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1

What word means follower of Islam

Muslim

2

Muhammad the messenger married a wealthy widow by the name of

Khadja

3

The angel...?

Gabriel

4

Name the 3 holiest city’s & why

Mecca : birthplace
Medina: burial place
Jerusalem : where Muhammad had his night journey

5

The city Muhammad fled to

Madina ( yathrib )

6

What are the people of the Arabian peninsula known as

Arabs

7

A ______ is a group of traveling merchants

Canva

8

What is muezzin

Prayer caller

9

What is an imam

Leader of the mosque

10

What is the ummah

Community of believers

11

What does jihad mean

Struggle - holy wars to spread faith

12

The ____ is the major shrine of Islam

Ka aba

13

What is the green area

Oasis

14

Who are the nomadic herders

Bedouins

15

Arab holy men

Ha it’s

16

The founder of Muslim religion

Muhammad

17

Official name of the Muslim religion

Islamic

18

One true god

Allah

19

What is pilgrimage

Holy journey to see ka aba

20

The five pillars

Sahada : there is no god but allah
Salat: pray 5 times per day towards Mecca
Sawm:give charity to poor
Zakat: fasting during day during ramadan
Hajj: must take a pilgrimage to Mecca

21

First converts of Muhammad’s religion

Family and friends

22

Holiest city

Mecca because Muhammad was born there

23

What means successor

Caliph

24

Who was the son in law of Muhammad

Ali

25

First successor of Muhammad

Abu bakr

26

Holy book

Qu’ ran

27

Muslim art

Calligraphy

28

Place of Heaven before death

Dome of the rock

29

What dynasty United all Arab lands

Umayyad

30

Center of learning ( city )

Baghdad