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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who told Muhammad he should go after the Qurayzah?
2. In Chapter 42, where did Muhammad decide to send his army, hoping they would arrive before the enemy?
3. What did Muhammad tell his men to do in Chapter 67?
4. What did Muhammad request to be covered on the dead bodies of his men?
5. Who amassed troops to fight Muhammad in Chapter 76?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Khaybar?
2. What fuelled hatred of the Quraysh in Chapter 58?
3. Who was taken captive after Muhammad's battle with the Hawazin, and what did Muhammad provide for them?
4. How did the Quraysh breach a treaty with Muhammad in Chapter 74? What did Muhammad do in response?
5. Who nearly killed Muhammad in Chapter 49, and how was the murder prevented?
6. Why did Muhammad go after the Qurayzah, and what happened to the people of Bani Qurayzah?
7. Following the battle with the Quraysh, what did a revelation tell Muhammad to do? What exception did Muhammad make for this revelation?
8. What troubles did Muhammad have with his wives in Chapter 71?
9. Summarize Muhammad's trip to Mecca in Chapter 72.
10. While visiting a Jewish tribe, of what did Gabriel inform Muhammad?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and interpret Muhammad's visions. What did he envision? What angel came to visit him on numerous occasions? Why was Muhammad visited by the angel? What messages did the angel give him? How did these visions affect Muhammad's path in life?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the city of Mecca and its significance in the story of Muhammad. Where is Mecca? How much of Muhammad's life was spent in Mecca? Why did Muhammad leave Mecca? How is Mecca regarded today?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the motif of fear. What were some examples of fear in the biography? What were the Quraysh fearful of? What did they do to Muhammad and his followers out of fear?
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