Do You Know The Origin Of Islam? Religion Quiz

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Do You Know The Origin Of Islam? Religion Quiz

Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with 1. 9 billion followers or 24. 9% of the world's population, known as Muslims. Muslims make up a majority of the population in 51 countries. Do you know the Origin of Islam? Find out in this Religion Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Muhammad was NOT
    • A. 

      The prophet of Islam.

    • B. 

      Born in 400 BCE.

    • C. 

      Born in Mecca.

    • D. 

      A merchant.

  • 2. 
    Which statement is NOT true about Muslims?
    • A. 

      They believe there are two main gods in the world: one Good and one Evil.

    • B. 

      One in every five people on earth is a Muslim.

    • C. 

      To call yourself Muslim means you "submit" to God.

    • D. 

      Most Muslims live in the Middle East.

  • 3. 
    Which thing did NOT happen in Mecca?
    • A. 

      Muhammad was born.

    • B. 

      The Ka'aba was visited by all kinds of religious pilgrims before Muhammad was born.

    • C. 

      The Quraysh attempted to assassinate Muhammad.

    • D. 

      The first mosque was built.

  • 4. 
    What is this? Read: In the name of thy Lord Who createth. Createth man from a clot. Read: And it is Thy Lord the Most Bountiful Who teacheth by the pen, Teacheth man that which he knew not.
    • A. 

      The inscription on the black stone at the Ka'aba.

    • B. 

      Muhammad's first revelation.

    • C. 

      The hijra.

    • D. 

      The beginning of the mi'raj.

  • 5. 
    Yathrib was NOT:
    • A. 

      The town where the first mosque was built.

    • B. 

      Medina.

    • C. 

      The destination during the hijra.

    • D. 

      The capital of Ethiopia.

  • 6. 
    The story of the Mi'raj was NOT:
    • A. 

      A part of the Qu'ran.

    • B. 

      An explanation for why Muslims pray five times per day.

    • C. 

      A story that included the Angel Gabriel.

    • D. 

      An explanation for why Jerusalem is important to Muslims.

  • 7. 
    Shahada is NOT
    • A. 

      Fasting.

    • B. 

      The profession of faith.

    • C. 

      A sign that a man or woman has joined the umma.

    • D. 

      The first pillar.

  • 8. 
    Salat is NOT:
    • A. 

      Prayer.

    • B. 

      A physical manifestation of submission to God.

    • C. 

      The profession of faith.

    • D. 

      Facing in the direction of Mecca.

  • 9. 
    Zakat is NOT:
    • A. 

      Almsgiving.

    • B. 

      Fasting.

    • C. 

      A practical manifestation of compassion.

    • D. 

      Kind of like an income tax.

  • 10. 
    Sawm is NOT:
    • A. 

      A reminder to middle income and wealthy people to feel grateful for what they have.

    • B. 

      Fasting.

    • C. 

      Almsgiving.

    • D. 

      Something that happens during the whole month of Ramadan.

  • 11. 
    The Islamic calendar begins counting from:
    • A. 

      The date of Muhammad's birth.

    • B. 

      The date of Muhammad's first revelation.

    • C. 

      The date of the migration to Medina.

    • D. 

      The date when Muhammad first wrote the Qur'an.

  • 12. 
    Islam is connected to Christianity and Judaism. For example, Islam holds all of the following to be true EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Muslims, like Jews and Christians, are descended from Abraham.

    • B. 

      The Qur'an is a correction of the Old and New Testaments, not a replacement for them.

    • C. 

      Jesus wrote the first version of the Qur'an, but it was lost in the Flood.

    • D. 

      Abraham and his older son, Ismail (Ishmael) built the Ka'aba.

  • 13. 
    In the end, the violence that Muhammad committed against the Quraysh was:
    • A. 

      Destroying the idols at the Ka'aba.

    • B. 

      Killing all the firstborn sons of the Quraysh.

    • C. 

      Selling the wives and daughters of the Quraysh into slavery.

    • D. 

      Burning Mecca to the ground.

  • 14. 
    A clear expression of tawhid was
    • A. 

      Muhammad's marriage to Khadija.

    • B. 

      The destruction of the idols at the Ka'aba.

    • C. 

      The hijra.

    • D. 

      Sawm during the month of Ramadan.

  • 15. 
    An example of a lesser jihad could be
    • A. 

      When Muhammad and the Muslims were fighting against the tribes in Medina who were trying to eradicate them.

    • B. 

      Working hard to do well in school so you can go to college and get a good job.

    • C. 

      Killing someone in vengeance because they killed your grandparents.

    • D. 

      Volunteering at a local food bank during the Holidays to try to express and develop your feelings of compassion.

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