His Majesty: Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    What was Ibn Hazm’s belief regarding Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      Allah’s names cannot be understood by the limited rationality of people

    • B. 

      Allah has infinite names

    • C. 

      Allah has 99 names

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What was Ibn Hazm’s primary evidence for supporting his theory regarding the number of Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      The Prophet (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Allah has ninety-nine Names, one-hundred except for one; whoever encompasses them will enter Paradise.”

    • B. 

      Surat Alaq, Allah said, “ عَلَّمَ الْإِنسَانَ مَا لَمْ يَعْلَمْ” [He has] “Taught man that which he knew not” (96:5)

    • C. 

      While the the Prophet (SAW) was alive he said that on the day of judgement he will be taught names by Allah he currently doesn’t know.

    • D. 

      Narrated by Imam Ahmad: The Prophet(SAW) said “Whoever is afflicted by anxiety or grief, then let them say “Oh Allah, I am your servant, the son of your servant, the son of your maid-servant, I ask you by every name you have, that you have revealed in your book, or taught to any of your creation, or you kept to yourself in the knowledge of the unseen. I ask you to make the Quran the spring of my heart...”

  • 3. 
    Which of the following support the majority of scholar’s view regarding the number of Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      The names we have in the Quran and the Sunnah, there are more than 99 names of Allah. Some scholars counted to 140 names. Al- Qurtabi came up with 200 hundred name. Some scholars even came up with 1,000 names but those are a stretch.

    • B. 

      The statement that the Prophet (SAW) says: I do not have the ability to praise you. You are as you praise yourself.

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Ibn Hazm’s belief regarding Allah’s names is now the majority scholarly opinion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following does not fall under the category of encompassing Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      Memorizing a list of Allah’s names

    • B. 

      Using Allah’s Name’s in Dua

    • C. 

      Constructing Allah’s names through our personal contemplation of the Quran

    • D. 

      Working to embody the attributes of Allah that men/women should embody

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does not fall under the category of encompassing Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      Searching for Allah’s names in the Quran

    • B. 

      Searching for Allah’s names in the Hadith and Sunnah

    • C. 

      Working to embody names denoting compassion like Al-Rahman

    • D. 

      Working to embody names denoting pride (kibr)

  • 7. 
    What is not a reason scholars try to categorize Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      To aid in memorization of the names

    • B. 

      To aid in understanding the similarities and differences between the names

    • C. 

      To compare and contrast the names

    • D. 

      To aid in finding new names in the Quran

  • 8. 
    Which of the following things mentioned by people of other faiths did Allah specifically negate in the Quran?
    • A. 

      He rested on the 7th day

    • B. 

      He said “Be” and things were

    • C. 

      He had a son

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 9. 
    Why should Allah’s attributes display perfection and majesty and not be negative?
    • A. 

      Any deity of worthy of worship should not have negative attributes (i.e. idols do not deserve our worship because they are incapable of seeing, hearing, or thinking)

    • B. 

      No reason, Allah does have negative attributes

    • C. 

      Allah describes himself as having the highest attributes (Mithlul A’laa)

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 10. 
    The things Allah negates about himself are fewer than the things he affirms about himself
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following doesn’t Allah specifically negate about himself in the Quran?
    • A. 

      He needs sleep

    • B. 

      He forgets

    • C. 

      He dies

    • D. 

      He lives forever

  • 12. 
    What is not an example of Khabar?
    • A. 

      Allah is majestic

    • B. 

      Allah means God

    • C. 

      Allah is Al-Rahman

    • D. 

      Allah is the divine essence

  • 13. 
    What does it mean to “Affirm without likeness and negate without denial” in regards to Allah’s names?
    • A. 

      We believe Allah’s characteristics are unlike any other being and we have little insight into his nature because he is so unique

    • B. 

      We understand that our linguistic understanding of Allah’s names give us insight into his characteristics, but we also understand that Allah’s characteristics are unlike any known being so our insights are limited

    • C. 

      We affirm Allah is unlike anything we know and we negate anyone describing him

    • D. 

      We affirm that the Quran is a book written in plain language, so Allah’s characteristics can easily be understood as a simple magnification of characteristics found in creation

  • 14. 
    One of Allah’s Attributes is that he gets angry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In regards to Allah’s attributes, how does the Quran utilize “Negation”? 
    • A. 

      Negation is used to affirm Allah’s perfection

    • B. 

      To negate what others have attributed to Allah

    • C. 

      To negate specific matters that relate to one of his actions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Allah has the name “The Angry one”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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