Lesson 8 - Hadeeth 5 Of Nawawi 40 - Innovations

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Lesson 8 - Hadeeth 5 Of Nawawi 40 - Innovations

There are two short hadeeths to be memorised here which are on a similar topic. Please read the Explanation of Nawawi's 40 Hadeeths by Shyakh Al-Uthaymeen, available in English. If you are not memorising the hadeeths, then you might wish to skip the first two questions.

Sample Question

These two hadeeths were narrated by Aisha (may Allaah be pleased with her). Which words in Imam An Nawawi's text tell us that she was the wife of the Prophet (sall Allaahu alaihi wa sallam)? (One correct answer.)

He calls her "mother of the Prophet's children"

He calls her "mother of the believers"

He calls her "the daughter of the chief of the believers"

He calls her "mother of the nation"

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  • 1. 
    Match the words of the two hadeeths in Arabic with their meanings in English.
    • A. مَنْ أَحْدَثَ فِي أَمْرِنَا هَذَا
    • A.
    • B. مَا لَيْسَ مَنْهِ فَهُوَ رَدٌّ
    • B.
    • C. مَنْ عَمِلَ عَمَلًا
    • C.
    • D. لَيْسَ عَلَيْهِ أَمْرُنَا فَهُوَ رَدٌّ
    • D.
  • 2. 
    Match the Arabic word from the hadeeth with its meaning.
    • A. أَحْدَثَ
    • A.
    • B. أَمْرُ
    • B.
    • C. أَمْرُنَا
    • C.
    • D. هَذَا
    • D.
    • E. لَيْسَ
    • E.
    • F. مَنْهِ
    • F.
    • G. فَهُوَ
    • G.
    • H. رَدٌّ
    • H.
    • I. عَمِلَ
    • I.
    • J. عَمَل
    • J.
  • 3. 
    These two hadeeths were narrated by Aisha (may Allaah be pleased with her). Which words in Imam An Nawawi's text tell us that she was the wife of the Prophet (sall Allaahu alaihi wa sallam)? (One correct answer.)
    • A. 

      He calls her "mother of the Prophet's children"

    • B. 

      He calls her "mother of the believers"

    • C. 

      He calls her "the daughter of the chief of the believers"

    • D. 

      He calls her "mother of the nation"

  • 4. 
    Umm 'Abdillaah was the kunyah of 'Aaishah radi Allaahu 'anhaa. What was her son called?
    • A. 

      Abdullaah

    • B. 

      Muhammad

    • C. 

      Abu Bakr

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The first hadeeth in this book and this one are often mentioned together. The first hadeeth tells us what? (One correct answer.)
    • A. 

      Indeed the halaal is clear and the haraam is clear

    • B. 

      Actions are rewarded according to the intentions behind them

    • C. 

      Whoever believes in Allaah and the Last Day, then let him speak good or stay silent

    • D. 

      Feeling remorse is from repentance

  • 6. 
    True or false - that first hadeeth told us about the outward manifestation of our acts of worship e.g. how we pray, how we make hajj.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    This hadeeth - the hadeeth of 'Aaishah - tells us about which of the following?
    • A. 

      The outward part of our actions i.e. how we do our acts of worship

    • B. 

      The inner hidden part of our actions i.e. what intention we have when we do our acts of worship

    • C. 

      The six pillars of eemaan

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Fill in the blank: A person who innovates in the religion may have a good ________________. (Hint: Correct answer is an anagram of NOTE IN TIN)
  • 9. 
    It is only the innovator whose innovated actions are rejected, not those who copy him/her in it because of the words "Whoever innovates" in the first hadeeth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An innovation in the religion is always something completely new, with no basis in the religion. For example, fasting on Eid is not an innovation because fasting is something that has been legislated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False