Jordan’s king signals end to royal family feud

Q: Jordan's King Abdullah II said last week the kingdom was safe from and alleged conspiracy said to involve his younger half-brother, Prince Hamzah. The king said Prince Hamzah had "pledged to remain loyal." Where is Jordan?

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Q: King Abdullah received a message of support from the royal court of what large kingdom on Jordan’s southern and southeastern border?

A. Bahrain

B. Kuwait

C. Qatar

D. Saudi Arabia

Q: King Abdullah and his half brother trace their ancestry to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. Until it was conquered by the House of Saud in 1925, Abdullah’s family ruled Islam’s holiest city ….

A. Mecca

B. Medina

C. Ridyah

D. Tabuk

Q: Jordan has what type of government?

A. Absolute monarchy

B. Constitutional monarchy

C. Meritocracy

D. Theocracy

Q: King Abullah’s great-grandfather became the first king of Jordan after he and his father led a revolt against which rulers?

A. British

B. French

C. Ottomans

D. Saudis

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