IBRAHIM (AS) & HAJJ – by sister MariamFor any questions or comments on this Q & A game, email me firstname.lastname@example.org
IBRAHIM (AS) & HAJJ
SHIP COMPETITION GAME - Q & A Set:
Q1 – What are the months of the Islamic calendar?(M, S,R,R,J,J,R,S, R, TQ, TH)Q2 – What is the difference between the Islamic (moon-based) calendar andthe Gregorian calendar (sun-based)?(the moon rotates around its axes in 355 days, while the sun in 365 days;therefore, the Islamic calendar is 10 days shorter than the Gregoriancalendar)Q3 – Which dates of the Islamic calendar are Eid-ul Fitr and Eid-ul Adha?(1stShawwal and 10thThul Hajj).Q4 – Where was Ibrahim (as) born?Ibrahim (as) was born in Mesopotamia – today known as the region of Southern Iraq.Q5 – How was Ibrahim (as) different from the people of his nation?He did not worship idols; even though his own father, Terah/Adhar madeand worshipped idols.(
"Ibrahim was indeed a paragon of virtue, obedient to Allah, ever inclined toHim and he was not of those who set up equals to Allah. He was ever grateful for His favours, We chose him and guided him to a straight path;and We bestowed on him good in this world and in the Hereafter, he will surely be among the righteous." (16: 121-123)
Q6 – After Ibrahim(as) decided to destroy the idols in his village, what didthose people want to do to him?(A – they wanted to burn him alive).Q7 – How did Allah T’Ala save him?A – Allah T’Ala commanded the fire to be cool for Ibrahim (as):We said, "Ofire! be thou cool, and (a means of) safety for Abraham!"
, Al-Anbiya, Chapter #21, Verse#69)
Q8 – What did Ibrahim(as) tell King Nimrod (who thought himself to be agod)?Nimrod said he gives life and death; Ibrahim (as) asked the king that can hemake the sun rise from the East – (of course not – this is only by the power of Allah).