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5 Matching questions

  1. akbar
  2. night of power
  3. jerusalem
  4. prayer beads / rosary
  5. al-fatihah
  1. a the third most holy city of Islam. Muslims believe that it was here that abraham offered ishmael as a sacrafice and that muhammad ascended to heaven
  2. b attempted to establish a new religion based on elements of various religions
  3. c ("The Opening") First Surah of Quran is used as a common prayer by Muslims, being repeated at least seventeen times a day.
  4. d string of ______ consists of one hundred beads, divided into 3 sections. Used for the ninety-nine names of God.
  5. e the celebration of the beginning of the revlatory experiences of muhammad as he received the Qur'an

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. When Islam discouraged pictorial art, handwriting became an art, feat. words from the Quran.
  2. Celebrates the flight (hijra) of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 C.E. Marks the beginning of Muslim calender.
  3. after the death of muhammad, the muslim community was led by four contemporaries of muhammad (Abu bakr, Umar, Uthman and Ali)
  4. a scholar of one of the schools of laws in the sunni tradition
  5. ("recitation") The Islamic Scripture, consisting of 114 Chapters of material that muhammad recorded during twenty-three years of religious experiences.

5 True/False questions

  1. imam("he who stands before") the leader of shiite community, in contrast to the caliph of the sunnis.

          

  2. prayer matused by muslims at prayer. The mat is designed to be pointed in the direction of Mecca

          

  3. minaret("he who stands before") the leader of shiite community, in contrast to the caliph of the sunnis.

          

  4. thousand and one nights("recitation") The Islamic Scripture, consisting of 114 Chapters of material that muhammad recorded during twenty-three years of religious experiences.

          

  5. mosque("place of prostration") the center of muslim community and religious life. Its most distinctive arch, feature is the minaret (tower) from which the call to prayer is made

          

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