Shadows In The Sun Practice Quiz 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was "the First Translator of the meaning of Al-Quran"?

    • A.

      Muhammad b. Maslamah

    • B.

      Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari

    • C.

      Abu Darda

    • D.

      Salman Al-Farsi

    Correct Answer
    D. Salman Al-Farsi
    Explanation
    With his understanding of the Magian religion, Christianity, and Islam, Salmān was well qualified to interpret Islam to people of other faiths. In fact, he translated parts of the meaning of the Qur’ān into Persian. He was thus the first person to translate the Qur’ān into a foreign language

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  • 2. 

    What religion was Salman Al-Farsi a part of, before he accepted Islam?

    • A.

      Christianity

    • B.

      Jewdaism

    • C.

      Magian Religion

    • D.

      Atheism

    Correct Answer
    C. Magian Religion
    Explanation
    Salmān al-Fārisi grew up in Isfahan, Persia, in the home of a village chief. From an early age, he became devoted to the Magian religion and attained the position of the custodian of the sacred flame.

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  • 3. 

    Where did Salman Al-Farsi first meet the Prophet?

    • A.

      Makkah

    • B.

      Medina

    • C.

      Taif

    Correct Answer
    B. Medina
    Explanation
    In Yathrib, Salmān toiled as a slave, awaiting the expected prophet. On the coming of Muḥammad (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam), Salmān’s hopes were fulfilled

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  • 4. 

    Where was Salman Al-Farsi  from?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Persia

    • C.

      Medina

    • D.

      Rome

    Correct Answer
    B. Persia
    Explanation
    Salmān al-Fārisi grew up in Isfahan, Persia, in the home of a village chief. From an early age, he became devoted to the Magian religion and attained the position of the custodian of the sacred flame. Salman al Fasri was trained in the Persian language he had and sharp mind and became interested in other faiths.

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  • 5. 

    Who was known as "The Host of the Prophet"?

    • A.

      Abu Ubaydah

    • B.

      Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari

    • C.

      Abu Darda

    • D.

      Abdullah b. Masud

    Correct Answer
    B. Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari
    Explanation
    When the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) reached Madīnah after his long and dangerous hijrah, the whole city came out to greet him and every family wanted the honor of hosting him. Instead of making a personal decision, the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) let his camel decide, saying, “It is under command.” The camel finally rested in front of the house of Abu Ayyūb al-Anṣāri

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  • 6. 

    Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari housed the Prophet when he came to Taif, and he was afraid to sleep below him

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Abu Ayyub hosted the prophet in Medinah. Abu Ayub and his wife were very modest people, and they said please sleep up, and the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said no I would sleep here and it’s better because people come to visit me.

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  • 7. 

    The hidden advisor of the Messenger of Allah (SAW) was _______.

    • A.

      Khadijah

    • B.

      Umm Salamah

    • C.

      Nusaybah bint Ka'b

    • D.

      Sumayyah

    Correct Answer
    B. Umm Salamah
    Explanation
    She had hidden wisdom. When Umm Salamah saw the Prophet Muhammad's (SAW) grief, she would offer wise suggestions. Amazing advisor gave comfort in a difficult situation.

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  • 8. 

    The brave Ansari woman who shielded the Prophet in Uhud and participated in the pledge of Aqabah was _____.

    • A.

      Khadijah

    • B.

      Umm Salamah

    • C.

      Nusaybah bint. Ka'b

    • D.

      Nusaybah bint. Ka'b

    • E.

      Sumayyah

    • F.

      Sumayyah

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Nusaybah bint. Ka'b
    D. Nusaybah bint. Ka'b
    Explanation
    Among the seventy-five representatives of the people of Yathrib at the second Pledge of al-‘Aqabah were two women, Nuṣaybah bint Ka‘b of Banu Najjār and Asmā’ bint ‘Amr from Banu Salamah.

    This woman was STRONG. Women used to go and back up the warriors in front and take care of wounded and in some occasions if enemy came through they would have to defend themselves. So they knew some way of self-defense. In Uhud, the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said whoever I looked to the right or to the left I saw Umm Ammarah fighting in front of me. She was there, she was NOT WEAK.

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  • 9. 

    The first woman to believe in the message of Muhammad (SAW) was ______.

    • A.

      Khadijah

    • B.

      Umm Salamah

    • C.

      Nusaybah bint Ka'b

    • D.

      Sumayyah

    Correct Answer
    A. Khadijah
    Explanation
    Khadija didn’t just accept Islam, she consolidated Islam, she covered up Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) when he was confused. She had wisdom in the early days of Islam. She was a real “shadow in the sun.” People don’t realize her involvement. She helped setting up the foundations of Islam, subhanAllah.

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  • 10. 

    She was from amongst the prolific narrators of (more than 2000) ahadith (sayings of the Prophet s.a.w.):

    • A.

      Khadijah

    • B.

      Umm Ayman

    • C.

      Umm Ammarah

    • D.

      Aisha bint Abi Bakr

    • E.

      Umm Salamah

    Correct Answer
    D. Aisha bint Abi Bakr
    Explanation
    Ā’ishah bint Abi Bakr memorized and narrated more than two thousand aḥādīth (sayings of the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam). She was second most hadith narrator after Abu Hurayrah.

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  • 11. 

    The first woman martyred in the path of Allah was _________.

    • A.

      Khadijah

    • B.

      Umm Salamah

    • C.

      Nusaybah bint Ka'b

    • D.

      Sumayyah

    Correct Answer
    D. Sumayyah
    Explanation
    It was Sumayya, the wife of Yāsir and mother of ‘Ammār, was the first shahīdah (martyr) from the Prophet Muḥammad (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s followers. A woman was the first person to give her life for Islam. The first martyr in Islam.

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  • 12. 

    Who was one of the women who played the role of a mother to the Prophet SAW?

    • A.

      Haleemah As Saadia

    • B.

      Aminah bint Wahb

    • C.

      Barakah the Abyssinian slave

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All three of them played a motherly role in the prophet's life.

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  • 13. 

    Prophet Muhammad's mother died at Abwa on a journey and he was left alone with Barakah.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Barakah buried Āminah with her own hands, comforted the child and returned him to his grandfather in Makkah. Abd’l-Muṭṭalib soon died and Muḥammad’s uncle Abu Ṭālib took over as his protector. Wherever he went, Barakah was there for him, even in his matrimonial home with Khadījah!

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  • 14. 

    Barakah was called Umm Ayman because she was like second mother of the Prophet:

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She eventually married ‘Ubayd b. Zayd of the Khazraj, went to Yathrib and gave birth to a son, Ayman. Thereafter she was called “Umm Ayman.” When Ubayd passed away shortly after and she went back to Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi
    wa sallam) with her son to Makkah and lived in the compound area, because Khadija was wealthy women.

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  • 15. 

    Where was the secret meeting place for the early muslims?

    • A.

      Inside the Ka'aba

    • B.

      The House of Khadijah

    • C.

      The House of Abu Talib

    • D.

      The House of Arwam Ibn 'Abi Arwam

    • E.

      In the Cave Hira

    Correct Answer
    D. The House of Arwam Ibn 'Abi Arwam
    Explanation
    Arqam ibn Abi Arqam donated his house which was close to the mountain of Safa in the fifth year of Prophethood. His house was in the mountain area of Safa and sort of in the back so didn’t create attention. So he gave Waqf, a sadaqah jariya that keeps getting used by community. So the first Islamic center for the Muslims was established, not a typical masjid. Many embraced Islam there and many heard the word of Allāh.

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  • 16. 

    Who was amongst the wives of the Prophet SAW that made hijrah first to abyssinia and then to Medinah?

    • A.

      Hafsah bint Umar

    • B.

      Aishah bint Abi Bakr

    • C.

      Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan

    • D.

      Hind bint Suhayl

    • E.

      Both C and D

    Correct Answer
    E. Both C and D
    Explanation
    Hind bint Suhayl and Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan both had made hijrah to Abyssina and then later to Medinah.

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  • 17. 

    Which incident shows the wisdom of Umm Salamah when she gave advice to the Prophet?

    • A.

      Migration to Medina

    • B.

      Battle of Uhud

    • C.

      Treaty of Hudaibiyah

    • D.

      Conquest of Makkah

    Correct Answer
    C. Treaty of Hudaibiyah
    Explanation
    Before Treaty of Hudaybiyyah, they thought Uthman (ra) was killed and the sahabiyy made a bay’a to fight to the death. When they were prevented from doing Umrah the Prophet (saw) ordered the Muslims to shave their heads, to make sacrifices, and to return from Makkah to Medina according to the settlement, most of them did not obey. The Prophet (saw) sought refuge with his wife. When Umm Salamah saw the Prophet Muhammad's (SAW) grief, she offered a wise suggestion and said: "O Messenger of Allah! They are reluctant to accept the settlement since they desired victory. You should stand up and go out without uttering a word, then sacrifice and shave your own head, and then they will obey!" Afterwards all the Muslims stood up and obeyed Prophet Muhammad's (SAW) command.

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  • 18. 

    From amongst the wives of the Prophet SAW she lived a long life after him and was the last one to die in 62AH:

    • A.

      Aisha bint Abi Bakr

    • B.

      Hafsah bint Umar

    • C.

      Safiyyah bint Huyay

    • D.

      Umm Salamah

    • E.

      Zaynab bint Jahsh

    Correct Answer
    D. Umm Salamah
    Explanation
    She died at 84 years old in 62 A.H., she was the last of the wives to die.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following are qualities of a good leader?

    • A.

      Physically strong, wealthy, most influential

    • B.

      Intelligent, makes smart decisions in different situation, Sincere

    • C.

      Successful businessman, eloquent speaker, ruthless fighter

    • D.

      Successful businessman, eloquent speaker, ruthless fighter

    • E.

      Skillful warrior, Muslim, master of Literature

    • F.

      Skillful warrior, Muslim, master of Literature

    • G.

      Hot headed, ability to influence the opponents, warrior

    • H.

      Hot headed, ability to influence the opponents, warrior

    Correct Answer
    B. Intelligent, makes smart decisions in different situation, Sincere
    Explanation
    A good leader is someone who possesses qualities such as intelligence, the ability to make smart decisions in different situations, and sincerity. Intelligence allows a leader to analyze situations, make informed decisions, and come up with innovative solutions. Making smart decisions in different situations shows adaptability and the ability to think critically. Sincerity is important as it builds trust and credibility among followers, and helps in maintaining transparency and ethical behavior. These qualities contribute to effective leadership and the ability to inspire and motivate others towards a common goal.

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  • 20. 

    The verse: "And there is a type of man who gives his life to earn the pleasure of Allah.." (2:207), was revealing regarding this companion who was told by the Prophet "your transaction has been fruitful". Who was this companion?

    • A.

      Salman Al-Farsi

    • B.

      Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari

    • C.

      Abu Bakr

    • D.

      Suhayb b. Malik

    • E.

      Uthman b. Affan

    Correct Answer
    D. Suhayb b. Malik
    Explanation
    Suhayb was going to migrate and they surrounded him. He said laat and uzza are sleeping they are not an issue, and he took his weapons and said to people I am leaving and you come towards me I’ll attack. He said I’ll give you my wealth, I’ll give you my address and give all my wealth to you. They agreed and made his hijrah and they took over his wealth and he reached Madinah and came to Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) He suffered through all of the trials of the Makkan period and was imprisoned at the beginning of the hijrah. During a seemingly unsuccessful escape attempt, he bartered all of his riches for his freedom. The Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told him, “Your transaction has been fruitful, O Abu Yaḥya.”

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