The Umayyad Dynasty: Rulers & Warfare


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An Islamic religious ruler is known as a

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1. The first caliphs after Mohammed were known as

2. Who was the first caliph of the Umayyad Empire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will demonstrate your knowledge of the Umayyad Dynasty. You will be tested on subjects such as Islamic religious rulers and caliphs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Term for an Islamic religious ruler
  • Title of the first caliphs after Mohammad
  • First caliph of the Umayyad Dynasty

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics Umayyad Caliphs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify who conquered the Umayyads
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the affiliated world history lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this dynasty, study the lesson titled The Umayyad Dynasty: Rulers & Warfare. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Details the death of Mohammad
  • Differentiates the beliefs of the Sunnis and the Shiites
  • Defines caliph and caliphate
  • Explains the rise of the Umayyad Dynasty
  • Covers the downfall of the dynasty