Trade & Merchants in Arab Society


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Which of the following words BEST describes the Qur'an's attitude towards business?

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1. Which of the following BEST describes a monsoon?

2. Which good was sold in Timbuktu?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Merchants and trade played a pivotal role in Arab life in the Middle Ages, and this quiz/worksheet combination will help test your knowledge of the influences and motivations for Arab trade during this period. The assessments will test you on the Qur'an's view of business, the price of pepper, and other topics from the corresponding lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions will focus on:

  • Religious influence on trade
  • Monsoons
  • A good sold in Timbuktu
  • Languages influenced by trade

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you understood the key concepts from the related lesson on Arab trade in the Middle Ages
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the price of pepper during the Middle Ages
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to answer questions about factors that impacted Arab trade during the period

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson named Trade & Merchants in Arab Society to strengthen your understanding of this historical topic. The lesson covers the following key topics:

  • The spread of trade and its correspondence to Islam
  • Development of the Silk Road in the Middle Ages
  • Important trade items like Damascus steel, pepper, and salt
  • Effect of the Crusades on Arab trade with Europe