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9-11 & The World We Live In - 01 Reading Guide

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

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 1. 

The events of 9-11 are rooted in thousands of years of history and have strong ___________ connections.
a.
social
c.
political
b.
family
d.
religious
 

 2. 

There are three main “monotheistic” religions, __________, Christianity, and Islam.
a.
Judaism
c.
Humanism
b.
Buddhism
d.
Hinduism
 

 3. 

The Middle East is a geographic regions between Europe, Asia, and Africa.  It includes several countries, including Israel, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and _____________ .
a.
Germany
c.
Ethiopia
b.
Saudi Arabia
d.
Russia
 

 4. 

Most of the countries in the Middle East today, have existed for thousands of years.
a.
True
b.
False
 

 5. 

In his Farewell Address, George Washington encouraged the United States to be involved in other countries.
a.
True
b.
False
 

 6. 

_____________ is staying out of the affairs of other countries.
a.
Isolationism
c.
Communism
b.
Nationalism
d.
Socialism
 

 7. 

_____________ is an intense loyalty to ones country or group.
a.
Isolationism
c.
Communism
b.
Nationalism
d.
Socialism
 

 8. 

In the late 1970, a group of students in ________ took a group of Americans hostage and held them for over a year.  Digital History
a.
Iraq
c.
Israel
b.
Iran
d.
Saudi Arabia
 

 9. 

Early in the 1980’s, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan.  The United States helped _____________ and other rebels to fight the Soviets by providing them weapons and training. (Despite George Washington’s warning)
a.
Saddam Hussain
c.
Bill Clinton
b.
George Bush
d.
Osama bin Laden
 

 10. 

Osama bin Laden formed a terrorist organization called Al-Qaeda.  Al-Qaeda means “________________ .”
a.
the struggle
c.
the base
b.
the fight
d.
the army
 

Short Answer
 

 11. 

Analyze and summarize what you have learned.
 



 
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