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. Israelis were disappointed that the Arab TV show wasn't broadcast in the West so that the viewers could see how _______ the Arabs are.
(a) Fearsome.
(b) Subhuman.
(c) Beautiful.
(d) Talented.

2. Israeli authorities monitor ___________ prayers in the mosques, warning imams not to preach on controversial subjects.
(a) Tuesday.
(b) Friday.
(c) Wednesday.
(d) Monday.

3. Shipler does admit to finding much _______________ among the Arabs he visits, but little of the systematic vindictiveness described in the previous chapter.
(a) Bitterness.
(b) Happiness.
(c) Agreement.
(d) Rage.

4. A sociologist reports that in an integrated neighborhood, there is not tension, but there is notable ______________.
(a) Separation.
(b) Camaraderie.
(c) Violence.
(d) Hesitancy.

5. Shipler has an extended analysis of ___________ as practiced by both the Arabs and the Jews.
(a) Terrorism.
(b) Cultural cleanses.
(c) Peace making.
(d) Consensus.

6. At this time of the first edition of this book, which flag was outlawed in terms of being permitted to be displayed?
(a) Palestinian.
(b) Neither.
(c) Israeli.
(d) Both.

7. Why wasn't King Hussein able to continue his vision for peace and stability in the area?
(a) He was assassinated.
(b) He died of cancer.
(c) His treaty was not ratified.
(d) He left the country.

8. Rumors spread of a ___________ accomplice and foreign tourists fitting that description are rounded up for questioning.
(a) Female.
(b) Caucasian male.
(c) Asian male.
(d) Child.

9. Settlers referred to their occupation of the territories as ______________.
(a) Effective.
(b) Spiritual.
(c) Liberation.
(d) God's will.

10. Shipler seeks to catalog the ___________ each side has of the other side.
(a) Uses.
(b) Images.
(c) Cultures.
(d) Education.

11. The twelve-year-old Palestinian notes that he has no ________ and no future.
(a) Dreams.
(b) Past.
(c) Sense of belonging.
(d) Home.

12. The opening of the chapter depicts an incident which took place on King _________ Street in Jerusalem.
(a) Thomas.
(b) Peter.
(c) Henry.
(d) George.

13. To improve the condition of the _________ would lesson the tension necessary to achieve statehood.
(a) Sanitation.
(b) Camps.
(c) Mosques.
(d) Temples.

14. Schools on both sides, Shipler says, continue to deal selectively with the creation of Israel, the ____________ of the conflict.
(a) Original sin.
(b) Ending.
(c) High point.
(d) Patient zero.

15. During the takeover of the West Bank and Jerusalem in 1967, Arabs were surprised by how ___________ they were treated.
(a) Humanely.
(b) Cruelly.
(c) Indifferently.
(d) Harshly.

Short Answer Questions

1. Hartman states that biblical people are ______________, which can turn religion into a force of evil.

2. Wealthy Jews deride the Arabs as being ____________ and about being lazy.

3. A tiny number of Israelis understand ________, which leads to paranoia.

4. Israeli hardliners play up the power of the Arabs, lest others try to understand their ____________.

5. Shipler deals with the Jewish stereotype that Arabs are violent, uncivilized ___________.

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