Chapter 4 - The Spread of Islam Study Guide

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Which leader unified Arabia into a Muslim state through battle?

Abu Bakr

After Muhammad's death, the tittle given to Islam's highest leaders was

Caliph

Which is the best prediction of what might have happened if the Berbers had kept fighting the Muslims?

Muslims rule would have spread more slowly in North Amercia

Muslim merchants could trade with people in many different ares because

Arabia was at a crossroads location

Why did the Abbasids reorganize the government?

to make it easier to rule their large regions

Which of the following areas was now conquered by the Muslims during the 600s?

Spain

Tolerance was?

the Muslim practice of accepting other people's religious beliefs.

Which of the following did the Arabs copy from the Persians?

their form of government burrenucracy

In what way were Cordoba and Baghdad similar?

they were both centers of the culture and learning

What can you infer about how the scholars at Cordoba's university influenced the spread of Islam?

they helped it by translating writing in Muslim world

What was the most important factor in the spread of Islam from the 600s to the 1600s?

conquering non-muslims

The exchange of beliefs and customs between the Muslims and the people they conquered caused what?

Religious tolerance because they are accepting their lifestyle/ religion belief choices.
Their cultures to blend

In what way did the practice of tolerance affect the Jewish people of Cordoba?

They were able to contribute to the city's cultural growth

In what way were the effects of treade and tolerance on the Muslim world similar?

they both allowed other cultures to influence Muslim

Janissaries were what

slave soldiers in the Ottoman army

Which Ottoman leader became known as "the Conqueror"?

Mehmed II

During Suleyman I's rule, the Ottoman Empire

took control of the Eastern Mediterranean and parts of Europe

Which of the following best describes the Ottoman Empire between 1453 and 1566?

It greatly expanded its power and territories.

"I am committed to this action; God and the Immaculate Imams are with me, and I fear no one." In the above passage, Esma'il is referring to his

decision to make Shiism the official religion of his empire

What was the most important difference between the Sunni and the Shia?

the shia thought that caliph had to be related to Muhammad

The leader of the Safavid Empire was called the

shah

Which of the following best summarizes ´Abbas's influence on the Safavid economy?

He helped it by encouraging the manufacture of traditional products.

Akbar's tolerant religious policy helped

to unify the Mughal Empire

Which of the following best describes how the Ottoman Empire and the Mughal Empire were similar?

They both were blends of different cultures.

Which of the following is true of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires?

They tried to expand their territory through warfare.

After failing to establish an empire in Central Asia, where did Babur succeed in 1526?

India

Which of the following was the key reason the Mughal Empire collapsed?

Its tolerant religious policies were changed and the people revolted.

In terms of importance to the spread of knowledge in the Islamic world, which would you rank first?

The scholars all understood Arabic.

Arab scholars used the astrolabe

to figure out their location on earth.

Who wrote a medical encyclopedia that was translated into Latin and widely used throughout Europe?

Ibn-Sina

Muslim calligraphy was a combination of

Art And Literature

What significant geographical discovery did al-Idrisi make?

Land did not go all the way around the Indian Ocean.

Al-Khwarizmi's book about al-jabr was significant because it was the

foundation for modern algebra

Ar-Razi

discovered how to diagnose and treat smallpox.

The Sufism movement was a reaction against

the interest of Muslims in worldly things.

Minarets were used to

call muslims to prayer

In what way did mosques change as the Muslim world grew richer?

They became more elaborately decorated.

Who was one of the most famous Sufi poets?

Omar Khayyám

Which of the following is true of Muslim art, architecture, and science?

They were all influenced in some way by the Muslim religion.

Which of the following was not true of Muslim calligraphy?

It was used in captions for paintings.

What was the title given to Islam's highest leaders after Muhammad's death?

Caliph

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