WH - Ch 9, Lesson 1: The First Muslims Question Preview (ID: 59581)


Western Religions.

Early Arabs developed a profitable trade carrying goods between
a) China and southern Europe.
b) the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
c) Makkah and the Red Sea.
d) Yemen and Madinah.

Before Muhammad, most early Arab tribes worshipped ______________ in Makkah.
a) an enormous stone pyramid
b) a gold star with eleven rubies
c) a huge black meteorite
d) a sacred river

What caused early trade routes in Southwest Asia to become too difficult to travel?
a) a killing drought that lasted seven years
b) a lack of reliable pack animals
c) political unrest in Mesopotamia and Egypt
d) unpredictable flooding of the Nile

Early trade routes through Southwest Asia were replaced by
a) camel routes to Yemen and shipping routes across the Indian Ocean.
b) horse-drawn wagon routes along the shores of rivers.
c) shipping routes along rivers and through the Red Sea.
d) slave routes in which enslaved prisoners carried goods by hand across the deserts.

After three years of preaching his beliefs to the people of the city of his birth, Muhammad
a) had converted almost everyone in the city to his beliefs.
b) had converted only the rich to his beliefs.
c) had no followers.
d) had only thirty followers.

Muslims are encouraged to travel to _____________ at least once in their lives.
a) Assyria
b) Madinah
c) Makkah
d) Yemen

The word Islam means
a) divine wind.
b) the eyes of Allah.
c) forgiveness and mercy.
d) peace through submission to the will of Allah.

Muslims believe that
a) Allah is the supreme god of many gods.
b) the final revelations of Allah were given to Muhammad.
c) Allah did not reveal himself through Moses or Jesus.
d) Muhammad is the son of Allah.

In 630, most of the people of Makkah converted to Islam when Muhammad
a) led a series of nonviolent demonstrations.
b) opened a series of Islamic schools to convert the children.
c) provided the city with much-needed food and water.
d) used military force to make the city surrender.

The Five Pillars of Islam include belief, prayer, charity,
a) asting, and nonviolence.
b) fasting, and pilgrimage.
c) nonviolence, and tolerance.
d) pilgrimage, and mercy.

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