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.orgeasy 76% Arabian SeaArabian Sea385Andaman SeaAndaman Sea63Red SeaRed Sea1637Celebes SeaCelebes Sea42Saudi Arabia riddles » Which river flows into the Dead Sea?Jordan River constitutes the border between Israel and the Kingdom of JordanCreated by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% NileNile214Syr DaryaSyr Darya231TigrisTigris395Jordan RiverJordan River1477Israel 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 56% IraqIraq406IranIran2513JordanJordan1075SyriaSyria454politics 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 Empire612Roman EmpireRoman Empire386Babylonian EmpireBabylonian Empire3825Assyrian EmpireAssyrian Empire405history 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 cats2561black dogsblack dogs10317black horsesblack horses648black spidersblack spiders520dogs 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% MuslimsMuslims1280JewsJews3939HinduistsHinduists1189BuddhistsBuddhists714Judaism 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% nonenone1458oneone2940twotwo2995threethree459Egypt 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 Arabia2728in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates11913in Qatarin Qatar941in Kuwaitin Kuwait486deserts 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% bloodlettingbloodletting123foot whippingfoot whipping2860hanging upside-downhanging upside-down689horse pullinghorse pulling198Ottoman Empire riddles » 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.orgvery easy 80% "pure""pure"734"wise""wise"798"brave""brave"468"servant of God""servant of God"8350surnames riddles » Play Middle East quiz and see all the questions.