5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Prayer (salat)
- alms (zakat)
- a practices vary, but male children are cicumcised from four years old or older
- b (750-1258) the 500-year Muslim empire that overthrew the umayyads. Its capital was bagdad. Led by descendents of Muhammad`s uncle al-Abbas
- c a tax on possessions and various levels of taxes in agriculture produce. the tax is used for poor relief and religious purposes, such as education and building of mosques
- d ritual prayer offered at five specific times of the day: dawn, noon, afternoon, evening, and twilight. Muslims pray facing mecca.
- e ("poor") Derived from the Persian "Darwish." Translation of the Arabic "fakir"
5 Multiple choice questions
Mosque built in the 1600s in the heart of Istanbul, represents high point of Ottoman achievement.
- although muslim do not have a holy day of the week, such as the Jewish Sabbath or the christian sunday, Muslim try to attend friday noon prayers in the mosque
- (1206-1481) Largest world empire prior to the Soviet Union. Rapidly expanded in the 1200s, overthrowing most nations from the pacific to the Danube, including Abbasid Empire.
- Muhammad established his first Islamic government there after fleeing from Mecca
- Celebrates the flight (hijra) of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 C.E. Marks the beginning of Muslim calender.
5 True/False questions
Muhammad → (661-750) the first muslim empire, which lasted for 90 years. It arose, after the death of the fourth `rightly - guided` caliph
muhammad's birthday → (Mawlid) Celebration of Muhammad's Birthday DUHHH
mahdi → in shiite tradition, the hidden imam who will return at the end of the world
islam → ("he who stands before") the leader of shiite community, in contrast to the caliph of the sunnis.
mosque → ("place of prostration") the center of muslim community and religious life. Its most distinctive arch, feature is the minaret (tower) from which the call to prayer is made