May 2, 2008

Random Questions and Answers about Islam

Posted in Aqidah, Islam, Knowledge at 8:07 pm by faith786

I just found this from 5th grade and I also have a packet of extra questions and answers stapled to the back of it. So I thought I would share with you this. I actually forgot some of the answers to the questions. Most of them were from my homework:

  • Q) What is the meaning of the word “Qur’an”?
    A) That which is read.
  • Q) Where was the Qur’an revealed first?
    A) In the cave of Hirah, near Makkah
  • Q) On which night was the Qur’an first revealed?
    A) Lailatul Qadr (Night of Power)
  • Q) Who revealed the Qur’an?
    A) Allah revealed the Qur’an.
  • Q) Through whom was the Qur’an revealed?
    A) Through Angel Jibrail
  • Q) To whom was the Qur’an revealed?
    A) To Prophet Muhammad (saw) and it is meant for the whole world
  • Q) Who took the responsibility of keeping the Qur’an safe?
    A) Allah because Allah is God and He will make sure it is safe.
  • Q) What are the conditions for holding or touching the Qur’an?
    A) One has to have done ghusul and wudu
  • Q) What is the topic of the Qur’an?
    A) Man and guidance for people
  • Q) What are the other names of the Qur’an according to the Qur’an itself?
    A) AlFurqan, AlKitab, AlZikr, AlNoor, AlHuda
  • Q) How many Makki Surahs are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 86
  • Q) How many Madani Surahs are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 28
  • Q) How many Manzils (stages) are there in the Qur’an?
  • Q) How many Juz are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 30
  • Q) How many Surahs are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 114
  • Q) How many Rukoohs (paragraphs) are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 540
  • Q) How many Ayahs (verses) are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 6666
  • Q) How many times is the word “Allah” repeated in the Qur’an?
    A) 2698 (This was extra credit)
  • Q) How many different types of Ayahs (verses) are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 10 (This was in another packet)
  • Q) Who is the first ‘Haafiz’ of the Qur’an?
    A) Prophet Muhammad (saw)
  • Q) At the time of the death of Prophet Muhammad (saw) how many Haffizes were there?
    A) 22
  • Q) How many Ayahs (verses) on Sajdah are there in the Qur’an?
    A) 14
  • Q) How many times has the Qur’an stressed about Salaat?
    A) 700 times
  • Q) How many times has the Qur’an emphasized charity?
    A) 150, so it is important to help people
  • Q) Name the Prophet whose name is mentioned and discussed most in the Qur’an?
    A) Prophet Musa (as)
  • Q) Who were the Kaathibe-Wahi (scribes who copied the revelation) of the Qur’an?
    A) Abu Bakr (RA), Usman (RA), Ali (RA), Zaid (RA) And Abdullah bin Masood (RA)
  • Q) Who was the first person who counted the Ayahs of the Qur’an?
    A) Aisha (RA)
  • Q) On whose advice did Abu Bakr (RA) decide to compile the Qur’an?
    A) Umar (RA)
  • Q) On whose order was the Qur’an compiled completely in written form?
    A) Abu Bakr (RA)
  • Q) Out of the copies of the Qur’an compiled by Uthman (RA), how many are there and where are they at presently?
    A) There are only 2 copies. (One in Tashkent and the other in Istanbul) [I didn’t answer where they were, but I put it in brackets for you]
  • Q) Which was that Surah of the Qur’an which the Prophet Muhammad (saw) had recited when one of his enemies Utba after listening to it fell in Sajdah?
    A) The first five Ayahs of Ham-Meem-Sajdah (In anothe packet)
  • Q) Which is the first and the most ancient Masjid according to the Qur’an?
    A) Kabah
  • Q) In Qur’an mankind is divided into two groups. Which are those two groups?
    A) Believers and disbelievers.
  • Q) Who is the man about whom, Allah has said in the Qur’an that his body is kept as an example for future generations to come?
    A) Firawn-The Pharoah (from Musa (as)’s time)
  • Q) Besides the body of Pharaoh, what is that thing which is kept as an example for future generations to come?
    A ) Prophet Nuh’s Ark
  • Q) In the Qur’an the name of which companion of Prophet Muhammad (saw) is mentioned?
    A) Zaid (But I don’t know where, but apparently that is the answer. I wrote Abu Bakr (ra) but I am wondering if the question meant directly name mentioning)
  • Q) Who is the relative of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) whose name is mentioned in the Qur’an?
    A) Abu Lahab
  • Q) In the Qur’an there is a mention of a Prophet who has been called by his mother’s name. Who was he?
    A) Isa (as) is mentioned as Isa ibn bin Maryam.
  • Q) What are the different names used for Satan or Devil in the Qur’an?
    A) Iblees and Shaitaan.
  • Q) Which category of creature does the Qur’an classify Iblees as?
    A) Jinn.
  • Q? Which day does the Quran constantly warn about?
    A) The Day of Judgment
  • Q) In which year were the vowels inserted in the Qur’an?
    A) 43 Hijrah.
  • Q) What type of a person does the Qur’an want to make?
    A) A true Muslim or Mumin (Mu’min)
  • Q) What is the scale or measure of one’s dignity according to the Qur’an?
    A) Taqwah.
  • Q) What according to the Qur’an is a material that is the root cause of evil?
    A) Alcohol (Khamar)
  • Q) What are the two most major types of verses in the Quran?
    A) Muhakamat (known) and Mutashabihat (unknown)
  • Q) Which is the longest Surah in the Qur’an?
    A) Surah Baqarah.
  • Q) Which is the smallest Surah in the Qur’an?
    A) Surah Kawthar.
  • Q) How long did Prophet Muhammad (saw) receive the revelation of the Qur’an in Makkah?
    A) 13 Years.
  • Q) How long did Prophet Muhammed (saw) receive the revelation of the Qur’an in Madinah?
    A) 10 Years.
  • Q) Where was the first Surah revealed?
    A) In Makkah.
  • Q) Where was the last Surah revealed?
    A) In Madinah.
  • Q) How many years did it take for the complete revelation of the Qur’an?
    A) 22 years, 5 months and 14 days. (I STILL REMEMBER THAT BROTHER MAALIK)*****
  • Q) Which Surah of the Qur’an is to be read compulsorily in each raka’at of the Salah?
    A) Surah Fatihah.
  • Q) Which is the Surah, which Allah taught as a Duaa?
    A) Surah Fatihah.
  • Q) What is the reason of keeping Surah Fatihah in the beginning of the Qur’an?
    A) It is the door to the Qur’an (and the Umm al Kitab-Mother of the book)
  • Q) What is the Surah revealed completely and found first place in the Qur’an?
    A) Surah Fatihah.
  • Q) Who was the only lady whose personal name is found in the Qur’an?
    A) Maryam (as)
  • Q) In which Surah (Chapter) of the Qur’an do you find maximum instructions?
    A) Surah-al-Baqarah (I got this wrong)
  • Q) When and where did the Prophet Muhammad (saw) and Jibaril meet for the second time?
    A) On Friday,18th Ramadan,in the Cave of Hira. (This was in another packet)
  • Q) What was the time interval between the first and the second revelation?
    A) 2 years and six months.
  • Q) Which is the Surah that does start without Bismillah?
  • A) Surah Taubah
  • Q) In which Surah of the Qur’an is Bismillah repeated twice?
    A) Surah Naml.
  • Q) How many Surahs in the Qur’an have the titles named after different Prophets?
    A) 6 Surahs –Surah Yunus, Surah Hood, Surah Yusuf, Surah Ibrahim, Surah Nuh, Surah Muhammad.
  • Q) How many different names of Allah are mentioned in the Qur’an?
    A) 99.
  • Q) Who were the three non-prophets whose names are mentioned with due respect in the Qur’an?
    A) Luqman, Aziz of Egypt, and Dul Qurnain (I got this wrong)
  • Q) What will be our condition on the Day of the Judgment according to the Qur’an?
    A) Everybody will be worried and anxious.
  • Q) Who was the Prophet mentioned in the Qur’an whose three generations were prophets?
    A) Ibrahim (as).
  • Q) What is that book which abolished all old rules and regulations?
    A) Al-Qur’an.
  • Q) What does the Qur’an say about property and wealth?
    A) They are meant to be tests to see if people will still obey and love Allah.
  • Q) What is the name of the book that tells us clearly about the reality of the beginning and the end of the world?
    A) Al-Qur’an.
  • Q) Which are the 5 masjids that are mentioned in the Qur’an?
    A) Masjid Haram, Masjid Zirar, Masjid Nabawi, Masjid Aqsa, Masjid Quba. (Another packet)
  • Q) Which are the 4 angels that are mentioned in the Qur’an?
    A) Angel Jibrail, Angel Mikail, Angel Haroot, Angel Maroot. ( I don’t know if this is right or wrong)

I tried to copy the answers the way I wrote them (so if they sound cheesy, yup, that was me.) I can’t believe I forgot some of these answers… now I feel bad. Well, better study up!



  1. Waqas said,

    Mera sawal yeh hai k jab main fajar ke namaz par kar sota hoo to mujhay bohat ghalt qisam k khuwab atay hain razana. is say mere energy zaya hotee hai. please mujhay koi hal batayee

  2. faith786 said,

    I am sorry, but I do not understand your post. Can you translate it to English?

  3. Redwan Ahmed said,

    Waqas is trying to say that in fajr prayer you have to pray but it is difficult for him to wake up for suhr. I THINK!

  4. Usman Younas said,

    Waqas said:
    My question is that when I pray fajr and then go to sleep, i get these bad dreams everytime. Because of this, alot of my energy is wasted. Please, someone help me…

    Ok i dont understand how having bad dreams wastes your energy =S..

  5. zehra said,

    salaam alaikum .my Q, is, which surat named after prophet.that talks about the greatest blessing and worst affliction.pls help me

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