10 most difficult Islam riddlesIslam quiz
What does the word "Quran" mean?
Word of god
The Quran, literally meaning "the recitation" (also romanized Qur'an or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (Allah). It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. The Quran is divided into chapters (surah in Arabic), which are then divided into verses (ayah).
Which denomination of Islam is the most common in Oman?
Ibadis make up a majority (roughly 75%) of the population in Oman, which makes it the only country in the Muslim world with an Ibadi-majority population. Ibadis are often referred to as tolerant Puritans or as political quietists because of their preference to solve differences through dignity and reason rather than with confrontation, as well as their tolerance for practising Christians and Jews sharing their communities.
What was the first son of Abraham?
Ishmael was the eldest son of Abraham and Hagar, who was a slave to his wife Sarah. Ishmael lived to be 137 years old and was the father of 12 sons who gave birth to the Nabataeans and later the Arabs.
What mosque is that?
The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne
The Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul
The Yeni Mosque in Istanbul
The Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque in Istanbul
The Selimiye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque, which is located in the city of Edirne, Turkey. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II, and was built by architect Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575. It was considered by Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest achievements of Islamic architecture.
In which active religion is cat a revered animal?
Muhammad is reported to have said that "a love of cats is an aspect of faith". He prohibited the persecution and killing of cats. His favourite cat was a female named Muezza. According to a legend, a cat saved Muhammad from a snake. The grateful prophet stroked the cat's back and forehead, thus blessing all cats, and leaving the stripes on his forehead some cats still have on their coats.
How many Muslims are living in Germany?
There are 2.1 to 4 million Muslims in Germany. A large discrepancy between the above data results from the fact that, as research has shown, even half of the 4.2 million people from the Muslim world are non-believers. It is certain, however, that 1.1 million of them have German citizenship. (The photo shows the Şehitlik Mosque in Berlin)
What was the name of Muhammad's first wife?
Khadija is commonly regarded by Muslims as the "mother of Islam". She was the first person to convert to Islam. Muhammad and Khadija were married monogamously for twenty-five years. This monogamous marriage contrasts with Muhammad's later practice of polygyny after Khadijah's death. Muhammad's youngest wife, Aisha, was to be jealous of the affection and loyalty that Muhammad maintained for Khadija even after her death
What are the hadith in Islam?
parts of the Quran
reports of the words and life of Muhammad
list of commandments
In Islam, hadiths are second in importance only to the Quran, and Muslims are encouraged to emulate Muhammad's actions in their daily lives. Unlike the Quran, which was compiled under the official direction of the early Islamic State in Medinah, the hadith reports were not compiled by a central authority. Today, they are classified by Muslim clerics into categories of "authentic", "good" or "weak".
Why is Jerusalem a holy city for Muslims?
it is the site of the Quran revelation
it is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heaven
it is the site of Muhammad's birthplace
tomb of the First Imam is there
In Sunni Islam, Jerusalem is the third-holiest city, after Mecca and Medina. In Islamic tradition in 610 CE it became the first Qibla, the focal point for Muslim prayer (later moved by Muhammad to Mecca), and Muhammad made his Night Journey there ten years later, ascending to heaven where he speaks to God, according to the Quran.
What is the top religion (most adherents) in Singapore?
Singapore is inhabited by the diverse ethnic mix of peoples originating from various countries. The most followed religions are Buddhism, with 33%. 18.8% of the population identify itself as Christians. 18.4% of Singaporeans have no religious affiliation.