Introduction to Islam
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by Dominique Farah
| 20 Questions
Note from the author:
SOR - Religious Tradition - Islam
1
1
Allah is
A religious leader officiating at a mosque.
The Arabic word for God.
A respected Islamic scholar.
The scarf worn by many Muslim women
2
1
Arab tribes travelled from one area to another in search of water and pasture for their flocks of sheep and camels. This way of life is best described as
cultic
nomadic
rustic
ritualistic
3
1
A Burqa is also seen by some as a form of niqab.
True
False
4
1
Shari’a refers to Islamic
Dress
Law
Diet
Ritual
5
1
Halal means
Forbidden
Unclean
Permissible
Safe
6
1
Which of the 5 pillars of faith does this image represent?
7
1
A religious leader officiating at a mosque is known as
a sheik
a shia
a jihad
an imam
8
1
The sacred text of Mulims is the
Torah
Qur'an
Salat
Shia
9
1
The Islamic world is known as
Caliph
Ummah
Shahada
Sawm
10
1
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar.
True
False
11
1
Muslims must pray only once a day.
True
False
12
1
Muslims are permitted to eat pork.
True
False
13
1
Which of the following is not a branch of Islam
Sufism
Sunni
Shia
Salat
14
1
During Ramadan, from sunrise to sunset, Muslims fast from
Eating
Drinking alcohol
Sexual intercourse
All of the above
15
1
Islam is the 3rd largest religion in the world
True
False
16
1
Islam shares common roots with Judaism and Christianity
True
False
17
1
Islam began in modern day
Ethiopia
Iran
Iraq
Saudi Arabia
18
1
Muhammad was an Arab prophet who Muslims believe was spoken to by God, and he spent most of his life founding the Islamic faith. Which words are routinely evoked by Muslims after mentioning his name.
'Praise be to Allah'
'The one who submits'
'Blessed be the Prophet'
'Peace be upon him'
19
1
The religious affiliation of the Arab people has always been monotheistic.
True
False
20
1
What are the 5 pillars of faith? Use both the Arabic and English words for 10 points.
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