Palestine Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the region known as Palestine?
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The two territories of the area commonly referred to as Palestine today
West Bank
Gaza
Party which leads the government of territory #1
Fatah
Party which rules territory #2
Hamas
Countries which border these territories
Egypt
Israel
Jordan
Current de-facto capital of Palestine
Ramallah
Proposed capital of a future Palestinian state
East Jerusalem
Country which had a "mandate" to rule Palestine from 1922–1947
United Kingdom
Empire which controlled Palestine from 1516–1922
Ottoman Empire
Ancient kingdom in the area ruled by King Herod
Judea
Name for the area during the Bronze Age (starts with C)
Canaan
Birthplace of Jesus according to the Bible
Bethlehem
Name of the mosque built on the Temple Mount around 700 A.D.
Al Aqsa
Chairman of the PLO from 1969–2004
Yasser Arafat
Current President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA)
Mahmoud Abbas
Most populous city in the territory controlled by the PNA
Hebron
Biblical patriarch said to be buried in the above city
Abraham
Term for the violent Palestinian uprisings which occured in 1987–1993 and 2000–2005
Intifada
Oldest city in Palestine, and possibly the entire world
Jericho
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Level 82
Jan 13, 2021
This quiz may be of some use to some commenters below. Enjoy.
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Level 75
Mar 7, 2018
Very interesting quiz, I like it. Don't mind in the least that it's not eligible for points, because I doubt I'd have scored any.
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Level 44
Oct 2, 2020
Well, it has points now!
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Level 35
Mar 12, 2018
Well done Kalbahamut! Stand up for Israel! THE greatest country on Earth.
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Level 82
Mar 13, 2018
I'm not trying to stand up for anyone, really. I'm not a nationalist. But.. there is historical fact... and then there are the myths woven by all sides about this region that often cloud historical fact.
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Level 60
Jul 2, 2020
As an Israeli we are NOT the greatest country on earth the title would probably go to Switzerland or one in Scandinavia we have a lot of problems that we need to solve and as Jewish people, we are pretty split on everything
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Level 66
Jan 14, 2021
New Zealand would get my vote. Japan is great too, but the honor code seems to lead to a disproportionate number of suicides, which is...not great. South Korea seems pretty boss too, especially when compared what it could have been...
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Level 68
Aug 14, 2020
The very existence of the state of Israel in Palestine is a crime against humanity!
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Level 82
Aug 14, 2020
Do you feel the same way about other ethno-states like Germany or Pakistan? If not, why not?
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Level 73
Nov 3, 2020
Germany is an ethno-state?
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Level 82
Nov 3, 2020
Yes. Of course. A state founded on the idea of German nationhood, uniting many different kingdoms, principalities, etc that contained "Germanic" people, with the idea that these people form a cogent ethnic group that should be unified and self-governed on land they consider their ethnicity's historic homeland. Same as Italy. Similar to France, and Greece, and England, and Turkey, and China, and Egypt, and Syria, and Armenia, and Georgia, and Azerbaijan, and Iran, and Albania, and Macedonia, and Yugoslavia, and Serbia, and so on... same basic idea behind the creation of the ethno-nation-state of Israel.
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Level 39
Nov 23, 2020
Germany, nor many European states which were formed under a national unity, arent ethnostates. Ethnostates are selective and only allow the entrance of permitted ethnicities or nationalities, Germany was unified to provide them with strength against the French
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Level 82
Nov 23, 2020
Pretty much every country in Europe is an ethnostate, excluding San Marino, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Monaco, Switzerland, Malta and the Vatican. (and maybe Montenegro, Kosovo, and Moldova... those are iffy. Plus the United Kingdom which is the union of four ethno-states) They are states formed around the idea of ethnic nationhood: that there exist "nations" (i.e. large groups) of people connected by common language, culture, or history that should be entitled to have their own country and be self-governed. You're using a peculiar definition.
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Level 82
Nov 23, 2020
And anyway if an ethnostate is a state where only one ethnicity is allowed to enter or gain citizenship, then there are zero such states in the world today. Certainly Israel does not fit that description.
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Level 39
Nov 30, 2020
If by weird definition you mean the first definition that comes up when you google to term. Germany can hardly be considered a country that restricted it citizenship based on ethnic grounds today, when it, and most European countries are some of the most welcoming places for immigrants today. Even by other definitions online, which argue that an ethnostate is a state which serves the purposes of only one ethnicity, Germany can definitely not be labelled as an ethnostate, as like I said, it's willingness to accept immigrants, same with England and by extention the UK, France, etc.
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Level 82
Nov 30, 2020
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Level 39
Dec 1, 2020
That is an ideology. Still does not change the stance modern countries have on foreign ethnicities.
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Level 82
Dec 1, 2020
I'm sorry you're having trouble understanding this.
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Level 39
Dec 2, 2020
Its less a problem of me not being able to understand this, and more you not willing to accept that many Europeans countries which you call ethnostates have policies and attitudes which do not align with the common definition of ethnostates.
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Level 82
Dec 2, 2020
Again, my apologies. Take care.
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Level 65
Jan 10, 2021
It would be far more accurate to describe the countries you mentioned ( Germany, France, Pakistan etc.) as nationstates rather than ethnostates.
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Level 82
Jan 10, 2021
ethnostate and nationstate are almost exactly the same thing. A "nation" and an "ethnicity" are very similar. Ethnostates can also be nation-states. Ethnicities can be groups of people connected by common racial heritage, common history, common language, common religion, common ideology, etc. So can "nations." Nationalist rhetoric can and has been used to talk about concepts such as "White nationalism," "Black nationalism," "Arab nationalism," "Islamic nationalism," etc in addition to "Jewish Nationalism," "Palestinian nationalism," "Greek nationalism," and "German nationalism." Google any of these terms and you'll find pages devoted to them. Except that when you google Jewish nationalism you get redirected to the page on Zionism - same thing except that Jewish nationalism has been made into a bad word by those opposed to it.
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Level 82
Jan 10, 2021
I'd say that the only significant difference between the concept of a "nation" and an "ethnicity," in fact, is that ethnicity is defined as a group one can choose to belong to; it's a label that people self-ascribe if they want to identify with it. "Nations," on the other hand, according to the nationalist theory, exist independent of whether or not people choose to belong to them. Ethnic groups are, by definition, entirely socially constructed. Nations of people are not. Thus my position that ethnicity is a valid concept, while nationality is almost entirely bogus mythological bullshit. It gets confusing talking about this, though, as since nation-states have become the almost universal default way that states around the world have been organized since the 19th century, the words "nation" and "state" have become synonymous in common usage, and "nationality" has become a synonym for "state citizenship." Being imprecise about what you mean can thus lead to confusion.
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Level 82
Jan 12, 2021
Put aside the quibbling over what is an ethnostate and what is a nation-state and my question remains the same: someone who claims that the existence of Israel (a state organized around the precepts of ideas of Nationalism - created as a homeland for the Jewish people where they had lived for thousands of years with the notion that they ought to have sovereignty over their own homeland and be entitled to self rule - the same philosophy that led to the creation of almost all modern nation-states around the world) is a crime against humanity... do they feel the same about other nation-states. And if not, why not? Would be nice to get an answer to that question rather than this pointless discussion above.
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Level 68
Jan 14, 2021
Why is it so difficult for you to understand that the creation of Israel is totally different story than any other nation state? Israelis had to be brought from abroad, populate the area and then expand in the expense of the local population in the name of what...religious extremism (Zionism)!. Not quite the same as many other countries. Germans lived in Germany, French in France, and so on.
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Level 44
Jan 14, 2021
well Germany and Pakistan didn't decide that they needed a home in the 20th century and went to kick out the natives and occasionally killed them.and destroyed their homes and now even refuse to recognize the country they took.

maybe you should have taken a land from Europe since they're the ones that committed the holocaust against Jews.

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Level 61
Jan 14, 2021
Pakistan totally did. Millions of non-Islamic families including mine were forcibly evicted, thrown out and even murdered.
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Level 72
Jan 14, 2021
Constantinos - not the same as many other countries, true. That said, there is much that is invented and imagined in the traditions and communities we are quick to recognize as nations and ethnicities. Germans, Italians, and French people had to be created as such - through political processes, universal elementary education, the standardization of languages. Much of that goes back to the second half of the nineteenth century. But there are lots of similarities between Israel and other settler colonial states, including my own - Canada - on very much the terms you lay out.
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Level 53
Jan 14, 2021
Earliest Jewish Settlement in Israel judea 1200bc

Earliest arab settlement in Israel Judea 600ad.

Palistinians are the decendents of colonists who conqured the region from the roman (byzintine) empire as part off the Jihad of the prophet Mohammad. And empire that extened from modern day mauritania to indonesia and spain to tanzania.

So No the existance of the state of Israel is not a crime against humanity.

But the constant terrorism and attempted genocide of Palistinian terrorists is.

Oh and the first recorded terrorist attacks by palistinians on Jews in the region occured in 1922, 37 years before the state of Israel was created

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Level 82
Jan 14, 2021
Constantinos: you are believing in a completely false narrative. I'd encourage you to read more about the history of the region.

Hermione: You might want to look up the history of population exchanges which took place between Pakistan and India. Or something about the Danes, Frisians, Sinti, Roma, and Sorbs of Germany.

tshalla: once in a while we agree on something. But I imagine if we had a deeper conversation about this we'd disagree on a lot, especially on what a settler colonial state is. Or even if such a thing realistically exists. People are people. We all have equal claim to the planet. Nobody has any special claim to geography by virtue of ancestry, religious affiliation, or anything else in my opinion. But it's the unfortunate reality of all human history that we are prone to fight over things and to think selfishly, tribally, and territorially.

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Level 66
Jan 15, 2021
Is New Jersey an ethnostate? What the hell is going on over there? Everyone is descended from Springsteen.
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Level 82
Jan 16, 2021
:) maybe by accident. You should look up the interview Conan did about his DNA results and the small in-bred town his ancestors came from. Pretty funny.

More serious answer: the 13 original United States were organized as mercantilist British colonies. There were cultural and ethnic differences between each state but none that adopted statehood with these differences in mind as an organizing principle. Later states added to the Union sometimes had something like that, but only rarely, and never in any lasting way. The original petitions for Oklahoma statehood were often about creating a state for Native Americans; and Oregon was at first created as a "whites-only" state. But even in these cases, it's not the same thing as ethnic nationalism. Most of the tribes in Oklahoma, and most of the "white" families in Oregon, at the time of statehood, were not originally from there, nor did they share any particular cultural similarities with their neighbors.

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Level 44
Jan 16, 2021
KingEureka- well then they suck too. sorry you suffered.
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Level 48
Sep 23, 2020
it really isnt
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Level 85
Jan 14, 2021
Please. Everyone knows Freedonia is the greatest country on Earth.
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Level 40
Feb 15, 2021
no yugoslavia was the greatest country on earth
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Level 43
May 19, 2021
so great it was lifted to heaven
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Level 51
Jun 25, 2020
Congratulations on the feature, Kalbahamut!
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Level 82
Jun 25, 2020
Thanks. QM seems to have wiped out most of the comments here, which referred to the original much longer version of this quiz and included questions on the various Arab-Israeli wars, the Skyes-Picot agreement, Grand Mufti Husayni, Umar bin-Khatib, the Hasmoneans, Hadrian, and the long list of empires who have conquered and controlled this region at various times. Always been fascinated with this place. Glad I got to live there for a while.
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Level 84
Jun 25, 2020
Goodness... it sounds as if your original was a bit more meaty than some other area quizzes for which the answers are mostly "agriculture" and the name of the place itself.
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Level 82
Jun 25, 2020
QM likes the featured quizzes to for the most part be brisk and accessible.
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Level 61
Jul 21, 2020
I'm on a documentary kick. Any recommendations?
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Level 82
Jul 22, 2020
About Jersualem and Palestine? Or just in general?

I can't think of any documentaries on the region that I would particularly recommend. I highly recommend the book Jerusalem: A Biography by Simon Montefiore, if you want something to read. Would love to see a 10-part Ken Burns documentary produced from that.

As for documentaries in general... um... some of my favorites include:

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

Precious Life (which does take place in Israel/Palestine)

Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?

April 1865: The Month That Saved America

March of the Penguins

White Light/Black Rain

The Fog of War

and Idiocracy

those are the first ones that come to mind.

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Level 82
Jul 22, 2020
Recently have watched a lot on serial killers. But none that were particularly memorable. Maybe the Unabomber in his own words one...

Ken Burns' Vietnam was also good.

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Level 34
Jun 24, 2021
there is a good one about the hacker group Anonymous
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Level 67
Jun 25, 2020
Please change the title. Palestine is not a country and I recommend it be renamed "Palestine Quiz".
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Level 82
Jun 25, 2020
That was the original title, and the original quiz was intended to be about both the historical region and the modern-day loosely defined semi-sovereign nation state that go by the same name. Dan wanted to use this in a series of countries quizzes, though, so I guess he wanted the titles to be consistent. Get over it.
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Level 79
Jun 26, 2020
Can you please give me a definition of a "country" that excludes Palestine, but includes Taiwan, Kosovo and the Vatican?
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Level 82
Jun 26, 2020
sovereign
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Level 26
Jun 26, 2020
Somaliland is much more sovereign than vatican.
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Level 82
Jun 26, 2020
What part of the Vatican's territory do they not control or is in dispute?
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Level 68
Jun 26, 2020
You say that those countries do not have disputes, but both Taiwan and Kosovo are entirely disputed. Palestine is more of a country than both as it has UN observer status, which the others don't.
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Level 82
Jun 26, 2020
I said no such thing. I asked which part of the Vatican's territory was not under the Vatican's control or disputed?

As to Kosovo and Taiwan, which I didn't mention in the last comment, what are the validity of those disputes? How much territory in Kosovo does Serbia exert control over? How much of Taiwan does the PRC control?

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Level 68
Jun 27, 2020
Sovereign is indeed a good definition (take this, England! :-D ). And according to that very definition Palestine is a country, right?
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Level 82
Jun 28, 2020
It is not.
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Level 48
Sep 23, 2020
what about northern cyprus then?
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Level 82
Sep 23, 2020
Northern Cyprus has a far greater claim to sovereignty than Palestine does. However... unlike Palestine... they are not such a popular cause du jour around the world. They only have recognition from one country: Turkey. Most definitions of sovereign include some international recognition. Palestine has more international recognition than TRNC, but less of everything else that is part of being sovereign. In my opinion, though, TRNC is more of a country than Palestine.
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Level 82
Sep 23, 2020
Taiwan, Kosovo, and the Vatican all have broad (though not universal; politics) international recognition in addition to control over their own territory. Vatican's territorial claims are not in dispute. All three enjoy greater sovereignty than either Palestine or Northern Cyprus.
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Level 48
Dec 7, 2020
taiwan has little recognition and is only recognized by small unimportant countries(from an economic and diplomatic perspective)
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Level 48
Dec 7, 2020
btw, yemen is considered a country on this website, although it isnt really sovereign right now
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Level 52
Dec 15, 2020
Hmmm...a country overrun by rebel groups isn't a country? Makes sense.
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Level 48
Jan 6, 2021
@GrandOldMan who are you replying to?
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Level 82
Jan 12, 2021
Mr. Appleseed: Most major countries in the world do not have an official embassy in Taipei because they wish to do business with the People's Republic of China and Beijing, and their not having formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan is a condition of that. However, most major countries of the world DO have consulates in Taipei that function essentially the same as embassies, and a lot of commerce and diplomacy goes back and forth.

Yemen has or at least had been a sovereign country for a long time, currently facing a violent well-armed and foreign-supported insurrection. The Houthi rebels were in control of the capital city last I checked though so you may have a point. Perhaps the country will be divided in the future, or the civil war will end and one side or the other will reestablish control over the whole country. I think the difference is that this is seen as a temporary setback in the country's history; unlike Palestine which was never sovereign.

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Level 63
Jan 27, 2021
What about "is recognized by jetpunk?"
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Level 60
Apr 6, 2021
Vatican City, Kosovo, and Taiwan all have well-defined borders and functioning governments. Palestine has some areas within its self-defined borders that it has NEVER controlled, and it has 2 separate governments run by 2 separate terrorist organizations in 2 separate non-bordering regions, one of which is landlocked. That is why Palestine isn't a country but Vatican City, Kosovo, and Taiwan are.
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Level 82
Apr 7, 2021
Calling Fatah a terrorist organization at this point is kind of a stretch. Hamas... they keep flip flopping back and forth on various issues I think that's still fair. Though both of them were founded as terrorist organizations committed to the use of violence to destroy any Jewish Israeli state, they've both become increasingly more political as time goes on, I think realizing the futility of terrorism as a means to whatever ends they hope to achieve, especially Fatah.
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Level 48
Sep 23, 2020
the un recognizes it
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Level 82
Sep 23, 2020
Palestine has observer status at the UN. It's not a member nation. And the UN is not itself a country, so it's not quite the same as the other countries that recognize the PNA as the government of Palestine.
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Level 48
Dec 7, 2020
the UN is the organisation of countries tho. member or not, a country recognized by the UN is a country by their definition.
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Level 53
Jan 22, 2021
the UN is the organisation of countries tho. member or not, a country recognized by the UN is a country by their definition.

Just No

The U.N. does not have its own definition of a country and most of its member states do not either.

The U.N. is actual three organisations, the bureaucratic organisation of a number of sub organisations which are staffed by people hired by the U.N.s bureaucracy (eg UNICEF).

the assembly of the U.N. which are representitives of each member state.

The security council. Which are countries that basically spend there time vetoing certian decisions made by the assembly and are former and current super powers of the second world war (perminant members) and a hand full of selected countries that dont have veto powers but are basically honerary members (members but with no real aurthority)

As such the U.N. does not actually recognize countries only member states. With membership being basically decided by the veto holding members of the security council.

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Level 82
Jan 23, 2021
I think the UN does some good work, but neither JetPunk nor myself are bound by the definitions they use, whether that's true or not. It is, after all, ultimately a political organization.
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Level 90
Jun 25, 2020
Would you remove the "Country" word?
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Level 82
Jun 25, 2020
see above
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Level 79
Jun 26, 2020
Jacob and Isaac are also correct answers to the patriarch question.
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Level 47
Jun 26, 2020
For the Bethlehem clue, birthplace is misspelled. Great quiz!
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Level 75
Jun 26, 2020
Fun fact about Mahmoud Abbas's presidency: he's currently in the 16th year of his 4-year term.
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Level 72
Jun 27, 2020
With Trump it only SEEMS like that.
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Level 72
Jun 27, 2020
I think you should accept Abu Mazen as an alternative for Abbas. It's how he's referred to most often there.
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Level 51
Jun 30, 2020
By the way, birthplace isn't spelled correctly in the Bethlehem question.
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Level ∞
Jun 30, 2020
Fixed
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Level 73
Jul 3, 2020
Could you accept Abu Mazen? Actually, thinking about it, Hamas have never accepted Abu Mazen so I don't see why you should.
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Level 67
Aug 26, 2020
From the river to the sea, Falasteen will be free
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Level 82
Aug 26, 2020
Free from? Jews?
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Level 82
Aug 26, 2020
and what about the west bank of the river? Under Jordanian occupation again?
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Level 44
Jan 13, 2021
I was incredibly disappointed by the lack of controversy in the Kosovo Quiz. This one made up for it!
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Level 61
Jan 14, 2021
perhaps the country with a mandate question could come after the empire question, or even both moved to after the biblical ones, to get some nice chronology?
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Level 82
Jan 14, 2021
I think that's how the original quiz was organized. Left column as all pre-modern times.. from Canaan up through the Ottomans. Right column started with the British Mandate and Skyes-Picot and ended with questions about cities in the present-day territory. Blame QuizMaster.
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Level 28
Jan 14, 2021
Ouch... with the feature of QM in the series of Country Quizzes, we spicy the discussion!
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Level 63
Jan 14, 2021
The temple mount is in Israel, so a question about that should not be in a "palestine country" quiz.
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Level 82
Jan 14, 2021
Why not?
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Level 63
Jan 14, 2021
Because it's not in "palestine".
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Level 82
Jan 14, 2021
Sure it is. Unless you are of the opinion that Palestine is a well-defined sovereign state with clearly delineated borders. I don't feel that this is the correct view to take. And on the older version of the quiz there were many more questions about the greater region of Palestine, which has gone by that name since the Bar Kokhba revolt which ended in 135 AD.
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Level 63
Jan 15, 2021
As question 1 say: The two territories commonly refered to as palestine today are west bank and gaza strip, not Israel
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Level 82
Jan 15, 2021
Yes. And? You act as if I didn't write that question.
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Level 63
Jan 15, 2021
And the temple mount is neither in west bank or gaza strip, but in Israel.
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Level 82
Jan 15, 2021
Look... "Palestine" is the name of a region that includes all of present-day Israel and that name goes back 2000 years. It's also the name applied to a partially recognized semi-sovereign nation state, the borders of which are not set or agreed upon but that are often described as including the territories of "the Gaza strip" and "the West Bank." However, even the borders of those territories are not agreed upon. Most proposals for a fully sovereign Palestinian state include East Jerusalem as its capital. The Temple Mount is in East Jerusalem. Nowhere on this quiz does it say that Jerusalem is not under the control of Israel, or even that it shouldn't be. The quiz doesn't even assert that Palestine exists as a sovereign country, or that it should. You can believe whatever you want about these questions, it doesn't make the quiz wrong regardless what you believe. The answers are what the answers are. Believe what you want and get over it.
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Level 63
Jan 15, 2021
But this quiz is named Palestine "country" quiz. Then it should not include an other country. East-Jerusalem has been part of Israel since 1980. Jetpunk even recognise Crimea as part of Russia.
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Level 82
Jan 16, 2021
I'm sorry you're having trouble understanding this.
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Level 37
Jan 14, 2021
Palestine is not a country. it a hold-out of israel not conforming to israeli rule
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Level 82
Jan 14, 2021
That's a novel opinion, even amongst those who deny Palestinian statehood.
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Level 50
Jan 14, 2021
Lol guess this isn't the end of the series
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Level 67
Jan 14, 2021
Day 296: Bandiaterra
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Level 28
Jan 14, 2021
Day 297: Minas Gerais!
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Level 38
Feb 15, 2021
Day 298 Luzon
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Level 26
Apr 11, 2021
Day 299: Cape York
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Level 55
Jan 14, 2021
when Atlantis country quiz
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Level 56
Jan 14, 2021
Day 1032: Sealand?
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Level 66
Jan 14, 2021
That would be fun. I've been hoping for a quiz to which the answer is just "Steve."
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Level 63
Jan 14, 2021
What a civil comment section
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Level 19
Jan 15, 2021
I grabbed some pop corn and pressed the comments button.
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Level 54
Jan 16, 2021
Can we get a country quiz about Western Sahara?
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Level 82
Jan 17, 2021
Aaron197 made one already.
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Level 40
Apr 3, 2021
Thank you for an interesting quiz, despite what the extremists on both sides say!
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Level 26
Apr 11, 2021
Oh my god, looks like we’re in the middle of a civil war in the comments.
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Level 39
May 15, 2021
Grab some Coke and Doritos, then read the comments above this one.
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Level 82
May 15, 2021
Not some arak and hummus?
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Level 68
May 28, 2021
I'm not going into politics here, but why are Jetpunk recognizing Taiwan and Kosovo as Countries, but not Palestine, when 138 countries recognizes Palestine? USA/Israel bias?
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Level 82
May 28, 2021
this reads kind of like when someone says "no offense, but you're ugly and stupid and I hate you." If you really wanted your opening caveat to seem genuine you probably should have cut off your comment at the 3rd comma.

No it's not bias. But the fact that "Palestine" has observer status at the UN clearly is a product of politics and bias. The case of Taiwan not being a member of the UN even more so... in that case the bias and politics could not be any less ambiguous. In 1971, though no facts on the ground had changed at all, the UN passed a resolution to shift it's bias from Taiwan to China. JetPunk recognizes that both sovereign countries exist at the same time. So you could call the JetPunk stance a product of the absence of bias; thus the disconnect with the UN.

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Level 40
Jun 30, 2021
Finally got the Country Trivia badge with that quiz!