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1.
This term identifies Islamic law or traditions about Muhammad outside the Qur ' an.
A) hadith
B) haj
C) hegira
D) mihrab
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Correct Answer(s): A

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2.
This is the Arabic term meaning "submission" or "surrender."
A) Hegira
B) Qur ' an
C) Qa ' aba
D) Islam
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Correct Answer(s): D

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3.
Among the most famous scholars at the House of Wisdom, this polymath researcher is credited with having invented algebra.
A) Al-Khwarizmi
B) Al-Hazen
C) Rumi
D) Rhazes
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Correct Answer(s): A

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4.
An Arabic term meaning "in the direction of Mecca," it identifies a niche found in a mosque intended to indicate the direction in which to pray.
A) hegira
B) mihrab
C) haj
D) hadith
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Correct Answer(s): B

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5.
The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan erected this building complex as a tomb and monument for his wife.
A) House of Wisdom
B) Dome of the Rock
C) Alhambra
D) Taj Mahal
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Correct Answer(s): D

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6.
On this black stone located in Mecca, it is believed that one can see the footprints of Abraham.
A) Qa ' aba
B) Qur ' an
C) Islam
D) Hegira
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Correct Answer(s): A

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7.
Which is not among the Islam 's Five Pillars?
A) To give alms to the poor.
B) To read from the Qur ' an in Arabic.
C) To pray five times daily.
D) To make a pilgrimage to Mecca.
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Correct Answer(s): B

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8.
Which of the following is not a feature of an Islamic mosque?
A) hegira
B) minaret
C) dome
D) mihrab
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Correct Answer(s): A

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9.
Reconquista identifies:
A) a Muslim 's obligation to make a pilgrimage to Mecca.
B) a Muslim 's obligation to fast during the month of Ramadan.
C) the period when the Christians drove the Muslims out of Spain in 1492.
D) Muhammad 's flight from Mecca to Medina.
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