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The outcome of the Prophet's visit to Cave Hira was
A. compilation of the Glorious Qur'an
B. revelation of the Glorious Qur'an As a result of Prophet Muhammad's withdrawal to the cave of Hirah near Makkah, when he was 40 years old, Angel Jibril appeared to him with a revelation from God
C. award of chieftaincy title by the Makkan aristocrats
D. his resolve to migrate to Madinah.

The outcome of the Prophet's visit to Cave Hira was
A. compilation of the Glorious Qur'an
B. revelation of the Glorious Qur'an As a result of Prophet Muhammad's withdrawal to the cave of Hirah near Makkah, when he was 40 years old, Angel Jibril appeared to him with a revelation from God
C. award of chieftaincy title by the Makkan aristocrats
D. his resolve to migrate to Madinah

One of the importance of the first revelation was the
A. description of the Arabian peninsula to the Prophet (SAW)
B. dissemination of knowledge Ref: (Q 96: 1-5) read in the name of your Lord
C. explanation of knowledge
D. description of the steps of acquiring knowledge.

The gradual spiritual and moral development of Muslims was the wisdom behind the
A. compilation of the Glorious Qur'an
B. standardization of the Glorious Qur'an
C. preservation of the Glorious Qur'an
D. piecemeal revelation of the Glorious Qur'an.

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The verse above is in relation to the


standardization of the Glorious Qur'an


preservation of the Glorious Qur'an Ref: Q 15:19 Surely, We have sat down the Reminder [al-Qur`an] and surely we will protect it'.


compilation of the Glorious Qur'an


arrangement of the Glorious Qur'an.

The battle that served as a pointer to the compilation of the Glorious Qur'an was fought at
A. Khandaq
B. Uhud
C. Tab?k
D. Yam?mah. Many Muslims who had memorized the Holy Qur`an died in the battle of Yamamah (in 633CE). Umar bin Khataab feared possible extinction of the Qur`an if measures were not taken

The committee that standardized the Glorious Qur'an is made up of
A. six people
B. five people
C. four people "Uthman bin Affan appointed a panel of four people to carry out the standardization of the Holy Qur`an. They include; 1 “ Zaid bin Th?bit; 2 “ Abdullahi bin Zubair; 3 “ Sa'ad bin Al-ÁS and 4-Abdul-Rahman bin H?rith
D. three people

A characteristic common to Makkan chapters is that, they
A. are long
B. address the people of the Book
C. contain a lot of oaths
D. make references to battles.

The victory of the Roman Empire over the Persian Empire after the Persians had defeated the Romans as stated in the Glorious Qur'an (Q. 30: 2-3) is an evidence of the
A. beauty of the words of the Glorious Qur'an
B. historical nature of the Glorious Qur'an
C. simplicity of the wordings of the Glorious Qur'an
D. authenticity of the Glorious Qur'an

The Qur'an is different from other revealed Books because
A. it is a prayer book only
B. barren women can be helped through it
C. both spiritual, moral and social values are found in it
D. one can use it for protection only.

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) did not hand-over the Glorious Qur'an to his companions in an arranged form and in a single written volume because
A. he did not want only the Quraish to inherit the book
B. the revelation did not come in one piece but at intervals
C. many tribes would want to take over its distribution
D. there was no need for it.

The correct meaning of tafsir is the
A. detailed explanation and commentary of the Glorious Qur'an
B. scientific application of the contents of the Glorious Qur'an to human life
C. true reflections on the contents of the Glorious Qur'an
D. practical application of the contents of the Glorious Qur'an

Tajwid as one of the science of the Glorious Qur'an is important because
A. it allows for the understanding of history of the Glorious Qur'an
B. it provides the basis for the deeper understanding of the Glorious Qur'an
C. it provides the knowledge of correct pronounciation and recitation of the Glorious Qur'an
D. it increases the ability to recite and communicate in Arabic

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In the rule of Tajwid, the portion of the verse underlined above applies to






tafkh?m Answer is Tafkheem (Rau) will be pronounced with Tafkheem if the Rau (j) has a Dommah



The only S?rah in the Glorious Qur'an which must be recited in every obligatory prayer is
A. al-Baq?rah
B. al-Alaq
C. al-F?t?hah Suratul-Fatiha must be recited on each rakàt of Salát, without it. The Sal?t is voided.
D. al-Ikhl?s.

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The verse above in s?rah al-Lahab means


no profit to him from all his power and business


no profit to him from all his military and economic powers


no profit to him from all his wealth and gains Ref: Suratul Layab Ayat 2 (Q. 111:2)


no profit to him from all his property and children

Q 16. One important lesson taught in Suratul Kawthar is that Muslims should
A. always fulfil their promises
B. protect themselves when the need arises
C. accept whatever calamity that befall them
D. worship Allah and sacrifice Therefore turn in prayer to your Lord and sacrifice to Him only. Ref: Q: 108:2.

Suratul M?'?n discusses the privilege to be enjoyed by the
A. givers
B. travelers
C. the wealthy
D. the needy.

The eagerness and zeal of Muslim warriors to fight in the cause of Allah is one of the major theme of S?rah
A. al-Q?ri'ah
B. al-Adiyah
C. al-Asr
D. al-Humazah.

The allegorical and the ambiguous verses of the Glorious Qur'an are understood through the
A. ijtihad of Muslim Scholars
B. qiyas of Muslim jurists
C. tadabbur in the Glorious Qur'an
D. tafsir of the Glorious Qur'an

Hadith 3 of an-Nawawi's collection shows that Islam is built upon
A. believe in Allah
B. five pillars
C. fast of Ramadan
D. articles of faith

The teaching in the 10th Hadith of an- Nawawi is that
A. Allah accepts prayers from Muslims only
B. only credible people shall be elected leaders
C. abstinance from forbidden things is prelude to accepting prayers
D. abstinance from misconduct by ladies makes them more attractive to men

Do not get angry'
This tradition from the 16th Hadith of annawawihas been repeated by the Prophet (SAW)
A. once
B. twice
C. thrice
D. many times. The Prophet S.A.W repeated don't be angry several times.

What differentiates Hadith Qudsi from Hadith Nabawi is the
A. place and manner of application
B. condition under which the two are narrated
C. wording and teaching intended The word of hadith qudusiy is by the Prophet; the meaning is from God
D. chain and reliability of the narrator

One of the peculiarities of Sahih Bukhari is that ah?dith are sorted according to
A. topic
B. chapters
C. records
D. biographies.

One of the two compilers of Hadith that deals with legal traditions of permissions and prohibitions is
A. Abu Daud
B. Bukhari
C. Ibn Maja kitaab al-sunan Abu-Dawud contained only traditions relating to Ahk?m-things ordained or allowed or forbidden by law
D. Muslim.

One of the moral lessons in Q.17:23 apart from obedience to parents is
A. rsilience
B. repentance
C. persvrance
D. honesty.

The Jews were admonished to avoid mixing truth with falsehood in
A. Q.2:285
B. Q.2:177
C. Q.2:45
D. Q.2:42.

Islam encourages every Muslim to seek a lawful livelihood through
A. equitable distribution of wealth
B. dignity of labour
C. family inheritance
D. shared responsibility

Islam as a monotheistic religion expects that every faithful follower should
A. not tell lies
B. serve Allah without associates
C. praise the Prophets as enjoined by Allah
D. perform Salat.

Seeking assistance from the fortune tellers is forbidden because
A. it gives one an insight of what tomorrow holds
B. it creates animosity amongst people
C. it leads to ascribing absolute power to a fellow being
D. it's proceed is unlawful

It is shirk in Islam to
A. dance
B. sing religious song
C. undergo plastic surgery
D. masquerade.

Suhf was revealed to
A. prophet Haruna (AS)
B. prophet Ilyas (AS)
C. prophet Ibrahim (AS)
D. prophet Muhammd (SAW

In Islam, the articles of Im?n are
A. six
B. five
C. four
D. three.

The presentation of Sermon is an obligation on the Imam when leading
A. all the prayers
B. funeral prayers
C. Friday prayers
D. every prayer on Friday

One of the conditions that make prayer obligatory on believers is
A. social status
B. reciting the Qur'an with proper Tajweed
C. following pious Imam
D. attainment of maturity

The supererogatory fasting of ?shura is observed on the
A. 8th of al-muharram
B. 9th of al-Muharram
C. 10th of al-Muharram Ash?r? is recommended by the Prophet S.A.W. for the muslims to fast on the 10th Day of the month of Muharram'.
D. 11th of al-Muharram

Ayyam at-tashriq are the days of
A. buying and selling
B. visits and caring
C. singing and dancing
D. eating and drinking.

The minimum number of witnesses in an Islamic marriage is
A. four males
B. three males
C. two male Marriage must not be conducted in secret. There must be at least two adult witnesses (male)
D. one male.

The term, Shari'ah refers to
A. a path
B. wisdom
C. passion
D. an idea.

One of the scholars reported to have been imprisoned by his non compromising stance was
A. Shafi'i
B. Abu-Hanifah Imam Abu Hanifa was imprisoned for his non compromising stance and died in the prison at the age of 70 years in the year 150AH.
C. Hambali
D. M?liki b. Anas.

The entrenchment of an Islamic economic system is aimed at
A. controlling the world funds
B. restricting the unlawful acquisition of wealth
C. restricting men to particular occupations
D. promoting equitable distribution of wealth.

One of the major consequences of rib? is that, it makes people
A. wealthy
B. lazy The economic consequence of Ribbah is that, it makes people lazier
C. smart
D. parasitic

Mas'uliyyah as a principle of the the Islamic political system is a measure to check
A. indiscipline
B. rigging
C. nepotism
D. misappropriation Mas'uliyyah means a mechanism based on which public affairs are checked with a view to preventing them from misappropriating the resources put in their care

Allah commands Muslims to observe and fulfill agreements with the non-Muslims, if the later do not
A. infringe on the right of women
B. observe the five daily prayers
C. change the language employed
D. violate the terms of the agreement

During the Jihiliyya era, the Ka'aba was the center of poetic contest at the annual festival called
A. ij?z
B. uk?z
C. man?t
D. ushrah

In Pre-Islamic Arabia, the Arabs killed their daughters because they
A. were the weaker sex
B. were afraid of incest
C. feared the females would outnumber males
D. did not participate in wars

The first person who recognized signs of Prophethood on Muhammad (SAW) was a
A. Christian Monk
B. Jewish Rabbi
C. Buddhist Monk
D. Soothsayer.

Members of the Prophet's family that embraced Islam the first day did so, on the basis of his
A. truthfulness and uprightness
B. wealth and influence
C. love for them
D. family relation

The teachings of Uthman b. Fodio are remembered today as it relates to
A. idol worshiping
B. marrying more than four wives
C. all form of syncreticism
D. taxing of farm produce

The ruler who instituted Friday prayers in Mali was
A. Mansa Musa
B. Mansa Suleiman
C. Mansa Ule
D. Mansa Abubakar

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