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Fun Quiz on Saudi Arabia!


On the occasion of Saudi National Day celebrated on 23 September every year, our Quizmaster has prepared a little gem of a quiz for Jeddah Blog. It was first tested on students at the Jeddah Prep and Grammar School on their National Day and was a great hit with everyone there.

We have special permission to reproduce the quiz here, and the first person to leave a comment with all correct answers will be the recipient of a FREE copy of The Entertainer KSA 2012, worth SR 250, containing tons of buy-one-get-one-free coupons!

Please leave answers in the form 1a, 2b, 3c, etc. Please note that the winner must arrange collection of the book.

The winner of the competition is Farha ! Congratulations! Please get in touch with us on team.jeddah.blog@gmail.com to arrange to collect your prize.

Photo courtesy of abeerharbi.wordpress.com

1. What percentage of Saudi Arabia’s budget is spent on education?

a. 25%                                                                   b)17%

c. 5%                                                                     d)1%

2. Saudi Arabia’s main export is _________and main import is_________.

a. oil, clothing                                                    b. natural gas, gold

c. natural gas, consumer electronics        d. oil, machinery/vehicles

3. The world’s largest desalination plant is located in Saudi Arabia. In which city is it?

a. Abha                                                                 b. Jubail

c. Tabuk                                                               d. Ta’if

4. How many miles long is the King Fahd Causeway?

a. 18                                                                       b. 50

c. 16                                                                      d. 25

5. Which of these Saudi-owned companies is ranked the most valuable company in the world?

a. Saudi Aramco                                                b. Saudi Telecom Company

c. Saudi Bin Laden Group                             d. SABIC

6. Which Saudi artist’s painting ‘X-ray 2003’ is one of only two Saudi paintings exhibited in the British Museum?

a. Saddek Wasil                                                  b. Abdulnasser Gharem

c. Ahmad Mater                                               d. Sara Abdu

7. In how many Summer Olympic Games has Saudi Arabia participated?

a. 1                                                                         b. 2

c. 5                                                                         d. 8

8. The Saudi Arabia national football team is known by what name to its fans?

a. Al-Nasoor                                                       b. Al-Saqoor

c. Al-Gherban                                                    d. Al-Dajaaj

9. The King Fahd fountain in Jeddah is the tallest in the world. How far does the fountain propel its water up into the air?

a. 759                                                                    b. 989

c. 1024                                                                  d. 1243

10. The world’s longest stretch of desert is in Saudi Arabia, what is it called?

a. Abandoned Half                                          b. Bare Eighth

c. Blank Third                                                     d. Empty Quarter

The Smart List of Jeddah International Schools


When a family moves to Jeddah from abroad, one of the most important issues for them is the hunt for a good school that satisfies their various requirements. Even among settled residents, one will often hear that they are on the lookout for a new or better school.

To make life a little easier, Jeddah Blog has compiled the following list of schools in Jeddah. The list is by no means exhaustive or endorsed by Jeddah Blog, and parents are advised to visit a number of schools before making a final decision. Click on the links for further information.

Once you’ve settled on a choice of school, then take a look at our Back to School Checklist to complete the process.

Finally, if you can give your personal feedback on any particular school, it may help others to make a decision. Leave your comment at the end of the page.

ABC Al Hassan International School
Location: Enquire by phone. Phone: 0553469715, 6988827
Advanced Generations Schools

Location: Elementary School Boys Section (Second Floor) An Nahdah Dist.
Phone: (KG) (02)-420-2525, (Elementary) (02)-420 2432 or (02)-420 2105

Al-Barakah International School
Location: Al Kandarah, Behind Jeddah Watani Hospital Tel: 2600876 Email: barakainternationalschool@hotmail.com

Al Barakah Modern International School

British Curriculum, KG – Grade 8

Location: Behind Moulinex Building, Baghdadiyah, Sharafiyah, Jeddah.

Tel: 012 – 6434832
Fax: 012 – 6450073
Mob: 0568174720 / 0509777987
Email ID: abisj@ymail.com

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