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1

climate

the average weather of a region

2

sacred

holy, set apart

3

By what name is the Middle East also known?

Crossroads of the World

4

The Middle East involves these continents.

Asia, Europe, Africa

5

The Middle East wraps around the ____.

Mediterranean Sea

6

What percentage of the land of the Middle East is dry and barren?

80

7

The _____ River is the essential water source of Egypt.

Nile

8

The _____ region, where the Nile branches and empties into the Mediterranean Sea, has rich topsoil.

Nile Delta

9

The king of the gods in the Egyptian religion was _____, the sun god.

Re

10

Egyptian society was _____, meaning that men were dominant.

patriarchal