Which statement about the Islamic Golden Age is a fact rather than an opinion? (1) Islamic medicine was more advanced than Chinese medicine. (2) Poetry and literature were more important fields of study for Muslims than was mathematics. (3) Knowledge of astronomy was used by Muslims to fulfill religious obligations. (4) Islamic philosophies relied less on Greek philosophical masters than on Indian philosophical masters.
Knowledge of astronomy was used by Muslims to fulfil religious obligations is the statement about the Islamic Golden Age is a fact and not an opinion. So option “C” is the correct option. A fact is actually something that has definitive proof while an opinion can be based on assumption. During this period of Golden Age the Muslims had a great knowledge about astronomy and this was a great achievement considering the time. This Golden age actually is thought to have started from the mid-7th century and lasted up to the mid-13th century.