Islam

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Includes the Muslim population, main beliefs, practices, rites of passage and the Five Pillars of Islam
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Question 1

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How many members of Islam are there worldwide?
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  • 2 billion
  • 1.5 billion
  • 1 billion
  • 1.7 billion

Question 2

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Which countries ALL have a high Muslim population?
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  • Bangladesh, USA and India
  • Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Greece
  • England, Morocco, Brazil
  • Pakistan, Syria and Egypt

Question 3

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Which of the following is FALSE about Allah?
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  • Allah rewards and punishes fairly.
  • A believer can approach Allah by praying, and by reciting the Qur'an.
  • Allah is male.
  • Allah has always existed and will always exist.

Question 4

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When are Muslim boys traditionally circumcised?
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  • On their wedding day
  • Once they reach the age of 13
  • Seven days after their birth
  • Seven hours after birth

Question 5

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Which one of these practices is NOT prohibited in Islam?
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  • reading after sunset
  • eating pork
  • charging high interest rates
  • smoking

Question 6

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What is the most important event in a person’s path to God?
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  • Marriage
  • Death
  • Circumcision
  • Birth

Question 7

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Which of these is NOT part of how Muslims should traditionally die?
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  • being surrounded and supported by family and friends
  • whispering the shahadah in the dying person's ear
  • family members recite surah 36 from the Quran
  • being cremated and the ashes scattered over the streets of Mecca

Question 8

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What is salat?
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  • the obligatory Muslim prayers, performed five times each day
  • paying an alms (or charity) tax to benefit the poor and the needy
  • pilgrimage to Mecca
  • sincerely reciting the Muslim profession of faith

Question 9

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Which of these is TRUE about prayer?
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  • Muslims can only contact Allah through a priest.
  • Muslims must not wash before they pray.
  • If a Muslim prays without the right attitude of mind, it as if they hadn't bothered to pray at all.
  • Muslims pray for Allah’s benefit.

Question 10

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Which of these do Muslims NOT fast from during Ramadan?
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  • sexual activity
  • going to social events or any thing that may distract them from Allah
  • food and drink
  • smoking

Question 11

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Which of these is NOT a reason to fast?
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  • Sharing the sufferings of the poor and developing sympathy for them
  • Learning self-discipline
  • Becoming spiritually stronger
  • Allah will bless and reward those who fast

Question 12

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What is Hajj?
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  • sincerely reciting the Muslim profession of faith
  • Pilgrimage to Mecca
  • performing ritual prayers in the proper way five times each day
  • fasting during the month of Ramadan

Question 13

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When a Muslim recites Shahadah, they proclaim which THREE things?
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  • That Allah is the only God, and that Muhammad is his prophet
  • That they will obey all the commitments of Islam in their life
  • That they shall ensure their elbows and knees are always covered whilst in public
  • That they personally accept this as true

Question 14

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Which of these is NOT a benefit of Zakat?
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  • giving away your wealth so that Allah may bless you more richly
  • acknowledging that everything comes from Allah on loan and that we do not really own anything ourselves
  • learning self-discipline
  • freeing oneself from love of oneself
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