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5 Matching questions

  1. "right-guided caliphs"
  2. prayer beads / rosary
  3. Muhammad
  4. Blue Mosque
  5. quraysh
  1. a (570-632) Muslims believe that Muhammad was the last of the prohpets of god, such as abraham, moses, and jesus
  2. b
    Mosque built in the 1600s in the heart of Istanbul, represents high point of Ottoman achievement.
  3. c after the death of muhammad, the muslim community was led by four contemporaries of muhammad (Abu bakr, Umar, Uthman and Ali)
  4. d tribe that controlled mecca
  5. e string of ______ consists of one hundred beads, divided into 3 sections. Used for the ninety-nine names of God.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cousin and son-in law of muhammad, he is considered by shi`ite to have been the proper successor to muhammad
  2. ("poor") Derived from the Persian "Darwish." Translation of the Arabic "fakir"
  3. the more traditional form, making up about 85% of Islam. They consider that valid leadership of islam lies in a caliph of muhhammad's tribe
  4. Also known as the Arabian Nights. Vast collection of stories about life and fantasy in medieval Islam. (Aladdin and his magic lamp)
  5. a scholar of one of the schools of laws in the sunni tradition

5 True/False questions

  1. night journey
    Mosque built in the 1600s in the heart of Istanbul, represents high point of Ottoman achievement.

          

  2. islam("surrender") the term for the religion of Muslims

          

  3. mahdiin shiite tradition, the hidden imam who will return at the end of the world

          

  4. ummahThe people; the community. Used by Muslims to identify the community of Islam, ideally undivided, although from the earliest days of ummah has been split.

          

  5. Umayyad(661-750) the first muslim empire, which lasted for 90 years. It arose, after the death of the fourth `rightly - guided` caliph