Byzantine Empire & Ancient Arabia 2014

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 112

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  • 1. 
    Nomadic pastoralists of the Arabian peninsula; culture based on camel and goat nomadism; early converts to Islam.
    • A. 

      Pilgrams

    • B. 

      Hajjis

    • C. 

      Bedouins

    • D. 

      Caliphs

  • 2. 
    The sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina  
    • A. 

      Allah

    • B. 

      Koran / Quran

    • C. 

      Caliph

    • D. 

      Torah

  • 3. 
    The monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Judaism

    • C. 

      Christiany

    • D. 

      Hinduism

  • 4. 
    The Cathedral of Holy Wisdom in Constantinople, built by order of the Byzantine emperor Justinian.  
    • A. 

      The Mousque

    • B. 

      Hagia Sophia

    • C. 

      Dome of the Rock

    • D. 

      The Temple of the Lanferfreaks

  • 5. 
    An instrument invented by Muslims that is used to determine direction by figuring out the position of the stars.
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Star gazer

    • C. 

      Caliph

    • D. 

      Astrolabe

  • 6. 
    Belief in Allah, prayer 5 times a day, fasting during Rammalan, charity, pilgrimage to Mecca (greater hage)
    • A. 

      Hagia Sophia

    • B. 

      The 5 jihads

    • C. 

      The 5 pillars of Islam

    • D. 

      Parts of the New Testament

  • 7. 
    The prophet and founder of Islam
    • A. 

      Sidharta

    • B. 

      Confucious

    • C. 

      Muhammed

    • D. 

      Jesus

  • 8. 
    A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
    • A. 

      Nomad

    • B. 

      Jihadist

    • C. 

      Caliph

    • D. 

      Pilgram

  • 9. 
    A follower of Islam, means "one who has submitted;
    • A. 

      Nomad

    • B. 

      Mosque

    • C. 

      Caliph

    • D. 

      Muslim

  • 10. 
    A supreme political and religious leader in a Muslim government  
    • A. 

      Designate

    • B. 

      Caliph

    • C. 

      Consul

    • D. 

      Jihadist

  • 11. 
    Byzantine emperor in the 6th century A.D. who reconquered much of the territory previously ruled by Rome, initiated an ambitious building program , including Hagia Sofia, as well as a new legal code
    • A. 

      Constantine

    • B. 

      Justinian

    • C. 

      Theodora

    • D. 

      Saladin

  • 12. 
    A conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Icon
    • A. 

      Mural

    • B. 

      Fresco

    • C. 

      Rococo

    • D. 

      Icon

  • 13. 
    A large and important Christian church
    • A. 

      Chapel

    • B. 

      Cathedral

    • C. 

      Mosque

    • D. 

      Temple

  • 14. 
    A group of people traveling together for mutual protection, often with pack animals such as camels
    • A. 

      A caravan

    • B. 

      A caliph

    • C. 

      A dromedary

    • D. 

      A bactrian

  • 15. 
    The wife of Justinian, she helped to improve the status of women in the Byzantinian Empire and encouraged her husband to stay in Constntinople and fight the Nike Revolt.
    • A. 

      Belfloweris

    • B. 

      Catherine the Great

    • C. 

      Theodora

    • D. 

      Joan of Arc

  • 16. 
    A journey to a shrine or other holy place for spiritual and devotional reasons
    • A. 

      a caravan

    • B. 

      A caliph

    • C. 

      An astrolabe

    • D. 

      a pilgrimage

  • 17. 
    A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
    • A. 

      A wadi

    • B. 

      A cenote

    • C. 

      An oasis

    • D. 

      A mesa

  • 18. 
    Muslim name for the one and only God
    • A. 

      Buddha

    • B. 

      Muhammed

    • C. 

      Allah

    • D. 

      Jesus

  • 19. 
    (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
    • A. 

      Cathedral

    • B. 

      Chapel

    • C. 

      Mosque

    • D. 

      Temple

  • 20. 
    A black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine.
    • A. 

      Mosque

    • B. 

      Ka'ba

    • C. 

      Caliph

    • D. 

      Oasis

  • 21. 
    The body of Roman civil law collected and organized by order of the Byzantine emperor Justinian around A.D. 534
    • A. 

      Twelve Tables

    • B. 

      Justinian's Code

    • C. 

      Hammurabi's Code

    • D. 

      The Zip Code

  • 22. 
    A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal.
    • A. 

      Hajj

    • B. 

      Ka'ba

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Jihad

  • 23. 
    The fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim must make at least once in their lifetime.
    • A. 

      Hajj

    • B. 

      Caliph

    • C. 

      Hasni

    • D. 

      Caravan

  • 24. 
    an ancient Greek stadium used for horse and chariot racing
    • A. 

      Colosseum

    • B. 

      Forum

    • C. 

      Hippodrome

    • D. 

      Hagia Sophia

  • 25. 
    Capital city of the Byzantine Empire
    • A. 

      Mecca

    • B. 

      Constantinoble

    • C. 

      Medina

    • D. 

      Jerusalem

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