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Yemen Civil War (Grades 11-12)

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Yemen Civil War

The real name of the Houthi movement is Ansar Allah.
  1. True
  2. False
The Houthis took their unofficial name from their founder Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi.
  1. True
  2. False
The Houthi movement formed to support Yemen's president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  1. True
  2. False
The Yemeni Revolution of 2011 was part of what larger event across North Africa and the Middle East?

In September 2014, Houthis took control of the Yemeni capital                .
  1. Aiden
  2. Ta'izz
  3. Sana'a
  4. Zinjibar
The Houthis recruited members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to fight against the government and Saudi-backed forces.
  1. True
  2. False
What is the name of the governing body in Houthi-controlled areas?
  1. Council of 500
  2. Revolutionary Commune
  3. Committee of Public Safety
  4. Supreme Revolutionary Committee
After the fall of Sana'a, the Hadi government was based in which city?

What country leads the foreign coalition against the Houthis?
  1. Oman
  2. Qatar
  3. Saudi Arabia
  4. United Arab Emirates
How many countries are part of the Saudi-led coalition?
  1. 6
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 9
Since February 2018, Aden has been controlled by the Southern Transitional Council, which is allied with the Hadi government.
  1. True
  2. False
The United Nations Security Council voted to pass an arms embargo on the Houthis.
  1. True
  2. False
Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in 2017 after withdrawing support for the Houthis.
  1. True
  2. False
The civil war in Yemen has left over 17 million citizens in danger of famine.
  1. True
  2. False
According to a United Nations report, the civilian casualties in Yemen's civil war have been low.
  1. True
  2. False
In January 2020, there was a sudden escalation in hostilities between the Houthis and coalition-led forces, with fighting on several front lines, missile strikes and air raids.
  1. True
  2. False

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