Lesson 6 - Hadeeth 3 Of Nawawi 40 - Pillars Of Islam

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Lesson 6 - Hadeeth 3 Of Nawawi 40 - Pillars Of Islam

An explanation of Nawawi's 40 Hadeeths by Shyakh Al-Uthaymeen is available in English. It is helpful in answering the questions. If you are not memorising the hadeeths, then you might wish to skip the first two questions.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Match the words of the first hadeeth in Arabic with their meaning in English.
    • A. بُنِيَ الْإِسْلَامُ عَلَى خَمْسٍ
    • A.
    • B. شَهَادَةِ أَنْ لَا إلَهَ إلَّا اللَّهُ وَأَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا رَسُولُ اللَّهِ
    • B.
    • C. وَإِقَامِ الصَّلَاةِ، وَإِيتَاءِ الزَّكَاة
    • C.
    • D. وَحَجِّ الْبَيْتِ، وَصَوْمِ رَمَضَانَ
    • D.
  • 2. 
    Match the Arabic word from the hadeeth with its meaning.
    • A. عَلَى
    • A.
    • B. خَمْسَة
    • B.
    • C. إلَهَ
    • C.
    • D. إلَّا
    • D.
    • E. وَ
    • E.
    • F. إِقَام
    • F.
    • G. إِيتَاء
    • G.
    • H. صَوْم
    • H.
  • 3. 
    The previous two hadeeths in the book (the first two) were narrated by Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him). This hadeeth was narrated by Abdullaah ibn Umar. How was he related to Umar? (One correct answer only)
    • A. 

      Abdullaah was Umar's son

    • B. 

      Abdullaah was Umar's father

    • C. 

      They were half brothers, having the same mother

    • D. 

      They were cousins

  • 4. 
    The pillars of Islaam have already been listed in the last hadeeth. Why does Imaam An Nawawi state another hadeeth listing the pillars again when his book is so short? (More than one correct option)
    • A. 

      He could not think of any more hadeeths

    • B. 

      This hadeeth is even more direct and clear in explaining that Islaam is built on five pillars

    • C. 

      This topic is so important that it is worth repeating

    • D. 

      It was an error on the part of the primitive printers

    • E. 

      To show that the pillars can be listed in a different order

    • F. 

      To emphasise the pillars of Islaam

  • 5. 
    The order of the pillars of Islaam are different in this hadeeth compared to the previous one, since: (Only one correct option)
    • A. 

      The two testimonies are given here, whereas only the first testimony was given in the first hadeeth

    • B. 

      The order of the Prayer and the Zakaah in the list are swopped around

    • C. 

      The order of the Fasting and the Hajj in the list are swopped around

  • 6. 
    In what way is Islam like a building?
    • A. 

      It is built of bricks

    • B. 

      It protects its owner from the inside and outside

    • C. 

      It protects the owner from the outside but not the inside

    • D. 

      It shades its owner

  • 7. 
    The meaning of "Laa ilaaha ill Allaah" is "There is no god except Allaah".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It is enough to say, "Laa illaaha ill Allaah," whether you have certainty in it or not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The testimony, "And Muhammad is the Messenger of Allaah," (Only one correct option)
    • A. 

      Comes before the testimony, "laa ilaaha ill Allaah"

    • B. 

      Is not as important as the other testimonysince a person can have complete belief without it

    • C. 

      Is unconnected to worship

    • D. 

      Is combined with the testimony, "laa ilaaha ill Allaah," into a single pillar

  • 10. 
    How many categories of people are there to whom the Zakaah can be paid?