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Trivia Quiz - Muhammad - The Founder of Islam

A quiz on the man who founded a religion which now has over one billion adherents. Interesting facts about the life, career and teachings of Muhammad!

Quiz Number: 4427
Date Submitted: April 21, 2012
Quiz Categories: Islam
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 45.2 percent
Times Taken: 63 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Muhammad Ibn `Abd Allāh

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1. The name "Muhammad" literally means what?
  A.   The Blessed One
  B.   The Praised One
  C.   Messenger of Allah
  D.   The Chosen One

2. Muhammad was born in 570 in which city?
  A.   Riyadh
  B.   Medina
  C.   Mecca
  D.   Baghdad

3. Who was the angel who visited Muhammad in a cave on Mt Hira?
  A.   Gabriel
  B.   Michael
  C.   Raphael
  D.   Lucifer

4. As a young man, what profession did Muhammad engage in?
  A.   merchant
  B.   priest
  C.   teacher
  D.   shepherd

5. What was the name of Muhammad's first wife?
  A.   Fatima
  B.   Sawda
  C.   Aisha
  D.   Khadijah

6. What prompted Muhammad's flight from Mecca in 622?
  A.   He learned of a plot to assassinate him
  B.   He knew the people of Medina were more amenable to his teachings.
  C.   King Richard's forces were attacking the city.
  D.   He was to be put on trial for heresy

7. According to Muhammad, how many animals were admitted to his paradise?
  A.   0
  B.   3
  C.   10
  D.   20

8. According to legend, what celestial miracle did Muhammad perform?
  A.   He stopped the world spinning.
  B.   He made stars fall to earth.
  C.   He stopped the sun from shining for 24 hours.
  D.   He cleaved the moon into two parts.

9. How many of Muhammad's wives outlived him?
  A.   0
  B.   4
  C.   6
  D.   9

10. Upon Muhammad's death in 632, what legendary event occurred?
  A.   His body was assumed into heaven.
  B.   The Black Stone of Mecca was dropped into its current position.
  C.   His coffin was suspended in mid-air without any visible support
  D.   It rained toads.®   

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