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Question 1: The old town is home to 110 ________ and many more shrines, centered on Feres Magala square.
Muslim historyIslamMosqueMuslim world

Question 2: The inhabitants of Harar represent several different Afro-Asiatic-speaking ethnic groups, both Muslim and ________, including Oromo, Somali, Amhara, Gurage, Tigray, and others.
ChristianChristianityJesusCatholic Church

Question 3: Notable buildings include Medhane Alem Cathedral, the house of Ras Mekonnen, the house of ________, and the sixteenth century Jami Mosque.
Total Eclipse (film)Arthur RimbaudLe Bateau ivreGeorges Izambard

Question 4: [2] According to UNESCO, it is "considered 'the fourth holy city' of ________" with 82 mosques, three of which date from the 10th century, and 102 shrines.
IslamMuhammadIslamic schools and branchesMuslim history

Question 5: It also became known for coffee, weaving, ________ and bookbinding.
ArchaeologyNative Americans in the United StatesBasket weavingWood

Question 6: As a result of this, ________ was founded in 1902 as New Harar.
Addis AbabaJijigaDire DawaDebre Berhan

Question 7: A long-standing tradition of feeding meat to ________ has also developed (during the 1960s) into an impressive night show for tourists.
Spotted HyenaCarnivoraHyenaBear

Question 8: A pipeline to carry ________ to the city from Dire Dawa is currently under construction.
Water resourcesOxygenWaterEarth

Question 9: The city managed to maintain its independence until 1875, when it was conquered by ________.
EgyptCyprusMoroccoSyria

Question 10: For centuries, Harar has been a major commercial centre, linked by the trade routes with the rest of Ethiopia, the entire Horn of Africa, the ________, and, through its ports, the outside world.
Middle EastArabian PeninsulaWestern AsiaAsia







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