5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- How did the Seljuk Turks take over the Muslim world?
- Why is Islam not only a religion, but a way of life?
- What proof is there that the Ottoman Turks were the most powerful Muslim group to rule their world up to that time?
- What did Muhammad do to gain the merchants favoritism?
- What caused the split in the Muslim religion, name the two groups, and what each group believed?
- a It was over who should be the next ruler of Islam; the two groups are the Sunnis and the Shiites; the Sunnis believe anyone can rule as long as the follow the teachings of Muhammad; the Shiites believe only descendants of Muhammad can rule
- b They were the only Muslim group that was able to conquer the Christian stronghold at Constantinople
- c They were hired as a military for the Abbasids when the people started to rebel against their rule since they had grown greedy and corrupt and the Turks eventually decided since they were the real power in the Empire, that they would take over and rule it themselves
- d he won them over by making it one of the pillars of Islam that Muslims must go to Mecca once in their life, bringing the merchants back their business to the Kaaba
- e Because in order to be a good Muslim, you must follow all the rules of Islam, and these rules pretty much define how you are to live your life
5 Multiple choice questions
- Muslims that believe only descendants of Muhammad and his son-in-law Ali should rule
- Shrine originally that held a black stone of the nature gods but became a holy site for the Muslims
- His job allowed him to meet Christians and Jews and introduced him to monotheism
- Laws of Islam that explain how Muslims should live their lives
- Muslims that accept the leaders of Islam, as long as the follow the rules of the religion
5 True/False questions
Caliph → Means "successor of the prophet"; the leaders of Islam after Muhammad
Hajji → Title give to a person who has gone on the hajj to Mecca
Crusades → Holy wars launched by Christians to retake the Holy Land from the Muslims
Hajj → Pilgrimmage to Mecca that is part of the Pillars of Islam that all Muslims are supposed to take
Khadija → Muhammad's wife who fell in love with him when he managed her caravan route