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2016 First Middle East Unit Test Study Guide
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Test Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
When you complete this study guide, do it on a separate piece of paper. DO NOT DO IT ON
THIS SHEET!
o I recommend typing it up, so it is easier to read to study from, and if you lose this, you
can print up another copy for studying for the midterm.
It may be as long as you like.
YOU CANNOT COPY AND PASTE ANY MAPS OR VISUALS!
YOU CANNOT COPY AND PASTE ANY OF THE POWERPOINT SLIDES!
You must number each answer following the study guide questions.
You may answer the study guide questions and use it on the actual test to answer the
questions.
By completing this, you can also earn up to 5 bonus points added to your test score.
The study guide is to be turned in on the day of the test.
Lesson Two: Monotheistic Religions
1. How are all three religions connected through Abraham and the Old Testament?
2. What are the main similarities between the three religions?
3. What are the main differences between the three religions?
Judaism:
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Why is Judaism considered to be the oldest monotheistic religion?
What are the Jewish beliefs concerning salvation and the afterlife?
What are the Jewish views of Jesus Christ?
What are the main characteristics of how Jews worship?
a. Holy Texts/Books
b. Religious Leaders
c. Holy Days
d. Place of Worship
e. Day of Sabbath
f. Specific Worship Practices
Christianity:
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How did Christianity develop from Judaism?
What are the Christian beliefs concerning salvation and the afterlife?
What are the Christian views of Jesus Christ?
What are the main characteristics of how Christians worship?
a. Holy Texts/Books
b. Religious Leaders
c. Holy days
d. Place of Worship
e. Day of Sabbath
f. Specific Worship Practices
Islam:
12. How did Islam develop from Judaism and Christianity?
13. What are the Muslim beliefs concerning salvation and the afterlife?
14. What are the five pillars of Islam? You need to know each one and what each one requires.
15. What are the Muslim views of Jesus Christ?
16. What are the main characteristics of how Muslims worship?
a. Holy Texts/Books
b. Religious Leaders
c. Holy days
d. Place of Worship
e. Day of Sabbath
f. Specific Worship Practices
17. What is Shariah Law?
18. How is the Koran/Quran different from the Jewish Torah or Christian Bible?
Lesson Three: Religious Fundamentalism
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What is Fundamentalism? What does Fundamentalism reject overall?
What is Extremism?
What are the key characteristics of Christian Fundamentalism?
What are examples of Christian Fundamentalism groups?
What are the key characteristics of Islamic Fundamentalism?
What are examples of Islamic Fundamentalism groups?
What are the key characteristics of Jewish Fundamentalism?
What are examples of Jewish Fundamentalism groups?