IBRAHIM (AS) & HAJJ – by sister Mariam For any questions or comments on this Q & A game, email me at cristinna7@yahoo.

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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 and the 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 Gregorian calendar) Q3 – Which dates of the Islamic calendar are Eid-ul Fitr and Eid-ul Adha? (1st Shawwal and 10th Thul 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 made and worshipped idols. ("Ibrahim was indeed a paragon of virtue, obedient to Allah, ever inclined to Him 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 did those 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, "O fire! be thou cool, and (a means of) safety for Abraham!" ( ‫ , سورة النبياء‬Al-Anbiya, Chapter #21, Verse #69) Q8 – What did Ibrahim(as) tell King Nimrod (who thought himself to be a god)? Nimrod said he gives life and death; Ibrahim (as) asked the king that can he make the sun rise from the East – (of course not – this is only by the power of Allah).

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IBRAHIM (AS) & HAJJ – by sister Mariam For any questions or comments on this Q & A game, email me at cristinna7@yahoo.com

Q9 – Who were the 2 wives of Ibrahim (as) and which prophets (as) came from them? Sarah (many prophets came such as Isaac, Yaqub, Isa – as) and Hagar (Ismail ….& Muhammad saaw after many generations). Q10 – What did Allah commanded Ibrahim (as) to do afterwards? Allah commanded Ibrahim (as) to emigrate to Arabia – eventually this was to become Makkah (Saudi Arabia). Allah commanded Ibrahim (as) to build a house for His Worship (Kaaba). Q11 – What is the story of Zam-Zam water in short? A - Haggar – was very thirsty and looking desperately for water; she was running 7 times around the hills of Safa and Marwa when Allah’s instruction came and the water sprang from the earth for her; this is now know as the Zam-Zam water. Q12 – What was the great test Allah commanded Ibrahim(as) to do for His Sake? A – Allah commanded to sacrifice his beloved son for His Sake; the son, Ismail agreed and they proceeded to sacrifice him. Q13 – What did Shaitan try to do? A – He tried to stop Ibrahim(as) from sacrificing his son and they stoned him. Q14 – How did Allah T’Ala save Ismail (as)? A ram (young lamb) was placed instead of Ismail (as); because of his submission to do the will of Allah, Ibrahim (as) passed his great test and Allah was very pleased with him. Q15 – Why do we do Hajj and celebrate Eid-ul-Adha (of the sacrifice)? A – To follow Allah’s commandments and remember the friend of Allah, Ibrahim (as) – from his story we should learn that we have to be ready to sacrifice everything for Allah.

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IBRAHIM (AS) & HAJJ – by sister Mariam For any questions or comments on this Q & A game, email me at cristinna7@yahoo.com

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