Mosque: Definition, Architecture, Art & Facts


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What religious group worships at a mosque?

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1. What is the name given to the niche in the wall that indicates the direction of prayer?

2. Which of the following locales uses mud brick in mosque construction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet focus on the purpose, characteristics, and key details surrounding mosques.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • Religious group that worships at mosques
  • Name of the niche in the wall indicating the direction of prayer
  • Locale where mud brick is used for mosque construction
  • Types of decorations one would expect to find in a mosque

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related humanities lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms such as mihrab and adhan
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which religious group worships at mosques

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Mosque: Definition, Architecture, Art & Facts. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Explores the purpose of a mosque
  • Examines the requirements needed for a building to be considered a mosque
  • Describes the various architectural styles of mosques