Zakah And Sadaqa Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the percentage of Zakat which Muslims pay?

    • A.

      1.5%

    • B.

      2.5%

    • C.

      3.5%

    • D.

      5%

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.5%
    Explanation
    Muslims pay Zakat, which is a mandatory charitable contribution based on their wealth, to help those in need. The correct answer is 2.5% because it is the standard percentage that Muslims are required to give from their annual savings and assets. This amount is calculated based on the value of their wealth and is given to support the poor, the needy, and other deserving recipients.

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  • 2. 

    What is the Nisab level for gold for which Zakath has to be paid?

    • A.

      65 grams

    • B.

      75 grams

    • C.

      85 grams

    • D.

      95 grams

    Correct Answer
    C. 85 grams
    Explanation
    The survey of preserved coins is the most accurate means of
    determining the exact weight of the dinar and the dirham. The nisab of silver must then
    be 200 x 2.975 = 595 grams, and the nisab of gold should be 20 x 4.25 = 85 grams of
    gold.

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  • 3. 

    How many times is the word Zakath mentioned in the Quran?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      32

    Correct Answer
    D. 32
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 32. The word "Zakath" is mentioned 32 times in the Quran.

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  • 4. 

    How many categories of people are eligible to receive Sadaqa?

    • A.

      5 categories

    • B.

      6 categories

    • C.

      7 categories

    • D.

      8 categories

    Correct Answer
    D. 8 categories
    Explanation
    The  Sadaqaat  (here  it  means  Zakaah)  are  only  for  the 
    Fuqaraa´ (poor), and the Masaakeen (the poor) and those 
    employed  to  collect  (the  funds);  and  for  to  attract  the 
    hearts of those who have been inclined (towards Islam); 
    and to free the captives; and for those in debt; and for Al‐
    lah’s Cause (i.e. for Mujaahidoon ‐ those fighting in the 
    holy wars), and for the wayfarer (a traveler who is cut off 
    from everything); a duty imposed by Allah. And Allah is 
    All‐Knower, All‐Wise.

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  • 5. 

    Can Zakath be given to those whose debts are greater than their income or wealth?

    • A.

      No, it is not permissible to give Zakath to people who are in debt.

    • B.

      Yes, Zakath can be given to those whose debt is greater than their wealth.

    • C.

      Zakath can be given as a loan to a person who is in debt.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes, Zakath can be given to those whose debt is greater than their wealth.
    Explanation
    According to Islamic teachings, Zakath can be given to those who are in debt, even if their debt is greater than their wealth. This is because Zakath is meant to help those who are in need, and being in debt is considered a form of financial need. By giving Zakath to individuals with large debts, it can help alleviate their financial burden and enable them to repay their debts.

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  • 6. 

    What humanitarian and socio-political responsibility does Zakath encourage among Muslims?

    • A.

      Zakath encourages Muslims to organise social get-togethers and parties.

    • B.

      Zakath encourages Muslims to spend money in travelling to new places.

    • C.

      Zakath encourages Muslims to redistribute wealth and boosts social responsibility.

    • D.

      Zakath encourages Muslims to build new houses for themselves

    Correct Answer
    C. Zakath encourages Muslims to redistribute wealth and boosts social responsibility.
    Explanation
    Zakath is a form of charity in Islam that requires Muslims to give a portion of their wealth to those in need. By encouraging Muslims to redistribute their wealth, Zakath promotes social responsibility and helps to alleviate poverty and inequality within the community. This act of giving not only helps those in need but also fosters a sense of compassion and empathy among Muslims, strengthening the bonds of solidarity and promoting a more just and equitable society.

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  • 7. 

    When was Zakah made mandatory?

    • A.

      Before Hijrah

    • B.

      The first year of Hijrah

    • C.

      The second year of Hijra

    • D.

      After fasting in Ramadan became mandatory.

    Correct Answer
    C. The second year of Hijra
    Explanation
    Zakah, the mandatory giving of a portion of one's wealth to the poor and needy, was made obligatory in the second year of Hijra. This refers to the second year after the migration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina. Prior to this, Zakah was not mandatory. The exact timing of when Zakah became obligatory is significant as it marks an important milestone in the development of Islamic society and the establishment of economic justice within the community.

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  • 8. 

    What are the Zakah's Special Virtues?

    • A.

      No person or a society can fare well or succeed without instituting Zakah.

    • B.

      It purifies the soul of the believer by removing his or her sins, which draws one nearer to God and the attainment of His pleasure.

    • C.

      It channels a nation's prosperity to greater evenness between people, which substantially reduces their resentment and disaffection with one another.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Zakah's special virtues include purifying the soul of the believer by removing sins, drawing one closer to God, and bringing about His pleasure. It also promotes greater equality among people by distributing wealth more evenly, which helps reduce resentment and disaffection within a society. These virtues make Zakah essential for the well-being and success of both individuals and societies.

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  • 9. 

    One companion was sick on his bed, and wanted to give all his money to charity, the Prophet only allowed him to give 1/3 who was he?

    • A.

      Hamza RA

    • B.

      Sa'ad Ibn Muath RA

    • C.

      Sa'ad Ibn Abi Waqqas

    • D.

      Muath Bin Jabal

    Correct Answer
    C. Sa'ad Ibn Abi Waqqas
    Explanation
    Sa'ad Ibn Abi Waqqas was the companion who was sick on his bed and wanted to give all his money to charity. The Prophet only allowed him to give 1/3 of his wealth as charity, indicating that Sa'ad Ibn Abi Waqqas was the one mentioned in the question.

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  • 10. 

    Is there any zakah to be paid on the gold jewellery a woman wears?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The  Sadaqaat  (here  it  means  Zakaah)  are  only  for  the 
    Fuqaraa´ (poor), and the Masaakeen (the poor) and those 
    employed  to  collect  (the  funds);  and  for  to  attract  the 
    hearts of those who have been inclined (towards Islam); 
    and to free the captives; and for those in debt; and for Al‐
    lah’s Cause (i.e. for Mujaahidoon ‐ those fighting in the 
    holy wars), and for the wayfarer (a traveler who is cut off 
    from everything); a duty imposed by Allah. And Allah is 
    All‐Knower, All‐Wise.

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