The Characteristics That united the Islamic world

The Characteristics That united the Islamic World
291. After the battle of Badr, Muslims attacked this group because they failed
to convert to Islam.
(A) Nestorian Christians
(B) Jews
(C) Meccan merchants
(D) The Quraysh tribe
(E) Polytheists
292. Which statement regarding women in the early days of Islam (before 750)
is true?
(A) Women benefited from the fact that Islam was not a patriarchal
religion.
(B) The Koran permitted female infanticide.
(C) Women could not engage in business activities.
(D) A woman’s testimony in court was not equal to a man’s testimony.
(E) Women were freed from male dominance by the sharia.
293. All of the following were true of Janissaries EXCEPT that they
(A) were noted for their horsemanship and fearless cavalry attacks
(B) went into battle accompanied by mehter music played by military
bands
(C) were originally composed of Christian boys levied through the
devshirme system
(D) were the first soldiers of a regular army to wear unique uniforms
(E) were the elite soldiers of the Ottoman Empire
294. Which of the following statements is true regarding the Koran?
(A) The Koran assumes some familiarity with the stories in Jewish
and Christian scriptures.
(B) The canon of the Koran was finalized during the Abbasid Caliphate.
(C) Muslims believe the Koran is Muhammad’s explanation of God’s
words to him.
(D) The Koran is organized by the length of suras, with shorter suras
coming first.
(E) The word Koran means “truth” in Arabic.
295. All of the following are true of the Umayyad Caliphate EXCEPT that
(A) it was overthrown in 750 CE
(B) it established Arabic as the official state language
(C) it was still expanding when it was overthrown by the Abbasids
(D) the Umayyads transformed the caliphate from a religious institution
to a dynasty
(E) it was noted for its poetry and architecture
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The Characteristics That united the Islamic World
296. All of the following are true of the Ottomans EXCEPT that
(A) victories at the battles of Kosovo and Nicopolis placed much
of the Balkans under their rule
(B) Ottoman expansion reached its peak in the 16th century
(C) they were originally a nomadic tribe out of Arabia
(D) they conquered Constantinople in 1453
(E) Bursa and Edirne were early capitals of their empire
297. By the 11th century, the characteristics that united the Islamic world
did NOT include
(A) language
(B) trade networks
(C) intellectual life
(D) loyalty to a single ruler
(E) the Koran
298. Which of the following is NOT a correct statement concerning the beliefs
of Islam?
(A) All Muslims must acknowledge that there is one God called Allah
and that Muhammad is his prophet.
(B) All Muslims must pray five times a day while facing Mecca.
(C) All Muslims must fast during the daylight hours during the month
of Ramadan.
(D) All Muslims must contribute to the support of the poor and needy.
(E) All Muslims must make at least one pilgrimage (hajj) to either Mecca
or Medina during their lifetime.
299. “A Book of Verses underneath the Bough,
A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread—and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness—
Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!”
This quatrain was written by
(A) Omar Khayyam
(B) Averroes
(C) Judah Halevi
(D) Kahlil Gibran
(E) Rumi
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300. All of the following are true of Muslim economics EXCEPT
that Muslims
(A) participated in the trans-Sahara trade
(B) invented the double-entry bookkeeping system
(C) traded with Russia via the Byzantine Empire
(D) developed the forerunners of present-day checks
(E) traded actively in the Indian Ocean

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