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5 Matching questions

  1. Prayer (salat)
  2. dervish
  3. alms (zakat)
  4. Abbasid
  5. circumcision
  1. a practices vary, but male children are cicumcised from four years old or older
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. d ritual prayer offered at five specific times of the day: dawn, noon, afternoon, evening, and twilight. Muslims pray facing mecca.
  5. e ("poor") Derived from the Persian "Darwish." Translation of the Arabic "fakir"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Mosque built in the 1600s in the heart of Istanbul, represents high point of Ottoman achievement.
  2. 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
  3. (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.
  4. Muhammad established his first Islamic government there after fleeing from Mecca
  5. Celebrates the flight (hijra) of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 C.E. Marks the beginning of Muslim calender.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. muhammad's birthday(Mawlid) Celebration of Muhammad's Birthday DUHHH


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


  4. islam("he who stands before") the leader of shiite community, in contrast to the caliph of the sunnis.


  5. 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