Muharram is the first month of the Hijri calendar and thus marks the beginning of the Islamic year. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about it!
Q1: Muharram is one of the ______ sacred months in the Islamic calendar.
Q2: Muharram is also referred to as the
A. Month of the Prophet
B. Month of the Angels
C. Month of the Muslims
D. Month of Allah
Q3: The word ‘Muharram’ literally means
D. Male blood relative
Q4: What significant event took place on Ashura?
A. The conquest of Makkah
B. Ibrahim (AS) initiated building the Kabah
C. Allah liberated Musa (AS) and Bani Israel from Firawn’s tyranny.
D. The Prophet (sa) migrated to Madinah
Q5: Which Prophet’s ark settled on Mount Judi after the Great Flood on the 10th of Muharram?
A. Musa (AS)
B. Younus (AS)
C. Yusuf (AS)
D. Nuh (AS)
Q6: What’s the key wisdom behind fasting on the 9th and 10th or 10th and 11th of Muharram?
A. To differentiate from the Jews as they only fast on the 10th
B. To gain more rewards
C. To practice fasting
D. To develop patience
Q7. By fasting on Ashura, our one year’s _____ sins will be forgiven, InshaAllah.
Q8: We must be cautious and not indulge in _________ on the day of Ashura.
B. Good deeds