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Religion Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Local leaders of the islamic religion
    • A. 

      Scholars and lawgivers

    • B. 

      Mystical hermits

    • C. 

      Agents of the Caliph's beauracracy

    • D. 

      Bishops called Ramadan

  • 2. 
    Arabs burst into larger Middle east
    • A. 

      Ali

    • B. 

      Muhammed

    • C. 

      Umar

    • D. 

      Harun al-Rashid

  • 3. 
    622, Muhammed fled to
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Mecca

    • C. 

      Medina

    • D. 

      Baghdad

  • 4. 
    The growh of Ghana was based on
    • A. 

      Bureaucratic structures

    • B. 

      State-run legal codes

    • C. 

      The control of the gold trade between the Mediterranean and the sub saharan Africa

    • D. 

      The expansion and conquest of foreign territory

  • 5. 
    The abbasid Dynasty was marked by all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The development of durable political institutions

    • B. 

      Moving the Muslim capital to Baghdad

    • C. 

      The spread of Islam among non-Muslims

    • D. 

      The use of professional soldiers and slaves for troops

  • 6. 
    Builing on the Koran, Islamic rulers gradually developed an elaborate body of law known as the
    • A. 

      Hadj

    • B. 

      Sufism

    • C. 

      Ulama

    • D. 

      Sharia

  • 7. 
    The five pillarsof Islam included all of the following except
    • A. 

      Fast of Ramadan

    • B. 

      Prayer three times a day

    • C. 

      Belief in one god; Allah

    • D. 

      Pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in yourlife; hadj

  • 8. 
    Political disunity in the Middle East stemmed from
    • A. 

      The Sunni-Shia split

    • B. 

      Persuasive legalism

    • C. 

      Overambitious Imams

    • D. 

      Sufi mysticism

  • 9. 
    Rationalist philosophers in the Middle East
    • A. 

      Were persecuted by the caliphs as heretics

    • B. 

      Explored how much truth could be foundthrough reason

    • C. 

      Argued that laboratory proof and experimentation formed the most important source of knowledge

    • D. 

      Argued that belief in Allah was mere superstition

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was NOT a well developed form of Arab art?
    • A. 

      Humorous poetry

    • B. 

      Portrait painting

    • C. 

      Vocal music

    • D. 

      Palace architecture

  • 11. 
    Which religion had not won converts in South east Asia by 1400?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Buddhism

    • D. 

      Christianity

  • 12. 
    During the centuries after the fall of the Guptas, the average Indian lived under which of the following kinds of rulers?
    • A. 

      A city state

    • B. 

      Emperor

    • C. 

      Regional prince

    • D. 

      An aristocratic council

  • 13. 
    In reaction to the competition of Islam, Hindu leaders
    • A. 

      Developed new contacts with popular devotion

    • B. 

      Stressed their scholarly achievement

    • C. 

      Loosened the caste system

    • D. 

      Pioneered in new scientific findings

  • 14. 
    All of the following might be argued as strengths of the caste system EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Helping regulate soceity when the governments were weak

    • B. 

      Providing a clear sense of place and identity

    • C. 

      Limiting friction among differentracial and ethnic groups

    • D. 

      Helping to assure that the most talened people would rule

  • 15. 
    Continuities in Indian civilization from the classical period to the post-Gupta centuries included all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A strong peasant village government

    • B. 

      The importance of Buddihism as a significant religion

    • C. 

      Diversity of languages

    • D. 

      A caste system

  • 16. 
    Which of the following modern countries is NOT in Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      Vietnam

    • B. 

      Malaysia

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      Korea

  • 17. 
    The main influence of India on Southeast Asia turned out to be
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Centalized empires

    • D. 

      Hostility to Islam

  • 18. 
    Which of the following was NOT a factor in Islam's gains in Southeast Asia by 1400?
    • A. 

      A strong commercial presence

    • B. 

      Military conquest

    • C. 

      Fervent missionary piety

    • D. 

      The reduction of Indian independence during the Delhi Sultanate

  • 19. 
    Hindus in India objected to Islam on all grounds except
    • A. 

      The muslim disregard for Hindu spirituality

    • B. 

      Muslims attitude towards alcohol

    • C. 

      The muslims attitude toward pork

    • D. 

      The muslim practice of veiling and secluding women

  • 20. 
    The Southeast Asian empire Srivijava included all the islands except
    • A. 

      Sumatra

    • B. 

      Java

    • C. 

      Borneo

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 21. 
    The Kalihari desert is located in
    • A. 

      Southern Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      North Africa

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 22. 
    By what date were Muslim traders traveling across the Sahara Desert to aquire African goods?
    • A. 

      200 BC

    • B. 

      700 AD

    • C. 

      1400 AD

    • D. 

      1570 AD

  • 23. 
    What great city emerged in the southern Sahara because of the trade across the Sahara desert?
    • A. 

      Mecca

    • B. 

      Timbuktu

    • C. 

      Cairo

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 24. 
    Following Muhammed's death, early Middle Eastern civilizations were characterized most by
    • A. 

      The developement of durable political institution

    • B. 

      Bureaucratic structures

    • C. 

      State-run legal codes

    • D. 

      The expansion conquest of foreign territory

  • 25. 
    What kingdom arose in the Sudan following the decline of Ghana in 1200's?
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Axum

    • C. 

      Songhay

    • D. 

      Ethiopia

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