Exam 3 World Hist ch 7 - Exam 3 World Hist ch 7-9 Multiple...

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Exam 3 World Hist ch 7-9 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The Ka'aba a. was a group of sacred stones revered by the Bedouin tribes, each of which possessed one. b. was the shrine in Mecca containing a large black meteorite. c. represented the monotheism of the Bedouins. d. was Allah's representative Arab priesthood. e. was the male initiation ceremony when one formally became an adult. ____ 2. Muhammad began the solitary meditations during which he received the revelations underlying Islam because of a. a dispute with his wife. b. his desire to expand his knowledge of the message of Allah. c. the difficulties created in his mind by the corrupt and decadent society of his day. d. the call of the angel Gabriel. e. his desire to convert the people of Mecca to Islam. ____ 3. The Koran or Qur'an a. is the book containing the holy scriptures of Zoroastrianism. b. contained the guidelines by which a Hindu was to live. c. was derived from the revelations of Muhammad. d. means, literally, "acceptance." e. was first written in 776 C.E. ____ 4. Islam is a. polytheistic. b. monotheistic. c. polyandrous. d. divinistic. e. secularist. ____ 5. The Hadith and Shari'a a. were adopted, respectively, from Jewish and Christian writings. b. were the "Pillars of Islam." c. were, respectively, a collection of Muhammad's sayings and a law code. d. were, respectively, a law code and a marriage manual for Muslims. e. was a military manual to be used in war against the Western Crusaders. ____ 6. Which of the following empires experienced defeats at the hands of the seventh-century Arab armies? a. Carolingian. b. Byzantine c. Mauryan d. Fatimid
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e. Mongol ____ 7. All of the following were true about the spread of Arab control except a. its voluntary and egalitarian features proved quite attractive to many people. b. if an individual chose not to become a Muslim, he still had to participate in mandatory military service. c. as a result of the caliphate being won by the Syrian governor, the Islamic capital was located in Damascus for a time. d. Egypt was an early Arab conquest. e. non-Muslims were usually required to pay a special tax. ____ 8. The Muslim sect who were the "partisans of Ali" are the a. Sunnis. b. Shi'ites. c. Sufis. d. Kurds. e. "orthodox". ____ 9. The Seljuk Turks a. provoked the Byzantine request for European aid that led to the Crusades. b. brought a permanent halt to the conflict between the Sunnites and the Shi'ites. c. temporarily abandoned the guidelines of the Koran as a means to reconcile the Byzantines to Turkish rule. d. conquered Constantinople in 1453. e. were defeated by a revived Persian Empire. ____ 10.
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