The Birth of the Muslim World Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 2 2. Who stood stood between the caliph and the people, running the government?

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

Question 4 4. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 5 5. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

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Question 6 6. Abbasid rulers, believed to be God's shadow on Earth, were known as

Question 7 7. Which of these is true of the Sasanid Empire?

Question 8 8. Which of these men is considered the most famous Sasanid rulers?

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

Question 10 10. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

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Question 11 11. The Abbasids governed

Question 12 12. How did the Abbasid Caliphate promote a thriving culture within their empire?

Question 13 13. How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?

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

Question 15 15. Which of these was the main religion of the Sasanid Empire?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT true of the Abbasids?

Question 17 17. Which major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

Question 18 18. The Abbasid family brought Islam to a 'Golden Age' but would ultimately be defeated at the hands of the _____.

Question 19 19. Sasanid rulers were given the name Shahanshah, which means:

Question 20 20. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

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Question 21 21. Who eventually conquered the Abbasids and their capital of Baghdad?

Question 22 22. All of the following stories are accepted by Islam, Christianity, and Judaism EXCEPT _____.

Question 23 23. Ancient Iran is also known as

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered monotheistic, which means that they all believe in _____.

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Question 26 26. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 27 27. Which of the following individuals was MOST likely to believe in Zoroastrianism in the time of Mohammed?

Question 28 28. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 29 29. The holy month that is most clearly connected to the fourth pillar of Islam is _____.

Question 30 30. 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?

The Birth of the Muslim World Chapter Exam Instructions

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