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1991 uprisings in Iraq: Quiz


Question 1: Others were injured when they stepped on ________ planted by Iraqi troops near the eastern border during the war with Iran.
Land mineCluster bombTrench warfareBunker

Question 2: The rebellion in the North (________) erupted on March 4, in the town of Rania, northwest of Sulaymaniyah.
Iraqi KurdistanKurdish peoplePost-invasion Iraq, 2003–presentGulf War

Question 3: The Administration sternly warned Iraqi authorities on March 7 against the use of ________ during the unrest, but equivocated Iraq's use of helicopter gunships.
Biological warfareChemical warfareNaval warfareMilitary history

Question 4: After the uprising, the ________ were singled out for mass reprisals, accompanied by ecologically catastrophic drainage of the Iraqi marshlands and the large-scale and systematic forcible transfer of the local population.
Iraqi insurgencyMarsh ArabsSumerAbbasid Caliphate

Question 5: Kurds further expanded their area of control after participating in the US-led ________, which led to the recognition of Kurdish autonomy by the new Iraqi government.
Post-invasion Iraq, 2003–presentRefugees of IraqIraqi insurgency2003 invasion of Iraq

Question 6: They were ruthlessly crushed by the loyalist forces spearheaded by the ________ and the population was successfully terrorized.
Iraqi Air ForceRepublican Guard (Iraq)Iraqi security forcesIraqi Army

Question 7: The question of helicopters was also ignored in the ceasefire agreement of March 3, which prohibited Iraqi use of ________ over the country.
Fixed-wing aircraftGlider (sailplane)Aviation historyPowered hang glider

Question 8: There was also unrest in the Shi'ite slum of Sadr City (then-called Saddam City), in the Iraqi capital of ________.

Question 9: The 1991 uprisings in Iraq were a series of anti-governmental intifada rebellions in southern and northern Iraq during the aftermath of the ________.
Six-Day WarGulf War2006 Lebanon WarYom Kippur War

Question 10: On April 5, Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council announced "the complete crushing of acts of sedition, sabotage, and ________ in all towns of Iraq."
RiotUnited StatesUnited KingdomJakarta

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