CCQ #3: History of Islam According to American East

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Muhammed __________.
A. was a cool dude.
B. was called 'The Honest' by his homeys.
C. used to kick back and meditate, and one day an angel appeared to him with a new revelation called 'Islam'.
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
D. all of the above.
'Islam' means 'submission to God', the God of _________.
A. Abraham.
B. Moses.
C. Jesus.
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
D. all of the above.
According to Muhammed's prophecy, ____________.
A. God would free everybody from slavery - dudes, babes, rich, poor, black, white, whatever.
B. everybody was equal.
C. both of the above.
C. both of the above.
So _______ and Islam began to spread throughout Arabia, and it kept on spreading, to India, and all the way to China, then across North Africa to Spain.
A. greed
B. violence
C. freedom
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
C. freedom
At the start of 'Islamic Civilization', Muslims were, like, top dog when it came to __________, so pretty soon the buzz hit the West. (MS)
A. art
B. science
C. literature
D. poetry
E. Music
A. art
B. science
C. literature
D. poetry
E. Music
Back then, during the Golden Age of Islamic Civilization, Europe was, like, ______________.
A. a highly cultured and advanced people.
B. a bunch of barbarians barbequing plague victims.
B. a bunch of barbarians barbequing plague victims.
The period known as 'The Crusades' were brought on because ___________.
A. the Muslim Turks attacked and threatened Western Christian civilization.
B. the Europeans believed that God had promised the Holy Land to them.
C. the Europeans said 'no way' to Islam.
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
C. the Europeans said 'no way' to Islam.
It was especially ________ living in Jerusalem who got royally reamed out by Christian armies fighting to take back the Holy Land for the Pope.
A. Jews
B. Christians
C. Muslims
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
C. Muslims
Under Salah ad-Din there's, like, this time of __________.
A. slaughter, with Jews and Christians getting royally reamed out by Muslim armies in revenge for what they did.
B. peace, with Jews, Christians and Muslims all kicking it together.
C. both of the above.
B. peace, with Jews, Christians and Muslims all kicking it together.
Jerusalem 's, like, a holy place for __________.
A. just the Jews and Christians.
B. just the Muslims.
C. all three religions.
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
C. all three religions.
Missing from the history is ___________.
A. the Byzantine, Persian, and Ethiopian wars involving Arabia.
B. 'the Mongol devastion' of the Islamic Middle East.
C. the rise of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Muslim empires in the Middle East and India.
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
D. all of the above.
The Europeans came back even stronger and ________.
A. gave the land the Palestinians were living on to the Jews and that became the new Israel.
B. there was, like, constant fighting between the Israelis and Arabs over Jerusalem once the Euro-honkies split, 'cause both the Israeli and Arab radicals wanna have it all.
C. both of the above.
C. both of the above.
When the Americans come to check out what all the fuss is about, they ___________.
A. discover oil.
B. prop up these greedy dictators who sell only to them to keep the pumps happening.
C. don't help the Arabs, only Israel, which pisses the Arabs off.
D. all of the above.
E. only one and two above.
D. all of the above.
So then you get, like, _________.
A. the Israelis and Palestinians fighting over Jerusalem and blowing each other up.
B. the world just watching and playing it all like some kinda game.
C. both of the above.
C. both of the above.
The reason the Middle East is a freaking mess is 'cause __________.
A. the British, French, and Americans won't come to their rescue.
B. there ain't no more cool dudes.
C. both of the above.
C. both of the above.