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Quiz 6 Seniors

1. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam said: Innamal a'maalu binniyyah. What does it mean?
It means: truly, actions depend on, or are judged by intentions

2. What is sajda tus-sahw?
It is the prostration of forgetfulness. If someone forgets a wajib act of salah or makes a mistake in it, he should do two additional prostrations in salah just before completing it.

3. Who compiled the kitab (book) of Hadith Shareef titled Riyaad us Saliheen?
Imam Abu Zakariyya Yahya bin Sharaf ud-Din an-Nawawi.

4. When a Muslim sneezes, he/she says Alhamdu Lillah (All praise is for Allah). When someone else hears this, what does he/she have to recite? Write its translation as well.
May Allah have mercy on you.

5. What is the meaning of al-Quddus?
The Most Holy.

6. One sunnah (Prophetic tradition) about going to sleep is to be with wudu (ablution). Mention any other two sunnahs about going to sleep.
Some of the sunnahs that can be mentioned are:

(a) sleep on your right side,
(b) face in the direction of the qibla,
(c) recite the dua: Allahumma Bismika amutu wa ahyaa.

Give three reasons why the hijra (migration) of our Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam is important in world history?
Some of the reasons that can be given are:

(a) Islam spread to Madina and from there to the rest of the world to bring salvation to the whole humanity,
(b) the people of Madina accepted Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, as a Prophet and their leader, and they helped him to defeat the polytheists of Makkah who had persecuted him,
(c) it helped to establish the Muslim community,
(d) it showed that you do not migrate for worldly gain, but only to serve Allah and to please Him,
(e) it marked the beginning of the Muslim calendar.

8. In which battle was Sayyidina Hamza Rady Allahu 'Anhu martyred?
Battle of Uhud.

9. How was he related to our Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam?
He was his uncle.

10. Who killed him?

11. A woman who was a bitter enemy of Islam chewed the liver of Sayyidina Hamza Rady Allahu 'Anhu after he was martyred. Who was she?
Hind, the wife of Abu Sufyan.

12. Write the names of the months in the Muslim calendar in their respective order.
Rabi' al-Awwal
Rabi' al-Thani
Jumada al-Awwal
Jumada al-Thani
Dhu'l Qa'dah
Dhu'l Hijjah.

13. Name three other religions that people believed in before the advent of Islam in Arabia.
Judaism, Christianity, idolatory.

14. What are the meanings of the words "ruh", "nafs, "qalb" and "aql".
ruh: soul, spirit
: self, lower-self, ego
qalb: heart
aql: intellect.

15. Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala tells us in the Qur'an to avoid shahawaat. What is the meaning of shahawaat?
carnal desires, passions.

16. Any person who is aaqil and baaligh is responsible for his or her own actions. What is the meaning of "aaqil" and "baaligh"?
aaqil: sane, of right mind
baaligh: mature, one who has attained puberty.

17. Which one of the following are men not permitted to wear/put on (in the form of rings, watches etc)? gold/silver/copper

18. What is the dua that is recited when you lower a dead person in the grave? Write its meaning as well.
Bismillahi wa 'alaa millati Rasulillah.
In the Name of Allah and on the religion of the (Prophetic) Messenger of Allah.

19. What is the dua that is recited when you cover up the grave with sand? Write its meaning as well.
Minhaa Khalaqnaakum wa feehaa Nu'eedukum wa minhaa Nukhrijukum taaratan ukhraa.
From it (the earth) We created you and into it We shall return you and from it We will bring you forth a second time.

20. Who is called Rahmatullil 'Alameen. Write its meaning.
The Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, has been called Rahmatullil 'Alameen. It means "mercy for all the worlds".

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