History quiz

Exercises on the Islamic State - with feedback

Last updated:2022-07-25
Question 01 - FATEC 2017 - Read the text. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, or just the Islamic State (IS), is currently the most powerful jihadist terrorist organization in the world in terms of manpower and income and which preaches armed jihad. The primary objective of IS is to establish a state governed by Islamic law, the sharia, and governed by a single political and religious leader. On June 29, 2014, by symbolically destroying the sand wall separating Syria from Iraq with bulldozers, ISIS announced that it had reached its goal. (FOTTORINO, Éric (org). Who is the Islamic State? Belo Horizonte:Autêntica Editora, 2016. p. 115 and l16. Adapted.) Currently, this organization has territorial control of a) isolated cities, mostly in the valley of the Euphrates River, therefore not constituting a country. b) vast areas south of the Sahel, in Sub-Saharan Africa, favored by US support. c) almost half of Libya's territory and has formal recognition from most countries in the world. d) the entire Middle East and, with the support of the United Nations (UN), has been rebuilding its caliphate. e) important areas in Iran and China, exploiting immense oil deposits, traded in the parallel market.
Question 02 - MACKENZIE 2015 - The so-called “Islamic State” has been reported with great frequency in the most varied media. This organization proclaims itself as a territorial unit representing Muslim populations, without formal recognition from the international community. On the map, two of the countries that harbor this phenomenon are identified, which are, respectively:
a) Iran and Iraq b) Syria and Iraq c) Israel and Iran d) Afghanistan and Iran e) Saudi Arabia and Iraq
Question 03 - CESGRANRIO - 2015 - Banco da Amazônia - Also known as Isis, the acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State (IS) is an extremist Muslim group founded in October 2004 from the branch of Al Qaeda in Iraq. […] In January 2014, the Islamic State declared that the territory under its control would become a caliphate, the Islamic form of government. BRAZIL AGENCY. Islamic State:understand the origin of the group. EBC Portal [online], 21 jan. 2015. Available at:. Accessed on:8 Jul. 2015. Adapted. The Islamic State (IS) is made up mostly of Muslims (A) Zaydis (B) Ismailis (C) Sunnis (D) Shiites (E) Maronites
Question 04 - ENEM 2015 - UNESCO condemned the destruction of the former Assyrian capital of Nimrod, Iraq, by the Islamic State, with the UN agency considering the act a war crime. The group began a process of demolition of several archaeological sites in an area recognized as one of the cradles of civilization. UNESCO and experts condemn destruction of Assyrian city by the Islamic State. Available at:http://oglobo.globo.com. Access on:30 Mar. 2015 (adapted). The type of attack described in the text has as a consequence for the populations of countries like Iraq the disruption of cultural homogeneity. b) historical heritage. c) western control. d) ethnic unity. e) official religion.
Question 05 - FGV-SP 2016 - Digitized Monuments Of the seven wonders mentioned by the Greek Antiparus of Sidon more than 2,100 years ago, only one can be seen today, the pyramid Egyptian of Cheops. So that humanity does not suffer in the future with the same lapse, archaeologists and experts in 3D printing created the Mosul Project. The objective is to recreate on the computer relics that are being destroyed by the terrorists of the Islamic State, such as a lion from the Mosul museum. a) in Iraq. b) in Greece. c) in Turkey. d) in Armenia. e) in Jordan.
Question 06 - Unilavras - 2018 - Municipality of Bom Despacho - MG - Since 2013, the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - also known by the acronym ISIS - has been fighting for the conquest of territories in the Middle East, waging a war that has left more than 230,000 dead and millions homeless. The countries that have been occupied by the Islamic State are A) Syria and Afghanistan. B) Iraq and Iran. C) Syria and Israel. D) Iraq and Syria.
Question 07 - VUNESP - 2018 - City Hall of Barretos - SP - After months of intense fighting, the Islamic State (IS) extremist group was defeated by US-backed militias in the city until then considered the “capital” of the caliphate established by the militants. Now, the group is estimated to still be in control of villages in the Deir al-Zor region, which is on the banks of the Euphrates River. (https://exame.abril.com.br – 10.17.17 – Accessed on 02.09.18. Adapted) The reconquered city is called (A) Abu Kamal, in Iraq. (B) Raqqa, Syria. (C) Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (D) Antalya, Turkey. (E) Rabat, in Morocco.
Question 08 - CESPE - 2017 - City Hall of São Luís - MA - Terrorism has become one of the greatest threats to peace and security in contemporary society through the international actions of the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC).B Irish Revolutionary Army (IRA).C) Islamic State. D) Boko Haram.E) Basque Homeland and Liberty (ETA).
Question 98 - FAURGS - 2015 - TJ-RS - Western officials have expressed concern about the brutality with which the Islamic State treats alleged “infidels”, its pretensions to establish a caliphate, ignoring national borders established after the First World War, and its tentacles of recruitment in countries such as the United Kingdom, Spain , Italy and USA. Which of the countries below have territories currently occupied by the Islamic State? (A) Iran and Saudi Arabia. (B) Syria and Turkey. (C) Syria and Iraq. (D) Yemen and Turkey.
Question 10 - UNICAMP 2016 - 2nd phase (Adapted) - Give two characteristics of the organization called Islamic State and point out the countries in which it controls territories and resources.
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10 - Resolution:The so-called Islamic State is not a state per se. Its status as a State is not recognized by the international community, nor by the UN – United Nations, which considers it a terrorist group. It is characterized by having a territorial base, which comprises part of the territories of duly constituted States:Syria and Iraq; multinational population, made up of individuals of diverse ethnic origin; self-government, based on Islamic law, sharia; self-financing, through the exploration of oil in the areas under its control, the sale of slaves, and the collection of taxes; own currency, of circulation restricted to areas under the domain of the organization and among its members. The main resources exploited by the Islamic State are oil and water.