Where is Mecca Located? - Definition, Pilgrimage & History


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What religion was founded in Mecca?

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1. What is the annual pilgrimage to Mecca called?

2. What is the city to the north of Mecca that is also of great importance to Muslims?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mecca is a holy city to Muslims, and the accompanying worksheet and quiz will check your knowledge about the pilgrimage to Mecca and its importance to Muslims. The questions will quiz you on additional places and ideas that are sacred to Muslims.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the assessment, you will be tested on these concepts:

  • The revered book given to Muhammad
  • Important Muslim city north of Mecca
  • Gaining entrance to Mecca in the modern day
  • The proper name of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca

Skills Practiced

Calculate how effective you are at utilizing these skills while you work on the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the pilgrimage to Mecca from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the pilgrimage to Mecca to identify who can enter the holy city
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the religion founded in Mecca
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Prophet Muhammad

Additional Learning

Review the comprehensive lesson entitled Where is Mecca located? - Definition, Pilgrimage & History to learn more. These key objectives will be accomplished at the completion of the lesson review:

  • Identify how long Mecca has been considered a holy city by Muslims
  • Learn the location of Mecca
  • Understand the ancient history of Mecca and the birth of Islam
  • Define the importance of the Black Stone and Kaaba
  • Know about the life of the Prophet Muhammad