Islamic Art & Architecture: History & Characteristics


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What does the word aniconism mean?

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1. Islamic art and architecture are connected to people of what faith?

2. Which list represents three important design elements found in Islamic art?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this short multiple-choice quiz will test your knowledge of Islamic art and architecture. The quiz is scored right away and can be taken multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Meaning of the word aniconism
  • Faith connected to Islamic art and architecture
  • Important design elements found in Islamic art
  • Definition of calligraphy
  • Time period when human figures were used in some scientific Islamic art

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Islamic art and architecture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding faith connected to Islamic art
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding aniconism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To take an even closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Islamic Art & Architecture: History & Characteristics. This lesson covers the following:

  • Overview of Islamic history
  • Characteristics of Islamic art
  • Vocabulary of geometric designs