Seerah Quiz 14

Jan 27, 2015 | Podcast Quiz

As always, answers will be posted tomorrow to our Facebook Page

  1. What was significant about Hamza (ra) and Umar (ra) accepting Islam?
    1. Their acceptance allowed Islam to become more public in Mecca
    2. These two were physically strong and became a source of protection for the Muslims
    3. They accepted Islam right after the Muslims had sent a large percentage of their followers to Abyssinia
    4. All of the above
  2. What event led to Hamza (ra), the uncle of the Prophet, accepting Islam?
    1. The migration to Abyssinia
    2. He heard Abu Jahl disrespected the Prophet (saw) and he went to defend his nephew’s honor
    3. The Prophet (saw) reached out to him directly
    4. He saw a dream where he was commanded to be Muslim
  3. Hamza (ra) required some more time to formally and fully accept Islam even after the above incident.
    1. True
    2. False
  4. Umar (ra) had a few experiences with Islam before he finally accepted the religion.
    1. True
    2. False
  5. Umar (ra) was the nephew of Abu Jahl and was also very talented. What was his job around the time he converted to Islam?
    1. He ran some of Abu Jahl’s businesses
    2. He negotiated agreements between different tribes
    3. He took care of the Kabah
    4. He was in charge of the army of the Quraish
  6. What was Umar (ra) planning to do the day he ended up accepting Islam?
    1. He wanted to attack a group of Muslims at the Kabah
    2. He wanted to negotiate alliances with other tribes against the Muslims
    3. He wanted to kill the Prophet (saw)
    4. He wanted to travel to Abyssinia to bring back some of the believers who had left
  7. Before Umar (ra) converted, he went to his sister’s house and started beating her (ra) and her husband (ra) after he saw them reading Quran. After calming down and reading some Quran himself, he went to the house of Arkam (ra), where there was also a group of Muslims (ra) learning from the Prophet (saw). What can we learn from this?
    1. We need to reach out to powerful members of society
    2. We need to all become experts in the study of the Quran
    3. We should establish the learning and teaching of Quran in our homes
    4. We should read Quran in groups rather than by ourselves
  8. The Prophet (saw) made dua that either Abu Jahl or Umar (ra) would accept Islam.
    1. True
    2. False
  9. What was an event that took place right after the conversion of Hamza (ra) and Umar (ra)?
    1. The believers who had migrated to Abyssinia started returning
    2. The Muslims were attacked in the Kabah
    3. The Quraish decided to offer a truce
    4. The Muslims prayed together at the Kabah for the first time