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MTLE Social Studies: Islamic Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Abbasid Caliphate promote a thriving culture within their empire?

Question 2 2. Ibn Khaldun was a famous _____ .

Question 3 3. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

Question 4 4. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 5 5. Ibn Sina was a famous _____.

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Question 6 6. Why do the minority Shiites mainly reside in Iran, Southern Iraq, and Southern Lebanon?

Question 7 7. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 8 8. How did the second caliphate differ from the third caliphate?

Question 9 9. How were the Sassanid and Byzantine Empires similar?

Question 10 10. The holy month that is most clearly connected to the fourth pillar of Islam is _____.

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Question 11 11. The leader of Islam is known as a _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following individuals was MOST likely to believe in Zoroastrianism in the time of Mohammed?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

Question 15 15. Which of the following would NOT be an example of Islamic art?

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Question 16 16. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

Question 17 17. How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?

Question 18 18. The most significant Islamic contribution to the West was in_____.

Question 19 19. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

Question 20 20. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

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Question 21 21. Where did Arabic numerals come from?

Question 22 22. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Shiites wanted which of the following to succeed him?

Question 23 23. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 24 24. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 25 25. How did the claim of Ali to become Mohammed's successor differ from that of Abu Bakr?

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Question 26 26. The Sunni/Shiite divide occurred over _____

Question 27 27. The Abbasid family brought Islam to a 'Golden Age' but would ultimately be defeated at the hands of the _____.

Question 28 28. Which culture invented algebra?

Question 29 29. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Sunnis wanted to see what man become Caliph?

Question 30 30. Which major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

MTLE Social Studies: Islamic Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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