I have the curiosity to know about Ramadan, so decided to read and write a post. Thus, Ramadan Quiz In Question And Answer Form has been brought out in honor of Ramadan Festival of Muslim community of the world.
This year in 2022, Ramadan Festival/Eid – ul – Fitre 2022 in India will begin in the evening of Monday, 2 May and ends in the evening of Tuesday, 3 May. Public holiday date is Tuesday,3 May ( Date may vary )
Let us start the Ramadan Quiz In Question And Answer Form. Let us start the Quiz….
Question 1. What is Ramadan?
Answer – Ramadan is a holy month of worship, study of the Quran, prayer and fasting. Fasting is observed from dawn to sunset.
- Muslims believe that Quran began to be revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during this month.
- This is the ninth month of the Muslim year.
- This is the holiest month of the year in Islamic culture.
Question 2. What is the purpose of Ramadan?
Answer – The purpose of Ramadan is for spiritual reflection and growth or spiritual cleansing and purification by increase of worship.
- To help those in need i.e. to do good deeds and act of charity.
- This is the time to spend with loved ones.
Question 3. What are the things taught by Ramadan?
Answer – Ramadan teaches the Muslims to practice self – discipline, self – control, sacrifice and empathy.
- Empathy for those who are less fortunate. Encourages actions of generosity.
Question 4. Why Ramadan is very much special and unique?
Answer – Ramadan is very much special and unique as it is considered to be the holiest period in the Muslim Hijri calendar.
- During Ramadan, holy prophet Muhammad has said that the gates of Hell are closed and the gates of Heavens are open.
- And every good deed done during Ramadan is given more weight than the good deeds done during any other time.
Question 5. Is fasting mandatory during Ramadan period for all Muslim?
Answer – All Muslims who are major or who have attained puberty should fast.
- But there are also exceptions for pregnant women, postpartum women, nursing mothers, women who are menstruating during this period.
- People on medication, very old or seniors who are unable to fast due to health reason and for the travelers.
Question 6. What is the reason for change of dates for Ramadan every year?
Answer – Muslims follow the lunar calendar. As per this, each year it begins about eleven days earlier. Therefore, Ramadan dates change every year.
Question 7. Whether intake/drinking of water is allowed during the fast?
Answer – No. Intake or drinking of water is not allowed. The reason is that fasting allows the Muslims to put themselves in the place of less fortunate people to understand and realize what they go through. This helps them to empathize or being compassionate.
Question 8. Can the Muslims fast with few breaks in between during Ramadan?
Answer – No. Muslims should consecutively fast for the entire month of Ramadan without any break.
- They have to fast for may be 29 days or 30 days depending on the appearance of the moon.
- Regular fasting helps to inculcate discipline and dedication.
- Those who skip fasting should have genuine and reasonable excuse.
Question 9. What are the typical routine followed by Muslims during Ramadan?
Answer – During Ramadan fasting period, Muslims abstain themselves from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking cigarettes, and engaging in any sexual activity from dawn to sunset.
Question 10. What are the five practices of Ramadan?
Answer – The five practices of Ramadan are – the month long period of reflection, prayer, fasting, Quran reading and charitable giving. This is annually observed in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.
Question 11. What the Muslims do on the first day of Ramadan?
Answer – Muslims usually begin each meal by breaking their fast by eating dates. After each meal, people perform a prayer, and they generally pray five times each day, with extra nightly prayers being encouraged during Ramadan. Of course, this is not mandatory.
Question 12. What is the birth place of Prophet Muhammad?
Answer – Mecca is the birth place of Prophet Muhammad.
Question 13. In which language the Quaran is written?
Answer – Quaran is written in Arabic language.
Question 14. On which day of the Ramadan did the Prophet Muhammad received the first revelation of the Quran as per the Islamic tradition?
Answer – 27th day as per Islamic tradition.
Question 15. What is the meal before the beginning of the fast is called?
Answer – It is called as Suhoor.
Question 16. What is the first prayer of the day is called?
Answer – It is called as Fajr.
Question 17. What is the meal after the sunset is called?
Answer – It is called as Iftar.
Question 18. What is the last day of Ramadan called?
Answer – It is called as Id – Ul – Fitr.
Question 19. What is the second prayer of the day called?
Answer – It is called as Dhuhr.
Question 20. What is Eid?
Answer – The celebration after Ramadan and Hajj.
Question 21. What is the method of compensation for a missed act of worship called?
Answer – The method of compensation is called as Fidyah.
Question 22. What is Hajj?
Answer – Hajj is a holy pilgrimage for Muslims.
Question 23. What is the fourth prayer of the day is called as?
Answer – The fourth prayer of the day is called as Magrhib.
Question 24. What is the special prayers held each night of Ramadan is called as?
Answer – It is called as Tarawih.
Question 25. What is Quaran?
Answer – Quaran is the holy book of the Muslim Faith.
Hope, you have liked this post on Ramadan Quiz In Question And Answer Form. There are 25 Questions with Answers. These are collected by me from various sources. I have tried to be as authentic as possible. If there is any mistake, please pardon and inform the right answer through comment section.
Before concluding let us all be reminded again about Ramadan….
- Ramadan is a holy month and a very special time of the year.
- During this month, Muslims abstain themselves from all physical pleasures during the day time.
- People keep themselves busy praying during this holy month of Ramadan.
- During this period of Ramadan people learn to avoid lying and cheating.
- People control themselves from doing any evil deeds.
- It is the time to do charity during this period. In this month or period the rewards for good deed is 70 times more. One good deed gives 70 rewards.
- With this we come to close this post…And wish all Muslim Friends…
“May this Ramadan bring lots of prosperity, peace, happiness and togetherness for you and your family members” AND WISH YOU ALL HAPPY RAMADAN….
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