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|Which religion is the second most largest religion in the world ?||The second most largest religion is Islam.|
What is the Sunnah?: The sunnah is the example of right behavior provided by Muhammed's life and teachings.
|Which religion is the largest and comes in first place?||Christianity is the largest religion in the world.|
|About how many people are Muslims?||About 1 billion people on Earth are Muslims.|
|Islam means....?||Islam means to surrender; to give up to the will of God.|
|Muslims means...?||Muslims means followers or students of Islam.|
|What is Muhammad known for?||He is known for being the founder of Islam.|
|What does Islam teach?||Islam teaches about monotheism.|
|What is monotheism?||Monotheism is the belief in one god.|
|What is the Qur'an?||The holy book of Islam and the book that was revealed to Muhammed.|
|When and where was Muhammad born?||570 C.E Mecca, Saudi Arabia|
|Who were the Quraysh?||They were a powerful tribe from Mecca to which Prophet Muhammad once belonged before his expulsion from it.|
|Who raised Muhammed?||Muhammad was an orphan raised by his uncle.|
|When Muhammed grew older, what was his job?||He became a merchant.|
|What is Jabal Nur?||This mountain was the mountain where Muhammad received the message from God at age 40. The cave was called the Hira.|
|Who is the Angel Gabriel?||Gabriel is the angel who told Mary she would have a baby named Jesus and who appeared to the prophet Muhammed.|
|What angel gave Muhammed the message from God?||The Angel Gabriel|
|I Am||God's first name.|
|What do Muslims call God?||They call him Allah.|
|Why did lots of people come to the U.S.A in the first place?||Lots of people came to U.S.A in the first place because they had the freedom to worship their own god and religion.|
|What is the "Night Journey"?||Muhammad had a vision of him ascending to heaven and speaking to Moses and Jesus.|
|What is a vision?||A dream|
|What did this vision make Christians think?||Christians thought because of this vision, their city must have been the holy city.|
|What is the third most holy Islamic city and the first Christian holy city?||Jerusalem.|
|What is the Islamic holy city?||Mecca is the Muslim's holy city.|
|Hyra||622 C.E left Mecca and made it to Medina.|
|What happened in Medina?||In Medina, Muhammad became the Muslim spiritual leader.|
|When did Muhammad die?||Muhammad died in 632 C.E in Medina.|
What is the title reserved for the highest Islamic leader?: The highest Islamic leader is called the caliph.
Why do you think trade flourishes (spreads) in coastal cities?: Trade flourishes in coastal cities because most merchants probably traveled by boat.
Define tolerance.: Tolerance means acceptance.
|What happened to the Islamic culture after Muhammed's death?||After his death, the Islamic culture grew.|
|What happened 200 years later?||Two hundred years later the culture had expanded all the way from Saudi Arabia to Spain, then India.|
Who were male youths taken from conquered towns , converted to Islam, and taught to fight for the Muslim Turks?: Janissaries.
The Byzantine Empire came to an end in 1453 when the Ottomans led by Mehmed II captured ________________________: Constantinople
What is a harem?: A harem is a separate area of a household where women lived away from men.
|What are the most famous Islamic contributions to art?||Persian carpets|
|What happened to the Islamic world?||It split in to two fractions that are called Sunni and Shia.|
|Who are the Shia Muslims?||The Shia are Muslims who believe that all rulers should be one of Muhammad's family members.|
|Who are the Sunni Muslims?||Sunnis are Muslims who believe that they can choose their own leader/ruler from among the other any Muslim group.|
The Greeks invented the astrolabe for what purpose?: They invented it to chart the position of the stars.
Who was Ibn Battutah?: A Muslim explorer
What mathematical concept was invented by Muslim mathematicians?: Algebra
|Name at least two important Muslim advances in medicine.||Tests to qualify doctors before they could treat people, the first school of pharmacy, diagnosis and treatment of smallpox, a medical encyclopedia.|
Name a famous Muslim poet.: Omar Khayyam
What isa patron?: Rich people who like to help finance artistic and architectural projects.
What is a minaret?: A huge hall where thousands gather to pray.
What is calligraphy?: Decorative writing
|What countries did the Shia control?||They controlled all of Iran and some parts of Iraq.|
|What does "Mahdi" mean?||"Guiding one"|
|Five Religious Duties of Muslims:||Muslims must - 1.) make a statement of belief 2.) pray five times a day 3.) (fast) go without eating 4.) give to the poor 5.) make a pilgrimage to Mecca or Medina|
|What is a Hajj?||A hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca or Medina that all Muslims are duty bound to do.|
|What is a mosque?||A mosque is a place where Muslims get together to pray.|
|Mihrab||A mihrab is a niche in the wall of a mosque when muslims prayed.|
|What is Ramadan?||Ramadan is the holiest month (June) of Islam.|
|During what hours are fasting Muslims prohibited from eating?||Muslims are not supposed to eat from sun up to sun down.|
|What is a Kaaba?||A kaaba is a sacred building that all Muslims have to walk around seven times.|
|What is a burqa?||A burqa is an outer garment (cloak) that some women who are Muslims in some Islamic traditions wear.|
|Where has Islam and its culture spread?||Islam has mostly spread in Africa and in some parts of Asia.|