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100 FACTS ABOUT THE QURAN

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100 FACTS ABOUT THE QURAN

Following are 100 FACTS ABOUT THE QURAN.


1) What is the meaning of the word
“Qur’an”?
A) That which is Read.

2) Where was the Qur’an revealed first?
A) In the cave of Hira (Makkah)

3) On which night was the Qur’an first
revealed ?
A) Lailatul-Qadr (Night of the Power)

4) Who revealed the Qur’an?
A) Allah revealed the Qur’an

5) Through whom was the Qur’an revealed?
A) Through Angel Jibraeel (Alaihis-Salaam)

6) To whom was the Qur’an revealed?
A) To the last Prophet, Muhammed (Sallahu
Alaihi Wasallam)

7) Who took the responsibility of keeping the
Qur’an safe?
A) Allah himself

8) What are the conditions for holding or
touching the Qur’an?
A) One has to be clean and to be with wudhu
(ablution)

9) Which is the book which is read most?
A) The Qur’an
10) What is the topic of the Qur’an?
A) Man

11) What are the other names of the Qur’an
according to the Qur’an itself?
A) A l-Furqaan, Al-Kitaab, Al-Zikr, Al-Noor,Al-
Huda

12) How many Makki Surahs (chapters) are
there in the Qur’an?
A) 86

13) How many Madani Surahs (chapters) are
there in the Qur’an?
A) 28

14) How many Manzils (stages) are there in
the Qur’an?
A) 7

15) How many Paara or Juz (parts) are there
in the Qur’an?
A) 30

16) How many Surahs (chapters) are there in
the Qur’an?
A) 114

17) How many Rukoo (paragraphs) are there
in the Qur’an?
A) 540

18) How many Aayaath (verses) are there in
the Qur’an?
A) 6666

19) How many times is the word ‘Allah’
repeated in the Qur’an?
A) 2698

20) How many different types of Aayaath
(verses) are there in the Qur’an?
A) 10

21) Who is the first ‘Haafiz’ of the Qur’an?
A) Prophet Muhammed (Sallalahu Alaihi
Wasallam)

22) At the time of the death of Prophet
Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam) how many Huffaz were there?
A) 22

23) How many Aayaath (verses) on Sajda
(prostation) are there in the Qur’an?
A) 14

24) In which Paara (part) and Surah (chapter)
do you find the first verse
about Sajda (prostation)?
A) 9th Paara, 7th Chapter-Surah-al-Araaf,
Verse 206

25) How many times has the Qur’an stressed
about Salaat or Namaaz (prayer)?
A) 700 times

26) How many times has the Qur’an
emphasized on alms or charity?
A) 150

27) How many times in the Qur’an, is the
Prophet Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam) addressed asYaa-Aiyu-Han-Nabi?
A) 11 times

28) Where in the Qur’an has Prophet
Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)
been named ‘Ahmed’?
A) Paara 28th, Surah Saff, Ayath 6th

29) How many times has the name of
Rasool-ullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)
been mentioned in the Qur’an?
A) Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam)-4times Ahmed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam)-1 time

30) Name the Prophet whose name is
mentioned and discussed most in the
Qur’an?
A) Moosa (Alahis-Salaam)

31) Who were the Kaathibe-Wahi (copyists of
the revelations) of the Qur’an?
A) Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu), Usman
(Radhiallahu Anhu), Ali (Radhiallahu
Anhu),
Zaid Bin Harith(Radhiallahu Anhu) And
Abdullah bin Masood(Radhiallahu
Anhu)

32) Who was the first person who counted
the Aayaath (verses) of the Qur’an?
A) Ayesha (Radhiallahu Anha)

33) On whose advice did Abu Bakr
(Radhiallahu Anhu) decide to compile the
Qur’an?
A) Omer Farooq(Radhiallahu Anhu)

34) On whose order was the Qur’an compiled
completely in written form?
A) Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu)

35) Who confined the recitation of the Qur’an
on the style of the Quraysh
tribe?
A) Usman (Radhiallahu Anhu)

36) Out of the copies of the Qur’an compiled
by Usman (Radhiallahu Anhu),
how many and where are they at present?
A) Only 2 copies. One in Tashkent and the
other in Istanbul.

37) Which Surah of the Qur’an was Prophet
Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam) reciting while praying, that Hazrat
Jabeer Bin Muth’im Listened to
and embraced Islam?
A) Surah Thoor

38) Which was that Surah of the Qur’an which
the Prophet Muhammed Sallallahu
Alaihi Wasallam) had recited when one of his
enemies Utba after listening to
it fell in Sajda (prostation)?
A) The first five Ayaaths of Ham-Meem-Sajda

39) Which is the first and the most ancient
Mosque according to the Qur’an?
A) Kaaba

40) In Qur’an mankind is divided into two
groups.Which are those two groups?
A) Believers and disbelievers

41) Who is the man about whom; Allah has
said in the Qur’an that his body is
kept as an admonishing example for future
generations to come?
A) Fir’aun. (Pharaoh)

42) Besides the body of Pharaoh, what is
that thing which is kept as an
admonishing example for future generations
to come?
A) Noah’s Ark.

43) After the wreckage of Prophet Noah’s
Ark, which is its place of rest
mentioned in theQur’an?
A) Cave of Judi.

4) In the Qur’an the name of whic h
companion of Prophet Muhammed
(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is mentioned?
A) Zaid Bin Harith.

45) Who is the relative of the Prophet
Muahmmed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam)whose name is mentioned in the
Qur’an?
A) Abu Lahab

46) In the Qur’an there is a mention of a
Prophet who has been called by his
mother’s name. Who was he?
A) Jesus [Prophet Isa (Alahis salaam)] is
mentioned as Bin Maryam.

47) Which was the agreement that was titled
Fath-hum-Mubeen’ without
fighting a battle?
A) Treaty of Hudaibiya

48) What are the different names used for
Satan or Devil in the Qur’an?
A) Iblees and Ash-Shaitaan.

49) Which category of creature does the
Qur’an put ‘Iblees’ into?
A) Jinn.

50) What were those worships and prayers
that were ordered by Allah to the
community of Bani Israeel and which were
continued by the Muslim Ummah
also?
A) Salaat and Zakaat. (Al-Baqarah:43)

51) The Qur’an repeatedly warns of a certain
day.Can you say which day it
is?
A) Youmal Qiyamah.(Doomsday)

52) Who were those people with whom Allah
was pleased and they were pleased
with Him, as mentioned in the Qur’an?
A) Companions of Prophet Muhammed.
(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)

53) In which Holy Book of Non-Muslims the
Qur’an is mentioned repeatedly?
A) In the Holy Book of Sikh Community-
Granth Saheb.

54) In which year were the vowels inserted in
the Qur’an?
A) 43 Hijri.

55) Who were the first serious students of
the Qur’an?
A) As-haabus Suffah.

56) Which is the first Residential University
where the faculty of the
Qur’an was established for the first time?
A) Masjid-e-Nabvi.[Mosque of the Prophet
(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)]

57) By what name did the Qur’an address
those noble and pious people who
were selected by Allah to convey His
message to mankind?
A) Nabi (Prophet) and Rasool (Messenger).

58) What type of a person does the Qur’an
want to make?
A) Momin..

59) What is the scale or measure of one’s
dignity according to the Qur’an?
A) Thaqwa. (Piety)

60) What according to the Qur’an is the root
cause of the evil?
A) Alcohol.

61) What are the two most important types
of kinds of Aayaat (Verses)found
in the Qur’an?
A) Muhakamaat and muthashabihaath.

62) Which is the longest Surah (Chapter) in
the Qur’an?
A) Surah-al-Baqarah.

63) Which is the smallest Surah in the
Qur’an?
A) Surah-al-Kausar.

64) What was the age of Prophet Muhammed
(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) when
Qur’an was first revealed to him through
Jibraeel (Alaihis-salaam)?
A) 40 Years.

65) How long did Prophet Muhammed
(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) receive the
revelation of the Qur’an in Makkah?
A) 13 Years.

66) How long did Prophet Muhammed
(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) receive the
revelation of the Qur’an in Madinah?
A) 10 Years.

67) Where was the first Surah revealed?
A) In Makkah.

68) Where was the last Surah revealed?
A) In Madinah.

69) How many years did it take for the
complete revelation of the Qur’an?
A) 22 years,5 months and 14 days.

70) Which Surah(Chapter) of the Qur’an is to
be read compulsorily in each
raka’at of the Salaat (Namaaz)?
A) Surah-al-Fatihah.

71) Which is the Surah, which Allah taught as
a Du’a(Prayer)?
A) Surah-al-Fatihah.

72) What is the reason of keeping Surah-al-
Fatihah in the beginning of the
Qur’an?
A) It is the door to the Qur’an

73) What is the Surah (Chapter) revealed
completely and found first place in
the Qur’an?
A) Surah-al-Fatihah.

74) Who was the only lady whose personal
name is found in the Qur’an?
A) Mariam(Alaihis-salaam).

75) In which Surah (Chapter) of the Qur’an do
you find maximum instructions?
A) Surah-al-Baqarah.

76) When and Where did the Prophet
Muhammed Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) and
Jibraeel (Alaihis-salaam) meet for the second
time?
A) On Friday,18th Ramadan,in the Cave of
Hira.

77) What was the interval between the first
and the second revelation?
A) 2 years and six months.

78) Which is the Surah (Chapter) that does
start without Bismillah?
A) Surah-al-Taubah or Bara’ath.

79) In which Surah (Chapter) of the Qur’an
Bismillah is repeated twice?
A) Surah-al Naml.

80) How many Surah (Chapter) in the Qur’an
have the titles named after
different Prophets?
A) 6 Surahs (Chapters):
a) Surah-al-Yunus.
b)Surah-al-Hood.
c) Surah-al-Yusuf.
d) Surah-al-Ibraheem.
e)Surah-al-Nuh.
f) Surah-al-Muhammed.

81) In which part of the Qur’an do you find
‘Ayat-ul-Kursi'(Verse of the
Throne)?
A) In the beginning of the third Part.
(Chapter2-55)

82) How many different names of Allah are
mentioned in the Qur’an?
A) 99

83) Who were the three non-prophets whose
names are mentioned with due
respect in the Qur’an?
A) Luqman,Aziz of Egypt and Zulqarnain.

84) At the time Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu)
how many companions had compiled
the Qur’an in the form of a book?
A) 75 companions.

85) Which is that only book which is
completely memorized by millions of
people in the world?
A) Al-Qur’an.

86) What did the Jinns who heard a few
Aayaath Verses) of the Qur’an say to
each other?
A) We have heard a unique discourse which
shows the right path, verily we
believe in it.

87) Which are the most popular translations
of the Qur’an in English?
A) Translation by Muhammed Marmaduke
Pickthall and by Allama Yusuf Ali.

88) Into how many languages of the world
has the Holy Qur’an been
translated?
A) Nearly 103 languages.

89) Who was the first translator of the Holy
Qur’an into Urdu?
A) Moulana Shah Rafiuddin Muhaddis
Dehlavi.

90) What will be our condition on ‘The day of
the Judgment’ according to the
Qur’an?
A) Everybody will be in a state of anxiety.

91) Who was the Prophet mentioned in the
Qur’an whose three generations were
prophets?
A) Ibraheem (Alaihis-salaam).

92) What is that book which abolished all old
rules and regulations?
A) Al-Qur’an.

93) What does the Qur’an say about property
and wealth?

A) They are tests of one’s faith.
94) According to the Qur’an who is
“khaatamun Nabiyyeen” (the last of the
Prophets)?
A) Prophet Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi
Wasallam)

95) What is the name of the book that tells
us clearly about the reality of
the beginning and the end of the world?
A) Al-Qur’an.

96) In the Qur’an what other name is given to
the city of Makkah?
A) Bakkah and Baladul Ameen.

97) According to the Qur’an what other name
is given to the city of Madinah?
A) Yathrib.

98) Whose Generation is known as “Bani
Israeel” according to the Qur’an?
A) The generation of Prophet Yaqoob(Alaihis
salaam) who is also known as
Israeel.

99) Which are the mosques that are
mentioned in the Qur’an
a) Masjid-ul-Haram.
b) Masjid-ul-Zirar.
c) Masjid-ul-Nabawi.
d) Masjid-u l-Aqsa.
e) Masjid Quba.

100) The name of which angels are
mentioned in the Qur’an?
a) Jibraeel Ameen.Alaihis salaam)
b) Meekaeel.(Alaihis salaam)
c) Haroot.(Alaihis salaam)
d) Maroot.(Alaihis salaam

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