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5 Matching questions

  1. What caused the fall of the Umayyad Dynasty and the rise of the Abbasids?
  2. Minaret
  3. Give a biography of Muhammad, including his early life, until his death.
  4. Polytheistic
  5. Ulema
  1. a Tower found at a mosque that people use to call the faithful to prayer
  2. b Because the military was no longer seen as important when the Muslims could not expand further in to Europe, the Muslim world started to look to leaders who could make them wealthy and powerful - which were the Abbasids, who were merchants
  3. c Belief in many gods
  4. d Muhammad's father died before he was born and his mother died before he was 6. He lived with his uncle and became a merchant, working for Khadija. The fell in love and were married. He would become the prophet of Islam when he turned 40, would leave Mecca, later return and die there
  5. e Teacher of Islam

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Trip from Mecca to Medina that Muhammad took when he found out his life was in danger; marks the start of the Muslim calendar
    )saved his life and
    2)saved the Islamic religion
  2. 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
  3. 1. Hindus were polytheistic and would not accept Allah
    2. Hindus worshipped idols which was against Islam
    3. Hindus had a caste system in their society which the Muslims disliked because they believed all Muslims were equal
  4. Holy war
  5. 1. Hindus had only one warrior caste to fight
    2. Hindu generals sabotaged each other to try and get the glory
    3. Hindu war elephants spooked in battle and trampled soldiers
    4. Hindu military tactics were out of date because of isolationism

5 True/False questions

  1. Why did the merchants of Mecca dislike Muhammad?1. Hindus were polytheistic and would not accept Allah
    2. Hindus worshipped idols which was against Islam
    3. Hindus had a caste system in their society which the Muslims disliked because they believed all Muslims were equal

          

  2. SaladinLeader of the Seljuk Turks who would sign a peace treaty to end the Crusades

          

  3. What 2 ideas were swapped between the Hindus and the Muslims?The Muslims adopted the Hindu practice of suttee (a woman committing suicide on her husband's dead body) and the Hindus adopted the Muslim practice of purdah (the seclusion of women)

          

  4. Who were the Bedouins and what did they believe in?Arabic desert dwellers who were nomadic and moved from place to place in search of food and believed in nature gods since nature effected their everyday life

          

  5. What are the four things a good Muslim can't do?1. Must believe in Allah and Muhammad is his prophet
    2. Pray 5 times a day facing Mecca
    3. Give to the poor
    4. Fast during the month of Ramadan
    5. Take a hajj to Mecca at least once in your life

          

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