A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition: Chapter 5

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Question 1:


a) A verse in the Qur'an
b) A story in the Qur'an
c) A chapter in the Qur'an
d) A commentary in the Qur'an

Question 2:


a) Rumi
b) Devotional piety
c) Gender separation
d) Love poetry

Question 3:


a) Hadith
b) Opinion of the Prophet’s companions
c) Qur'an
d) Kufr

Question 4:


a) Only Jews
b) Only Christians
c) Anyone who claims scriptural traditions
d) Only Hindus

Question 5:


a) A miraculous ascent to heaven
b) An audience with God
c) A meeting of earlier prophets
d) All of the above

Question 6:


a) Pakistan
b) Iraq
c) Indonesia
d) Turkey

Question 7:


a) The return to Mecca
b) The move to Yathrib
c) The first revelation to Muhammad
d) The completion of Qur’an

Question 8:


a) Criminal
b) Neutral
c) Unlawful
d) Commendable

Question 9:


a) Consensus
b) Personal reasoning
c) Interpretation
d) Divine inspiration

Question 10:


a) The Sunni
b) The Shi
c) The Sufi
d) The Ahmadiyya

Question 11:


a) Islamic identity
b) Modesty
c) Hadith
d) Seclusion

Question 12:


a) Fountain
b) Pulpit
c) Art
d) Imageless niche

Question 13:


a) On his way to Mecca
b) On his way to Mina
c) On his way to Yathrib
d) On his way to Ka’ba

Question 14:


a) The Battle of Uhud
b) The Battle of Camel
c) The Battle of the Trench
d) The Battle of Badr

Question 15:


a) Khadijah
b) Gabriel
c) Waraqah
d) Abu Bakr

Question 16:


a) Exactly 17
b) At least 17
c) At least 13
d) Exactly 24

Question 17:


a) Toronto
b) New York
c) Edmonton
d) Maine

Question 18:


a) It was visited by Moses.
b) It is a haram.
c) It was built by Abraham.
d) It is a square building.

Question 19:


a) Almsgiving
b) Pilgrimage
c) Direction of prayer
d) Revelation

Question 20:


a) 632
b) 20 years after Muhammad's death
c) 50 years after Muhammad's death
d) 550