2002 Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

David K. Shipler
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Others charge that the Jews are agents of _______________, whether capitalistic or communist, and will distance Arabs from religious life.
(a) Bureacracy.
(b) Materialism.
(c) Change.
(d) Government.

2. The Lebanese women opposes a _________________ between Israel and Lebanon because this would result in an expansion of the Jewish state.
(a) Conversation.
(b) Peace treaty.
(c) Compromise.
(d) War.

3. Shipler realizes there is no _____________ Israel or Palestine.
(a) Peaceful.
(b) Monolithic.
(c) Paleolithic.
(d) Ideal.

4. A 1984 commuter bus hijacking occurred, but the Israeli military censors imposed a complete _____________.
(a) Coverup.
(b) Blackout.
(c) Press coverage.
(d) List of demands.

5. When the enemy has no _______________, it makes the hatred and bigotry easier.
(a) Name.
(b) Family.
(c) Face.
(d) Honor.

6. Where did Arabs who were expelled from their villages in 1948 end up going?
(a) Iraq.
(b) Saudi Arabia.
(c) Nowhere.
(d) Refugee camps.

7. The Arab-Israeli dispute is _________, but fundamentalism fans the flames.
(a) Secular.
(b) Calm.
(c) Quiet.
(d) Simple.

8. Interviews with Palestinians showed disappointment with the efforts to improve the people's plight by the ____________________.
(a) Oslo Convention.
(b) Arab Nations.
(c) Palestinian Authority.
(d) European mediation.

9. "If you have ______________, you must find a way to make peace..."
(a) An enemy.
(b) A question.
(c) A problem.
(d) An argument.

10. Laura Franklin notes that it's true that __________ are dirty and sweaty at work, but that their homes are immaculate.
(a) Men.
(b) Jews.
(c) Arabs.
(d) Women.

11. The college age Palestinian who was caught by Israeli patrol feared ___________, but experienced something different.
(a) Torture.
(b) Retribution.
(c) Slaughter.
(d) Indoctrination.

12. Shipler plans to reveal the broad forces in the area which contribute to ______________.
(a) Peace.
(b) Happiness.
(c) Aversion.
(d) Change.

13. Shipler examines both sides' abandonment of the common ____________ of the desert.
(a) Rules.
(b) Manners.
(c) Culture.
(d) Ethics.

14. The __________ are the Zionists who founded Israel and control the government.
(a) Sephardim.
(b) Sihhphi.
(c) Ashkenazim.
(d) Israelites.

15. There is a profound resentment that Arab youth are exempt from ____________, which gives them an advantage in the job market.
(a) Education.
(b) Military service.
(c) Training.
(d) Language classes.

Short Answer Questions

1. It is believed that ______________ changed the Jews.

2. The opening at the beginning of the book is a wandering of the streets of ____________ from sunrise to high noon.

3. The King Hussein of _______ vows to work for peace and for security in the area.

4. Power is decidedly one sided - _________ have it and the ____________ do not.

5. A sociologist reports that in an integrated neighborhood, there is not tension, but there is notable ______________.

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