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

2. Shipler fears that Arab youth are being affected by the Israeli ___________ using strong arm tactics in the presence of youth.
(a) Police.
(b) Men.
(c) Government.
(d) Leaders.

3. It is believed that ______________ changed the Jews.
(a) Wars.
(b) Imperialism.
(c) The Zionists.
(d) The Torah.

4. Failing to understand the more reserved ____________ of the Ashkenazim, Arabs were unable to recognize authentic hospitality.
(a) Nature.
(b) Language.
(c) Homes.
(d) Rules.

5. An Egyptian girl tells Shipler how surprised she was to find ______________ so Middle Eastern.
(a) Ramallah.
(b) Baghdad.
(c) Tel Aviv.
(d) Nazareth.

6. The official Israeli strategy is to destroy the ___________ as a means of evaporating Palestinian national aspirations.
(a) Media coverage.
(b) PLO.
(c) Government.
(d) Schools.

7. The official ___________ myth is that 700,000 Arabs fled their homes in 1948, freely giving up their rights.
(a) Muslim.
(b) Arab.
(c) Israeli.
(d) American.

8. Some Arabs make an intellectual effort to discredit Jewish claims to _______________ in the land.
(a) Families.
(b) Homes.
(c) Authentic heritage.
(d) Places of worship.

9. The labeling on ___________ published by both sides in textbooks continues to make clear that neither side yet accepts the reality that neither can covet the whole of the land.
(a) Maps.
(b) Graphs.
(c) Charts.
(d) Chapters.

10. Sometimes, being ____________ is advantageous because there is no legacy of long standing antagonism.
(a) A woman.
(b) Arabic.
(c) An outsider.
(d) Jewish.

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

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

13. Shipler notes that a shift in tactics to assaults on select individuals backfired when applied to ___________ in the West Bank.
(a) Armies.
(b) Palestinians.
(c) Arab Muslims.
(d) Jews.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The Lebanese women opposes a _________________ between Israel and Lebanon because this would result in an expansion of the Jewish state.

2. But wealthy Jews also detest Arabs for being ___________ in attitude when they are regularly employed.

3. There is fear, but also ________ in the way that Israeli Jews view the Arab.

4. _____________ is a nationalistic movement, whose political agenda is in continuity with the lamentation of the Jews exiled to Bablyon.

5. A social studies teacher tells Shipler that the Jewish attitude is that 'we can do whatever we _________ with the Arabs."

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