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Quiz 7 Seniors

  1. Which is the most important source of Muslim law?

  2. The Holy Qur'an, the final revelation from Allah.

  3. Which is the second most important source?

  4. The Sunnah, the tradition or the lifestyle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.

  5. Write the names of the six most authentic books of Hadith Shareef.

  6. Sahih Bukhari
    Sahih Muslim
    Al-Jami' al-Tirmidhi
    Sunan Abu Dawud
    Sunan Ibn Majah
    Sunan an-Nasaai.

  7. What is meant by Sahih Hadith?

  8. Very well authenticated Hadith which has no weakness in its chain of transmission.

  9. What is meant by Hasan Hadith?

  10. Good, sound, Hadith.

  11. What is the matn of a Hadith?

  12. Matn is the text of the Hadith.

  13. In the historical past, how many ahaadith did the learned scholars (ulama) memorize to be called Hafiz of Hadith?

  14. 100,000 Hadith.

  15. One of the names of our beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam is Mahmud. Write its meaning.

  16. Mahmud means "Praised by all".

  17. Sayyidatina Fatima Rady Allahu 'Anha is called Sayyidatun-nisaa. Write its meaning.

  18. The leader of all the women.

  19. What is meant by madh'hab?

  20. Madh'hab means school of sacred Muslim law.

  21. Name the four great Imams of madh'hab.

  22. Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Malik, Imam Shafi', Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal.

  23. What is the difference between fard and wajib?

  24. Fard is obligatory.
    Wajib is necessary or compulsory which is next in importance to fard.

  25. Mention any five 'amal saleh (good deeds).

  26. Any five of the following good deeds can be mentioned.

    The five Arkan al-Islam, that is:

    • the declaration of faith (Ash-Shahadah)
    • regular prayers (salah)
    • legal alms (zakah)
    • fasting in the month of Ramadan (sawm)
    • Pilgrimage to Makkah (Hajj)

    Following the sunnah of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
    Seeking forgiveness from Allah, and abandoning all sin.
    Taking care of orphans.
    Sadaqah (charity)
    Feeding the poor.
    Juhd (exertion)
    Shukr (thankfulness)
    Wara' (scrupulousness) in avoiding the forbidden and in fulfilling the Commands of Allah.
    Reciting at least one juz of the Qur'an everyday.
    Zikr of Allah.
    Du'a (Supplication to Allah).
    Salawaat on the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
    Memorizing the Qur'an.
    Love of Allah, the Glorified and the Exalted.
    Love for His beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
    Love for the Ahl ul Bayt (the blessed Household of the Holy Prophet Muhammad).
    Love for the Sahaba (companions of the beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him).
    Love for the Awliya Allah (Friends of Allah).

  27. Mention some of the kabaair (major sins).

  28. Shirk (associating partners with Allah, or worshipping anyone or anything other than Allah).
    Fornication and adultery.
    Slandering the innocent, especially chaste women.
    To flee from the battle field.
    Taking a false oath.
    Drinking alcohol or other intoxicants or dealing with them.
    Fraud, deceit.
    To expropriate an orphan's property.
    To be overpowered with anger.
    Malice, envy, arrogance, pride, conceit, hypocrisy, greed, treachery, miserliness, being heartless, obscenity, cruelty, backbiting, mockery.
    Injustice and helping the unjust.
    Giving false testimony.
    Disobeying parents.
    Severing family ties.
    Cruelty to animals, for example, mutilating animals.
    Persisting in disobeying Allah's Commands.
    Abandoning any one or more of the five pillars of Islam.
    Abandoning any one or more of the six pillars of faith.

  29. Mention some of the Sunnah acts of the Holy Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam that are specific to the month of Ramadan.

  30. I'tikaf, spiritual retreat in the mosque in the last ten days of Ramadan.
    Tarawih prayers after 'Isha.
    Taking sahur (night meal)
    Breaking the fast at sunset with an odd number of dates or with water.
    Providing food and water to others to break their fast.
    Sadaqa tu'l Fitr.
    Giving more in charity.
    Reciting the Qur'an more and more.

  31. What are the rights of parents as given in Qur'an Majid and Hadith Shareef?

  32. To obey them and to be good to them.
    Not to say a word against them.
    To speak with them kindly and humbly.
    To be merciful to them as they were merciful to you in childhood.
    To take good care of them.
    To pray for them when they are alive as well as when they pass away.
    To do good deeds on their behalf when they are alive as well as when they pass away.
    The rights of the mother are three times the rights of the father.
    To carry out their will and injunctions (wasaya) after they pass away.
    To pay their debts, if any.
    To fulfil their rights even if they are not Muslims, except when they command to go against any of the laws of Allah in which case they are not to be obeyed but they have to be explained that politely

  33. What are the responsibilities of parents as given in Qur'an Karim and Hadith Shareef?

  34. To give the children good names when they are born.
    To do their aqiqa.
    To circumcise the boys.
    Not to kill a child out of fear of poverty.
    To teach them good manners and character so that they grow up to be good Muslims.
    To give them useful education for this life and for the Hereafter.
    To bring them up as noble wholesome characters.
    To teach them to love Allah, the Glorified and the Exalted, and His Beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
    To make arrangements for their marriage to suitable, pious spouses.
    To treat all the children equally with love and affection.
    To set a good example for the children through action and behaviour.

  35. What is meant by adab?

  36. Adab means courtesy or respect.

  37. What is the meaning of Rahmatullil 'Alamin?

  38. Rahmatullil 'Aalamin means "Mercy for all the worlds".

  39. Who has been mentioned in the Holy Qur'an as Rahmatullil 'Alamin?

  40. The Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.

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