Hijab: Definition and Relation to Islam

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The word 'hajaba' means what in the Arabic language?

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1. A typical hijab covers _________

2. Statues dating to the time before Islam and Judaism depict _________

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The hijab is one of the more controversial aspects of Islam when looking at it from the outside in, but many non-Muslims don't really understand why many female Muslims actually wear it. The questions in this assessment will test you on the actual relationship between the hijab and Islam. Some things you'll be tested on include the history and characteristics of the hijab.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on

  • The history of the term hijab
  • Characteristics of the hijab when it is worn
  • The hijab in early Islam
  • The hijab among affluent Muslims

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the hijab as it relates to Muslim history and culture
  • Reading comprehension - check to ensure that you understand the historical basis for the hijab, as well as its contemporary interpretations
  • Knowledge application - apply the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to answer some questions on the relationship between the hijab and Islam

Additional Learning

To learn more about the hijab, review the corresponding lesson called Hijab: Definition & Relation to Islam. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition of the hijab
  • The hijab's history in Islam and earlier
  • Characteristics of a hijab
  • Contemporary views
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