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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. With the revelation of ____________, he began to believe that he was the Prophet and that God was sending him the messages.
(a) Sura 93.
(b) Sura 101.
(c) Sura 87.
(d)

2. What did Muhammad use to force people to convert to Islam?
(a) Money.
(b) Threats of damnation.
(c) Threats.
(d) His sword.

3. What is the Quran a source of information?
(a) The history of Muhammad's Islamic community.
(b) The New Testament.
(c) The Old Testament.
(d) The history of Muhammad's life.

4. How was monotheism viewed by the Arabians?
(a) As an unusual belief system.
(b) As a way to unify groups of people.
(c) As a form of control by the imperialists.
(d) As the right way to believe.

5. How did Muhammad's revelation differ from other forms of revelation?
(a) Through Muhammad, God sent the Arabs the Torah.
(b) Through Muhammad, God sent the Arabs the New Testament.
(c) Through Muhammad, God sent the Arabs the Ten Commandments.
(d) Through Muhammad, God sent the Arabs scripture in their own language.

Short Answer Questions

1. Many refer to Muhammad as ________ or unlettered prophet.

2. To what has Western behavior in the Islamic world led?

3. Is there a great deal of variety in Islam and its practices?

4. By the time of Muhammad's birth, there were three different divisions within his tribe. What were they based upon?

5. After his first encounter with the angel Gabriel, how did Muhammad react?

Short Essay Questions

1. What might happen if more people studied and understood Islam?

2. What did Muhammad do during the last twenty-three years of his life? Why did he do this?

3. At this time, what did Arabs think about al-Llah?

4. What holy places were important to the Arabs? Why were these places so important?

5. How did Muhammad's revelation differ from other forms of revelation?

6. When does the challenge of Islam to the West first begin? How was Islam viewed at that time?

7. How did Muhammad react to his first encounter with the angel Gabriel?

8. Why were Muslims seen as pagans and many Christians attempted to convert them?

9. How have the feelings of Europeans towards Muslims developed since the initial fear and hatred began? What has caused this development? To what have these feelings towards Muslims led?

10. How did the Renaissance help relations between Islam and Christianity?

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