Foundations
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Miscellaneous

100

What religion believes in Allah and has the Quran as a holy book?

Islam

100

Who founded Islam?

Muhammad

100

Which group expanded the Islamic Empire to Spain?

Umayyad

100

Which type of meat can Muslims not eat?

Pork

100

What is this and what country is it in?

Taj Mahal.

India

200

This is Abu Bakr.  In which division did he play a role?

Sunni / Shia split

200

What do we call the first 4 leaders who came after Muhammad?

The First Four Caliphs

200

Which group conquered Constantinople?

The Ottoman Turks

200

What language was spoken in the Islamic Empire?

Arabic

200

What is this?

Kaaba

300

Name two of the five pillars of Islam

Faith

Charity

Prayer

Pilgrimage

Fasting

300

What do you call the leader of a bedouin tribe?

sheikh

300

Which empire ruled in what is now Iran?

Safavid

300

What can Muslim art NOT include?

Living things / people

300

This is a picture of the Seige of Baghdad.  Who are the people on the outside of the walls?

Mongols

400

Describe two differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims.

Abu Bakr / Ali

Sunni Majority

Shia majority in Iran and Iraq

Sunnis pray 5x per day, Shia 3x

Others?

400

What is the claim to fame of Mehmed II the Conqueror?

He conquered Constantinople.

400

Which group lost territory?

Abbasid

400

What is this device called and what does it do?

Astrolabe.  


Measures the sky / finds directions / tells time

400

What is the difference between an Arab and a Muslim.

An Arab is someone from the Arabian Peninsula.

A Muslim is someone who believes in Islam.

500

How is Islam similar to Christianity and Judaism?

It is monotheistic.

500

How did the cultural policies of Shah Abbas affect the Safavid Empire?

They led to increased cooperation with European countries, which aided in combating the Ottoman Empire.

500

Which group ruled in India?

Moguls  (or Mughals)


500

What are these called?

minarets

500

What is the difference between the Quran and the Sunnah?

The Quran talks more about the fundamentals of Islam, but the Sunnahs talk about the life of Muhammad.