State of Palestine Quiz

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When was the State of Palestine founded?

15 November 1988

Who officially governs the State of Palestine?

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)

Which territories does the State of Palestine claim as its own?

West Bank and Gaza Strip

Who seized power in the Gaza Strip after winning the 2006 Palestinian legislative election?

Hamas

What event led to the United Nations (UN) adopting a Partition Plan for Mandatory in 1947?

After World War II

Which body of water is Gaza situated on the eastern coast of?

Mediterranean Sea

Who governed both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under the mid-1990s Oslo Accords?

Palestinian Authority

Which country borders Gaza on the southwest?

Egypt

When did Israel begin a decades-long military occupation of the Palestinian territories?

During the 1967 Six-Day War

Which organization took over the governance of Gaza after the 2006 Palestinian legislative election?

Hamas

Who borders the Gaza Strip on the southwest?

Egypt

Which organization took over the governance of Gaza in 2007?

Hamas

Which country began a decades-long military occupation of the Palestinian territories during the 1967 Six-Day War?

Israel

Who relinquished its control of Palestine during the 1948 Palestine war?

The British Empire

Which Palestinian nationalist party governed both territories until 2006?

Fatah

Study Notes

Founding and Governance of the State of Palestine

  • The State of Palestine was not explicitly founded, as its declaration of independence was in 1988, but it is not recognized by the Israeli government.
  • The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) officially governs the State of Palestine.

Territories and Boundaries

  • The State of Palestine claims the Gaza Strip and the West Bank as its own territories.
  • The Gaza Strip is situated on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Egypt borders Gaza on the southwest.

History of Governance and Conflict

  • Hamas seized power in the Gaza Strip after winning the 2006 Palestinian legislative election.
  • The 1947 United Nations Partition Plan for Mandatory Palestine was adopted in response to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
  • Israel began a decades-long military occupation of the Palestinian territories during the 1967 Six-Day War.
  • The British Empire relinquished its control of Palestine during the 1948 Palestine war.
  • The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) governed both territories until 2006, under the Oslo Accords.
  • In 2007, Hamas took over the governance of Gaza.

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