire317Babylonian EmpireBabylonian Empire3113Assyrian EmpireAssyrian Empire339 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 73% black catsblack cats2350black dogsblack dogs9294black horsesblack horses589black spidersblack spiders471 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 54% MuslimsMuslims1170JewsJews3377HinduistsHinduists1061BuddhistsBuddhists645 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% nonenone1318oneone2615twotwo2468threethree398 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 Arabia2484in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates10470in Qatarin Qatar838in Kuwaitin Kuwait441 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 73% bloodlettingbloodletting109foot whippingfoot whipping2440hanging upside-downhanging upside-down601horse pullinghorse pulling172 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"647"wise""wise"749"brave""brave"439"servant of God""servant of God"7275 Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions.