Iran protests spread after young woman’s death

Q: The death of a 22-year-old woman after her arrest by “morality police” for allegedly violating Iran’s ultraconservative dress code sparked widespread protests, with some women taking off their compulsory hijab head coverings and burning them in the streets. Where is Iran?

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Q: Some protesters cried “death to the dictator!” amid dissatisfaction with the nation’s leaders. Iran has what form of rule?

A. Monarchy

B. Nomocracy

C. Plutocracy

D. Theocracy

Q: Many nations in Western Asia, including Iran, are listed as authoritarian regimes by the Democracy Index, compiled by the publisher of the Economist magazine. Which of Iran’s neighbors is ranked as the world's worst authoritarian nation?

A. Afghanistan

B. Bahrain

C. Saudi Arabia

D. Turkmenistan

Q: Mobile internet access was shut down as protests were reported in as many as 80 cities, including Iran’s capital ...

A. Amman

B. Beirut

C. Riyadh

D. Tehran

Q: Amini was visiting Tehran with her family from their home in the northwestern province of Kurdistan. Kurds are an Iranian ethnic group native to Western Asia. Which nation has the largest population?

A. Iran

B. Iraq

C. Syria

D. Turkey

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