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The Muslim World (Print Quiz)

1.

Meccans initially resisted Muhammadís teachings because

 

(A)

the teachings promoted war

 

(B)

the people feared Mecca would lose its position as a pilgrimage center

 

(C)

the teachings upheld the worship of more than one god

 

(D)

the people did not find his ideas appealing

  

2.

Islamic law required that Jews and Christians

 

(A)

convert to Islam

 

(B)

be driven from Muslim lands

 

(C)

learn Arabic

 

(D)

be treated with tolerance

  

3.

All of the following factors contributed to the rapid expansion of the early Muslim empire EXCEPT

 

(A)

forced conversions of conquered people

 

(B)

the military skill of the Muslim armies

 

(C)

weaknesses in the Byzantine and Persian Empires

 

(D)

the strong faith of the Muslim soldiers

  

4.

Under Abbasid rule, a key force unifying the Muslim Empire was

 

(A)

direct political control

 

(B)

economy and trade

 

(C)

Persian language and culture

 

(D)

a common vision of Islam

  

5.

The greatest contribution of Islamic culture to the West was its

 

(A)

cosmopolitan urban centers

 

(B)

legal code

 

(C)

architecture

 

(D)

scholarship

  
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