5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a attempted to establish a new religion based on elements of various religions
- b ("one who surrenders") The term for an adherent to Islam
- c ("protected persons") In Islamic countries, Jews and Christians are permitted to practice their religion as dhimmis, after paying a special tax
- d ("sign of Allah") in shiite tradition, a few very pious and learned men have the authority of the Imam
the scarf or head covering worn by most muslim women
5 Multiple choice questions
- When Islam discouraged pictorial art, handwriting became an art, feat. words from the Quran.
- practices vary, but male children are cicumcised from four years old or older
- ("to go out, leave") Early supporters of Ali, who withdrew their loyalty when Ali agreed to submit his leadership claim to arbitration
- Five main duties of a muslim 1. confession (only one god) 2. prayer or worship (five times a day) 3. Alms (to the poor) 4. Fasting (during the month of Ramadan) 5. Pilgrimage (to Mecca)
- in purpose, like the kosher labels used by Jews. An "M" is enclosed in a circle with a crescent
5 True/False questions
the revival of the religious science → A book by Al-Ghazali, helped to renew Islam by emphasizing the necessity of religious experience.
night journey → the celebration of the beginning of the revlatory experiences of muhammad as he received the Qur'an
prayer mat → used by muslims at prayer. The mat is designed to be pointed in the direction of Mecca
friday noon prayer → (Miraj) Celebration of Muhammad's journey (ascension) to heaven from Jerusalem.
("cube") a pre-islamic cubed building in mecca believed by muslims to have been built by Abraham. It is the center of the Muslim Pilgrimage