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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Eid-ul-Fitr Quiz - 1

1. Eid-ul-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of fasting. What is the name of this holy month?
[A]Shawwāl
[B]Shaʿbān
[C]Rajab
[D]Ramadan


2. Eid is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fiṭr means ________ ?
[A]Breaking the fast
[B]Respect
[C]Raised
[D]The one of pilgrimage


3. Eid-ul-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr) has a particular salat (Islamic prayer) consisting of _______ raka'ah (units) and generally offered in an open field or large hall.
[A]One
[B]Two
[C]Three
[D]Four


4. If someone greets you saying Bayramınız kutlu olsun or "May your Bayram – Eid – be blessed.", then you are in which country?
[A]Bangladesh
[B]Indonesia
[C]Brunei
[D]Turkey


5. By what name Eid is celebrated in Malaysia (Malay translation of Eid al-Fitr)?
[A]Hari Lebaran
[B]Nonbu Perunaal
[C]Hari Raya Puasa
[D]Ngaidul Fitri


6. Eid gifts are frequently given at eid to children and immediate relatives. What is the name given to Eid gifts?
[A]Zakat
[B]Eidi
[C]Ka'ak
[D]Baklava


7. Zakat, one of the pillars of Islam and a practice initiated by the Islamic prophet Muhammad, has played an important role throughout Islamic history. What is Zakat?
[A]Acknowledging the power of the spiritual realm
[B]Eid gifts given at eid to children and immediate relatives
[C]Giving fixed portion of one's wealth to charity, generally to the poor and needy
[D]Islamic prayer


8. What is the night before Eid called in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal?
[A]Mehndi Raat
[B]Chaand Raat
[C]Mubarak Raat
[D]Murubbis Raat


9. On Eid, people generally greet each other with the traditional greeting: "Barka Da Sallah," which means "Greetings on Sallah" in the Hausa language. In which country Eid is popularly known as "Small Sallah"?
[A]Nigeria
[B]Somalia
[C]Egypt
[D]Tunisia


10. What is the name of the meal consumed early in the morning by Muslims before fasting, sawm, in daylight hours during the Islamic month of Ramadan?
[A]Iftar
[B]Roadha Villun
[C]Suhoor
[D]Tarawih


11. During which month Muslims observe a strict fast and participate in pious activities such as charitable giving and peace-making?
[A]Ramadan
[B]Shawwāl
[C]Rajab
[D]Shaʿbān


12. What is the pre-sunrise prayer called in Islam?
[A]Salatul Zuhr
[B]Salatul Fajr
[C]Salatul Asr
[D]Salatul Maghrib


13. Shaw'waal is the ______ month of the Islamic calendar.
[A]8th
[B]9th
[C]10th
[D]11th


14. Eid among the Pashto-speaking community in Afghanistan is called ___________.
[A]Idul Fitri
[B]Kochnai Akhtar
[C]Rozar Eid
[D]Ramazanski bajram


15. The Islamic calendar is also known as ____________.
[A]Hijri calendar
[B]Gregorian calendar
[C]Akan calendar
[D]Berber calendar


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