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  1. jerusalem
  2. medina
  3. fatwa
  4. taj mahal
  5. "right-guided caliphs"
  1. a
    beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife
  2. b a legal opinion by a qualified jurist, clarifying a disputed point of law. In practice, a fatwa is treated as having force of law
  3. c after the death of muhammad, the muslim community was led by four contemporaries of muhammad (Abu bakr, Umar, Uthman and Ali)
  4. d 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
  5. e Muhammad established his first Islamic government there after fleeing from Mecca

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ("recitation") The Islamic Scripture, consisting of 114 Chapters of material that muhammad recorded during twenty-three years of religious experiences.
  2. For the entire month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. Few exceptions allowed (i.e. pregnant women). Fast prohibits food, drink, and sexual relations.
  3. the celebration of the beginning of the revlatory experiences of muhammad as he received the Qur'an
  4. "The Festival of Fast Breaking" or the "Small Feast". 2 or 3 day event marking the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
  5. ("ruler") First used for semi-autonomous rulers under the Abbasids. Later became a term for ruler of many Islamic states.

5 True/False questions

  1. alms (zakat)a tax on possessions and various levels of taxes in agriculture produce. the tax is used for poor relief and religious purposes, such as education and building of mosques

          

  2. mullah("ruler") First used for semi-autonomous rulers under the Abbasids. Later became a term for ruler of many Islamic states.

          

  3. hijab("struggle") The personal struggle of a Muslim in the way of piety, or the militant struggle to defend and extend Islam. Commonly called "Holy War"

          

  4. the five pillarsMuhammad's fav. color (the color of his turban) and is often the color of flags of muslim nations. Also, garments to be worn in paradise are said to be green.

          

  5. dar al-islam("the Abode of Islam") those lands in which islam is dominant and muslim law prevails

          

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