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WEST History: Islam Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Sunni/Shiite divide occurred over _____

Question 2 2. Which of these members of the Muslim Brotherhood was elected as President of Egypt in 2012?

Question 3 3. Which of the following individuals was MOST likely to believe in Zoroastrianism in the time of Mohammed?

Question 4 4. Sufism is the _____.

Question 5 5. The Mutaween are _____.

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Question 6 6. What is a Surah?

Question 7 7. In which country was Wahhabism founded?

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. Which of these texts are believed by Muslims to be the word of Allah revealed to Muhammad?

Question 10 10. Why is the Koran also referred to as the 'Well-Preserved Book'?

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

Question 12 12. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 13 13. How did the second caliphate differ from the third caliphate?

Question 14 14. How did the claim of Ali to become Mohammed's successor differ from that of Abu Bakr?

Question 15 15. Islam is a faith based on the teachings of _____.

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Question 16 16. The Abbasid family brought Islam to a 'Golden Age' but would ultimately be defeated at the hands of the _____.

Question 17 17. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 18 18. Which major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

Question 19 19. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 20 20. Which of these texts are believed to be the sayings of Muhammad?

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Question 21 21. Why do the minority Shiites mainly reside in Iran, Southern Iraq, and Southern Lebanon?

Question 22 22. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

Question 23 23. Why did the Muslim Brotherhood gain popularity after 2003?

Question 24 24. How were the Sassanid and Byzantine Empires similar?

Question 25 25. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Sunnis wanted to see what man become Caliph?

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Question 26 26. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Shiites wanted which of the following to succeed him?

Question 27 27. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

Question 28 28. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

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

Question 30 30. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

WEST History: Islam Chapter Exam Instructions

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