History Of Islam And Christianity! Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What are the basic beliefs of Islam?
  • 2. 
    What are the 4 Parts of the Justinian Code?
  • 3. 
    What are the 5 pillars of Islam?
  • 4. 
    What was the eastern part of the Roman Empire named after the empire was split in two?
  • 5. 
    The first czar of Russia, he freed his empire from Mongol rule
  • 6. 
    Expanded the Byzantine Empire to one almost as great as Rome's had been
  • 7. 
    The first caliph of the Islamic religion; he invoked jihad to save the new religion
  • 8. 
    The last effective leader of the Seljuks
  • 9. 
    United the Mongols and started the brutal expansion of their massive empire
  • 10. 
    Created the religion of Islam
  • 11. 
    Made Orthodox Christianity the official religion of Keivan Russia
  • 12. 
    Byzantine Emperor who banned the use of icons in his empire
  • 13. 
    Convinced Justinian not to flee the city during the Nika Rebellion
  • 14. 
    Justinian's best general; he reconquered North Africa and most of Italy, and he stopped the Nika Rebellion.
  • 15. 
    This is an Islamic house of worship
  • 16. 
    This is the pilgrimage that each Muslim strives to make at least once in a lifetime
  • 17. 
    This city was the original home of Muhammad and became Islam's most holy city
  • 18. 
    This is the Muslim holy book and is considered to be the true word of God only in its original Arabic version
  • 19. 
    This is an armed struggle against unbelievers
  • 20. 
    This means "one who has submitted"
  • 21. 
    This man became a great military leader and easily forced Mecca to surrender.
  • 22. 
    What did Leo III outlaw because he was their use as a form of idol worship?
  • 23. 
    What was the result of Hippodrome fans feeling that government officials had been too severe in putting down a previous riot of fans?
  • 24. 
    What important culture did the Byzantines preserve?
  • 25. 
    Who called for the First Crusade?
  • 26. 
    Who held the highest religious power in the Western Church?
  • 27. 
    Who held the highest religious power in the Western Church?
  • 28. 
    Who invented the alphabet that is used by many Slavic languages? (two answers in alphabetical order seperated by a comma)
  • 29. 
    The Seljuks converted to which religion?
  • 30. 
    What was the Mongol Empire in Russia called?
  • 31. 
    Which people created the largest land area empire of all time using brutal and merciless tactics?
  • 32. 
    Orthodox Christianity became the state religion of which empire?
  • 33. 
    The Turks grew strong with the aid of which people?  The Turks not only took their language and culture, but their religion as well.
  • 34. 
    Which two leaders used marriage as a tool to strengthen their power? (two answers in alphabetical order seperated by a comma)
  • 35. 
    Which ruler ordered a panel of experts to compile laws to regulate society?
  • 36. 
    Which empire had a large influence on the young Russian Empire?