In which month the Hajj is performed?
On whom is Hajj obligatory
Every Muslim, of sound mind, an adult, financially capable, free and is fit and healthy
Anyone who wishes to do it and is financially able to make the journey
Only those living in the vicinity of Makkah
The Hajj is based on whose life's story?
Prophet Ismaeel (Ishmael)
Prophet Ibraheem (Abraham), his wife Hajar (Hagar) and their son Ismaeel (Ishmael)
Prophet Ibraheem (Abraham)
What do the Pilgrims chant/recite during Hajj or Umrah?
Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar Laa ilaaha illa Allah. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar Wa Lillahil Hamd
Labbayka Allaahumma labbayk, labbayka laa shareeka laka labbayk. Inna al-hamda wa’n-ni’mata laka wa’l-mulk, laa shareeka lak
Allahumma Innaka 'Afuwwan tuhibbul 'Afwa fa 'Afu 'anna
At the end of the Hajj, Muslims sacrifice an animal and share the meat with the poor. This act honors what ancient story?
When the Prophet Ibrahim was gifted an animal by God to sacrifice instead of his son
When the Prophet Muhammad sacrificed an animal to feed all the Hajj pilgrims
When the Prophet Adam sacrificed an animal for food after arriving on earth
When the Prophet Muhammad sacrificed an animal to feed the poor of Mecca
What are the actual days in which Hajj takes place?
the first to the 10th of the month of Dhul Hijjah
from the 8th to the 12th and/or 13th of the month of Dhul Hijjah
the end of the month of Dhul Hijjah
Whenever a person wishes to do the Hajj
What is the name of the Hajj outfit/garment?
The Day of Arafah falls on which day?
The 10th of Dhul Hijjah
The 13th of Dhul Hijjah
The 9th of Dhul Hijjah
The 11th of Dhul Hijjah
Which great woman is associated with the act of Sa’ee (running between the two hillocks of Safa and Marwa) in Hajj and Umrah?
Maryam [Mary] (May Allah be pleased with her)
Aisha (May Allah be pleased with her)
Hajar [Hagar] (May Allah be pleased with her)
What is Ramy?
The running between the two hillocks at Makkah
The stoning of the pillars (denoting the devil) at Mina
the tawaf around the Ka'ba
The standing at mount Arafah
Which major Muslim festival marks the end of Hajj?
Pilgrims must run between the hills of Safa and Marwa in the Grand Mosque seven times. What does that represent??
The number of times the Prophet Ibrahim tried to build the Ka’ba before he succeeded
The number of times the Prophet Muhammad performed the Hajj in his lifetime
The number of miles the Prophet Muhammad traveled from Medina to Mecca to perform the Hajj
The number of times Hajar (Hagar) ran back and forth between the hills searching for food/water for her son, Ismaeel (Ishmael).
At Al-Muzdalefah people collect pebbles and pray.
On the second day of throwing the pebbles (12th of Dhul Hijjah), you have to leave before sunset. If you don't, you stay there and throw again on the third day (13th of Dhul Hijjah).
Miqat is the place where people do the Hajj
What is the most important fact about men's clothing in Hajj?
They have to wear stitched materials
They can't wear stitched materials
They can wear stitched materials if they want to
They can wear whatever they want to
Muslims must go on the Hajj how many times in their life?
Twice--once as a child and once as an adult
Once a year after they reach puberty
Once in their lifetime no matter what
Once in their lifetime as long as they are financially and physically able
What is the most important clothing women need to wear to do Hajj?
Anything they wish to wear without any consideration
Loose, decent clothes that cover their whole body except for the face and hands
Its only necessary to have a head scarf, short sleeves are fine
Two unstitched pieces of cloth
Who built the Ka'ba, the holy house of Allah that Muslims visit during Hajj?
The Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham)
The Prophet Nooh (Noah)
The Prophet Musa (Moses)
The Prophet Muhammad
When did the Prophet Muhammad perform the first Hajj?
He didn't perform a Hajj pilgrimage
During the first year of his prophethood
During the last year of his prophethood
When he was a child
What does the Hajj pilgrimage entail?
A lengthy visit to the Grand Mosque in Mecca
A visit to the holy sites in Mecca and Madinah
A series of rites at the Grand Mosque in Mecca and in the surrounding ares (Mina, Arafah and Muzdalifah)
A visit to all the holy sites in Mecca
Muslims circle the Ka'ba in the Grand Mosque how many times?
What is considered to be the most important part of the Hajj?
When pilgrims stone the three pillars that represent the devil
The two or three days pilgrims spend praying in the valley of Mina
When pilgrims circle the Ka'ba
The day the pilgrims spend praying on the Plains of Arafat
The importance of the 1st ten days of Dhul Hijjah are mentioned in a hadith which says
That there is no deed better in the sight of Allah or more greatly rewarded than a good deed done in the (first) ten days of Dhul Hijjah