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Chapter 9: Islam Test review
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abraham, moses, jesus
Which three key figures of the Old and New Testaments do Muslims see as important prophets?
In what modern-day country would you find Tours?
arabic numerals and algebra
What two major mathematical contributions did the Arabs make to the west?
the med ocean
Which of the following was the only real geographic barrier in the spread of Islam? -mountain ranges, desert environments, the Med. Ocean, great distances
translating ancient texts into arabic
What did the Abbasid rulers have Jewish and Christian doing in Baghdad that helped pave the way for the renaissance?
The Muslim conquest of Jerusalem prompted what response from Christendom?
From which Old Testament figure do the Jews, Christian, and Muslims trace their religious descent?
The Islamic holy month is called...?
the rightly guided caliphs
By what name are the first four caliphs known?
Which sect believed that the caliph should be a direct descendant of Muhammad?
submission to the will of god
The Arabic word Islam means...?
When the wealthy merchants of Mecca made life unbearable for Muhammad and his followers, they took flight and moved to Yathrib. What is the Arabic word for that "flight?"
the crescent moon and star
The symbol of the Islamic religion is...?
An Islamic religious leader is called a...?
turn base metals into gold or silver
What was the main thing alchemists sought to do through experimentation?
The founder of Islamic religion was...?
there is no god but allah, and muhammad is his prophet
What is the Islamic declaration of faith?
it facilitated trade across islamic lands
How did the spread of the Arabic language aid the spread of the Islamic Empire?
The spread of Islam was made easier due to the weakness of the ____________ and ________ empires.
Under which dynasty did the Islamic empire experiences its Golden Age?
What is the Islamic holy book?
mecca medina jerusalem
What are the three holiest cities, according to Muslims?
Mecca and Medina are on the _____________ peninsula.
Islamic art is well-known for its richly detailed _________, which incorporate geometric figures, calligraphy, and floral motifs.
The Islamic empire extended along ________ from Mecca and Medina.
Worldwide, the Shi'as (or Shiites) are far outnumbered by the...?
The holiest shrine in the Islamic religion is...?
Who is the last and most important prophet, according to Muslims?
What city must Muslims face towards when they pray?
What is the Arabic word for "the God?"
What was slavery not based on?
declaration of faith, praying five times a day, giving charity, fasting during ramadan, hajj
List the first five pillars of Islam.
What is the Arabic word for a pilgrimage to Mecca?
the house of wisdom
What did the Arabs call the center of learning in Baghdad that attracted scholars from all over the Islamic empire?
battle of tours
What battle stopped the spread of Islam into western Europe?
What dynasty came to power after the assassination of Ali?
dome of the rock
What is the name of the famous rock in Jerusalem?
Islam first spread from the city of Mecca to the city of ________, which changed its name to _________.
judaism christianity islam
What are the world's three main monotheistic religions?
This city is considered holy by Christians, Jews, and Muslims.
What is the Arabic word for "struggle" that is commonly used to refer to a holy war?
Who was the last of the rightly guided caliphs?
he was a great prophet, but not the son of god
What do Muslims believe about Jesus Christ?
What was the method of succession under the Umayyads and the Abbasids?
The spread of Islam to Medina took place in the year...?
What city did the Abbasids build on the Tigris River when they came to power?
The holiest city in Islam is...?
spain indus river valley
In 750 A.D, the Islamic Empire reached from _______ in the west to _________ in the east.
The Iberian Peninsula=...?
Under which dynasty did the Islamic Empire expand to its greatest extent?
What is an Islam house of worship called?
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