Seerah Podcast Quiz 1

Sep 30, 2014 | Podcast Quiz

Answers will be posted tomorrow on our Facebook Page

  1. Which of the following is a reason to study the Seerah?
    1. To humanize the Prophet (saw) and be able to relate to him
    2. To understand the role of Hadith and apply context
    3. To gain a deeper understanding of how the Prophet (saw) dealt with different groups of people (youth, women, new muslims, etc.)
    4. All of the above are correct
  2. Traditionally the preference of study was given to Seerah over Hadith.
    1. True
    2. False
  3. What was one positive aspect of Pre-Islamic Arabia?
    1. Strong marital bonds
    2. Political stability
    3. Hospitality towards travelers
    4. Monotheism
  4. What was the government of Pre-Islamic Arabia?
    1. Tribal law
    2. Monarchy
    3. An early form of democracy
    4. Military rule
  5. Who were the Hunafa?
    1. The political leaders of the Quraish
    2. A group of people who still held to monotheism
    3. Travelers who were visiting the city of Mecca
    4. The immediate family of the Prophet (saw)
  6. The Prophet (saw) said Zayd bin Amr bin Nufayl (a member of the Hunafa) would be resurrected on the Day of Judgment as an Ummah of 1 between his ummah and the ummah of Jesus (aw). What was one of the deeds that he was known for?
    1. He gave all his wealth to charity
    2. He was an expert in theology
    3. He took baby girls that were about to be buried and raised them himself
    4. He bought slaves and gave them their freedom
  7. What was the reason a foreign army (with elephants) invaded Mecca?
    1. They were long-time rivals of the Quraish
    2. The invasion was driven by economic goals
    3. A member of Quraish had cheated them in business
    4. A member of Quraish had disrespected their religion
  8. What does Abdul Muttalib ask the leader of the army of elephants to do when they meet?
    1. Leave the city of Mecca
    2. Return his camels to him
    3. Not harm any innocent people
    4. Let him remain as the custodian of the well of Zamzam
  9. What does Abdul Muttalib’s request to Abraha (leader of army of elephants) teach us?
    1. We need to focus on taking care of those who have rights over us
    2. We need to learn how to negotiate with hostile parties
    3. We should focus on the greater good when dealing with immediate dangers
    4. We should look for good in others even when they are committing evil
  10. What was the aftermath of the invasion by the army of elephants?
    1. Local tribes once again feared the Quraish
    2. Abdul Muttalib was established as a leader of Quraish
    3. People realized there was a higher power and respect was restored to the Kaaba
    4. The Kaaba had to be rebuilt