Seerah Podcast Quiz 5

  1. In his early 20s the Prophet (saw) wanted to become a businessman, but couldn’t due to travel and financial restrictions. What did the Prophet do initially in order to build up some seed money?
    1. He brokered deals between other businessmen
    2. He sold merchandise on behalf of others
    3. He sold some of his personal assets
    4. He asked his uncle for a loan
  2. The Prophet (saw) originally went into business with a man named As-Saib bin Abu Saib (Saib the son of the father of Saib). When the Prophet (saw) met him later during the Conquest of Mecca (about 40 years later), As-Saib was not muslim at this time. How did the Prophet treat him when they met again?
    1. He looked fondly on their old partnership, but recognized they had gone their separate ways
    2. He maintained friendly relations, but did not want to get too close to As-Saib due to him not being a Muslim
    3. He spoke of how great a business partner As-Saib had been and how honest he was
    4. He spoke of all the challenges they faced as young businessmen
  3. Who did the Prophet (saw) start working for after his initial partnership with As-Saib?
    1. Abu Talib
    2. Khadija bint Khuwaylid (ra)
    3. Abu Jahl
    4. Waraqah bin Nawful
  4. On a business trip to As-Sham, the Prophet (saw) stopped outside the monastery that used to belong to Bhaira. Now it belonged to another knowledgable monk and scholar. Upon seeing the Prophet (saw) sitting under a tree, what did this monk say to Maysara, the slave who was travelling with the Prophet (saw)?
    1. He spoke of the virtues of the Prophet (saw)
    2. He mentioned that the Prophet (saw) was in danger in this area
    3. He wanted to know more about the Prophet (saw)
    4. He said that only a prophet would sit under that tree
  5. How did the marriage proposal between Prophet (saw) Khadija (ra) take place?
    1. Khadija (ra) asked the Prophet (saw) directly
    2. The Prophet (saw) asked the family of Khadija (ra) for her hand in marriage
    3. Khadija (ra) asked a friend to speak to the Prophet (saw) on her behalf
    4. Their families asked both of them if they were interested
  6. In Islam we are told to place a person’s deen above other categories when considering him/her for marriage. Based on the marriage of the Prophet (saw) and Khadija (ra), what do we see as the most important manifestation of deen?
    1. Knowledge
    2. Character
    3. Obedience in religious matters
    4. Spirituality
  7. Khadija (ra) was older than the Prophet (saw) and been married before.
    1. True
    2. False
  8. What actions of the Prophet (saw) show that Khadija (ra) was his soulmate?
    1. He did not practice polygamy during her lifetime
    2. He spoke of her memory many times after her death
    3. He stayed in touch with her friends and family after her death
    4. All of the above
  9. How many of the Prophet’s 6 children with Khadija (ra) saw his prophethood?
    1. 6
    2. 2
    3. 4
    4. 3
  10. Only the Prophet’s daughters lived to adulthood
    1. True
    2. False
  11. The Prophet (saw) taught us about being patient through painful times as he lived through so much suffering himself. This is shown especially in his experiences as a parent. Out of his 7 children (including a son from a later marriage), how many of them died before him?
    1. 5
    2. 3
    3. 6
    4. 4

 

 

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