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'Abd al-Ilah: Quiz


Question 1: The deposed Regent spent his time with former Prime Minister Nuri as-Said as a refugee in ________.

Question 2: Abdul Ilah served as ________ for King Faisal II from April 4, 1939 to May 2, 1953, when Faisal came of age.
MonarchyMonarchRegentConstitutional monarchy

Question 3: It was the Saudi King's first ever visit to Iraq and it commemorated Iraq's membership in the Arab Federation and its break with the United Arab Republic of ________.
Yom Kippur WarGamal Abdel NasserAnwar El SadatSuez Crisis

Question 4: On 26 May, the ________ newspaper reported that Abdul Illah had called for an uprising of tribal and religious leaders to help him overthrow the insurgent government.
The Boston GlobeThe New York TimesThe New York Times CompanyInternational Herald Tribune

Question 5: During the ________, Abdul Ilah was killed, along with most of the royal family.
Iraq14 July RevolutionSaddam HusseinSyria

Question 6: On 2 May, the ________ launched offensive actions against the Iraqi rebels.
WalesEnglandUnited KingdomCanada

Question 7: During ________, Abdul Ilah was deposed briefly by former Prime Minister Rashid Ali al-Kaylani.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II

Question 8: Rashid Ali led a pro-German coup d'état during ________ against Abdul Ilah's pro-British government.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 9: ________, April 21, 1941.
Time (magazine)NewsweekNational ReviewThe New Yorker

Question 10: A son of King Ali ibn Hussein of Hejaz, who was the elder brother of King ________ of Iraq, Abdul Ilah assumed power upon Ghazi's death in an automobile accident.
Faisal I of IraqFaisal II of IraqSaddam HusseinAhmed Hassan al-Bakr


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