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Arabian Peninsula

7th Grade Test

QuestionAnswer
How hot can the the desert get? 120 degrees
Where can you find oases? In the desert
How can the mountain ranges 1000 feet high to how many feet high? 12000 feet
Is the coastal plains air moist or dry? Moist
What is the Ka'aba? A shrine Muhammad made dedicated to Allah
Where was Muhammad and what was he doing when the Angel Gabriel came to speak to him? He was in a mountainside cave praying to Allah
Did Muhammad create the Ka'aba before or after he took over Mecca? After
What is the Qua'ran? A book of Muhammad's teachings and it is the holy book of Islam
Why was the Arabian Peninsula so good for trade? It is good for trade because it is the crossroad of three continents
What were the two empires Mecca would trade with? Byzantine and Sassanian
What were the two religions Muhammad came across? Christianity and Judaism
Is Islam a monotheistic or polytheistic religion? Monotheistic
Was Muhammad's uncle a caravan trader? Yes
What is a pilgrimage? A religious journey to a sacred place
Was Medina called the Prophet before Muhammad took over? Yes
What are Muhammad's religious followers called? Muslims
How long did Muhammad rule both Mecca and Medina? 2 years
When did Muhammad die? 632 A.D.
What are the rules Muhammad want his followers to live by? The five pillars of Islam
What number pillar is the Zakat? 3
What doe Hajj mean in English? Pilgramage
What is the word for fasting? Siyam
What is the Shahada? Profession of faith
What is the word for daily worship? Salat
What is the Sunnah? Muslim tradition passed down from the middle ages
Created by: koolkat1213