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Arab American Heritage Month: Fun Facts - Test Your Knowledge

QUIZ:

How Much Do You Know About Arab Americans and the Arab World?

POSTED ON: OCT 3, 2018 on Arab American website

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Arab Americans and the Arab World?

By: Annika Wolfe/ Arab America Contributing Writer

Do you consider yourself knowledgeable about the Arab world? Maybe a bit of an expert? Or do you want to learn more about one of the worlds’ most culturally rich, diverse, and beautiful areas? Take our quiz to see just how much you know about Arab Americans and the Arab World!

Be sure to answer the questions and finish the quiz before you check your answers at the bottom. Good luck!

1. How many Arab countries are there?

  • 15
  • 40
  • 25
  • 22

2. What Arab country has the highest population?

  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Jordan
  • Morocco

3. What is the most popular language in the Arab world?

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Farsi

4. What is the main religion of the Arab world?

  • Buddhism
  • Islam
  • Christianity
  • Judaism

5. Which country in the world has most Muslims?

  • Iran
  • Germany
  • Indonesia
  • Pakistan

6. Which U.S. state has the most Arab Americans?

  • New York
  • California
  • Florida
  • Michigan

7. About how many Muslims (Arab and non-Arab) are in the U.S.?

  • 2 million
  • 4.8 million
  • 6 million
  • 3.3 million

8. Where is the Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world) located?

  • Lebanon
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Morocco
  • United Arab Emirates

9. About how many Americans of Arab background are in the U.S.?

  • 10 million
  • 3.2 million
  • 700 thousand
  • 2 million

10. Which Arab country has no rivers?

  • Oman
  • Lebanon
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen

 

11. What famous Arab dish is made with chickpeas?

  • Baklava
  • Hummus
  • Shawarma
  • Couscous

12. Which celebrity is of Arab descent?

  • Steve Jobs
  • Shakira
  • Jenna Dewan
  • Rami Malek

13. Which instrument was invented in the Arab world?

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Oud
  • Oboe

14. Which is not one of the five pillars of Islam?

  • Fasting
  • Pilgrimage
  • Prayer
  • Good Deeds
  • Almsgiving

15. What body of water in the Middle East has some of the world’s largest oil reserves?

  • Dead Sea
  • Persian Gulf
  • Red Sea
  • Nile River

16. Which US city has the largest percentage of Arab Americans?

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • New York, NY
  • Dearborn, MI
  • Washington, DC

17. Which of these was invented in the Arab world?

  • Condensed milk
  • Surgery
  • The light bulb
  • Potato chips

18. Which country was the first to export coffee beans in large quantities to the west?

  • Yemen
  • Jordan
  • Bahrain
  • Morocco

19. How many people in the world speak Arabic?

  • 700 million
  • 254 million
  • 420 million
  • 197 million

20. What American staple was invented by an Arab American?

  • Iced Tea
  • Ice-cream cones
  • Fried Chicken
  • Pancakes

 

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