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1

What is the hadith?

Traditional accounts of what what Muhammed has said and done.

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Define Hadud

limit and restriction. Going against it is punishable.

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Define hafiz

A Muslim who knows the whole Qur'an by memory.

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What is one of the five pillars, Hajj?

It is an important, spiritual journey which Muslims should go at least once in their lifetime.

5

Define halal

Allowed

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Define Haram

Forbidden

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Define Ibadah

Obedience, submission and devotion to Allah alone with ultimate love for him

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What is Jannah?

Heaven

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What is Jahannam?

Hell

10

Define Khalifah

successor or steward

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Define Khamr

Intoxicants

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Define Madrassah

Educational institution

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What is the Qur'an?

Islamic sacred book believed to be the word of Allah.

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What is Ramadan?

The ninth month of the Muslim year during which strict fasting from sunrise to sunset

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Define riba(usury)

Banking interest which is forbidden under the Shariah law.

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Define Sadaqah

Charity

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What is one of the five pillars, Salah?

A reminder of Allah where they prey 5 times a day.

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What is taqwa?

staying close to Allah

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What is Id-Ul-Fitra?

the celebration after ramadan where everyone must eat

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What is Id-Ul-Adha?

a three day festival of pilgrimage and sacrificing an animal to Allah