Muslim Festivals And Ramadan

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  • 1. 
    Who is the final prophet of Islam?
    • A. 

      Allah

    • B. 

      Muhammad

    • C. 

      Musa

    • D. 

      Dawud

  • 2. 
    What is the most important of all Muslim beliefs and is shared by both Sunni and Shi'a Muslims?
    • A. 

      The belief in the Trinity

    • B. 

      Tawhid

    • C. 

      Risalah

    • D. 

      Isma'il

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the belief that " Allah is the one God, That He alone created the earth and sustains it"?
    • A. 

      Tawhid

    • B. 

      Omnipotent

    • C. 

      Risalah

    • D. 

      Akhirah

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the voluntary donations that Muslim may choose to give (in addition to Zakah)?
    • A. 

      Sadaqah

    • B. 

      Du'a'

    • C. 

      Zuhr

    • D. 

      Rak'ahs

  • 5. 
    Why do Muslims get up early during the month of Ramadan?
    • A. 

      To pray before the celebrations begin

    • B. 

      To begin their fast

    • C. 

      To say the Maghrib before the day begins

    • D. 

      To eat and drink before the fasting for that day begins

  • 6. 
    Often Mosques will give Muslims timetables for the fasting period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    During Ramadan, a canon is always fired or a drum beaten in order to wake Muslims up in time to eat each day before the fasting starts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During Sawm, a Muslim is expected to stay away from bad or negative actions such as lying or breaking promises.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    During Sawm, Muslims are expected to work hard to control their thinking, and avoid bad thoughts and anger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Every night during Ramadan, special prayers are said at the mosque. What are these prayers called?
    • A. 

      Taraweeh

    • B. 

      Sawm

    • C. 

      The Maghrib

    • D. 

      Hajj

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is fasting in Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic year?
    • A. 

      Sawm

    • B. 

      Muttaqi

    • C. 

      Taqwa

    • D. 

      Taraweeh

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a major Muslim festival that remembers 'a time when Allah provided a lamb for Ibrahim to sacrifice instead of his son'?
    • A. 

      Id-ul-Adha

    • B. 

      Hajj

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

  • 13. 
    Which of the following  festivals allows Shi'a Muslims to re-affirm their commitment to their first Imam, Ali?
    • A. 

      Id-ul-Adha

    • B. 

      Hajj

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a major Muslim festival known as the 'Festival of Sacrifice'?
    • A. 

      Id-ul-Adha

    • B. 

      Hajj

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

  • 15. 
    The festival of Id-Ul-Adha can last up to four days, depending on the country in which it is celebrated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following words are said in Arabic as the animal sacrifice for the festival of Id-ul-Adha is slaughtered in the traditional humane Muslim way?
    • A. 

      'In the name of God, God is the greatest.'

    • B. 

      'O Messenger! Proclaim everything that has been sent down to you from your Lord; if you do not, then you will not have communicated His message.' [5:67]

    • C. 

      'And God will protect you from the people. god does not guide those who reject Him' [5:67]

    • D. 

      'Save yourself from hellfire by giving even half a date-fruit in charity' [Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 2, Hadith 498]

  • 17. 
    Muslims do several things in preparation for the festival of Id-ul-Adha , following the traditions of Muhammad.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In the evening during Ramadan, the fast is broken with a meal known as Iftar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    During Ramadan, the poor is not usually invited to share in a meal with a family or given food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What do you call the pre-dawn meal during Ramadan?
    • A. 

      Suhur

    • B. 

      Taraweeh

    • C. 

      Sawm

    • D. 

      Zakah

  • 21. 
    The festival of Id-ul-Adha begins with prayers, usually at the mosque, and the delivery of a Khutbah [sermon] by the imam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    During the festival of Id-ul-Adha, which of the following prayers may be offered in an open air gathering place known asan Musalla?
    • A. 

      Id prayers

    • B. 

      Ihram

    • C. 

      Salah

    • D. 

      Rak'ahs

  • 23. 
    Which festival celebrates the day that Noah left the ark and the day that Musa was saved from the Egyptians by Allah?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 24. 
    Which of the following festivals is not celebrated by Sunni Muslims who do not accept the Shi'a interpretation of events at Ghadir Khumm. According to Sunni Muslims  Muhammad was actually calling for Ali to be respected but not seen as his successor.
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 25. 
    Which of the following festivals is a national holiday in many Muslim countries and marks three days off work and school?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 26. 
    During which of the following festivals do some Muslims visit the cemetery to remember those who have been separated from them by death?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is the festival of ending the  fasting of Ramadan when the crescent moon is sighted?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 28. 
    During which of the following festivals do Muslims enjoy specially prepared food, exchange gifts, buy new clothes and enjoy each other's company forgetting past disagreements and being thankful to Allah for all He does for them?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 29. 
    Which of the following festivals is a Shi'a festival celebrated on the eighteenth of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 30. 
    Which of the following festivals did the Prophet Muhammad call 'The Day of Reward'?
    • A. 

      Ashura

    • B. 

      Id-ul-Fitr

    • C. 

      Id-ul-Ghadeer

    • D. 

      Id-ul-Adha

  • 31. 
    What is also known as zakah ul-fitr?
    • A. 

      A special charity given to atone for any mistakes Muslims might have made while fasting.

    • B. 

      The verse of announcement which says that Muhammad has an important message to proclaim in order to fulfil his mission as the prophet of Allah

    • C. 

      The sacrifice of an animal to remember the time Allah provided a lamb for Ibrahim to sacrifice instead of his son

  • 32. 
    Muhammad called Id-ul-Fitr 'The Day of Reward' as it comes before the hardships of Sawm during Ramadan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Every Muslim must fast during Ramadan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Sawm helps a Muslim to be completely obedient to Allah. This complete obedience to Allah is known as being a Muttaqi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    The last ten days of Ramadan are especially important because  the Hadith says it was during this time that ...
    • A. 

      Muhammad chose his successor

    • B. 

      Muhammad made his last sermon

    • C. 

      Muhammad completed a pilgrimage

    • D. 

      Muhammad received the first pages of the Qu'ran

  • 36. 
    It is believed that it was the practice of Muhammad to spend the last ten days of Ramadan at the mosque in study of the Qur'an.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Some Shi'a Muslims participate in public expressions of mourning and grief during Ashura. many believe that beating and whipping themselves to express their grief will link them to the suffering and death of Hussayn and help them on the Day of Judgement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Which son of Ali, grandson of Muhammad and third Imam of the Shi'as, along with his family and a small group of companions, was massacred at a battle in Karbala. His death is seen by Sunni and Shi'a Muslims as a symbol of the struggle against injustice and oppression.
    • A. 

      Hussayn

    • B. 

      Ashura

    • C. 

      Id Mubarak

    • D. 

      Iblis

  • 39. 
    It is reported that Muhammad said that whoever completes the recitation of the phrases 'Subhan Allah', 'Alhamdulillah' and 'Allahu Akbar' with one of the phrases below, will have all his sins pardoned even if they may be as large as 'the foam on the surface of the sea.' Which phrase is it?
    • A. 

      'And when my servants ask you you, [O Muhammad] concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invoacation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided.'

    • B. 

      "There is no true God except Allah. He is One and He has no partner with Him. His is the sovereignty and His is the praise, and He is omnipotent"

    • C. 

      'Allah loves those who turn to him and who care for cleanliness.'

    • D. 

      'I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and He is one and has no partner and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and messenger.'

  • 40. 
    An important part of preparing for prayer is wudu. This is the ritual washing that a Muslim must do before Salah prayer. Wudu is done as a symbolic action to reinforce the niyyah declaration that the believer makes as they begin. Which of the following quotes from the Qur'an underlines the importance of wudu before Salah?
    • A. 

      'And when my servants ask you you, [O Muhammad] concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invoacation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided.'

    • B. 

      "There is no true God except Allah. He is One and He has no partner with Him. His is the sovereignty and His is the praise, and He is omnipotent"

    • C. 

      'Allah loves those who turn to him and who care for cleanliness.'

    • D. 

      'I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and He is one and has no partner and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and messenger.'

  • 41. 
    An important part of preparing for prayer is wudu. This is the ritual washing that a Muslim must do before Salah prayer. Wudu is done as a symbolic action to reinforce the niyyah declaration that the believer makes as they begin. Which of the following quotes from the Qur'an will a Muslim recite after completing wudu?
    • A. 

      'And when my servants ask you you, [O Muhammad] concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invoacation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided.'

    • B. 

      "There is no true God except Allah. He is One and He has no partner with Him. His is the sovereignty and His is the praise, and He is omnipotent"

    • C. 

      'Allah loves those who turn to him and who care for cleanliness.'

    • D. 

      'I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and He is one and has no partner and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and messenger.'

  • 42. 
    Which of the following is the believer's intention to worship Allah with a pure heart? It may be said out loud or it may just be declared within the believer's heart.
    • A. 

      Wudu

    • B. 

      Niyyah

    • C. 

      Shahadah

    • D. 

      Salah