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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Sunni
  2. Five Pillar: Faith
  3. Caliph
  4. Shi'a
  5. Five Pillar: Fasting
  1. a During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast between dawn and sunset. A simple meal is eaten at the end of the day. Fasting serves to remind Muslims that their spiritual needs are greater than their physical needs
  2. b Followers of Muhammad's example - Believe that the first four caliphs were rightly guided; that Muslim rulers should follow the Sunna or Muhammad's example; lastly that the Shi'a have distorted the meaning of various passages of the Qur'an
  3. c To become a Muslim, a person would have to testify to the statement of faith - "There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah."
  4. d A group who believed that the prophets son in law should have succeeded Muhammad; that all Muslim rulers should be descended from Muhammad; and lastly that the Sunni have distorted the meaning of various passages in the Qur'an - Shi'a means "party of Ali"
  5. e Successor or deputy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A religion - means "One who has submitted"
  2. A caliphate which was formed by Shi'a Muslims who claimed descent from Muhammad's daughter Fatima
  3. After repel against the Umayyads, the Abbasids came to power in 750. The Abbasids moved to a new capital and developed a strong bureaucracy to conduct the huge empire's affairs. They had groups to manage the business and the army. Overall they were very successful
  4. Claimed to be the messenger of Allah who took great interest in religion and was the last of the Prophets
  5. Meaning "Submission to the will of Allah"

5 True/False questions

  1. SufiA group of people who rejected the luxurious life of the Umayyads and they pursued a life of poverty and made a devotion to a spiritual path

          

  2. HijrahThe name of the migration when Muhammad and his followers left Mecca because of being attacked

          

  3. CalligraphySuccessor or deputy

          

  4. Five Pillar: PilgrimageFive times every day, Muslims face toward Mecca to pray. They assemble at a mosque

          

  5. SunnaFollowers of Muhammad's example - Believe that the first four caliphs were rightly guided; that Muslim rulers should follow the Sunna or Muhammad's example; lastly that the Shi'a have distorted the meaning of various passages of the Qur'an

          

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