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Islamic Civilizations in the Middle Ages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following stories are accepted by Islam, Christianity, and Judaism EXCEPT _____.

Question 2 2. How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?

Question 3 3. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

Question 4 4. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 5 5. Which major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

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Question 6 6. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

Question 7 7. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

Question 8 8. Your best friend is a Muslim who is setting out on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. This sort of religious pilgrimage is known as the _____; it is required of all devout and able-bodied Muslims as one the Five Pillars of Islam.

Question 9 9. Jews, Christians, and Muslims are sometimes referred to as People of the Book because _____.

Question 10 10. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

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Question 11 11. The Abbasid family brought Islam to a 'Golden Age' but would ultimately be defeated at the hands of the _____.

Question 12 12. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

Question 13 13. How did the claim of Ali to become Mohammed's successor differ from that of Abu Bakr?

Question 14 14. The most significant Islamic contribution to the West was in_____.

Question 15 15. Followers of Islam recognize the important teachings in the Torah and the Bible. Why then the need for a third religious book, the Quran?

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Question 16 16. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 17 17. Which of the following individuals was MOST likely to believe in Zoroastrianism in the time of Mohammed?

Question 18 18. How did the second caliphate differ from the third caliphate?

Question 19 19. The holy month that is most clearly connected to the fourth pillar of Islam is _____.

Question 20 20. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered monotheistic, which means that they all believe in _____.

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Question 21 21. How were the Sassanid and Byzantine Empires similar?

Question 22 22. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 25 25. How did the Abbasid Caliphate promote a thriving culture within their empire?

Islamic Civilizations in the Middle Ages 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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