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5 Matching questions

  1. What caused the fall of the Umayyad Dynasty and the rise of the Abbasids?
  2. What was the Hijra and why is it important to Islam?
  3. Khadija
  4. Why did the Muslims treat the Hindus poorly?
  5. Caliph
  1. a 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
  2. b Means "successor of the prophet"; the leaders of Islam after Muhammad
  3. c 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
  4. d 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
  5. e Muhammad's wife who fell in love with him when he managed her caravan route

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Belief in many gods
  2. The angel that spoke to Muhammad and told him he was the last prophet of God
  3. Pilgrimmage to Mecca that is part of the Pillars of Islam that all Muslims are supposed to take
  4. Government ruled by a religious leader
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. What stopped Muslim expansion into Europe?When the Muslims lost the Battle of Tours to the Franks, it ended their ability to expand in to Europe


  2. Shiite MuslimsArabic desert dwellers who were nomadic and moved from place to place in search of food


  3. How did Islam unite the people of the Middle East and North Africa?1. Common language of Arabic so everyone could communicate
    2. Everyone was equal if they were Muslim so no discrimination


  4. What was the Kaaba and what happened to it?The Kaaba was a shrine originally that held a black stone of the nature gods but became a holy site for the Muslims when Muhammad smashed to stone that was held there


  5. HajjiPilgrimmage to Mecca that is part of the Pillars of Islam that all Muslims are supposed to take