Seerah Quiz 16

  1. Around the 6th year of Prophethood, the Quraysh boycotted the Prophet (saw) and those close to him. This was applied socially, politically and economically. What did the Quraysh hope to gain from this?
    1. They wanted to starve all the Muslims
    2. They wanted the Muslims to leave the city of Mecca
    3. They wanted the Muslims to hand over the Prophet (saw) for execution
    4. They wanted to limit the economic means of the Muslims
  2. Who did the Quraysh boycott in addition to the Prophet (saw)?
    1. Abu Talib
    2. The family of the Prophet (saw), even those who were not Muslim
    3. The Muslims
    4. All of the above
  3. Where did the boycott take place?
    1. In the Kabah
    2. In a valley owned by Abu Talib
    3. In the outskirts of the city of Mecca
    4. In the home of the Prophet (saw)
  4. How long did the boycott last?
    1. 2 years
    2. 6 months
    3. 3 years
    4. 1 year
  5. There was an incident when Abu Jahl tried to stop a cousin of Khadija (ra) from sneaking food to her and the Muslims. This led to an altercation where another man, Abul Bukhtari, nearly killed Abu Jahl. Who intervened to save Abu Jahl?
    1. The Muslims
    2. Some of the disbelievers
    3. The leaders of Quraysh
    4. Abu Talib
  6. One of the things we see in the Seerah is Allah taking care of the believers and letting justice prevail. How did Allah do that in this scenario (the boycott)?
    1. The person who wrote the boycott agreement, Mansoor bin Ikrimah, had his hand paralyzed and he never wrote again
    2. The agreement that was written had any mentions of Allah, the Prophet (saw) and anything sacred eaten away by insects
    3. The general population of Mecca turned against the boycott and the leaders who had proposed it, such as Abu Jahl
    4. All of the above
  7. After the boycott ended, the Quraysh went back to slandering and insulting the Prophet (saw).
    1. True
    2. False
  8. When the disbelievers insulted and taunted the Prophet (saw), how were they dealt with?
    1. The Muslims answered on behalf of him
    2. The Prophet (saw) ignored them as their insults didn’t bother him
    3. Allah sent down revelation consoling and defending the Prophet (saw)
    4. The Prophet (saw) answered their taunts



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