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Quiz 17 Seniors

  1. What is the meaning of: Hayya ‘ala’s salāh?
    Hayya ‘ala’s Salāh means “come to Prayer” or “hurry up to Prayer”.
  2. What is the meaning of: Hayya ‘ala’l falāh?
    Hayya ‘ala’l falāh means “come to success” or “hurry up to success”.
  3. What is meant by fard al-‘ayn?
    Fard al-‘ayn means a personally obligatory religious duty.
  4. Give an example of fard al-‘ayn.
    An example of fard al-‘ayn is the five times daily Salāh.
  5. What is meant by fard al-kifāya?
    Fard al-kifāya is a communal or collective obligation.
  6. Give an example of fard al-kifāya.
    An example of fard al-kifāya is the Salāt al-janāzah. Even if one person performs it, the communal responsibility is fulfilled. However, if no one performs it, the whole community is held accountable for its non-performance.
  7. What is the meaning of al-Fārūq?
    Al-Fārūq means one who distinguishes truth from falsehood.
  8. Who received the title of al-Fārūq?
    Sayyidinā ‘Umar Rady Allāhu ‘Anhu received the title of al-Fārūq.
  9. What is meant by fatwa?
    A fatwa is a legal judgment in Islām given by a Muslim who is an authority in Islamic law.
  10. What is meant by: fī Amānillāh?
    Fī Amānillāh means “may you be in the protection of Allāh”.
  11. When do we say: fī Amānillāh?
    We say fī Amānillāh when wishing farewell.
  12. What is meant by: fī Sabīlillāh?
    Fī Sabīlillāh means “in the way of Allāh”, “purely for the sake of Allāh”.
  13. What is meant by saying that everyone is born on fitra?
    Fitra means the original human nature as created by Allāh Subhānahū wa Ta‘ālā. Its main characteristic is the understanding that there is only One Creator, Allāh Who is worthy of worship. So “everyone is born on fitra” means everyone is born a Muslim, then Christians turn their children to Christianity, and so on.
  14. What does a ghāsil do?
    A ghāsil gives the ritual bath of purification to a deceased Muslim. The feminine is ghāsilah.
  15. Who is a ghāzī?
    A ghāzī is a Muslim warrior who fights in the way of Allāh Subhānahū wa Ta‘ālā.
  16. What is meant by kabāir? Give three examples of kabāir.
    Kabāir are major sins. Some examples of kabāir are:
    (a) killing a person without a just cause
    (b) disobedience of parents
    (c) taking a false oath.
  17. What is meant by ghufrān?
    Ghufrān means forgiveness.
  18. Mention any three deeds or acts that are a Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa Sallam.
    Any three of these Sunnahs can be mentioned:
    (a) to forgive
    (b) to be charitable
    (c) to wear an ‘imāmah (turban)
    (d) to have the best manners
    (e) to encourage teaching and learning
    (f) to fast for six days in the month of Shawwāl after ‘Īd al-Fitr.
  19. Mention any five of the Most Beautiful Names of Allāh Subhānahū wa Ta‘ālā.
    Any five of these Most Beautiful Names of Allāh can be mentioned:
    (a) Allāh
    (b) Ar-Rahmān
    (c) Ar-Rahīm
    (d) Al-Malik
    (e) Al-Quddūs
    (f) As-Salām
    (g) Al-Mu’min.
  20. Write down their meanings.
    Their meanings are:
    (a) Allāh (Allāh is the Name of the One and Only God Who is worthy of worship)
    (b) Ar-Rahmān (The Beneficent)
    (c) Ar-Rahīm (The Merciful)
    (d) Al-Malik (The King)
    (e) Al-Quddūs (The Most Holy)
    (f) As-Salām (The Bestower of Peace)
    (g) Al-Mu’min (The Granter of security).

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