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NEW INDIAN MODEL SCHOOL- SHARJAH

NIMS- QUIZ ON UAE FOR GRADES 3-5


ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015
1) What does U.A.E stand for?
A) U.A.E stands for United Arab Emirates
2) Which is the capital of U.A.E?
A) Abu Dhabi
3) Name of the President of U.A.E and Ruler of Abu Dhabi?
A) President-H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
4) How many Emirates are there in the U.A.E ? Name them?
A) There are seven emirates in the U.A.E . They are Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Sharjah , Ajman ,
Ras Al Khaimah ,Fujairah and Umm ul Quwain .
5) Who is the ruler of Sharjah?
A) H.H .Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasmi
6) When is the National Day of U.A.E celebrated?
A) 2nd December
7) When did U.A.E become unified?
A) 2nd December 1971
8) How many colors are there in U.A.E flag?
A) Red , Green , White and Black
9) Which is the national bird of U.A.E?
A) Falcon
10) Which is the largest and the smallest Emirates?
A) Largest-Abudhabi , Smallest-Ajman

11) Which is the common fruit of U.A.E?


A) Dates
12) Which is the official language of U.A.E?
A) Arabic
13) Which animal is called the Ship of the Desert?
A) Camel
14) Which is the tallest tower of the world? Where is it located?
A) The tallest tower is the Burj Khalifa. It is located in Dubai.
15) Name a few tourist sports of U.A.E?
A) Burj Khalifa , Atlantis , Ski Dubai , Palm Jumeirah
16) Identify the date 09-09-09 in the history of U.A.E?
A) The metro was launched .
17) Which is the currency of U.A.E ?
A) Dirham
18) Which is the main source of income of UAE?
A) Oil
19) Name the vice president of U.A.E?
A) H.H.Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
IMPORTANT FACTS ON U.A.E
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Ruler of Sharjah
H.H. Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi
The garden city of the U.A.E
Al Ain
The U.A.E National Day
2nd December
The wonder tree of the desert
Date Palm
The National bird
Majestic Falcon
National tree
Ghaf
National animal
Arabian Oryx
National Flower
TribulusOmanense

9. Father of the Nation (U.A.E)

H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan


(First President of the U.A.E)
2nd December 1971
Dubai
Burj Khalifa
IshyBilady (long Live My Nation)
Aref Al Sheikh Abdullah Al Hassan

10.U.A.E Federation formed on


11.Largest City
12.The worlds tallest man made building 13.National Anthem
a. Lyrics Written By
14.Important Parks:
a. Al Khalideyyah Public garden, Abu Dhabi
b. Creekside Park, BurDubai
c. Safa Park, Dubai
d. Jumeirah Beach Park, Dubai
e. Zabeel Park, Dubai
f. Al Mamzar Park, Dubai
g. Maushrif Park, Al Khawanij Dubai
15.Important Museums:
a. Dubai Museum
b. Al Ain Museum
c. Fujairah Museum
d. Ras Al Khaimah Museum
e. Sharjah Museum
f. Ajman Museum
16.The largest emirate
Abu Dhabi.
17. The smallest emirate
Ajman.
18. A man-made lake in UAE
Lake Zakhera
19. First Arab Woman to reach the North Pole - Elham Al Qasimi.
20. It has been called "The world's only 7 star Hotel"
and is the third tallest hotel in the world
Burj Al Arab.
21. The world's largest shopping mall
The Dubai Mall.
22. The world's largest choreographed fountain - The Dubai Fountain.
23.Dubai metro was ceremonially inaugurated
on which date
09/09/2009 {09:09:09 pm}.
24.Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Founded on 26 May 1981
25.Member countries of GCC - Islamic Monarchies of
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

26.Colours of the UAE National Flag stand for:- Green means fertility; white, neutrality;
red, unity; and black is the colour of Prophet Mohammeds flag.
GOVERNMENT
Type of political system/Government Federal, Presidental
Emirates of Shar jah:
Arabic name: Imarat al Shariqa/Ash Shariqah
Area: - 2,600 km (1,003 mi)
Population:- over 800,000 (2008).

FEDERAL MINISTRIES
Ministry of Defence
The Minister: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (also Vice President
and Prime Minister)
Ministry of Finance
The Minister: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
The Minister of State for Financial Affairs: ObaidHumaid Al Tayer
Ministry of Education
The Minister: Humaid Mohammed Obeid al Qattami
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Foreign Minister: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan
The Minister of State: Dr Mohammed Anwar Gargash
Ministry of Justice
The Minister: DrHadef bin Jua'an Al Dhaheri
Ministry of International Cooperation and Development
The Minister: SheikhaLubna Al Qasimi
(For more information visit: www.uaeinteract.com )