Unit 1 Quiz: The Rise Of Islam (B1)

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Unit 1 Quiz: The Rise Of Islam (B1)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Islam mean in Arabic?
    • A. 

      "one who has submitted"

    • B. 

      "there is no god but Allah"

    • C. 

      "submission to the will of Allah"

    • D. 

      "Muhammad is the messenger of Allah"

  • 2. 
    Toward what city do Muslims pray? 
    • A. 

      Mecca

    • B. 

      Medina

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Damascus

  • 3. 
    What are the Five Pillars of Islam?
    • A. 

      The various divisions of Islam

    • B. 

      The major duties required of all Muslims

    • C. 

      The times during a day when Muslims must pray

    • D. 

      Muhammad and the four leaders who followed him

  • 4. 
    Who did Muslims consider the "people of the book"?
    • A. 

      The Greeks

    • B. 

      Only Muslims

    • C. 

      Everyone

    • D. 

      Jews and Christians

  • 5. 
    What was NOT true of the Muslim class system?
    • A. 

      Some class mobility existed with conversion to Islam.

    • B. 

      All Muslims were considered first-class citizens.

    • C. 

      Non-Muslims formed the third class.

    • D. 

      The fourth class was composed of slaves.

  • 6. 
    How did Muslim scholars help preserve European culture?
    • A. 

      By halting 100 miles from Paris instead of conquering it

    • B. 

      By exempting European scholars from paying taxes

    • C. 

      By translating works of Aristotle and Plato

    • D. 

      By building the Great Mosque at Córdoba

  • 7. 
    Caliph: Political and religious leader in a Muslim government
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A Jihad is always an "armed struggle" agist Nonbelievers of Islam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Cultural Diffusion is the mixing and blending of cultures, sometimes creating a new culture. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    We always start with geography because it is on the test. And as we know tests are all that matter in this life! 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Your favorite class at Synergy is... 
    • A. 

      History with Dominic

    • B. 

      Dominic's History Class

    • C. 

      Cultural Studies (other wise known as history)

    • D. 

      Anything Dominic teaches!

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