Test Your Knowledge On Muharram: Trivia Quiz!

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Test Your Knowledge On Muharram: Trivia Quiz!

Muharram is an important period of fasting and mourning in the Islamic calendar and is one of the holiest months in a calendar year where peace is advocated, and all manner of warfare is discouraged. What idea do you have on Islamic calendars? What do you know about Muharram? Take our quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What originates the practice of fasting during Ashura? 
    • A. 

      Hadith

    • B. 

      Shia

    • C. 

      Sunni

    • D. 

      Mecca

  • 2. 
    Which of these names played a role in the Muharram? 
    • A. 

      Musa

    • B. 

      Ibrahim 

    • C. 

      Aaron 

    • D. 

      Isaac 

  • 3. 
    Which of these names is relevant to the origin of the practice of fasting during Ashura? 
    • A. 

      Musa 

    • B. 

      Ibrahim 

    • C. 

      Aaron 

    • D. 

      Isaac 

  • 4. 
    Which of these names is also relevant to the origin of the practice of fasting during Ashura? 
    • A. 

      Pharaoh

    • B. 

      Sarah

    • C. 

      Gueye

    • D. 

      Salah 

  • 5. 
    What day of Muharram marks the celebration of practice of fasting?
    • A. 

      6th 

    • B. 

      8th

    • C. 

      10th

    • D. 

      12th

  • 6. 
    Who asked Sunni Muslims to fast during the period? 
    • A. 

      Musa

    • B. 

      Aaron

    • C. 

      Ibrahim

    • D. 

      Mohammed

  • 7. 
    What day precedes the day of fasting? 
    • A. 

      Tasua

    • B. 

      Salah

    • C. 

      Abin

    • D. 

      Lanr

  • 8. 
    Who does the Shia Muslim mourn during this period?
    • A. 

      Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī 

    • B. 

      Usman ibn ʿAlī 

    • C. 

      Ḥusayn ibn ʿElo

    • D. 

      Usman ibn ʿElo

  • 9. 
    Whose family is mourned during this period? 
    • A. 

      Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī 

    • B. 

      Usman ibn ʿAlī 

    • C. 

      Ḥusayn ibn ʿElo

    • D. 

      Usman ibn ʿElo

  • 10. 
    What day of Muharram does the Shia Muslim not fast? 
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11