World History Chapter 10 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Sikhs and Muslims both:
    • A. 

      Believe in reincarnation.

    • B. 

      Acknowledge any sacred texts.

    • C. 

      Dance for religious ceremonies.

    • D. 

      Reject the caste system.

  • 2. 
    Why were the Umayyad caliphs able to expand their empire?
    • A. 

      The Persian and Byzantine empires were weak.

    • B. 

      They formed alliances with Germanic tribes.

    • C. 

      Sunnis and Shiites put aside their differences to unite.

    • D. 

      They used gunpowder and cannons to defeat enemies.

  • 3. 
    Muslims believe the sacred word of Allah was revealed to Muhammed and is presented in the:
    • A. 

      Quran

    • B. 

      Vedas

    • C. 

      Bible

    • D. 

      Torah

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is generally true about Muslim economies of this time?
    • A. 

      Muslims didn't make goods valued in international trade.

    • B. 

      Muslims didn't want to trade because they wanted to avoid on-Muslims.

    • C. 

      Muslim handicrafts were generally organized by guilds

    • D. 

      Merchants were not respected in Muslim society.

  • 5. 
    Many lower caste Hindus converted to Islam because:
    • A. 

      They wanted to get good government jobs.

    • B. 

      They found the message of equality appealing.

    • C. 

      They were threatened with death if they didn't.

    • D. 

      They wanted to get out of thenon-Muslim tax

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements about Muslim art is true?
    • A. 

      Human figures are not allowed in religious art.

    • B. 

      Secular art was not permitted at all.

    • C. 

      Islamic beliefs were not reflected in Muslim art.

    • D. 

      Paintings on canvas were the only art form available.

  • 7. 
    Muslim mystics who seek union with God through meditation, fasting, and dance were called: 
    • A. 

      Shiites

    • B. 

      Shahs

    • C. 

      Sunnis

    • D. 

      Sufis

  • 8. 
    Why did the Safavid and Ottoman empires experience conflict with each other?
    • A. 

      The Ottomans thought the Safavids were heretics.

    • B. 

      The Safavids tried to convert Ottomans to Hinduism.

    • C. 

      The Ottomans helped the Safavids' enemies.

    • D. 

      The Safavids tried to take over the Ottoman silk trade.

  • 9. 
    Merchants in Mecca were initially hostile towards Muhammad because they thought:
    • A. 

      His teachings would disrupt their trade.

    • B. 

      His system of law would discriminate against them.

    • C. 

      He worshipped many gods, not just one god.

    • D. 

      The angel didn't really appear to him at all.

  • 10. 
    Mecca is the holiest city in Islam because it is where Muhammad:
    • A. 

      Died and was buried in a splendid tomb.

    • B. 

      Organized the first community of Muslims.

    • C. 

      Rededicated the Kaaba to Allah.

    • D. 

      Received the revelation of the Sharia.