Period 3: Rise of Islam ‘pop quiz’ based on Homework assignment



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Period 3: Rise of Islam ‘pop quiz’ based on Homework assignment


  1. All of the following were Islamic Achievements between 800-1300CE, EXCEPT:

    1. use of calligraphy

    2. animal fables with moral lessons

    3. the telescope

    4. the astrolabe




  1. Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the Islamic Empires?

    1. Abbasids—Turks---Umayyads

    2. Umayyads—Turks---Abbasids

    3. Turks—Umayyads—Abbasids

    4. Umayyads—Abbasids—Turks




  1. Which city is seen as the most holy to Muslims?

    1. Baghdad

    2. Mecca

    3. Jerusalem

    4. Medina




  1. During this Islamic Empire, the leaders put military pressure on both Egypt and Byzantium.

    1. Seljuk Turks

    2. Umayyads

    3. Abbasids




  1. This Islamic Empire moved the capital city to Baghdad.

    1. Seljuk Turks

    2. Umayyads

    3. Abbasids




  1. The House of Wisdom was a research center devoted to:

    1. study of mathematics

    2. the art of sculpture

    3. marketing “The Arabian Nights” novel

    4. translating scientific texts into Arabic




  1. One unique trait in the religion of Islam (as contrasted to Christianity) was that Muhammad…..

    1. was concerned about poverty/greed

    2. dictated governmental laws

    3. created a special house of worship

    4. traced his monotheism to Abraham

8. T—F An Islamic Empire claimed territory as far west as the present day country of

Spain.
9. T—F Once Islam took hold in the Middle East, trade between countries in Asia and

Europe declined.


10. T---F A caliph was a religious leader whose sole responsibility was to conduct

prayers during Ramadan.


11. T—F By 1258, the Mongols had seized the city of Baghdad.
12. T---F Arab society was probably one of the most egalitarian of its time.
13. T—F Men were not allowed to marry more than one wife in Islamic Society.
14. T—F Islamic society preserved and spread scientific and philosophical

achievements of the ancients.


15. The Art and Architecture of Islam is a good example of cultural diffusion as it blended all of the following cultures EXCEPT:

  1. Frankish

  2. Persian

  3. Arabian

  4. Turkish

16 ”The man who serves other deities besides God is like him who falls from heaven and is snatched by

birds or carried by the wind to some far-off region.” --Qur’an
In the last line, who is said to fall from heaven?


  1. a devout Muslim

  2. the descendents of the Apostle Paul

  3. people who remain Jewish

  4. people who remain polytheistic

17.How many times did the city of Jerusalem ‘fall’ to the Christian crusaders?



  1. one

  2. two

  3. three

  4. four

18.A revolt in Iraq against the Umayyads over a dispute about who the legitimate ruler of Islam should be led to:



  1. an expansion of Islamic territory

  2. the fall of Islam in No. Africa

  3. the fall of the Byzantine Empire

  4. a split in Islam that lead to 2 denominations or sect

Period 3: Rise of Islam ‘pop quiz’ based on Homework assignment

RETAKE

1. T—F The Mongols never seized the city of Baghdad.


2. T---F Compared to the Byzantine Empire, Arab society was probably one of the most egalitarian of its time.
3. T—F Islamic society preserved and spread scientific and philosophical

achievements of the ancients.


4. The Art and Architecture of Islam is a good example of cultural diffusion as it blended all of the following cultures EXCEPT:

  1. Persian

  2. Arabian

C. Turkish

  1. Frankish

5.This Islamic Empire moved the capital city to Baghdad.



    1. Seljuk Turks

    2. Umayyads

    3. Abbasids

6.The House of Wisdom was a research center devoted to:



  1. translating scientific texts into Arabic

  2. the art of sculpture

  3. marketing “The Arabian Nights” novel

  4. the study of politics

7.One unique trait in the religion of Islam (as contrasted to Christianity) was that Muhammad…..

A. traced his monotheism to Abraham

B.was concerned about poverty/greed

C.dictated governmental laws

D.created a special house of worship




  1. All of the following were Islamic Achievements between 800-1300CE, EXCEPT:

    1. use of calligraphy

    2. steam engine

    3. sun dial

    4. the astrolabe


  1. Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the Islamic Empires?

    1. Abbasids—Turks---Umayyads

    2. Umayyads—Turks---Abbasids

    3. Umayyads—Abbasids—Turks

    4. Turks—Umayyads—Abbasids




  1. Which city is seen as the most holy to Muslims?

    1. Mecca

    2. Baghdad

    3. Jerusalem

    4. Medina

11. T—F An Islamic Empire claimed territory as far west as the present day country

of Spain.
12. T—F There was no measurable decline in trade, once Islam took hold in the Middle

East
13. T---F A caliph was a political leader in the Byzantine Empire.


14. T—F There have been no disputes in Islam over who should be the legitimate

religious leader.


15. ”The man who serves other deities besides God is like him who falls from heaven and is snatched by

birds or carried by the wind to some far-off region.” --Qur’an


How many deities are part of the Muslim religion?

A. two –yin and yang



B. Many animistic spirits

  1. one

E. two—Jesus and Muhammad


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