Islamic State says it bombed procession in Iran

Q: The Islamic State extremist group claimed two of its “martyrs” killed 84 people in Kerman, Iran, in a suicide bombing attack last week during a memorial procession to the tomb of a slain general. Where is Iran?

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Q: The bombing was part of a sectarian conflict between Shia and Sunni Muslims that goes back nearly 1,400 years. The Muslim clerics ruling Iran are members of which sect?

A. Shia

B. Sunni

Q: Last week’s memorial procession was for Maj. Gen. Qasssim Suleimani, who led Iran’s backing of Shiite militias around the Mideast. He was assassinated four years ago by a U.S. drone attack in which Mideast capital?

A. Amman

B. Baghdad

C. Riyadh

D. Tehran

Q: Iran supports both Hamas in the ongoing Gaza War and Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebels who have been attacking ships in which body of water?

A. Arabian Sea

B. Mediterranean Sea

C. Persian Gulf

D. Red Sea

Q: Iran also organized and funded Hezbollah, a militant Shia group which has exchanged fire with Israel across its northern border with which nation?

A. Egypt

B. Jordan

C. Lebanon

D. Syria

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