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 19% OxOx223BowBow281CompassCompass354it's unknownit's unknown262history 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 73% Arabian SeaArabian Sea1092Andaman SeaAndaman Sea175Red SeaRed Sea3774Celebes SeaCelebes Sea108Saudi Arabia riddles » Which river flows into the Dead Sea?Jordan River constitutes the border between Israel and the Kingdom of JordanCreated by: globalquiz.orghard 59% NileNile418Syr DaryaSyr Darya503TigrisTigris846Jordan RiverJordan River2616Israel 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 53% IraqIraq672IranIran3664JordanJordan1837SyriaSyria716politics 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 74% Persian EmpirePersian Empire829Roman EmpireRoman Empire493Babylonian EmpireBabylonian Empire5577Assyrian EmpireAssyrian Empire579history 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 72% black catsblack cats3214black dogsblack dogs12853black horsesblack horses926black spidersblack spiders629dogs 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 54% MuslimsMuslims1838JewsJews5459HinduistsHinduists1691BuddhistsBuddhists988Judaism 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% nonenone1920oneone3843twotwo3976threethree549Egypt 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 73% in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia3228in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates13802in Qatarin Qatar1124in Kuwaitin Kuwait540deserts 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 72% bloodlettingbloodletting172foot whippingfoot whipping3584hanging upside-downhanging upside-down913horse pullinghorse pulling263Ottoman Empire riddles » Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions.