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Quiz 5 Seniors

1. What are the meanings of these Asma' u'l Husna: Al-Gaffar, Al-Wahhab, Al-' Alim?

1. Al-Ghaffar: The Forgiver
Al-Wahhab: The Bestower
Al-'Alim: The All-Knowing

2. Our Beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam was named Muhammad. What is the meaning of the name "Muhammad"?

The Praised One

3. What is the difference between a Rasul and a Nabi?

Nabi 'Alayhissalam means Prophet of Allah Those Nabi 'Alayhimussalam who also brought new laws for their people are called Rasul. Rasul means Messenger of Allah.

Sayyidina Muhammad Mustafa Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam and Nabi Musa 'Alayhissalam were both Nabi (Prophet) and Rasul (Messenger) as they brought a new sharia (laws) for the people, given to them by Allah. Nabi Harun 'alayhissalam was a Nabi (Prophet) but not a Rasul as he did not bring any new laws.

4. What is the difference between Tarjuma of Qur'an and Tafsir of Qur'an?

Tarjuma means translation Tafsir means explanation

5. What are the similarities between the Ahlul Bayt and the Sahaba, Rady Allahu 'Anhum?

Ways in which the Ahl u'l Bayt (The Blessed Household of the beloved Prophet) and the Sahaba (his companions) Rady Allahu 'Anhum are similar.

(a) Both the Ahl u'l Bayt and the Sahaba are mentioned in the Qur'an Kareem and the Hadith Shareef
(b) The Qur'an Kareem mentions them as Rady Allahu 'Anhum Wa Radu 'Anhu (Allah is well-pleased them and they are well-pleased with Him).
(c) The Holy Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam is pleased with them.
(d) They were with the beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam and loved him more than they loved themselves.
(e) They were prepared to lay down their lives for the sake of Islam.
(f) They reached the spiritual grades of Siddiqeen (truthful), Shuhadaa (martyrs) and Saleheen (pious).
(g) They were given the glad tidings by the beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam that they will enter Paradise.
(h) No one who came after them can reach their rank
(i) Muslims name their children after them.
(j) Their names are mentioned in the Friday Khutbah
(k) Their names are mentioned in qasidas (religious poems)
(l) We have to say Rady Allahu 'Anhum (may Allah be pleased with them) after mentioning their names.

6. If someone wants to accept Islam, how does he/she become a Muslim?

By believing in the heart and declaring with the tongue the declaration:

Ash-hadu an-laa Ilaaha Illallah Wa ash-hadu anna Muhammad-an Rasulullah

I bear witness that none is worthy of worship but Allah and I bear witness that Muhammad is His (Prophetic) Messenger.

7. Who is a well-known sahabi from Persia who was in search of true faith and accepted Islam?

Hadrat Salman al-Farsi, Rady Allahu 'Anhu

8. What is Maqam Ibrahim in Makkah?

Maqam Ibrahim is the place where Nabi Ibrahim 'Alayhissalam stood to build the Holy Ka'ba and his footprints are there.

9. What is Maqam Mahmud?

Maqam Mahmud is the High Station of Praise to which our beloved Prophet Muhammad Mustafa Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam will be raised on the Day of Judgement

10. The meat of the sacrificial animal on 'Eid ul Ad'ha is distributed in three parts. To whom is it distributed?

One part for the family, one part for the poor and the needy, one part for the relatives, friends and the neighbours.

11. Mention any one fard, any one wajib, and any one sunnah in the performance of Hajj.

One fard (obligatory duty) in Hajj: To stand on the plain of Arafat on 9th Dhul Hijjah any time between Zuhr and sunset. One wajib (necessary duty) in Hajj: To do sa'ee, that is walk between the hills of Safa and Marwa after Tawaf. One Sunnah (Prophetic tradition) in Hajj: To begin the Tawaf from Hajar al-Aswad (the Black Stone in the Ka'ba) and to end it there.

12. With how many companions did our Beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam perform his final Pilgrimage?

With 124,000 companions.

13. Write the translation of any one verse of the Qur'an about Hajj and indicate the verse number.

The months of the Pilgrimage are well-known; so whoever determines to perform the Pilgrimage therein; there shall be no obscenity nor any sin nor quarrelling in the Pilgrimage; and whatever good you do, Allah knows it; and take a provision (with you), but surely, the best provision is piety, and keep your duty to Me, O men of understanding. (2:197)

14. Write the translation of any one Hadith Shareef of our Beloved Prophet about Hajj.

Narrated Sayyidatina 'Aisha Rady Allahu 'Anha, the mother of faithful believers: I said: "O Allah's Messenger! We consider Jihad as the best deed". The Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam said, "The best Jihad (for women) is Hajj-Mabrur (an accepted Hajj). (Bukhari)

15. Shaitaan has been referred to in the Qur'an as 'aduwwun mubeen. What does it mean?

open enemy

16. Write the meaning of: Laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa Billah.

There is no power and strength except with Allah

17. What percentage of a Muslim's savings are given in Zakah?

Two and a half percent

18. What is the meaning of Ahl-us-Sunnah wa'l Jama'ah?

The people who live according to the life-style of the Holy Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam and his companions, Rady Allahu 'Anhum

19. How many Prophets 'Alayhimussalam have been mentioned by name in the Qur'an?

25 Prophets, 'Alayhimussalam

20. Every year, the Beloved Prophet used to recite the Qur'an once to Hadrat Jibril 'Alayhissalam in the month of Ramadan. How many times did he recite it to him the year he passed away?

Two times.

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