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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Committee for Dawah in Africa

Competition 3


Full Name: Country: City: Telephone:

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1ST & 2nd PRIZE 3RD & 4th PRIZE 5TH, 6th & 7th PRIZE 8TH, 9th & 10th PRIZE


Under the auspices of the Religious Attach of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Pretoria in association with Cii Youth Foundation, Deen Class and the Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa.

Answer the following questions: Place a tick () before the correct answer only. Q1. Who said the following? Imam al-Bukhari narrates in his Saheeh that Ali was told By the one in whose hand my soul is, to honour the family of the Messenger is dearer to me than to honour my family? a) Abu Bakr al-Sideeq b) Ibn Abaas c) Ibn Masood Q2. Who was addressed? Umar ibn al-Khataab said By Allah, your embrace of Islam was dearer to me than even if al-Khataab embraced because your Islam was dearer to the Messenger than the Islam of al-Khataab? a) al-Abaas b) Ibn-Abaas c) al-Hasan Q3.Ibn-Abaas said __________ said when he entered upon Umar ibn al-Khataab after being stabbed (( There is no ones deeds that I would love to meet Allah with except yours))?. a) Ali ibn Abi Talib b) Abdullah ibn Umar c) Abdullah ibn al-Zubair Q4. From the honour and respect of ________ towards Abu Bakr and Umar is that when he was asked by his son Muhammed ibn al-Hanafiyya Who is best after the Messenger ? He said Abu Bakr. I said and then who? He said then Umar. I felt he would say Uthman next and so I asked and then you? He said I am only a man from amongst the Muslims. a) al-Hasan b) al-Husain c) Ali Q5. Ibn Kathir said in al-Bidaayah wa al-Nihaayah abut him and al-Sideeq use to honour, glorify and respect him and so did Umar ibn al-Khataab . a) Sad ibn Ubadah b) al-Hasan c) Sad ibn Muadh Q6. Imam _________ named one of his sons Abu Bakr and another Umar. He also named one of his daughters Ayesha and another Umm Salamah. a) Zain al-Aabideen b) Musa al-Kaadhim c) Ali al-Ridha Q7. Imam ________ said The pious predecessors would teach their children the love of Abu Bakr and Umar as they would teach them a surah of the Quran a) Imam Malik b) Imam al-Shafiee c) Imam Ahmed

Q8. Imam ________ said with regards to those who slander the companions of the Messenger Verily they wanted to slander the Messenger but were unable so they slandered his companions so it might be said that he was an evil man and h ad he been righteous, his companions would have been righteous too. a) Imam Abu Hanifah b) Imam Malik c) Imam Al-Shafee Q9. Imam _________said Do not speak ill of the companions of the Messenger for he will be your adversary tomorrow? a) al-Dhahabi b) Ibn Kathir c) al-Shafee Q10. _____________ said Know that whoever discredits any of the companions of Muhammed in reality intends the Muhammed and causes him distress in his grave? a) al-Aajuree b) Ibn Taymiya c) Al-Barbaharee Q11.____________ said If you find anyone vilifying the companions of the Messenger then know that he is a heretic for verily the Messenger was truthful and the Quran is the truth and it was the companions who passed down the Quran and Sunnah to us. Those who vilify them want to cause doubt in the narrators and thus doubt about the Quran and Sunnah, but they themselves are denigrated and are heretics. a) Ibn Taymiya b) Abu Zurah al-Raazi c) Ibn al-Qayyim Q12. Imam ___________ said Whoever gives preference to Ali over Abu Bakr has defamed the Messenger . a) Ibn al-Qayyim b) Ibn al-Jawzi c) Imam Ahmed Q13. Imam __________said The curse of Allah is upon the killer of Husain ibn Ali and upon those who helped to kill him and upon those who slander Ali ibn Abi Talib, Husain, Hasan, harm Fatimah or the family of the Messenger . The curse and anger of Allah is upon them. They will not be given any consideration by Allah nor earn the intercession of Muhammed . a) Al-Barbaharee b) Ibn Qudamah c) al-Aajuree Q14. Imam _________ said Whoever slanders the companions, curses them or removes them from the religion is himself an evil doer and his testimony is rejected. a) Ibn Hajr b) Ibn Hazm c) al-Maawardi

Q15. From the great affection of Imam __________ towards the family of the Messenger is that he named his eldest son Ali, his daughter Fatimah and two of his sons Hasan and Husain. a) Muhammed ibn Abdul Wahaab b) al-Shawkani c) al-Sanaani Q16. Imams of the Sunnah understand the virtue and honour which Allah has given the mothers of the believers. Imam __________ said It is from the Sunnah to be pleased with the wives of the Messenger , the mothers of the believers, the pure and innocent. The best of them Khadijah bint Khuwailid and Ayesha al-Sideeqah daughter of al-Sideeq who Allah made innocent in His book, the wife of the Prophet in this world and the next. Whoever slanders her with regards to what Allah stated she is innocent of is a disbeliever in Allah a) al-Tahawi b) Ibn Hazm c) Ibn Qudamah Q17. Who said Whoever slanders the companions of the Prophet has no share of Islam? a) al-Naysaburi b) al-Shawkani c) Imam Malik Q18. Who said The scholars are unanimous with regards to the disbelief of the one who slanders Ayesha after Allah has stated her innocence? a) Ibn Kathir b) Ibn Qudamah c) Ibn al-Qayyim Q19. Who said The love for the family of the Messenger is an obligation for numerous reasons, amongst them: their Islam, their virtue, their early embrace and for the fact that they were close to the Messenger and linked by his lineage? a) Sheikh Ibn Baz b) Sheikh Ibn Sadee c) Sheikh Ibn Uthaimeen Q20. Who said Whoever claims that the companions all apostatized after the death of the Messenger except a few or that they all were evil doers, has definitely disbelieved in what Allah has numerously stated of His pleasure and praise of them in the Quran ? a) Sheikh al-Islam Ibn Taymiya b) Imam al-Shawkani c) Imam Ahmed

CONDITIONS OF THE COMPETITION 1. 2. 3. Entry is for both male and female not younger than 20 years old. The correct answer is to be selected by placing a tick () in the specified area. Entry forms must be submitted to the respective collection point in each country by no later than 01 August 2011. 4. All contestants must write their name in ENGLISH as officially noted in their Travel Document and/ or Identity registration. 5. Entries can be submitted in Arabic, English or French. 6. The Prophet SAW has prohibited cheating. We thus implore that all forms of deceit by contestants are not used. 7. Only one (1) entry per person is allowed. If additional entries are made by the same person he or she will be disqualified. 8. Research for answers and completion of the entry form must be completed by each individual, separately. 9. In the event of a person/s completing forms on the behalf of others, ALL involved entries will be disqualified. 10. Further conditions apply for Winner 1 & 2 (Hajj Winners): Winner 1 & 2 must have High School (Matric) qualification. Proof of such qualification will be required. In the event of a female winning, she will be entitled to select a Mahram to accompany her. Winner 1 & 2 must be in possession of legal residence or citizenship in the country of participation. Winner 1 & 2 must be able to produce valid travel Documents (permanent passport no temporary travel documents acceptable)) with no less than 6 months validity. Winner 1 & 2 is subject to Visa regulations required for entry in Saudi Arabia. Winner 1 & 2 must be free from severe illness and/ or disability. Failure to abide by any of the above-mentioned conditions will lead to the Winner 1 & 2 being granted a substitute prize in accordance with the Judges discretion. Winner 1 & 2 must not have won the Hajj prize in any of the previous competitions. 11. The Judges decision is final. No correspondence disputing any of the procedures will be allowed. Prizes are as mentioned and no monetary substitute may be claimed whatsoever. Prizes are not transferable.

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE 01 August 2011 COLLECTION POINTS Postal Address: P.O.Box 11786, Hatfield, 0028

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