Trump decision on Jerusalem sparks protests

Q: Violence erupted last week in the West Bank and Gaza Strip over President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of U.S. policy. Where is Israel?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Israel claimed West Jerusalem as its capital when the nation declared its independence in 1948. What neighboring nation controlled East Jerusalem before it was captured by Israel in 1967?

A. Egypt

B. Jordan

C. Lebanon

D. Syria

Q: Israel annexed East Jerusalem in 1967, but most nations consider it to be occupied territory. Who wants to use East Jerusalem as a future national capital?

A. Chaldeans

B. Jordanians

C. Palestinians

D. Samaritans

Q: Jerusalem is considered a holy city to the three major Abrahamic religions, and conflicts between the groups have led to centuries of warfare to control the city. Which of these religions is NOT tied to the story of Abraham?

A. Buddhism

B. Christianity

C. Islam

D. Judaism

Q: Officials met Saturday in the Arab world’s largest city to urge the United States to abandon its decision on Jerusalem. Which Arab city has most populous metropolitan area?

A. Algiers

B. Baghdad

C. Beirut

D. Cairo

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