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Capital of Iran
Tehran
Capital of Iraq
Baghdad
Capital of Israel
Jerusalem
Capital of Jordan
Amman
Capital of Oman
Muscat
Abu Bakr was the first _____ to lead the Muslims after Muhammad's death.
caliph
The _____ met to pick the next caliph.
council
The Quraysh used the Kaaba to store many _____ from various Arab tribes.
idols
Muhammad started the _____ religion.
Islam
Many Muslims go to _____ on Friday for a formal worship service.
mosques
______ is the belief in one God.
Monotheism
A ______ is a follower of Islam.
Muslim
Trade towns often developed at the site of an _____ so there was water available to traders.
oasis
Abbas is considered a _____ because he travels from place to place so his camels have grazing land and water.
nomad
Many Muslims make a _____ to Mecca at least once during their lives.
pilgrimage
The revelations made to Muhammad by Allah are contained in the _____.
Qur'an
The _____ refers to traditional Islamic law based on the teachings of Muhammad.
Sunna
The _____ branch of Islam supports only blood relatives of Muhammad as his successors.
Shiite
The Quraysh _____ included the Hashim clan, Muhammad's family name.
tribe
The _____ are the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as successors to Muhammad.
Sunni
The majority of the first Arabs were _____.
bedouins
One reason Makkans didn't liek Muhammad was because he wanted to abolish all _____.
idols
_____ was born into the Hashim clan, part of the Quraysh tribe.
Muhammad
The Jews and Arabs of Yathrib welcomed Muhammad because they thought he could _____.
prevent a civil war from happening
Muhammad was able to stay in Mecca because of his powerful _____.
uncle
The city of Tathrib is now called _____.
Medina
Abu Bakr faced the problem of ______.
secession of Arab tribes
_____ was the third acliph and accused of nepotism.
Uthman
_____ gave more structure to the administration of the MUslim state and also created a tax system.
Umar
The split in the Muslim community was between Mu'awiya and _____.
Ali