Middle Ages in the Middle East
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is the body of law for Islam?
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  • Question 2
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    Q. How are the Five Pillars in Islam and Ten Commandments in Christianity similar?
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    Guide for the afterlife
    guide for praying towards Mecca
    Guide for moral and ethical living
    guide for achieving God's forgiveness
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is the holy book of Islam?
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  • Question 4
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    Q. A caliph is both a ________________ and ____________________ leader of the Muslims.
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    spiritual and political 
    spiritual and economic
    Sunni and Shia
    Umayyad and Abassid
  • Question 5
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    Q. When the Umayyads conquered, they spread which of the following?
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    Shia Islam, not Sunni
    The nomadic lifestyle
    Trade routes that linked the Mediterranean again
    Islamic Law to Europe, where it flourished
  • Question 6
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    Q. Non-Muslim people of conquered territories
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    had complete religious freedom
    had to pay taxes 
    were banished from Muslim territory
    gave up their property to the Empire
  • Question 7
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    Q. Another term for Muslim Spain is_____. 
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  • Question 8
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    Q. What accelerated (increased) during the Crusades as an unintended result?
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    The Great Schism
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which is the most valid generalization about the impact of the Crusades?
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    They strengthened the power of the serfs in Europe
    They increased trade between Europe and Asia
    They brought European influence to Asia
    They promoted the idea of religious freedom
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which of the following was NOT a reason why thousands of knights went on crusade?
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    They hoped to eliminate their time in purgatory, which was promised if they fought
    They wanted the money, land, and riches that were said to be in the Middle East
    They disagreed with the use of icons in the church. and hoped to eliminate them
    They were hoping to get the Holy Land back for Christians
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which of the following statements expresses a view of women found in the Quran?
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    Women were always to remain veiled and secluded.
    Women were solely to blame for the existence of evil in the world.
    Women were spiritually equal to men.
    Women were socially equal to men.
  • Question 12
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    Q. In contrast to the Umayyad dynasty, the caliphs of the Abbasid dynasty
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    were not challenged by the forces of local autonomy.
    allowed non-Arabs to play a prominent role in society.
    did not identify themselves as Arabs.
    rejected Persian cultural influence.
  • Question 13
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    Q. What initiated the division within Islam between the Sunnis and Shias?
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    Fear that Muslims in conquered lands were “going native” and abandoning Islamic teachings
    The imam Ali’s new revelation and elaboration of the teachings of Islam
    The belief that Husayn, the son of Ali, was the real messiah
    Disagreement over who should assume leadership in the Islamic world
  • Question 14
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    Q. In the Islamic Empire, protected subjects who followed other "religions of the book" besides Islam were known as __________________. 
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  • Question 15
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    Q. What was unique about Cordoba, Spain?
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    It was a cultural blending of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions
    It was the original location of the crusades
    It was the city that sponsored Christopher Columbus
    It was the only Caliphate in the Islamic World
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which is a result of the Muslim conquests?
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    Islam lost influence as Arabs converted to local religons
    Islam was spread throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe.
    Muslims became known as brutal and cruel invaders.
    Muslims were thought of as peaceful and unwilling to fight
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which of the following is NOT a part of the Muslim Agricultural Revolution? 
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    Crop Rotation
    Fast-Ripening Rice
  • Question 18
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    Q. What are Sufis?
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    Islamic schools of learning
    The law codes of Islam
    The traditions or "sayings" of the prophet Muhammad
    The "mystics" of the Islamic faith
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