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Saddam Hussein and Iraq

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
Questions on Iraq and Saddam Hussein, concentrating on trivial details some may have missed.

Question 1:


Where does Iraq rank in the world's supply of oil?
Fourth
Third
First
Second

Question 2:


Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq from 1979 until his removal and capture by the United States in 2003, was officially born on what date?
April 28, 1960
April 28, 1937
April 28, 1935
April 28, 1939

Question 3:


Saddam Hussein married Sajida Talfah in 1958. How were they related before the marriage?
She was his niece
She was his aunt
She was a friend from school
She was his cousin

Question 4:


Why did Saddam Hussein leave Iraq in 1959?
He attended a terrorist camp.
He went to Syria to study.
He was called away to take care of family matters.
He was involved in a failed attempt to overthrow the government.

Question 5:


Which of these statements most accurately describes how Saddam Hussein come to power?
Saddam used the Baath Party's power to take over by force
Saddam compelled the ailing al-Bakr to resign
Saddam used the Baath Party to gain support for his election
Saddam staged a successful military take-over

Question 6:


What is Saddam Hussein's religion?
Kurdish Muslim
Shiite Muslim
Eastern Orthodox
Sunni Muslim

Question 7:


In which direction do the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flow?
Southeast to Northwest
North to South
Northwest to Southeast
South to North

Question 8:


Project Babylon was Iraq's attempt to do what?
Peacefully mediate the Iran-Iraq War
Attack Kuwait with biological weapons
Destroy Kuwaiti oil fields
Build a supergun

Question 9:


The first Iraqi nuclear reactor was named this by the French, after the Egyptian God of the dead.
Tammuz 1
Osirius
Osiraq
Osiris

Question 10:


What did Operation Opera aim at destroying?
Oil fields in Kuwait
A US aircraft carrier in the Persian gulf
The Kurdish population
An Iraqi atomic reactor

 


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