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Which pillar of Islam has to do with:
Belief in Allah.
Faith
Which pillar of Islam has to do with: The hajj to makkah?
Pilgrimage
Which pillar of Islam has to do with: Another name for charity.
Alms
Which pillar of Islam has to do with:
5 times daily facing makkah.
Prayer
Which pillar of Islam has to do with:
During ramadan one practices...
Fasting
The prophet of the Islamic religion was who?
Muhammad
The holy book of Islam is called the what?
Quran
Muslims refer to Christians & Jews collectively as the what?
People of the Book
For the Muslims it is a place of worship, but it can be a school, court of law, or a shelter. What is the name of this type of building?
Mosque
The occupation of most bedouins was namdic _______________?
herders
The world of Islam is divided into 2 groups, which sect is the majority?
The Sunni
The world of Islam is divided into 2 groups, which sect is the minority?
The Shiite
The public marketplaces found within the middle east & northern africa were known by what name?
bazaars
Accounts of events arranged in the order in which they occured are called what?
chronicles
The Abbasids were responsible for creating the new city, later to be the capital, named:
chronicles
The Abbasids were responsible for creating the new city, later to be the capital, named:
Baghdad
Which of these is not a type of leader?
A)Caliph
B)Imam
C)Sheikh
D)Madrasa
D)Madrasa
The holy struggle to bring Islam to other lands is known as a...
A)Crusade
B)Revelation
C)Jihad
D)All of the these
C)Jihad
The shari'ah is an Islamic...
A)Body of law
B)Sacred shrine
C)Religious leader
D)Monarch or king
A)Body of law
Muslims are forbidden to do all but one of the following, note the exception.
A)Gamble
B)Eat pork
C)Make a profit
D)Drink alcoholic beverages
C)Make a profit
They made Arabic the official language, minted the 1st Arabic currency, built roads & established postal routes, they were the...
A)Mongols
B)Turks
C)Persians
D)Umayyads
D)Umayyads
Which of the following is not common to this mediterranean region?
A)Dates
B)Rice
C)Apricots
D)Grapes
E)Figs
F)Olives
B)Rice
Regarding Islamic art & architecture, decorated books, carpets, swords, & entire walls are known by the name:
A)Arabesques
B)Calligraphy
C)Mosaics
D)Alll of these
A)Arabesques
"Sinbad the sailor", "Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves", & "Aladdin" are all...
A)Stories
B)Religious Plays
C)Song Titles
D)In the holy book
A)Stories
The "Madinah Compact" essentially establishes in print, the basic foundation of...
A)Islamic marriages
B)The Islamic State
C)Islam's educational system
D)The Islamic family unit
B)The Islamic State
True of False?
In the Islamic world the practice of polygamy was prohibited.
False
True of False?
Omar Khayyam is a religious ceremony involving an Islamic boy now being recognized as a man.
False
True of False?
The so-called "house of wisdom" sparked many of the scientific & mathematical achievements within the Islamic world.
True
True of False?
The prophet of Islam experienced a revelation which called him to be an apostle of one true deity.
True
True of False?
The Arabian peninsula is entirely a desert without any oases whatsoever.
False
True of False?
In the Islamic world women had absolutely no rights & were totally subservient to men within this paternalistic society.
False
True of False?
Charles Martel, the Frankish leader, stopped the Muslim expansion @ the battle of tours.
True
True of False?
After the Umayyads overwhelmed the abbasids in battle, the losing side was forced to practice Christianity.
False
True of False?
@ various times in history the cities of: madinah, damascus, & baghdad have all served as capital cities.
True
True of False?
Not all Arabs are of teh Islamic faith, in other words there are non-muslim arabs, as well as non-arab nuslims.
True
True of False?
When Infanticide was practiced it was directed solely @ females.
True