A Quick Muharram Trivia Quiz!

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A Quick Muharram Trivia Quiz!

Muharram is the second holiest month in the Islamic year. The sight of the new moon is the most reliable sign of Muharram. Hence, the beginning of the month is not usually specific. What do you know about the first ten days of the month? Try your hands on this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Whose death is often mourned on the 10th of Muharram by Shia muslims?
    • A. 

      Mohammed 

    • B. 

      Musa 

    • C. 

      Ayub

    • D. 

      Husayn ibn Ali

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not a sacred month in the Islamic calendar? 
    • A. 

      Rajab 

    • B. 

      Muharram 

    • C. 

      Sufar

    • D. 

      Ramadan 

  • 3. 
    Which of these is the meaning of "Ashura?"
    • A. 

      Sixth 

    • B. 

      Tenth 

    • C. 

      Twentieth 

    • D. 

      Nineth

  • 4. 
    Whose grandson was murdered in Muharram? 
    • A. 

      Musa 

    • B. 

      Yahaya 

    • C. 

      Ibrahim 

    • D. 

      Mohammed 

  • 5. 
    What is the duration of the mourning of Mohammed's grandson? 
    • A. 

      15 days 

    • B. 

      10 days 

    • C. 

      12 days 

    • D. 

      18 days 

  • 6. 
    How many of Husayn's followers were killed together with him? 
    • A. 

      70 followers 

    • B. 

      88 followers 

    • C. 

      75 followers 

    • D. 

      72 followers 

  • 7. 
    What army killed Muharram and his followers? 
    • A. 

      Yazid I Army 

    • B. 

      Jakizo I Army 

    • C. 

      Hatif II Army 

    • D. 

      Hulitaf II Army 

  • 8. 
    What battle saw the termination of Husayn and his followers? 
    • A. 

      Battle of Thunder 

    • B. 

      Battle of Karbala 

    • C. 

      Battle of Yazid 

    • D. 

      Battle of Jarzeera 

  • 9. 
    Which of these days is not significant in Muharram? 
    • A. 

      Day 1 

    • B. 

      Day 25 

    • C. 

      Day 28 

    • D. 

      Day 17

  • 10. 
    When was access to water banned in Muharram? 
    • A. 

      Day 25 

    • B. 

      Day 28 

    • C. 

      Day 7 

    • D. 

      Day 10