History Chapter 7

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WHAP Chapter 7 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The third Abbasid caliph, __________, attempted unsuccessfully to reconcile moderate Shi'is to the Abbasid dynasty. 
  • 2. 
    The most famous of the Abbasid caliphs was __________, whose death led to civil wars over the succession. 
  • 3. 
    A regional splinter dynasty of the mid-tenth century, the __________ invaded and captured Baghdad and took the title of sultan. 
  • 4. 
    The __________ Turks were nomadic invaders from Central Asia who ruled in the name of the Abbasid caliphs from the mid-eleventh century. 
  • 5. 
    Christian knights invaded Palestine during the __________ and temporarily established small Christian kingdoms. 
  • 6. 
    The Muslim commander who reconquered the Christian enclaves in Palestine was __________. 
  • 7. 
    Written by Firdawsi, the __________ related Persian history from the creation to the Islamic conquests. 
  • 8. 
    The __________ were Islamic mystics who were largely responsible for the conversion of southeast Asia. 
  • 9. 
    The __________ were orthodox religious scholars within Islam who pressed for a more conservative and restrictive theology. 
  • 10. 
    A brilliant Islamic theologian, __________ attempted to fuse Greek and Quranic traditions. 
  • 11. 
    The __________ were central Asian nomads who captured Baghdad in 1258 and killed the last Abbasid caliph. 
  • 12. 
    The great war commander of the Mongols was __________. 
  • 13. 
    The Arab general who conquered Sind and added it to the Umayyad Empire was __________. 
  • 14. 
    The Indian system of mathematical notation was known as __________ and was utilized in two scientific revolutions. 
  • 15. 
    The ruler who repeatedly raided northwest India in the early 11th century was Mahmud of __________. 
  • 16. 
    The ruler who established an independent Muslim kingdom with its capital at Delhi was __________. 
  • 17. 
    __________ was the Indian ritual that required the immolation of the living widows of deceased males.
  • 18. 
    In response to the Islamic challenge, Hindus placed greater emphasis on __________ cults that stressed the importance of strong emotional bonds between devotees and gods or goddesses. 
  • 19. 
    The fifteenth-century Muslim mystic who attempted to play down the importance of ritual differences between Hinduism and Islam was __________. 
  • 20. 
    __________ was a Buddhist trading empire that controlled trade through the Malacca Straits between Malaya and Sumatra. 
  • 21. 
    The most powerful trading city on the mainland of Malaya was __________. 
  • 22. 
    The most powerful trading state on the north of Java was __________ from where Islam was disseminated to other ports.