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1

What is the meaning of Rabb?

Lord

2

What is the meaning of Majdan?

Glory

3

What is the meaning of Hamdan?

Praise

4

What is the meaning of Shukran?

Thanks

5

What is the meaning of Muslim?

Submission (one who)

6

What is the meaning of HMD (Muhammad)?

The one who praise

7

What is the meaning of Quran?

Recite

8

How is the Quran divided up?

Surahs (chapters)

9

How many Surahs are in the Quran?

114

10

What is unique about the English translation of the Quran?

Starts with the shortest Surahs and builds to the larger Surahs

11

What does each Surah begin with?

In the name of Allah, the most gracious and merciful

12

Who delivered the Quran to Muhammad?

Gabriel

13

How is the Quran divided or sectioned?

2 parts: Mecca and Medina

14

What is the Mecca portion of the Quran about?

Life, theology, and the goodness of god

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What is the Medina portion of the Quran about?

Polity

16

What is meant by abrogation and the Quran?

Abrogation means a canceling or changing. Muslims believe that the Quran is an abrogation of all the books that were before it, including the Gospels.

17

What tradition do Muslim's follow?

Sunnah - Acts of Muhammad
Hadith - sayings, these are different

18

How many books in the Quran are attributed to God?

104 Holy books

19

What other miracles other than the Quran are attributed to Muhammad?

None. The Quran is the only miracle attributed to Muhammad

20

When was Muhammad born?

570 AD

21

When was Muhammad married?

595 AD

22

When did Muhammad receive his first revelation?

Around 610 AD

23

When was Muhammad sent to Medina?

620 AD

24

Hajira?

June 20, 622. Becomes the new date of dating the calendar (ah).

25

When was Muhammad's death?

632 AD

26

What different Caliphs are associated with Islam?

- Abu Bakr -Umar
- Uthman - Ali = first imam (spiritual leader of the Shiite sect)

27

What are the imams?

Hussein and Hassan

28

Which feast is the feast of sacrifice and the end of pilgrimage?

Id al Adha

29

Which feast celebrates Muhammad's birth?

Id al Mawlid

30

Which feast commemorates the death of Hussein who was murdered?

Id al Ashura