Islamic Art And Culture

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  • 1. 
    What is "the art of writing"?
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Calligraphy

    • C. 

      Fancy writing

    • D. 

      Stories

  • 2. 
    Muslims call their god ______.
  • 3. 
    The room with the Islamic Art in the V&A museum is room number _____. 
  • 4. 
    Accoding to the Qur'an, Mohammed travelled at night from the Kabah in Mecca to which city?
    • A. 

      Medina

    • B. 

      Cairo

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Dubai

  • 5. 
    The angel Gabriel (Jibril) visited Mohammed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In which country is the Alhambra?
  • 7. 
    What is in the middle of the Patio de los Leones in the Alhambra?
    • A. 

      A big bronze sculpture of a lion

    • B. 

      4 stone lions

    • C. 

      A lion's head made of wood

    • D. 

      12 stone lions

  • 8. 
    Search for "Islamic calligraphy" at the Met Museum. Look at the slide show. What is the 6th object made from?
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Paper

  • 9. 
    What animal is shown in the final image in the slideshow (Met Museum calligraphy in Islamic Art)?
  • 10. 
    What is "ebru"?
    • A. 

      Language spoken by Jews

    • B. 

      Islamic calligraphy

    • C. 

      Turkish water marbeling

    • D. 

      Islamic blue and white tiles

  • 11. 
    Where was ebru invented?http://www.turkishculture.org/traditional-arts/marbling-113.htm 
  • 12. 
    The tall tower attached to a mosque is called a _________.
  • 13. 
    What is an "imam"?
    • A. 

      The room within the mosque where women pray

    • B. 

      An Islamic religious leader

    • C. 

      The white hat some Muslim men wear

    • D. 

      A clock inside a mosque

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the chief imam in Hong Kong? (three words)
  • 15. 
    Kowloon Mosque in TST is the oldest mosque in Hong Kong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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