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Islam Webquest

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Gage Marsh

on 23 October 2014

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Islam Web Quest
By: Gage Marsh
Task One
1.)What is highest estimate for the total number of Muslims that live in the world today?
2.08 Billion
2.)List 10 countries who have a Muslim population of 86% or greater.
Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Gambia, Libya, Mauritania, Mali, Mayotte, Morocco
3.)What country has the largest Muslim population?
4.)How many Muslims are there in the United States?
6.67 million

Task Two
Task Five
1.List and explain the Five Pillars of Faith
a.)Shahada-The testimony of faith is the most important pillar of Islam.
b.)Salat- Muslims pray five times daily, at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset and night.
c.)Zakat-Charitable giving, or Zakat, is a requirement of faith for all Muslims.
d.)Siyam-Sawm literally means any ritual fasting, but is generally understood to refer to ritual fasting during the month of Ramadan.
e.)Hajj- During the last month of the Islamic calendar, Dhu al-Hijjah, some two million Muslims ascend to the holy city of Mecca for the Hajj, or pilgrimage
2.Why are they important?
it is their religion.
3.Why is cheating on the Five Pillars impossible?
because their god sees every thing.
Task Three

One God;
The angels of God;
The books of God, especially the Qur'an;
The prophets of God, especially Muhammad;
The Day of Judgment (or the afterlife); and
The supremacy of God's will (or predestination)
Task Four
1.What does the Quran provide?
The Quran, the last revealed word of God, is the primary source of every Muslim’s faith and practice.
2.In what language(s) does the Quran exist? Why?
Aribic, because thats how muhammed recived it.
3.During which month was the Quran sent down from Heaven?
4.What did the angel Gabriel command Muhammad to do? What happened next?
The Angel commanded Muhammad to read. Muhammad responded "I am not a reader." The Angel Gabriel then taught Muhammad some verses from the Quran, which Muhammad memorized.
1.)What does 'Islam' mean?
2.)What were the origins of the Muslim religion?
islam started with Abraham. then his grandson Ishmael.
3.)What is the Ka'ba?
it is a place of worship for islamic people
4.)How is Islam like Christianity and Judaism? In what ways are they different?
They start with the same founder. They all have different books.
Summarize each of the key beliefs of Islam:
Task Six
1.What is Ramadan?
the 9th month for fasting in the muslum religion
2.What restraints are placed on Muslims during Ramadan?
they can not eat from sunset to sunrise.
3.What can destroy the good acquired during Ramadan?lying, slander, denounceing, false oath.
4.Why is the 27th day of Ramadan significant?
purifies them of there sins and grants them a place in paridise.
5.What happens when Ramadan ends?
it end with a festival an you can eat.
6.What are the 3 reasons Ramadan is important?
Quran was received, gates of heaven are opened, gates of hell are closed
7.Why is easier to do good during Ramadan?
Devils have been chained in hell
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