Quiz 6

Most people have a poor knowledge of other religions than the one they adhere to. See how much you know about what Muslims believe, and whether you can distinguish between rumours and truths about Islam.

1. It is often overlooked that Muslims consider the stories of the Bible to be part of Revelation as well, and are familiar with many Biblical characters. Which of these four is a “character” in Arabic tradition but NOT in the Christian or Jewish Bible?

2. Under which of these names is Jesus known to the Muslims?

3. In contrast to Sunnite Muslims Shi’ites do not believe in the Sunnah.
True or False

4. Which of these is, in the view of Muslims, NOT one of the “signs” of the Approach of the Day of Judgment?

5. What was the name of the one who disobeyed Allah’s order that all angels and jinns should bow down to newly-created Adam, and was therefore banished from Allah’s Grace, and became a Tempter of Men?

6. Apart from the three separators, how many beads to pray with are usually in the misbaha, the prayer chain that might be called the Muslim version of the Roman Catholic rosary?

7. Al Fattah is one of the 99 “most beautiful names of Allah”. What does it mean?

8. Which of these specializes in “law” rather than in theology?

9. The Ka’ba already existed before the Revelation of the Qu’ran to the Prophet.
True or False

10. Muslims don’t like to be called Muhammedans.
True or False

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