Islamic Trivia Questions And Answers
Islamic trivia questions and answers are a fun way to know the culture of your Muslim friends. Islam has the second-largest number of followers in the world.
Islam is the second largest religion with nearly 2 billion followers. It ranks just after Christianity which is the largest religion in the world with over 2.4 billion followers worldwide.
Islam was founded in Jabal al-Nour, near Mecca, Hejaz, Arabia, by Muhammad around the 7th century AD.
The religion is based on the teachings written in their holy book Quran. Islamic holy book has 114 chapters or Surahs, which contain Ayahs. Ayahs are the verses or sentences that contain the teachings of Muhammad.
Prophet questions about humanity and pending judgment days are a big part of Islamic teachings. However, only God is said to know when the said Judgment day will occur.
The followers of Islam are called Muslims and they are concentrated in northern Africa, the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, and Indonesia. Nearly 40 countries in the world have over 80% Islam followers among their total population.
Here are over 50 questions with their answers to test your knowledge about the large religion, I bet you cannot get 50% of them right.
Fun Islamic Trivia Questions With Answers
Islamic quiz with answers listed below will help you know more about the Muslims. Test your and your friends religious knowledge of Islam.
1. Question: How many followers does Islam religion has worldwide?
Answer: 2 billion
2. Question: Who was the last Prophet of Islam according to the holy book Quran?
3. Question: Who was the first prophet of Islam according to the holy book Quran?
4. Question: Georgian calendar is based on the solar cycle, likewise Islamic Calendar is based on which cycle?
5. Question: What does the Arabic phrase " Allahu Akbar" often recited during the prayers mean?
Answer: God is the greatest
6. Question: What is the Arabic word for the day of resurrection?
7. Question: This isn't just the capital of Syria, it will also be where the Mahdi will rule from. What is this ancient city's name?
8. Question: Who will return to defeat the dajjal on the day of judgment?
9. Question: Believing in the day of judgment is one of the six Articles of?
10. Question: Before Muslims begin prayer, they have to cleanse themselves. What is this process known as?
11. Question: According to Islam, you should worship Allah and what?
Answer: Nothing Else or Noone Else.
12. Question: Who will get their book of deeds in the right hand on the Day of Judgment?
Answer: The believers
13. Question: What is a common meat that Muslims are not allowed to eat?
14. Question: Like the followers of Judaism are called Jews, what are followers of Islam called?
15 Question: What does Jihad literally mean?
16. Question: What has been the official symbol for Islam ever since the time of Muhammad?
Answer: A trick question, Islam does not have a symbol.
17. Question: Who was the last of the four righteous caliphs?
18. Question: Who was the first muezzin according to the holy book Quran?
19. Question: How old was the Holy Prophet when he first received the Revelation from Allah?
Answer: 40 Years Old
20. Question: The Persian, Urdu, and Turkish word for prayer is namaz, but what is the Arabic word for prayer?
21. Question: Once we are resurrected, we will all be scared that we won't care about our mother, father, sister, brother, husband, or wife. We will all care about ourselves. On that day, the sun will be very close to our heads that we will be drowning in our sweat. How far will the sun be away from our heads?
Answer: One Mile
22. Question: Followers of Islam are required to make five prayers in a day, all of them are named and what is the name of the first prayer made each day in Islam?
23. Question: How many mandatory rakats are in Fajr?
24. Question: A Sufi is a Muslim mystic. His clothes are traditionally made of what material?
25. Question: Unlike in the Western world, Islam dictates which hand must be used for eating, Which hand does a Muslim eat with?
Answer: Right hand.
26. Question: Islamic tradition has multiple terms used to describe various types of scholars or people in positions of authority. Which word describes a person who has memorized the Qur'an?
27. Question: In Ramadan, there is a special night where it is said that it was the night of the revelation of the first verses of the Qur'an to Muhammad. What is this night called?
Answer: Laylat Al-Qadr
28. Question: Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in which month of the Islamic calendar?
Answer: Dhu al-Hijjah
29: Question: How many times do followers of Islam pray each day?
Answer: Five Times
30: Question: What is the Hajj in the Quran?
Answer: A Pilgrimage
31. Question: The khutba is a sermon generally delivered during the noon prayers on Jumah. Which day of the week is this?
32: Question: How many prayers did Muslims originally have to pray a day?
Answer: 50 Prayers a day.
33. Question: Which is the seventh month of the Islamic Calendar?
34. Question: What was the relation between Prophet Musa (alayhi as-salaam) and Prophet Haroon (alayhi as-salaam)?
Answer: Prophet Musa (alayhi as-salaam) and Prophet Haroon (alayhi as-salaam) were brothers.
35. Question: Which Angel will blow the horn to signal the Day of Judgement?
36. Question: The pre-christ period in Christianity is known as Before Christ, likewise, In Islam, the pre-Islamic era is called what?
37. Question: In which month of the Islamic calendar does the fasting Fardh fall?
38. Question: In the Quran, Umrah ends with what?
39. Question: What was Ali called for his bravery?
40. Question: There are 114 chapters of Sura in the Islamic holy book Quran, which is the biggest Sura in Quran?
Answer: Sura Fatiha
41. Question: Who was the first prophet in the Quran?
Answer: Haroon Alaihisalaam
42. Question: What does Allah’s name Al-Mu’izz mean?
Answer: The one who honors
43. Question: Who is Prophet Muhammad's best friend and the first Caliph according to the Sunni custom?
Answer: Abu Bakr
44. Question: What was the first sin on Earth described in Islam?
45. Question: Who was the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?
46. Question: What is the first month in the Islamic calendar?
47. Question: The first emigration of the Muslims in Mecca was to where?
48. Question: Approximately how many days are there in a lunar year?
Answer: 354 days
49. Question: After the Mahdi arrives, smoke or fog will cloud the skies for how long?
Answer: 40 Days
50. Question: Islam only consumes a certain type of food, especially meat, what is food that is allowed in Islam called?
51. Question: What types of foods are forbidden in Islam?
Answer: Haram Food.
52. Question: What types of beverages are forbidden in Islam?
Answer: Alcoholic beverages
53. Question: Muslim men can legally marry women from other religions but are forbidden if the bride is not from which type of religion?
Answer: Polytheism Religion.
Other Interesting Facts About Islam
Islamic facts can be surprising to people following other religions amid all the stereotypes on the internet. Islam literally translates to peace and submission.
Here are 15 interesting facts about Islam that you may not know.
1. Islam is a Monotheism religion that closely aligns with Christianity.
2. Islam originated from Jabal al-Nour, near Mecca, Hejaz, Arabia in the 7th century CE, which is equivalent to the 7th century AD.
3. Islam shares many of its prophets with Christianity, including Jesus who is known as Isa in Islam.
4. In the religion, Adam is considered the first prophet who was created by God himself as a messenger for humanity at the birth of humankind.
5. Although Middle-Eastern and Arabic countries are considered to be Islamic states, the highest percentage of the population following Islam in any particular country is in Mauritania in Northern Africa with over 99.99% of the total population following Sunni Muslims.
6. 40 Countries of the world have over 80% of their total population following Islam religion, these 40 countries are concentrated in the middle east and northern Africa.
7. Pakistan has the highest number of Muslim people with over 240 million out of its 250 million total population following the religion.
8. United States of America has over 4.45 million people following Islam religion. New York has the largest Muslim population of 724 thousand people and Hawaii has the smallest Muslim population of just 145 people living there, according to reports from World Population Review.
9. The holy pilgrimage in Islam called Hajj is a practice of visiting the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia and nearly 3 million people participate in it every year making it a $16 billion in revenue program for Saudi Arabia.
10. South America has the least concentration of Muslim population among all other continents with nearly 800 thousand people which is less than 0.2% of total world's Muslim population.
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