Islamic Quiz
Staff Writer, March 3, 2008

1. What nullifies Hajj and cannot be compensated like all other is
Sexual Intercourse (Correct)
Wearing Sewn Clothes
Using Perfume

2. The Caliph who was the first person to light candles in the Holy mosque and to establish several doors to it was..
Umar (Correct)
Abu Bakr
Uthman

3. The one who tried to destroy the Kaabah was
Pharaoh
Abraha (Correct)

4. The distance between Makkah and Madinah is
420 Kilometer (Correct)
320 Kilometer

5. Hajj by proxy permits a man to depute another man to perform it and it is..
Conditional (Correct)
not conditional

6. Abraha was trying to turn Hajj into
Jerusalem
a church established it in yemen (Correct)

7. ___ Pushed the Abyssinians out of the Arabian Peninsula
Persians (Correct)
Al-Ghassasinah
The Romans

8. The one who married Um Kalthum the prophets daughter was
Usman (Correct)
Abu Bakr
Umar

9. The Qiblah turned from Al Kaabah direction of Jerusalem to that of Al Kaabah in the..
Seventh year of Hijrah
Tenth year of Hijrah
Second year of Hijrah (Correct)

10. The prophets message (mission) came to conclusion in..
A.D. 611 (Correct)
A.D. 613
A.D. 617

12. The one who performed Hajj secretly was
Khalid Ibn Walid (Correct)
Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz
Umar Ibn Khatab

13. The distance between Dhul Hulyfah and Al Madinah is
approximately 450 kilometer
approximately 15 kilometer (Correct)
approximately 100 kilometer

14. The one who killed Umayah bin Khalaf at the Battle of Badr was
Bilal (Correct)
Hamza
Ali

15. The second of Holy cities is
Makkah
Al-Madinah (Correct)
Thaqeef

16. What is the best type of Hajj
Tamattu (Correct)
Al-Qiran
Al-Ifrad

17. The prophets mother died when he was only
two years old
ten years old
six years old (Correct)

18. The one nick named father of the poors is
Khubaib Al Ansary
Saeed Al Kurashi
Gafar Ibn Abi Talib (Correct)

19. Abraha tried to destroy Al Kaabah in
The year of Elephants (Correct)
The year of Famine/Starvation

20. The distance between Jiddah and Madinah is
500 Kilometer
396 Kilometer (Correct)

21. Farewell Hijjah was in..
The eighth year of Hijrah
The tenth year of Hijrah (Correct)
The fourth year of Hijrah

22. Hajj was ordained in the..
Sixth Year of Hijrah
Tenth year of Hijrah (Correct)
Eighth year of Hijrah

23. Abraha was the ruler of
Egypt
The Yemen (Correct)

24. The Jeddah Makkah Highway crossing over the seaport bridge is..
100 kilometer
70 kilometer
60 kilometer (Correct)

25. Fasting was ordained in the..
Seventh year of Hijrah
Second year of Hijrah (Correct)
Tenth year of Hijrah

26. Which rite of Hajj comes after them
Tawaaf (Correct)
pacing between safa and marwa
shaving or clipping hair.

27. In Tawaaf and pacing between Safa and Marwa
Is not advisable to perform them by proxy
proxy is permissible
there is no proxy (Correct)

28. The leaders of Quraish gathered at .. to prevent the prophets migration
Abu Sufyans house
Al Kaabah
Dar Al Nadwah (Correct)

29. The pilgrim in Efrad..
Should offer Hady
Is not obliged to offer Hady (Correct)
Should fast

30. The battle of badr took place on
The 17th of Ramadan (Correct)
The 10th of Ramadan
The 25th of Ramadan

31. Demarcation of Najd in Saudi Arabia is Qarn Al Manazil
a mountain lies at south of Makkah
a mountain lies at west of Makkah
a mountain lies at east of Makkah (Correct)

32. The companion was nick named Allah's Sword is..
Usamah Ibn Zaid
Umru Ibn Al Aas
Khalid Ibn Al Walid (Correct)

33. Tawaaf around Kaabah is
either way
clock wise
anticlockwise (Correct)

34. Al Ghimamah mosque is in
Jiddah
Makkah
Al Madinah (Correct)

35. Assembly of Arafah is on the
Eight of Dhul Hijjah
Tenth of Dhul Hijjah (Correct)
Ninth of Dhul Hijjah

36. Umrah is a visit to the Holy Mosque
in Ramadan
any time of the year (Correct)
in Zul hejja

37. Repeating Umrah in the same year is
Obligatory
not permissible
permissible (Correct)

38. Pilgrims spend the night of immolation of at ___ after the assembly at Arafat
Makkah
Mina
Al Muzdalifah (Correct)

39. Spatial Demarcation for people of Iraq and for those who are beyond it is
Dhat Al Irq (Correct)
Yalamlam
Al Guhfah

40. The name of the tribe who were in charge of Al kaabah affairs before Quraish is..
Gurhom
Kinanah
Khuzaah (Correct)

41. The poet called the owner of the burdah is
Hassan Ibn Tabit
Kaab Ibn Zuhair (Correct)
Abdullah Ibn Rawaha

42. The Jew who tried to sow the seed of discord between the Aus and Khazraj tribes once again was
Kaab Ibn Al Shraf
Shas Ibn Qees (Correct)
Huyy Ibn Akhtab

43. Pacing between Safa and Marwa (for Hajj is)
A basic principle (Correct)
Sunna
Obligatory

44. The one who wears sewn clothes or uses a headgear
Must fast ten days
nullifies his Hajj and Umrah
Should expiate a sheep (Correct)

45. The person whom Prophet (PBUH) sent him with some people from Aqabah to instruct them was
Saad Ibn Malik
Hamza Ibn Abdul Mutalib
Musaab Ibn Umair (Correct)

46. Complete the following Hadith: The prophet (PBUH) said: The best of believers is he who is perfect
In morals (Correct)
Treatment of his family
Dealing with his religion

47. Which Sura starts with one of the attribute of Allah almighty
Surat Al Rahman (Correct)
Surat AN Noor
Surat AN Nasr

48. Ghzwatul Khandaq (Trench Compaign) took place in the
5th year of Hijra (Correct)
8th year of Hijra
6th year of Hijra

49. Hajj takes place in..
Ramadan
Dhul Hijjah (Correct)
Al Muharram

50. (Daawah) the call to Islam was kept secret for
Three years (Correct)
Two years
One year

51. Before Receiving the message the prophet worked in…
Agriculture
Commerce (Correct)
Carpentry

52. ___ was the one who tried to kill the prophet on his way of Hijrah
Suraqah Ibn Malik (Correct)
Abu Jahl
Abu Lahab

53. Among conditions of Hajj is
Encampment night of Arafah Day at Mina
Throwing of pebbles clipping or shaving the hair (Correct)
Pacing between Safa and Marwa

54. The first of emigrants to Abyssinia was
Bilal
Amar Ibn Yasir
Usman Ibn Affan (Correct)

55. The one who slept in the prophets bed in the night of Hijrah when Quraish conspired to murder him was…
Ali (Correct)
Umar
Abubakr

56. You can visit the prophets mosque
before and after Hajj (Correct)
before starting manasik of Hajj only
after finishing manasik of Hajj only

57. The one who practiced medicine among the mother of the faithful was
Umu Salamah
Aisha (Correct)
Hafsah

58. Edtiba is
To expose the left shoulder
To expose the right shoulder (Correct)
To expose the both shoulder

59. whoever used perfume at days of Hajj..
His Hajj is nullified
He should fast
He should expiate a sheep (Correct)

60. If a pilgrim proceeds to Arafaat without passing through Mina
There is no harm for him (Correct)
He should offer expiation

61. The cave of Hira is situated in
Mountain of Arafat
Mountain of Noor (Correct)
Mountain of Mercy

62. The one who led Quraish at the battle of Uhud was
Abu Sufyan (Correct)
Abu Lahab
Abu Jahl

63. Difference between Umrah and Hajj
During Umrah there is neither Arafah nor throwing of stone (Correct)
There is no pacing between Safa and Marwa
There is no Circumambulating the Ka'aba

64. The blessed Rawda is in
Al Aqsa Mosque
Kaabah Mosque
Prophets Mosque (Correct)

65. Taking Ihram at the demarcation is
A Basic Principles
Obligatory (Correct)
Sunna

66. Taking Ihram is
A pillar of Hajj (Correct)
A sunna
Obligatory for Hajj

67. The Mercy Mount lies near
Mina
Muzdalifah
Arafah (Correct)

68. If the pilgrim committed violating rules during Ihram
Should fast ten days
Should Expiate a sheep and to fast three days
Should Expiate a sheep or to fast three days (Correct)

69. Sacrifice is
Obligatory
An abiding Sunnah (Correct)

70. Among the obligation of Hajj is
Pacing between Safa and Marwa
Tawaaful Efaadah
Throwing the pebbles (Correct)

71. Even if the pilgrim is not capable of performing Hajj if he does so.
Al Hajj is not valid
Al Hajj is valid (Correct)

72. The aged and the sick can depute somebody to throw pebbles
It is not allowed
It is allowed to do so (Correct)

73. In pre Islamic times Hajj was considered to be the..
Pacing between Safa and Marwa and assembly at Arafat
Tawaaf (Correct)

74. The sunan of Hajj
Validity of Hajj depend on them
Is not cumpolsory and do not deserve expiation (Correct)
Should be compensated by expiation at Al Nahr Day

75. ____ maintained the Prophet (PBUH) after the death of his grandfather
Al Abbas
Abu Thalib (Correct)
Hamzah

76. The Prophet (PBUH) died in
Rabee Al Thani
Rabee Al Awal (Correct)
Ramadan

77. What is the Battle Called in the Quran as the Day of Furqan
Hunyn
Badr (Correct)
Uhud

78. Hajj
Is optional Sunna
Is an established Sunna (Correct)
Is obligatory upon every capable Muslim once in a lifetime.

79. The Prophet (PBUH) and Abu Bakr stayed inside the cave of Thoor for
Three days (Correct)
Four days
Seven days

80. The first one of Quraish who ran Makka's affairs was
Qusy Ibn Kilab (Correct)
Abdul Mutalib
Hashim Ibn Abdu Manaf

81. If the Pilgrim circumambulates at Hijjr Ismael
His circumambulation is permissible according to some sects
His circumambulation is valid
His circumambulation is invalid (Correct)

82. The Last Tribe Embrased Islam was..
Thaqif (Correct)
Bani Kinanah
KuZaah

83. The Caliph Who put and end to apostasy compaigns is
Ali
Umar
Abu bakr (Correct)

84. Kissing the Black Stone during the Tawaaf
is indispensable and obligatory
is not obligatory it is enough to point it to by hand (Correct)

85. Tawaaf Al- Ifadah for menustrating and puerperal ladies is..
exempted (Correct)
not exempted

86. Tribe Inhabited Makkah in the time of Ismail
Quraish
Guza'ah
Jurhom (Correct)

87. The First Mosque established in Islam is
Qiblatyn Mosque
Qiba Mosque (Correct)

88. Hajj is the crest of all worship because
It is the last of them all
It combines them all (Correct)

89. The Prophet (PBUH) built the
Qiba Mosque (Correct)
El Aksa Mosque
Namera Mosque

90. It is permissible for a women to perform Hajj by a proxy
No
Yes (Correct)

91. Those who had neglected the maintenance of the ZamZam well were..
Al Amaliqah
Al Grahimah (Correct)
Khuz'ah

92. Tawaaf
Provides the same as for prayers regarding purification and ablution. (Correct)
Does not provide special conditions

93. It is Sunna to Pray
four Rakas after each round at Miqam Ebraheem
two Rakas after each round at Miqam Ebraheem (Correct)
three Rakas after each round at Hijjr Isamel

94. The Number of Muslim Martyrs at Uhud were
70 (Correct)
100
75

95. The one who led the army of the polytheists in the battle of Hunain was..
Durid Ibn Al Samah
Thulaihah Ibn Khwalid
Maalik Ibn Uof (Correct)

96. Pacing between Safa and Marwa is
Seven Circuits (Correct)
Seven times to and fro
Three Circuits

97. The Pillars of Umrah are
Taking Ihram, Pacing, Assembly at Arafa
Taking Ihram, Tawaaf, Pacing (Correct)
Taking Ihram, Tawaaf, Visit the Prophets Mosque

98. The Mercy Mount Lies Near
Arafa (Correct)
Muzdhalifa
Mina

99. Spatial Demarcation for people of Al Madinah is
Qarn Al Manazil
Guhfah
Dhul Hulyfah (Correct)

100. The number of those killed on the side of the polytheists in all the compaigns were..
162
112 (Correct)
243

101. The Holy revelation to the Prophet (PBUH) starts on
Wednesday
Monday (Correct)
Friday

102. The Height of Al Kaaba is
15 meters high
20 meters high
10 meters high (Correct)

103. The Prophets foster sister was.
Fatimah
Al Rabab
Al Shyma (Correct)

104. The Prophet (PBUH) was born in
The year of Elephant (Correct)
The year of Rimada
The year of Wufud

105. The battle of Khaibar took place in the
Eighth year of Hijrah
Fifth year of Hijrah
Seventh year of Hijrah (Correct)

106. Saluting the Holy Mosque implies..
circumambulating seven rounds (Correct)
praying two rakas
praying four rakas

107. The obligatory Hady is upon
Hajj Al Ifrad
The one who performs Umrah
Muttamatti and Qarin and one who missed one of the pillars of Hajj (Correct)

108. Al Kaabah door is situated in the ... Wall
southern
western
eastern (Correct)

109. Qiba Mosque is in the
North West of Sala Mountain
South West of Al Madinah (Correct)
af the Ranuwtha Valley

110. Jamratul Aqabah is
the smallest Jamrah
the medium Jamrah
the biggest Jamrah (Correct)

111. Recommendable Hady is done by
the pilgrim who performs Ifrad mode (Correct)
the one who performs Umrah
the one who missed one of obligatories of Hajj

112. The farewell circumambulation (Tawaaf) ... to hasten one's gait this is considered the last act before returning home
it is not necessary (Correct)
it is necessary

113. The prophet received the revelation at the age of..
forty (Correct)
thirty
twenty five

114. The one who advised the digging of the ditch around madinah to repulse the attacks of the polytheists was
Bilal
Salman Al Farisy (Correct)
Abu Ubaidah

115. The Prophet himself led the Muslim Army in
17 battles
13 battles (Correct)
23 battles

116. The Prophet (PBUH) used to meet his companions secretly at
Al Arqam's House (Correct)
Thour Cave
Al Nadwa House

117. Fundamental Principles of Hajj are
Taking Ihram, Tawaaf Al Qudum, Assembly at Arafat, Farewell Circumambulation
Taking Ihram, Assembly at Arafat, pacing between Safa and Marwa Tawaaful Ifaadah (Correct)

118. The rites (Manasik) of Hajj continue for
five days (Correct)
seven days

119. Zakah was ordained in the
tenth year of Hijrah (Correct)
ninth year of Hijrah
eleventh year of Hijrah

120. The one who killed the Caliph Ali was
Ibn Al Sawda
Abu Luluah
Ibn Mulgim (Correct)

121. Throwing pebbles are done..
In the leaving eighth of Dhul Hijjah
After sunset on the ninth of Dhul Hijjah
In the morning of the feast on the tenth of Dhul Hijjah (Correct)

122. If you doubted number of the rounds that you have done during Tawaaf, then
repeat the Tawaaf from beginning
the biggest number is considered
the lowest number is considered (Correct)

123. The relevance (legitimacy) of Hajj
is not found in the Quran and Sunna, and so can be dispensed with
is confirmed by the Quran and Sunna (Correct)

124. Among the fundamentals
Throwing of pebbles, and taking Ihram at demarcation
Assembly at Arafah pacing between Safa and Marwa (Correct)
Spending a Night at Muzdalifah and Tawaaful Ifadah

125. Hajj
Is Obligatory Upon capable Muslim (Correct)
Obligatory upon Muslims
Is Sunna not Obligatory

126. The Priest who knew the signs of the prophethood of Muhammed (PBUH) was
Abdul Qees
Buhyra (Correct)
Minkhas

127. Um Al Qura is
Yathrib
Makkah (Correct)
Al Taef

128. Partial relief from Ihram should:
Be done after Ifada Tawaaf
Bed done after throwing pebbles at the biggest Aqabah (Correct)

129. As soon as throwing pebbles of Aqabah
Tawaaful Ifadah should be done
Hady should be offered
Shaving the hair or shortening it, should be done (Correct)

130. Quraish Allocated a reward for the recapture of the Prophet back to Makkah, amounted to.
100 Camels (Correct)
150 Camels
50 Camels

131. The Months of Hajj are
Shawal, Dhul Qidah. Dhul Hijjah (Correct)
Rajab, Ramadan, Shawal
Dhul Hijjah

132. Ibrahim's religion is called..
Christianity
Judism
Al Hanifyah (Correct)

133. The real name of Abu Jahl was..
Abdul Uza (Correct)
Abdul Dar
Abdul Kaabah

134. Throwing pebbles at Aqabah is..
Sunna
A Basic Principle
Obligatory (Correct)

135. The Farewell Circumambulation is..
One round
Seven rounds (Correct)
Three rounds

136. Tawaaful Ifadah is..
A basic element (Correct)
sunna
obligatory

137. The one who called the old fox of Quraish was
Khalid Ibn Al Walid
Umru Ibn Al Aas (Correct)
Ikrima

138. The first female martyr in Islam is..
Sumyah (Correct)
Aisha
Ghadija

139. The treaty of Hudybyah was reached (signed)in
In the sixth year of Hijrah (Correct)
In the seventh year of Hijrah
In the eighth year of Hijrah

140. Hajj (pilgrimage) is obligatory upon woman
Even if there is no Mahram male relative
provided she is escorted by a Mahram male relative or trustworthy person (Correct)

141. The first lady managed to learn Holy Quran by heart is
Hafsah Bint Umar (Correct)
Sawdah Bint Al Haridh
Sumyah Al Ansaryah

142. During Hajj a woman should wear
Plain Clothes in a decent way (Correct)
The same as men do

143. The distance between Jiddah Airport and the Jiddah Makkah Highway is
15 km
12 km (Correct)
25 km

144. Umrah during Hajj season except the eighth and ninth of Dhul Hijjah is
Permissible (Correct)
Not Permissible
Not Recommended

145. Demarcation of Yemenis is Yalamlam
A plain lies at south of Makkah (Correct)
North of Makkah
A valley lies at east of Makkah

146. If the Mutamir (who performs umrah) spends the night in Makkah
He should perform farewell circumambulation (Correct)
He does not perform farewell circumambulation

147. To pass through Safa Door and Supplicating Allah Almighty at seeking the Kaabah
Is sunnah (Correct)
Is obligatory (Fard)

148. Quraish beseiged the Muslim at the Mountain Pass of Abu Talib
Four years Old
Two years old (Correct)
Three years old

149. The Battel Mu'tah took place in the
Sixth year of Hijrah
Ninth Year of Hijrah
Eighth year of Hijrah (Correct)

150. Circumambulating the Kaabah is considered as
Umrah
Prayer (Correct)
Hajj

151. Umrah ends with
Circumambulation
Pacing between Safa and Marwa (Correct)
pebbles throwing

152. Casting the pebbles according to the four main sects is
Obligatory (Correct)
Not Obligatory

153. The lady called the owner of the Two Girdles (Dhatu Nitaqn) was..
Asmaa (Correct)
Al shymaa
Aesha

154. The apostasy of Bani Amir, Hawzan and Bani Sileem took place in the
Eighth year of Hijra
Eleventh year of Hijra (Correct)
Ninth year of Hijra

155. When do you say O Allah forgive my sins and open to me the gates of Thy mercy
When setting out Travelling
When going to bed
At entering the mosque (Correct)

156. Spatial Demarcation for the people of Makkah is
To take Ihram at Dhul Hulyfah
To take Ihram at Tanieem Mosque
To take Ihram at his residence. (Correct)

157. The men who read Surat Al Tawba in Makkah was
Umar
Ali (Correct)
Abu Bakr

158. Throwing of Aqaba pebbles take place at
Arafat
Muzdalifah
Mina (Correct)

159. The Prophet (PBUH) was born on
Monday (Correct)
Friday
Wednesday

160. When the prophet married Khadija he was
25 years old (Correct)
40 years old
20 years old

161. Khwalid Ibn Walid embraced Islam in the
Third year of Hijrah
Seventh year of Hijrah
Eighth year of Hijrah (Correct)

162. The total pebbles for Jamarat is
70 pebbles
70 pebbles for whose are not in hurry to leave and 49 pebbles for those in hurry (Correct)
49 pebbles.

163. The hosting of Pilgrims at Makkah was called..
Sidanah
Rifadah (Correct)
Siqayah

164. Whoever doesnot attend the Assembly at Arafah
Should fast ten days
Should offer an expiation Hady
His Hajj is invalid (Correct)

165. Funeral Prayer
Is Two Rakaas
Does not include bowing or prostration (Correct)
Is Four Rakaas

166. The delegations met to listen to Surat Al Tawbah in Makkah at
Safa and Marwa
Gabal Al Noor and Jabal Al Rahma
Arafat and Mina (Correct)

167. Mountain Uhud is
A sandy mountain in Jeddah
A huge mountain in Makkah
A rocky mountain about 4 km from madinah (Correct)

168. The Ceaser (ruler) of Rome at the advent of Islam was..
Justinian
Vocas
Hercules (Correct)

169. The Jewess who attempted to poison the prophet was
Zainab Bint Al Haridh (Correct)
Zainab Bint Khinas
Zainab Bint Nibeat

170. The Leader of martyrs is..
Hamzah (Correct)
Usman
Musaab

171. The first person who clothed the Kaabah with silk material was
Hamzah Ibn Abdul Mutalib
Um Al Abbas Ibn Abdul Mutalib (Correct)
Al Zubair Ibn Al Awam

172. While Chanting Talbiyah..
A pilgrim is required to raise his voice, but a woman must lower her voice, or be heard only by one beside (Correct)
A pilgrim must lower his voice

173. The conditions of Hajj includes..
Availability of fonds only
Sanity only
Islam, Adulthood, Ability Financially and Physically and road safety (Correct)

174. The real name of Abu Jahl is
Amru Ibn Hisham (Correct)
Amru Ibn Kilab
Amru Ibn Wid

175. The Caliph who said I am in charge of you but I am not the best of you was
Umar
AbuBakr (Correct)
Usman