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  1. Umayyads
  2. Abbasids
  3. House Of Widsom
  4. Muhammad
  5. Five Pillar: Pilgrimage
  1. a 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
  2. b Claimed to be the messenger of Allah who took great interest in religion and was the last of the Prophets
  3. c A family who came to power, moved the capital of Arabia to Damascus
  4. d All Muslims who are physically and financially able to perform the hajj (pilgramage - migration) to Mecca, at least once. Pilgrims wear identical garments so that all stand as equals before Allah
  5. e A building opened by Caliph Al - Ma'mun in Bagdad which combined all three of a library, an academy and a translation center

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A place where the Berber armies stopped in the middle of the war and created a Muslim state here
  2. An Islamic house of worship
  3. Five times every day, Muslims face toward Mecca to pray. They assemble at a mosque
  4. 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
  5. Holy book of the Muslims where the revelations were collected

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. HajjThe migration or pilgramage


  3. CalligraphyThe art of beautiful handwriting


  4. MuslimA religion - means "One who has submitted"


  5. FatimidSuccessor or deputy