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Test Your Knowledge (Test 3)

Posted in Test Your Knowledge with tags , , , , , , on July 20, 2012 by TheAuthenticBase

Q1) Why do the Hanafee scholars say that venerating graves is impermissible?

a) Because it is an act of resembling the Jews.
b) Because it is an act of resembling the idol-worshippers.
c) Because it is an act which wastes money.
d) All of the above.

Q2) What is impermissible between husband and wife when the wife is on her periods?

a) Marital relations.
b) Touching in a sexual manner.
c) Sleeping together.
d) All of the above.

Q3) Who was the Prophet (saw) talking to when he said, “Beware of ingratitude towards those who do you favours.“?

a) The Ansaar
b) The Muhaajiroon
c) Muslim Women
d) Muslim men

Q4) What do the Dhaahirees derive out of the verse “…and do not say uff to them (your parents)…” [17:23] ?

a) That only saying uff is haraam.
b) That every insulting speech is haraam.
c) That every insulting speech and action is haraam.
d) That saying uff and every speech and action lesser than this is haraam.

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Test Your Knowledge (Test 2)

Posted in Test Your Knowledge with tags , , , on December 20, 2011 by TheAuthenticBase

Q1) Which one of the following is permissible?

a) Lighting candles at graves
b) Doing Tawaaf around graves
c) Kissing the dead
d) Reading the Quraan over the dead.

Q2) True or false, a Muslimah is not allowed to let anyone enter the house except with her husband’s permission.

a) True.
b) False.

Q3) Besides the two sunnah of Fajr, is it permissible to offer any other nafl prayers?

a) Yes, as there is no hadeeth on this subject forbidding it.
b) Yes, as the hadeeth on this subject is weak.
c) No, because the absence of any hadeeth shows it cannot be something praiseworthy.
d) No, because the Messenger of Allaah forbade it.

Q4) Is it permissible to seek blessings (tabbaruk) from the graves?

a) Yes, but only the graves of the Prophets and martyrs.
b) Yes but only with the grave of the Prophet Muhammad (saw).
c) No, because it is a means to shirk.
d) No, because it is shirk.

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Test Your Knowledge

Posted in Test Your Knowledge with tags , , on November 24, 2011 by TheAuthenticBase

Assalaamu ‘alaykum, I thought it’ll be good to have a few tests once in a while. So here we go. The answers are at the bottom of the page. All the questions revolve around the posts on the last three pages. Enjoy. And no cheating! Comment at the bottom and let me know what you got. If anyone needs any clarifications, dont hesitate to ask.

Q1) What does the following hadeeth prove?: “O Asmaa Indeed when a woman reaches the age of puberty, it is not allowed that any of her be seen except for this and this.” And he pointed to his face and hands. [Aboo Daawood]

a) That the niqaab is not an obligation.
b) That there is no awrah for a girl below the age of puberty.
c) Nothing as the hadeeth is weak.
d) That is permissible for a woman to wear tight clothing.

Q2)  If a stone is dropped from the top of hell how long does it take to reach the bottom?

a) 7 years.
b) 70 years.
c) 72 years.
d) 100 years.

Q3) Which one of the following is true:

a) That a woman is not allowed to pray any optional prayer without her husband’s permission.
b) That a woman is not allowed to fast any optional fast without her husband’s permission.
c) That a woman is not allowed to give charity without her husband’s permission.
d) None of the above.

Q4) Why did the Prophet (saw) supplicate: “O Allaah do not make my grave an idol that is worshipped.”?

a) Because that would make the other Prophets of a lower status than he.
b) Out of humbleness.
c) Because it is a form of shirk.
d) None of the above, as the hadeteh is weak.

Q5) Regarding the saved sect, the Prophet (saw) described them as “the jamaa’ah”. What best describes the jamaa’ah?

a) The vast majority.
b) Those who are upon the haqq, even if they are few.
c) Those upon the haqq, on condition they are a large number.
d) Those who are in the lands of Yemen.

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