Islamic Civilizations in the Middle Ages: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 2 2. What is more important than the Sunnah as a source of Islamic Law?

Question 3 3. The most significant Islamic contribution to the West was in_____.

Question 4 4. The Abbasid family brought Islam to a 'Golden Age' but would ultimately be defeated at the hands of the _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following words BEST describes the Qur'an's attitude towards business?

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Question 6 6. Ibn Sina was a famous _____.

Question 7 7. Which major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

Question 8 8. Jews, Christians, and Muslims are sometimes referred to as People of the Book because _____.

Question 9 9. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered monotheistic, which means that they all believe in _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following would NOT be an example of Islamic art?

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Question 11 11. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 12 12. Ibn Khaldun was a famous _____ .

Question 13 13. Arabia Felix refers to which country?

Question 14 14. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT part of the Sunnah, according to at least some Muslims?

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Question 16 16. Followers of Islam recognize the important teachings in the Torah and the Bible. Why then the need for a third religious book, the Quran?

Question 17 17. Sarah's family is hosting a party on Christmas day. Sarah would like to invite a friend from school to join in the celebration, but her friend is a Muslim. What commonality do Sarah and her friend share that might make this invite particularly appropriate?

Question 18 18. How did the claim of Ali to become Mohammed's successor differ from that of Abu Bakr?

Question 19 19. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 20 20. Which of the following languages did Arabic and Persian influence as a result of the Indian Ocean trade?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sciences did the Bedouin use to navigate the desert?

Question 22 22. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

Question 23 23. Which good was sold in Timbuktu?

Question 24 24. Which of the following BEST describes the price of pepper?

Question 25 25. How did the second caliphate differ from the third caliphate?

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Question 26 26. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

Question 27 27. What is the name given to the collections of Sunnah?

Question 28 28. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

Question 29 29. Which of the following resources was NOT found in Arabia?

Question 30 30. Where did Arabic numerals come from?

Islamic Civilizations in the Middle Ages: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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