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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Islamic Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following individuals was MOST likely to believe in Zoroastrianism in the time of Mohammed?

Question 2 2. Ibn Sina was a famous _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following would NOT be an example of Islamic art?

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 major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

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Question 6 6. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

Question 7 7. How did the Abbasid Caliphate promote a thriving culture within their empire?

Question 8 8. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

Question 9 9. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 10 10. Ibn Khaldun was a famous _____ .

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

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

Question 13 13. Why do the minority Shiites mainly reside in Iran, Southern Iraq, and Southern Lebanon?

Question 14 14. How were the Sassanid and Byzantine Empires similar?

Question 15 15. The most significant Islamic contribution to the West was in_____.

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Question 16 16. Which culture invented algebra?

Question 17 17. How did the second caliphate differ from the third caliphate?

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

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

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

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Question 21 21. The Sunni/Shiite divide occurred over _____

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

Question 25 25. 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.

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Question 26 26. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Sunnis wanted to see what man become Caliph?

Question 27 27. How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?

Question 28 28. Where did Arabic numerals come from?

Question 29 29. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 30 30. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Islamic Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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