Beginner's Quiz On Islam: Trivia!

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How well do you know Islam? Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion explaining that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world’s second-largest religion with almost two billion followers. The principal scriptures of Islam are the Quran, which is believed to be the word of God. Most Muslims are one of two denominations: Sunni and Shia. Learn new things about Islam, and don’t forget to take your certificate after the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Islam is… 
    • A. 

      An Arabic word meaning submission and surrender to the will of God.

    • B. 

      Not only a religion, but a complete way of life.

    • C. 

      To live in peace with the Creator, one's self, and with other people.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      To be a Muslim, you have to be an Arab.


    • B. 

      Every Arab is a Muslim.

    • C. 

      Anyone of any nationality or ethnicity can become a Muslim by accepting Islam.

  • 3. 
    The name of the Final Revelation is the...
    • A. 

      Psalms

    • B. 

      Torah

    • C. 

      Quran

    • D. 

      Gospel

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      Allah is the name for God in the Arabic language.

    • B. 

      Allah is not the same as God.

    • C. 

      Muslims worship two gods, namely Allah and God.

  • 5. 
    Prophet Muhammad...
    • A. 

      Was a descendant of Prophet Ishmael, the first son of Prophet Abraham.

    • B. 

      Received divine revelations (the Quran) from Allah through the angel Gabriel (Jibrael in Arabic).

    • C. 

      Was born in 570 CE in Mecca, located in present-day Saudi Arabia.


    • D. 

      Is the last prophet of God.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    The first source of knowledge in Islam is...
    • A. 

      The Quran
(the literal Word of God).

    • B. 

      The Sunnah
(the teaching and example of Prophet Muhammad).

    • C. 

      The concensus of the Muslim community.

    • D. 

      Analogical reasoning.

  • 7. 
    The second source of knowledge in Islam is...
    • A. 

      The Quran
(the literal Word of God).

    • B. 

      The Sunnah
(the teaching and example of Prophet Muhammad).

    • C. 

      The concensus of the Muslim community.

    • D. 

      Analogical reasoning.

  • 8. 
    God is...
    • A. 

      Two in one.

    • B. 

      Three in one.

    • C. 

      One with no partners.

    • D. 

      The leader of many lesser gods.

  • 9. 
    Prophet Muhammad taught that...
    • A. 

      Blacks are superior to whites.

    • B. 

      Whites are superior to blacks.

    • C. 

      Arabs are superior to non-Arabs.

    • D. 

      Non-Arabs are superior to Arabs.

    • E. 

      An arab has no superiority over a non-Arab, nor has a non-Arab any superiority over an Arab, nor has a black man any superiority over a white man or a white man over a black man except by the criterion of taqwa (righteousness).

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      There is no difference between the basic message of Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad.

    • B. 

      All Prophets of God were Muslims.

    • C. 

      Muhammad is the last Prophet of God, sent with guidance for all mankind until the Day of Judgment.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 11. 
    The basic beliefs of a Muslim include the Oneness of God, Prophethood, Revealed Books, Angels, The Day of Judgment and Life after Death, and Divine Destiny.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Islam believes in the concept of the "original sin."

    • B. 

      Every person is born free of any sin.

    • C. 

      Adam and Eve were sent down on earth as a punishment for their sin.

    • D. 

      Eve was responsible for Adam's downfall.

  • 13. 
    To be a Muslim, a person must...
    • A. 

      Get baptized in holy water.

    • B. 

      Pay money.

    • C. 

      Simply believe and say openly that there is no god except for Allah (God in Arabic) and that Muhammad is his messenger.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Salah is the Arabic name for formal prayer.

    • B. 

      Every Muslim is expected to offer Salah five times daily.

    • C. 

      A and B.

  • 15. 
    Zakah is...
    • A. 

      The required annual charity of a small amount of one’s income.

    • B. 

      Only mandatory for those who can afford to pay.

    • C. 

      Given to the poor and needy.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 16. 
    During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims...
    • A. 

      Do no eat or drink during the daylight hours.

    • B. 

      Increase in patience, humility, and self-discipline.

    • C. 

      Both of the above.

  • 17. 
    Hajj is...
    • A. 

      The pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca that every Muslim is required to make at least once as long as physically and financially able.

    • B. 

      A popular soft drink in the Muslim world.

    • C. 

      An easy multiple choice test used to help non-Muslims understand Islam.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements about hijab is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Hijab is the headscarf worn by Muslim women.

    • B. 

      Hijab represents modesty, both externally and internally.

    • C. 

      Hijab allows a woman to be recognized for her personality rather than merely her appearance.

    • D. 

      Hijab is a boxing maneuver.

  • 19. 
    Muslims consider Jesus to be...
    • A. 

      A prophet and messenger sent by God

    • B. 

      The Messiah (chosen one of God)

    • C. 

      The child of Mary, the product of a miracle birth.

    • D. 

      The son of God or God Himself.

    • E. 

      A, B, and C.

  • 20. 
    Throughout human history, Allah has sent prophets teaching the basic message of Islam...
    • A. 

      Only to the children of Israel.

    • B. 

      Only to the Middle East.

    • C. 

      Only to people wearing sandals.

    • D. 

      Only to the upper class

    • E. 

      To all peoples in all time periods.

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