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How well do you know about the Islamic religion? Can you pass this Islamic studies quiz with more than 70% marks? Give it a try and check your knowledge regarding the Muslim religion. Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion, and over 1.5 billion people in the world identify their religion as Islam. Five pillars of practices should be undertaken with the best effort to be considered a true Muslim. The quiz below will help you learn more about Islam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the beautiful names of Allah (swt) called in Arabic?

    • A.

      Ar-Rahman

    • B.

      Al-Asma al-husna

    • C.

      Al- Qabid

    • D.

      Dhul-Jalali Wal-Ikram

    Correct Answer
    B. Al-Asma al-husna
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Al-Asma al-husna". This refers to the beautiful names of Allah (swt) in Arabic. "Al-Asma" means "the names" and "al-husna" means "beautiful". So, "Al-Asma al-husna" translates to "the beautiful names" of Allah (swt) in Arabic.

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  • 2. 

    What is the qualitative name of Allah (swt) which means that he opens gate of sucess and removes the darkness from our minds?

    • A.

      Al- Sami

    • B.

      Al-Jalil

    • C.

      Al-Wadud

    • D.

      Al-Fattah

    Correct Answer
    D. Al-Fattah
    Explanation
    Al-Fattah is the qualitative name of Allah (swt) that means he opens the gate of success and removes the darkness from our minds. This name signifies that Allah is the ultimate opener and granter of success, who has the power to remove any obstacles and bring forth opportunities for his believers. He is the one who unlocks the doors of success and enlightenment, guiding and illuminating the path for his followers. By invoking this name, believers seek Allah's help in overcoming challenges, finding success, and gaining clarity of thought.

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  • 3. 

    What does As-Sami mean?

    • A.

      He who punishs evil

    • B.

      He hear all things

    • C.

      He sees all things

    • D.

      He is just

    Correct Answer
    B. He hear all things
    Explanation
    As-Sami means "He hears all things." This attribute of Allah highlights His ability to hear everything, whether it is spoken or unspoken. It emphasizes His omniscience and awareness of every sound and conversation, no matter how quiet or distant. This attribute is a reminder of Allah's presence and His ability to listen to the prayers and supplications of His creation.

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  • 4. 

    What two qualities does the second verse of surah Al-Fatihah point out?

    • A.

      Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem

    • B.

      Al-Jabbar and Ar-Raheem

    • C.

      Ar-Rafi'e and Ar-Rahman

    • D.

      Ar-Rahim and Ar- Raheem

    Correct Answer
    A. Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem
    Explanation
    The second verse of Surah Al-Fatihah points out the qualities of Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem.

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  • 5. 

    To ensure what Allah says in surah An-Nahl, Allah sets two specific conditions. What are those conditions?

    • A.

      The person must read the quran everyday b. the person must be a believer

    • B.

      The person must help the poor b. the person must do good deeds

    • C.

      The person must do good deeds b. the person must be a believer

    • D.

      The person must do good deeds. b. the person must read the quran everyday

    Correct Answer
    C. The person must do good deeds b. the person must be a believer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the person must do good deeds and must be a believer. This is because in Surah An-Nahl, Allah emphasizes the importance of both faith and good actions. Simply reading the Quran everyday or helping the poor alone does not fulfill the conditions mentioned in the surah. The person must have genuine belief in Allah and also actively engage in performing good deeds.

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  • 6. 

    Who followed infant Musa (A) basket when it was going down the river?

    • A.

      Musa(A)'s dad

    • B.

      Musa(A)'s mother

    • C.

      Musa(A) 's sister

    • D.

      Musa(A)'s brother

    Correct Answer
    C. Musa(A) 's sister
    Explanation
    Musa (A)'s sister followed the infant Musa's basket when it was going down the river.

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  • 7. 

    Why do some humans doubt the promises of Allah (swt)?

    • A.

      Allah (swt) can not ensure all of our promises

    • B.

      Humans are weak in character in general

    • C.

      Humans dont understand how Allah can help us

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Humans are weak in character in general
    Explanation
    Some humans doubt the promises of Allah (swt) because humans are weak in character in general. This weakness can lead to a lack of trust and faith in Allah's ability to fulfill his promises. Additionally, human beings are prone to doubts and uncertainties, which can further contribute to their skepticism towards Allah's promises.

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  • 8. 

    What are the lessons in Musa (A) life that Allah shows us?

    • A.

      We have to a believer b. we have do do good deeds c. we have to trust Allah

    • B.

      We have to be a believer b. we have to trust Allah c. we have to trust the Quran

    • C.

      We have to trust the Quran b. We have to trust Allah c. We have to trust the prophets

    • D.

      A. we have to be a believer b. we have to trust the Quran c. We have realize our mistakes

    Correct Answer
    A. We have to a believer b. we have do do good deeds c. we have to trust Allah
    Explanation
    The lessons in Musa's life that Allah shows us are that we have to be a believer, we have to do good deeds, and we have to trust Allah.

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  • 9. 

    Is the Quran....

    • A.

      A story of prophets

    • B.

      a map that shows us the right path

    • C.

      History of the life of the prophet

    • D.

      A tool to use in any form

    Correct Answer
    B. a map that shows us the right path
    Explanation
    The Quran is often described as a map that shows us the right path because it serves as a guide for Muslims in their daily lives. It contains teachings, principles, and guidelines that help individuals navigate through various aspects of life, including personal conduct, relationships, and spirituality. Just like a map provides directions and guidance to reach a destination, the Quran provides guidance and direction for Muslims to lead a righteous and fulfilling life. It offers insights into moral values, ethical behavior, and spiritual enlightenment, helping individuals make informed decisions and choices that align with Islamic teachings.

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  • 10. 

    Another name for the Quran is....

    • A.

      Al-Basit

    • B.

      Al-Khafid

    • C.

      Al-Wadud

    • D.

      Al-Shifa

    Correct Answer
    D. Al-Shifa
    Explanation
    The Quran is also known as Al-Shifa, which translates to "The Healing" or "The Cure." This name signifies the belief that the Quran is a source of spiritual and emotional healing for those who read and understand its teachings. It is believed to provide guidance, comfort, and solace to individuals in times of difficulty or distress. The name Al-Shifa reflects the Quran's role as a source of healing and remedy for the human soul.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following does Allah say the Quran gives us?

    • A.

      Fatih

    • B.

      Money

    • C.

      LIfe

    • D.

      Hope

    Correct Answer
    D. Hope
    Explanation
    The Quran gives us hope. It provides guidance and teachings that can inspire and uplift individuals, giving them a sense of optimism and belief in a better future. The Quran offers reassurance and comfort, reminding believers that they are not alone and that there is always hope, even in difficult times. It instills a sense of purpose and meaning in life, encouraging individuals to strive for righteousness and seek the mercy and forgiveness of Allah. Through its verses, the Quran offers hope for salvation, a fulfilling life, and an eternal reward in the hereafter.

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  • 12. 

    In the Quran, what story follows the story of Adam (A)?

    • A.

      Children of Israil

    • B.

      Story of the light

    • C.

      The city of Jerusalem

    • D.

      Story of the Cow

    Correct Answer
    A. Children of Israil
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Children of Israil." In the Quran, after the story of Adam (A), the story of the Children of Israil is mentioned. This story includes the trials and tribulations faced by the Israelites and their journey towards the Promised Land. It highlights their disobedience to God's commands and the consequences they faced as a result.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the five pillars of Islam requires a Muslim to fast during the month of Ramadan?

    • A.

      Shahada 

    • B.

      Salat

    • C.

      Zakat

    • D.

      Sawm 

    Correct Answer
    D. Sawm 
    Explanation
    Sawm, or fasting during the month of Ramadan, is one of the five pillars of Islam. It involves abstaining from food, drink, smoking, and sinful behavior from dawn until sunset. The fast is meant to bring the faithful closer to God and to remind them of the suffering of those less fortunate. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and fasting during this month is obligatory for all adult Muslims, with exceptions for those who are ill, traveling, pregnant, breastfeeding, diabetic, or going through menstrual bleeding.

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  • 14. 

    Who was one of the famous companions that wrote down the Quran?

    • A.

      Abu Bak

    • B.

      Uthman

    • C.

      Zaid Ibn Thabit

    • D.

      Zaid Ibn Zakar

    Correct Answer
    C. Zaid Ibn Thabit
    Explanation
    Zaid Ibn Thabit is one of the famous companions who wrote down the Quran. He was appointed by Prophet Muhammad to collect and compile the Quranic verses during his lifetime. Zaid Ibn Thabit was known for his exceptional memory and deep knowledge of the Quran. He played a crucial role in preserving the authenticity of the Quran by compiling it into a written form. His efforts ensured that the Quran was accurately recorded and passed down to future generations.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the leader of the Muslims after Prophet(S) passed away?

    • A.

      Ali

    • B.

      Umar

    • C.

      Abu Bakr

    • D.

      Zain Ibn Ali

    Correct Answer
    C. Abu Bakr
    Explanation
    After the passing away of the Prophet (S), Abu Bakr became the leader of the Muslims. He was selected as the first caliph and played a crucial role in uniting and leading the Muslim community. Abu Bakr's leadership was marked by his dedication to preserving the teachings of Islam and ensuring the stability of the newly formed Islamic state. He successfully led the Muslims through various challenges, including the Ridda Wars and the expansion of Islam. Abu Bakr's leadership set the foundation for the future caliphs and had a lasting impact on the development of Islam.

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  • 16. 

    When Khalifah Umar passed away, who did the volume of Quran go to?

    • A.

      Kadijah

    • B.

      Ali

    • C.

      Usman

    • D.

      Hafsa

    Correct Answer
    D. Hafsa
    Explanation
    After Khalifah Umar passed away, the volume of the Quran went to Hafsa. Hafsa bint Umar was the daughter of Umar ibn al-Khattab and was also one of the wives of Prophet Muhammad. She was known for her knowledge and memorization of the Quran. During the time of Umar's caliphate, he entrusted the preservation of the Quran to Hafsa, and after his death, she continued to safeguard the original manuscript.

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  • 17. 

    What is one of the famous Tabin names who collected large numbers of hadith?

    • A.

      Iman Abu Hanifa

    • B.

      Iman Karahi

    • C.

      Iman Majah

    • D.

      Imam Muslim

    Correct Answer
    A. Iman Abu Hanifa
    Explanation
    Abu Hanifa is known as one of the famous Tabin names who collected a large number of hadith. He was a renowned Islamic scholar and jurist, and his collection of hadith is known as Al-Muwatta. Abu Hanifa's contributions to the development of Islamic jurisprudence are highly respected and influential. His teachings and interpretations of Islamic law have had a significant impact on the Hanafi school of thought, which is one of the four major Sunni schools of Islamic law.

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  • 18. 

    What is the plural of Hadith?

    • A.

      Hadiths

    • B.

      Hadithes

    • C.

      Ahadiths

    • D.

      Ahadith

    Correct Answer
    D. Ahadith
    Explanation
    The plural of "Hadith" is "Ahadith." In Arabic, the word "Hadith" refers to the sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad. When it is necessary to refer to multiple Hadith, the plural form "Ahadith" is used. This is the correct plural form of the word according to Arabic grammar rules.

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  • 19. 

    Who was Tirmidhi a student of?

    • A.

      Ibn Majah

    • B.

      Nasai

    • C.

      Iman Muslim

    • D.

      Bukhari

    Correct Answer
    C. Iman Muslim
    Explanation
    Tirmidhi was a student of Iman Muslim.

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  • 20. 

    What is a long chain of narrators called?

    • A.

      Isnad

    • B.

      Tabi'in

    • C.

      Sahih

    • D.

      Sunan

    Correct Answer
    A. Isnad
    Explanation
    A long chain of narrators is called isnad. Isnad refers to the chain of individuals who have transmitted a particular narration or hadith from the original source to the present. It is an important aspect of hadith scholarship as it helps in determining the authenticity and reliability of the narrations. By examining the isnad, scholars can trace back the narrators and evaluate their credibility.

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  • 21. 

    How many hadiths did Imam Bukhari memorize?

    • A.

      300,000

    • B.

      350,000

    • C.

      250,000

    • D.

      200,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 300,000
    Explanation
    Imam Bukhari, a renowned Islamic scholar, is known for his extensive knowledge and expertise in hadith. The answer to the question is 300,000, indicating the number of hadiths he memorized. This demonstrates his remarkable memory and dedication to preserving and transmitting the teachings of Prophet Muhammad. Imam Bukhari's vast collection of hadiths, known as Sahih al-Bukhari, is considered one of the most authentic and reliable sources of Islamic teachings.

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  • 22. 

    Where was Abu Dawud born?

    • A.

      Saudi Arabia

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    B. Iran
    Explanation
    Abu Dawud was born in Iran.

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  • 23. 

    What is the surah number of the story of Nuh (A)

    • A.

      46

    • B.

      64

    • C.

      71

    • D.

      59

    Correct Answer
    C. 71
    Explanation
    Surah number 71 is the correct answer because Surah Nuh (Noah) is the 71st surah in the Quran. This surah tells the story of the prophet Nuh (A), his call to his people to worship Allah alone, their rejection of his message, and the subsequent punishment of a great flood. The surah emphasizes the importance of faith, patience, and perseverance in the face of adversity, and serves as a reminder of the consequences of disbelief.

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  • 24. 

    Who do the people of Nuh (A) believe should have sent the message of Allah?

    • A.

      Muhammad (S)

    • B.

      Angel

    • C.

      Allah

    • D.

      Adam

    Correct Answer
    B. Angel
    Explanation
    The people of Nuh (A) believed that the message of Allah should have been sent by an Angel.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following people did not believe in Nuh (A)?

    • A.

      His son

    • B.

      His cousin

    • C.

      His dad

    • D.

      His brother

    Correct Answer
    A. His son
    Explanation
    Nuh (A) was a prophet in Islamic tradition. According to the Quran, Nuh (A) preached to his people for centuries, warning them of a great flood that would come as a punishment for their disbelief. Despite his efforts, only a few people, including his son, believed in him. Therefore, the correct answer is "His son" because Nuh's (A) son did not believe in him.

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