Muhammad's daughter was named
Why do geographers call Arabia a "crossroads" location?
Because it lies near the intersection of three continents- Africa, Asia, and Europe
Why did Muhammad and his followers leave Mecca in 622?
To get away from peoples threats so he could be safe, and because Medina invited him into there city
In what ways did traders passing through Arabia influence its culture?
They introduced products and idea's from around the world
Which of the following events happened first?
He went outside a cave to meditate
The people of Arabia adapted to the deserts by
Moving from place to place or lived in a Sedentary/Town
Why do muslims Fast during Ramadan?
To show that God is more iportant to one's own body
Who is the most important Islamic Prophet?
Which of the following can you infer from the fith pillar of Islam?
They have to go to Mecca at least once in thier lives
Which of the following is NOT an Islamic belief?
They didnt believe Jesus was the son of God
In thems of importance to Arabian Nomads, which concerns would you rank first?
To get food and water for the animals
The destruction of the statues in Mecca was important because it showed that the people had...
Started to believe in only one God
Te Kaaba in Mecca was an important and sacred place
Because they are praying to Muhammad and there is no fighting
Which is the best prediction of how life in Arabia would be if it had a mild climate?
Plants and flowers would grow and lakes and rivers could be perminate
What can you infer about mislims who Fast during the holy month of Ramadan?
The people would be thin and would care about people that have no food
An oasis is a
Wet, fertile area in a desert
What was the most important difference between Muhammad's teaching and the beliefs of other Arab's?
Muhammad believed in one God and Arabs beleived in many God's and Goddesses
The Sunnah is based on the
Way Muhammad lived
Another name for Islamic law is
In what way are the Bible, Torah, and Qur'an similar?
They taught about the belief in one god
In what way were Arabian souks similay to modern day malls?
They sold clothing, home goods, and food
Which physical feature dominates the landscape of Arabia?
A vast, Sandy Desert
Where is Arabian Peninsula located?
The southwest corner or Asia
Why was trade important to both townspeople and nomads in Arabia?
It brought many different groups of people through Arabia
The hegira was Muhammad's journey from
Mecca to Medina
The Qur'an and the Sunnah both form the basis for
How muslims live
But as Muhammad was growing up, many rich merchants began to ignore the poor and keep their wealth for themselves. In what way did Muhammad react to these changes?
He went to the hills outside of the city to pray and meditate
A building used for Muslim prayer is called a
All the following are rules described in the Qur'an except
They need to believe in one god
Many merchants in Mecca rejected the teachings of Muhammad because they
Challenged and Upset them
The holy book of Islam is called the
Which of the following is the central teaching of Islam?
To believe in only one God, and that Muhammad is his prophet
Before they heard Muhammad's teachings, many Arabs visited the Kaaba in Mecca each year in order to
Worship many gods and goddesses
What did the early followers of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity all have in common?
They all faced Jerusalem when praying
Which of the following best summarizes the Five Pillars of Islam?
They all believe in one god and muhammad is there prophet
Why did nomads want to be members of tribes?
So they can get water and grazing lands
Which of the following best describes why Islamic Law is important to Muslims?
It teaches them right from wrong and takes control over there action
Which word means the opposite of Nomadic?
A nomad was a pearson who
Lived in tents, travled, and raised animals
Which of the following best summarizes how Muhammad's teachings affected the people of Arabia?
They all believed in one god and giving up there relief is like giving up your dreames, hopes, and wishes