Religious Holidays Quiz

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What kind of religious calendar do Muslims observe?

  • Muslims follow a lunar calendar whose twelve months add up to 354 days.
  • During Muhammad's time the months were associated with seasons.
  • The Islamic lunar year rotates backward eleven days each year in relation to the Gregorian solar year.
  • Approximately every thirty-three years the beginnings of the Islamic lunar and Gregorian solar years roughly coincide.

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