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The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day is a ___________________________________________.
a) minaret
b) arabesque
c) dowry
d) muezzin

A ___________________________ is a covered market in Islamic cities.
a) Dowry
b) Bazaar
c) Jihad
d) Allah

What was Arab religion like prior to the founding of Muslim?
a) Arabs were mostly Jewish
b) Arabs were mostly polytheistic
c) Arabs were mostly atheistic
d) Arabs were mostly Christian

Who is the founder of Islam?
a) Medina
b) Muhammad
c) Abu Bakr
d) Jesus

What is the Kaaba?
a) The holy land of Islam
b) A shrine worshiped by Arab tribes
c) The holy books of the Arabs
d) The leaders of the Arab tribes

Which of the following is NOT one of the Five Pillars of Islam?
a) Fasting
b) Giving to charity
c) Pilgrimage to Makkah
d) Following Shar'iah law

How was the divide created between the Sunni and the Shia?
a) Dispute over who was the rightful leader following the death of Muhammad
b) Dispute over the holy land
c) Dispute of the chapters of the Quran
d) Dispute between different Arab tribes

Which of the following is NOT true of the Umayyad dynasty?
a) They favored the rich
b) The conquered a great deal of land for the Arab Empire
c) They moved the Arab capital to Damascus
d) They were the last Arab dynasty

Which of the following is NOT true of the Abbassid dynasty?
a) Built a capital city at Baghdad
b) They conquered many people via war
c) Government officials were seen as higher status than soldiers
d) They tried to break down the barrier between Muslims and non-Muslims

Which of the following BEST describes how Islam spread through Southwest Asia?
a) Warfare and forcing conquered people to adopt Islam
b) Trade spread ideas quickly to new cultures
c) War spread the Arab Empire and many people adopted Islam voluntarily, in addition to trade spreading cultural ideas
d) Prophets toured the area spreading the word of Muhammad

Which of the following was NOT an achievement of Islamic civilization?
a) Perfected the astrolabe
b) Created art using arabesques
c) Recovered the works of Greek philosophers
d) Created the number 0

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