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History of Saudi Arabia: Quiz


Question 1: During the Persian Gulf War, Iraq fired ________ missiles into Saudi Arabia and even penetrated its northern border.
Kh-29Vympel R-27Vympel K-13Scud

Question 2: In 1902 Ibn Saud captured ________, the Al-Saud dynasty's ancestral capital, from the rival Al-Rashid family.

Question 3: His death in 63 resulted in the succession of Umar as the caliph, followed by ________ and Ali ibn Abi Talib.
Abu BakrUthman ibn AffanAbu Ubaidah ibn al JarrahHusayn ibn Ali

Question 4: [11] Under the Abbasids, Islamic civilization flourished in the "________", with its capital at the cosmopolitan city of Baghdad.
Muslim Agricultural RevolutionIslamic contributions to Medieval EuropeIslamic Golden AgeMuslim world

Question 5: The Third Saudi state was founded by the late King ________.
1948 Arab–Israeli WarIbn Saud of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia

Question 6: He used his influence as Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to persuade other ________ and Islamic nations to join the coalition.
Arab peopleIraqPalestinian peopleSyria

Question 7: By the Treaty of Jeddah, signed on May 20, 1927, the ________ recognized the independence of Abdul Aziz's realm (then known as the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd).
United KingdomWalesCanadaEngland

Question 8: In 1975, King Faisal was ________ by a nephew, who was executed after an extensive investigation concluded that he acted alone.
Honor killingInfanticideAssassinationMass murder

Question 9: Others added their support and Abu Bakr was made the first ________.
IslamCaliphMuslim historyCaliphate

Question 10: Following this, Mu'awiyah, who was governor of Levant, seized power and began the ________.
Fatimid CaliphateUmayyad CaliphateRashidun CaliphateAbbasid Caliphate


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