Under the caliphs, most of which area(s) were conquered and converted to Islam?
A) North Africa
C) Iran and Northwest India
D) all of the above
Who is the founder of Islam?
A) al Mawardi
B) al Hilli
D) none of the above
About how long has the caste system been used in India?
A) 500 years
B) 1,000 years
C) 1,750 years
D) 2,000 years
What is the pilgrimage to Mecca in today s Saudi Arabia called?
In 750, who seized the caliphate from the Umayyads thereby beginning a new dynasty that lasted until 1258?
C) Abd al Malik
Who started invading Asia in 440?
D) the Huns
The successors of Muhammad were called
C) Shi a
According to the textbook, which religion was created last in history?
D) none of these
Shapur I, perhaps the greatest of the Sassanid kings, killed or captured how many Roman emperors during his rule?
The true line of succession to Muhammad is known as
The Persian dynasty of the Sassanids lasted how long?
A) from 100 to 224
B) from 224 to 451
C) from 224 to 651
D) from 451 to 651
Which empire, in what mostly is India today, ruled from 320 to 550?
How many Hindu castes are there and which one is the lowest?
A) 3, Brahman
B) 4, Brahman
C) 3, Shudra
D) 4, Shudra
If there is a 5th caste in Hindu, which one would it be?
D) the outcastes
The Qur an states that a man can have how many wives as long as he can love and treat each one equally?
By the time Muhammad died, his followers had conquered all of
When Arab Jews of Medina rejected Muhammad, he killed and enslaved some of them and had others banished so he could take their land.
One of the figures from the Bible, the Virgin Mary, is mentioned several times in the Qur an and the Prophet Muhammad had a wife.
Succession to the Prophet Muhammad divided Muslims, which eventually caused North Africa, Spain, and Iran to secede. Accordingly, Mongols killed the last Abbasid caliph in Baghdad in 1258.
What constitutes the basic ritual practices that are required of all Muslims?
D) the five pillars of Islam