Wednesday, July 29, 2009

What is Quran

Bismillah-hir-rahman-nir- rahim
[In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful]

How much do you know about Holy Quran?!
Q - What is the meaning of the word 'Quran'?
A - That which is 'Read'.

1 - Where was the Quran revealed first?
a - In the cave of Hira (Mecca)

2 - On which night was the Quran first revealed?
a - Lailatul-Qadar (Night of Power).

3 - Who revealed the Quran?
a - Allah s.w.t revealed the Quran

4 - Through whom was the Quran revealed?
a - Through Malaikat (angel) Jibrail a.s.

5- To whom was the Quran revealed?
a - To the last Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.

6 - Who took the responsibility of keeping Quran safe?
a - Allah s.w.t

7 - What are the conditions for holding or touching the Quran?
a - One has to be clean and to be with wudhuk (ablution).

8 - Which is the book which is read most?
a - The Quran

9 - What is the topic of the Quran?
a - Man

10- What are the other names of the Quran accordint to the Quran itself?
a - Al-Furqaan, Al-Kitaab, Al-Zikr, Al-Noor, Al-Huda

11- How many Makki Surahs (chapters) are there in the Quran?
a - 86

12- How many Madani Surahs (chapters) are there in the Quran?
a - 28

13- How many Manzils (stages) are there in the Quran?
a - 7

14- How many Paara or Juz (parts) are there in the Quran?
a - 30

15- How many Surahs (chapters) are there in the Quran?
a - 114

16- How many Rukoo (paragraphs) are there in the Quran?
a - 540

17- How many Ayat (verses) are there in the Quran?
a - 6666

18- How many times is the word 'Allah' repeated in the Quran?
a - 2698

19- How many different Ayat(verses) are there in the Quran?
a - 10

20- Who is the firs 'Haafiz' of the Quran?
a - Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.

21- All the time of the death of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w how many Huffaz were there?
a - 22

22- How many Ayat (verses0 on Sajda (prostration) are there in the Quran?
a - 14

23- In which Paara (part) and Surah (chapter) do you find the first verse about Sajda (prostration)?
a- 9th Paara, 7th Chapter Surah-Al Araaf, Verse 206.

24- How many times has the Quran stressed about Solat or Namaaz (prayer)?
a - 700 times.

25- How many times has the Quran emphasized on alms or charity?
a - 150

26- How many times in the Quran, is the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w addressed as Yaa-Aiyu-Han Nabi?
a - 11 times

27- Where in the Quran has Prophet Muhammad s.a.w been named "Ahmed"?
a - Paara 28th, Surah Saff, Ayat 6th.

28- How many times has the name of Rasul Allah s.a.w been mentioned in the Quran?
a - Muhammad - 4 times, Ahmed s.a.w - 1 time.

29- Name the prophet whose name is mentioned and discussed most in the Quran?
a - Musa a.s.

30- Who were the Kaathibe-Wahi (copyists of the revelations) of the Quran?
a - Sayyidina Abu Bakar r.a, Sayyidina Usman r.a, Sayyidina Ali r.a, Zaid b Harith r.a. and Abdullah bin Masood r.a.

31- Who was the first person who counted the Ayat (verses) of the Quran?
a - Ayes r.a. (Radhiallahu Anha)

32- On whose advice did Abu Bakar r.a. to compile the Quran?
a - Omar Farooq r.a.

33- On whose order was the Quran compiled completely in written form?
a - Abu Bakar r.a.

34- Who confined the recitation of the Quran on the style of the Quraish tribe?
a - Usman r.a.

35- Out of the copies of the Quran compiled by Usman r.a., how many and where are they at present?
a - Only 2 copies. One in Tashkent and the other in Istanbul.

36- Which Surah of the Quran was Prophet Muhammad s.a.w reciting while praying that Hazrat Jabeer Bin Muth'm listened to and embraced Islam?
a - Surah Thoor

37- Which was the Surah of the Quran which the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w had recited when one of his enemies Utba after listening to it fell in Sajda (prostration)?
a - The first five Ayat of Ham-Meem-Sajda

38- Which is the first and the most ancient Mosque according to the Quran?
a - Kaabah.

39- In Quran mankind is divided into two groups. Which are those two groups?
a - Believers and disbelievers.

40- Who is the man about whom, Allah has said in the Quran that his body is kept as an admonishing example for the future generations to come?
a - Firaun (Pharaoh)

41- Besides the body of Firaun, what is that thing which is kept as an admonishing example for future generations to come?
a - Noah's Ark.

42- After the wreckage of Prophet Noah's Ark, which is its place of rest mentioned in the Quran?
a - Cave of Judi

43- In the Quran the name of which companion of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. is mentioned?
a - Zaid bin Harith

44- Who is the relative of the Prophet Muhammad whose name is mentioned in the Quran?
a - Abu Lahab

45- In the Quran there is a mention of a Prophet who has been called by his mother's name. Who was he?
a - Prophet Isa a.s is mentioned as bin Maryam

46- Which was the agreement that was titled 'Fath-hum-Mubeen' without fighting or battle?
a - Treaty of Hudaibiya

47- What are the different names used for Satan or Devil in the Quran?
a - Iblis and Ash-Shaitaan.

48- Which category of creature does the Quran put 'Iblis" into?
a - Jinn.

49- What were those worships and prayers that were ordered by Allah to the community of Bani Israeel and which were continued by the Muslim Umman also?
a - Solat & Zakaat (Al-Baqarah:43)

50- The Quran repeatedly warns a certain day, can you say which day it is?
a - Youmal Qiyamah (Doomsday)

51- Who were those people with whom Allah was pleased and they were pleased with HIM, as mentioned in Quran?
a- Companions of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w

52- In which Holy Book of Non-Muslim the Quran mentioned repeatedly?
a - In the Holy Book of Sikh Community - Franth Saheb.

53- In which year were the vowels inserted in the Quran?
a - 43 Hijrah.

54- Who were the first serious students of the Quran?
a - As-haabus Suffah

55- Which is the first Residential University where the faculty of the Quran was established for the first time?
a - Masjid-e-Nabawi (Mosque of the Prophet s.a.w)

56- By what name did the Quran address those noble and pious people who were selected by Allah to convey His message to mankind?
a - Nabi [Prophet] and Rasul [Messenger]

57- What type of a person does the Quran want to make?
a- Mukmin

58- What is the scale or measure of one's dignity according to the Quran?
a - Taqwa (Piety)

59- What according to the Quran is the root cause of the evil?
a - Alcohol (Sharab)

60- What are the two most important types of kinds of Ayat [verses] found in the Quran?
a - Muhakamaat and Muthashabihaath.

61- Which is the longest Surah[chapteer] in the Quran?
a - Surah-al Baqarah

62- Which is the smallest Surah in the Quran?
a - Surah- al Kausar

63- What was the age of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w when Quran was first revealed him through Jibrail a.s.?
a - 40 years.

64- How long did Prophet Muhammad s.a.w receive the revealation of the Quran in Mecca?
a - 13 years.

65- How long did Prophet Muhammad s.a.w receive the revelation of the Quran in Madinah?
a - 10 years.

66- Where was the first Surah revealed?
a - Mecca

67- Where was the last Surah revealed?
a - Madinah

68- How many years old did it take for the complete revelation of the Quran?
a - 22 years, 5 months and 14 days.

69- Which Surah of the Quran is to be read compulsorily in each raka'at of the Solat?
a - Surah Al-Fatihah

70- Which is the Surah, shich Allah taught as a Doa (prayer)?
a - Surah Al-Fatihah

71- Which is the reason of keeping Surah Al-Fatihah in the beginning of the Quran?
a - It is the door to the Quran.

72- What is the Surah revealed completely and found first place in the Quran?
a - Surah Al-Fatihah

73- Who was the only lady whose personal name is found in the Quran?
a - Maryam a.s.

74- In which Surah of the Quran do you find maximum instructions?
a - Surah Al-Baqarah

75- When and where did the Prophet Muhammas s.a.w and Jibrail a.s. meet for the second time?
a - On Friday, 18th Ramadan in the Cave of Hira.

76- What was the interval between the first and the second revelation?
a - 2 years and six months

77- Which is the Surah that does not start with Bismillah?
a - Surah Al-Taubah or Bara'ath.

78- In which Surah of the Quran Bismillah is repeated twice?
a - Surah Al-Naml

79- How many surah in the Quran have the titles named after different Prophet?
a - 6 Surahs: 1] Surah Al-Yunus 2] Surah Al-Hood 3] Surah Al-Yusof 4] Surah Al-Ibrahim 5] Surah Al-Nuh 6] Surah Al-Muhammad

80- In which part of the Quran do you find 'Ayat-ul-Kursi' (Verse of the Throne)?
a - In the beginning of the thirt Part (Chapter 2-55)

81- How many different names of Allah are mentioned in the Quran?
a - 99

82- Who were the three non-prophets whose names are mentioned with due respect in the Quran?
a - Luqman, Aziz of Egypt & Zulqarnain.

83- At the time Abu Bakar r.a. how many companions had compiled the Quran in the form of a book?
a - 75 companions.

84- Which is that only book which is completely memorized by millions of people in the world?
a - Al-Quran

85- What did the Jinns who heard a few Ayat of the Quran say to each other?
a - We have heard a unique discourse, which shows the right path, verily we believe in it.

86- Which are the most popular translations of the Quran in English?
a - Translations by Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall and by Allama Yusuf Ali

87- Into how many languages of the world has the Holy Quran been translated?
a - Nearly 103 languages.

88- Who was the first translator of the Holy Quran in Urdu?
a - Moulana Shah Rafiuddin Muhaddis Dehlavi

89- What will be our conditions of 'The day of the Judgement" according to the Quran?
a - Everybody will be in a state of anxiety.

90- Who was the Prophet mentioned in the Quran who was three generations were prophets?
a - Ibrahim a.s. - a] Ishaq a.s. Yaqoob a.s. Yusuf a.s.
b] Ismail a.s.

91- What is the book which abolished all old rules and regulations?
a - Al-Quran

92- What does the Quran say about property and wealth?
a - They are tests of one's faith.

93-According to the Quran who is "Khaatamun Nabiyyeen" (the last of the Prophets)?
a - Prophet Muhammad s.a.w

94- What is the name of the book that tells us clearly about the reality of the beginning and the end of the world?
a - Al-Quran

95- In the Quran what other name is given to the city of Mecca?
a - Bakkah and Baladul Ameen.

96- According to the Quran what other names is given to the city of Madinah?
a - Yathrib (Yasrib)

97- Whose generations is known as "Bani Israeel" according to the Quran?
a - The generation of Prophet Yaqoob a.s. who is also known as Israeel.

98- Which are the most mosques that are mentioned in the Quran?
a - 5 mosques : 1] Masjid-ul-Haram 2] Masjid-ul-Zirar 3] Masjid-ul-Nabawi 4] Masjid-ul-Aqsa 5] Masjid Quba

99- Name the Malaikat (angels), which are mentioned in the Quran?
a - 4 Malaikat (angels), 1] Jibrail Ameen a.s. 2] Mikaeel a.s 3] Haroot a.s. 4] Maroot a.s.


1 comment:

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