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Seniors Quiz #3 (13 - 17 years)
with answers
 

1. Write the translation of any one verse of the Qur'an Kareem about salah and indicate the verse number.

Recite that which has been revealed to you of the Book and keep up prayer; surely prayer keeps (one) away from indecency and evil, and certainly the rememberance of Allah is the greatest, and Allah knows what you do. (29:45)

2. Write the translation of any one Hadith Shareef of the beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam about salah.

Hadrat Mughira Rady Allahu 'Anhu said that the Holy Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam prayed for so long in the night in standing posture that his feet got swoolen up. His companions said to him, "O Prophet of Allah! Why do you exert so much when Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala has forgiven you all sins?" The beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam replied, "Should I not be a grateful servant of Allah?" (Bukhari, Muslim)

3. What is the meaning of fardh salah?

Obligatory prayer

4. Name the daily fardh salah and the number of rak'ah in each.

Fajr: 2
Zuhr: 4
'Asr: 4
Maghrib: 3
'Isha: 4

5. Indicate the daily salah of sunnah mu'akkadah and the number of rak'ah in each.

2 raka'ah before fard of Fajr
4 raka'ah before fard of Zuhr
2 raka'ah after fard of Zuhr
2 raka'ah after fard of Maghrib
2 raka'ah after fard of 'Isha

6. What is recited in ruku'? Write its meaning.

Sub-hana Rabbi-yal 'Azeem

Glory to my Lord, the Great

7. What is recited in sijda? Write its meaning.

Sub-hana Rabbi-yal A'la

Glory to my Lord, the Most High

8. Write the translation of what is recited in azan.

Allah is Great Allah is Great
Allah is Great Allah is Great
I bear witness that no one is worthy of worship but Allah
I bear witness that no one is worthy of worship but Allah
I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah
I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah
Come to prayer Come to prayer
Come to salvation Come to salvation
Allah is Great Allah is Great
No one is worthy of worthy of worship but Allah

9. In which directed do we face when in salah?

In the direction of the Ka'ba in Makkah

10. What is majid qiblatain?

The mosque in which our beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam received Allah's command to adopt the Ka'ba as the qibla. He was already facing Masjid al-Aqsa, so he turned his face towards the Ka'ba and so did his followers. Hence, this mosque came to be called Masjid Qiblatain, the masjid with the two qiblas.

11. How many time is it more meritorious to pray in congregation (jama'ah) compared to praying alone?

27 times

12. How many times is it more meritorious to pray

(a) at the Ka'ba in Makkah? 100,000 times
(b) in Masjid Nabawi? 50,000 times
(c) in Masjid al-Aqsa? 50,000 times

13. When is Salaatul Tahajjud offered and how many rak'ah are there in it?

After midnight and before Fajr. It has a maximum of 8 raka'ah, according to some 12, prayed 2 raka'ah each time.

14. When is Salaatul Awwabeen offered and how many rak'ah are there in it?

After Maghrib. It has 6 raka'ah, prayed 2 raka'ah each time

15. Which Tasbeeh is recited in Salaatul Tasbeeh and how many times is this Tasbeeh recited?

SubhanAllah-i wa'l Hamdu Lillah-i wa laa ilaaha Illallahu Wallahu Akbar

Glory be to Allah and all praise is for Allah
and no one is worthy of worship but Allah and Allah is Great

Recited 75 times in each of 4 raka'ah for a total of 300 times

16. In what what ways is Salatul 'Eid similar to Salatul Jumu'ah and in what ways is it different?

Ways in which they are similar:

2 raka'ah in each
2 khutbas in each
In each salah, the Imam recites al-Fatihah and surah (or verses of the Holy Qur'an) loudly

Ways in which they are different:

There are additional takbeeraat in 'Eid salah while there are no additonal takbeeraat in Jumu'ah salah

In Jumu'ah salah, there is azan to call people to the masjid, azan before the khutbah, and iqama before salah.

In 'Eid salah, there is no azan or iqama

In Jumu'ah salah, the khutbas are before salah while in 'Eid salah, the khutbahs are after salah

Salatul Jumu'ah replaces Zuhr salah while 'Eid salah is offered after sunrise

Salatul Jumu'ah is fard while salatul 'Eid is wajib

17. What is meant by hudoor and khushu' in salah?

Hudur: presence of body, mind and heart in salah

Khushu': submissiveness and humility

18. Who led the Muslims in prayer in the beloved Prophet's final illness?

Sayyidina Abubakr Siddiq, Rady Allahu 'Anhu

19. How many takbeeraat are there in salatul Janazah?

4 takbeeraat

20. Write the translation of As-Salaatu Ibrahimiyyah (Durood Ibrahim) recited in salah?

O Allah! Bestow blessings on Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the family of Sayyidina Muhammad
as you bestowed blessings on Sayyidina Ibrahim
and on the family of Sayyidina Ibrahim
Truly, You are Praiseworthy, Glorious

O Allah! Bestow favours on Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the family of Sayyidina Muhammad
as you bestowed favours on Sayyidina Ibrahim
and on the family of Sayyidina Ibrahim
Truly, You are Praiseworthy, Glorious


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