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1.     The city of Jerusalem was under ______________ influence from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Centuries. a.) Turkish b.) British c.) Iraqi
     a.) Turkish
2.     In 1950, West Jerusalem was declared the capital of a(n) ____________________ state. a.) Muslim b.) Jewish Israeli c.) Christian
     b.) Jewish Israeli
3.     What are the three predominant religions of Jerusalem?
     Judaism, Christianity, & Islam
4.     Christians are attracted to the city because of its importance in the life of ________________ , while Muslims regard Jerusalem as sacred because of its associations with ______________________ and ________________________ .
     Jesus Christ, Abraham, Mohammed
5.     Modern architectural styles are more prevalent in ___________________ Jerusalem. a.) East b.) North c.) West
     Jewish
6.     The Yad ve'Shem, or Museum of the Holocaust, is of special importance to people of the ___________________ faith.
     Jewish
7.     Briefly describe what one may find at some of the shops and markets in West Jerusalem.
     description
8.     Which food is forbidden by the Jewish diet? What does "kosher "mean?
     pork; "proper for use"
9.     The Old City of Jerusalem is surrounded by _______________________ _____________ .
     Turkish walls
10.     Most inhabitants of East Jerusalem are: a.) Christian Arabs b.) Jewish Arabs c.) Muslim Arabs
     c.) Muslim Arabs
11.     What is a "souk"?
     a market
12.     East Jerusalem has a regulation that requires that all building repair and construction be done using a native limestone. True or false?
     true
13.     The holiest place for people of the Jewish faith is the _________________ _____________ , located in the southeastern section of the city.
     Western Wall
14.     Jewish men in Israel wear a _________________ at all times, as a sign of respect for God.
     hat
15.     Who are the "Hasidim"?
     members of a conservative branch of the Jewish faith
16.     Briefly describe the Dome of the Rock, which is located on the Temple Mount.
     description
17.     In keeping with Muslim tradition, tourists as well as worshippers must remove their hats before entering a mosque. True or false?
     false
18.     The site of Jesus's birth is marked by the ________________________________________ .
     Church of the Nativity
19.     Why is the Church of the Holy Sepulcher of special importance to Christians?
     It is traditionally believed to be located on the place of Jesus's burial and resurrection.
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