Twilight in the Desert Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. During which war did the expansion on the Saudi Arabian oil projects stop?
(a) World War I.
(b) The 20 years war.
(c) World War II.
(d) Vietnam.

2. What is the name of the Saudi Arabian national oil company?
(a) Saudi Gas and Petroleum.
(b) Saudi Aramco.
(c) Saudi Texaco.
(d) Saudi Oil.

3. The new technology that Saudi Arabia has been implementing in their wells is associated with wells that have what?
(a) Had problems with their production.
(b) Held steady in production.
(c) Declined in production.
(d) Increased in production.

4. Where is Matthew Simmons from?
(a) Louisiana.
(b) Texas.
(c) Georgia.
(d) Alabama.

5. Saudi Arabia becomes an oil super power when whose oil production declines?
(a) Mexico.
(b) Iraq.
(c) United States.
(d) Brazil.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many "huge reserves" are there in Saudi Arabia?

2. Offshore exploration is banned in the United States except where?

3. What did Saudi Arabian engineers present at the S.P.E. conferences?

4. From 1950-1982, OPEC published information on production levels for each field how often?

5. When did the United States's oil production peak?

(see the answer key)

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