Off-topic Islamic Quiz
Winner can choose 1 of the following prizes :- * each correct answer = 1 point, person with most points wins, in case of a tie, there will be a draw, you can research/use google, but no links, just post the correct answer for each question. A1__xx__ , A2 __xxx___ etc... *minimum 5 participants, quiz ends in 12 hours (after 5 participants post their answers),correct answers given at the end of quiz, senbon decision final.
The Lost City of Iram is mentioned in which holy scripture and in which old excavated city (4300 years old) records?A1: -The Quran, Ebla
According to Islam, is Lucifer/Satan an angel ? (answer yes or no)A2:- No
An Islamic 1 Silver Dirham coin weighs how much ?A3:- 2.975 grams or 3.0 grams (both correct)
what is the name of the person who was the first to use catgut sutures which is still used in modern surgery & invented many surgical tools used today ?
A4:- Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi.
- 7:40 ....... http://www.cmaj.ca/content/176/10/1467.full
......."His use of catgut for internal stitching is still practised in modern surgery. The catgut appears to be the only natural substance capable of dissolving and is acceptable by the body. Abū al-Qāsim also invented the forceps for extracting a dead fetus, as illustrated in the Al-Tasrif."
Who founded the world's first University ? ( which is also the oldest university in the world )A5:- Fatima al-Fihri
The singular form for 'day' in arabic is Yawm , how many times is Yawm mentiioned in the Quran ?A6:- 365
What is the name of the famous french oceanographer who studied & researched water barriers/barriers separating the seas, which was mentioned in the Quran 1400 years ago ? He has let free the two seas meeting together. (55:19) Between them there is a barrier which they do not transgress. (55:20) He is the One who has set free the two seas; one is sweet and palatable, and the other is salty and bitter. And He made a barrier between them, a partition that is forbidden to be passed. (25:53)
[[ (hint: Modern Science has discovered that in the places where two different seas meet, there is a barrier between them. This barrier divides the two seas so that each sea has its own temperature, salinity, and density.
(Principles of Oceanography - Davis, pp. 92-93)
]]A7:- Jacques Cousteau
Algebra comes from which famous islamic scholar/mathematician ? ( give name of scholar)
A8:- Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
Who discovered kerosene ? (distill petroleum )
A9:- Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī
According to Islam God blamed who for eating the fruit from the tree ? [ A) Adam B) EVE C) Both ]A:- C) Both
According to Islam , angels are made from light, demons/djinn are made from what? A11:- Fire
Who was the first to isolate acetic acid from vinegar ?A12:- Abu Mūsā Jābir ibn Hayyān
In which country was coffee beans were first roasted and brewed?A13:- Yemen
In Islam, when can you eat pork ? (i.e what are the conditions [to be followed] for pork to be eaten in islam
A14:- a) if starving and can only find pork to eat b) unknowingly/by mistake (posting 1 or both is correct you get 1 point )
Harut and Marut in (islam/quran) are two ...a)angels b) demons/djinn c) humans ?A15:- A) angels
"The Byzantines have been defeated
" 30:2 , "In the lowest part of the earth
. But they, after their defeat, will overcome
فِي أَدْنَى الْأَرْضِ وَهُم مِّن بَعْدِ غَلَبِهِمْ سَيَغْلِبُونَ "In the lowest land, and they, after their defeat....." google translation
What does the "lowest part of earth OR Lowest Land" mean here , what does it signify ? A16:- Dead Sea or Lowest elevation
End of Questions
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Rejinx 14 points
LoupGaroux 15 points -- 1
grue 15 points -- 2
NothinG 15 points -- 3
The Script 15 points -- 4
random generator used , and the winner is number 1 LoupGaroux