Islamic Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers - Muslim Trivia

Interesting Islamic trivia quiz questions with the answers about the religion Islam.

 

Islamic Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers - Muslim Trivia

What is Islam?
A: Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religious group teaching that there is only one God and that Muhammad is the messenger of God.

It is the world's second-largest religion with how many followers?
A: Over 1.8 billion.

What are followers of Islam known as?
A: Muslims.

Muslims make up a majority of the population in how many countries?
A: 50.

Islam teaches that God is what?
A: Merciful, all-powerful, and unique.

The primary scriptures of Islam are what?
A: The Quran, viewed by Muslims as the verbatim word of God, and the teachings and normative example of Muhammad.

In a religious context, what does Islam mean?
A: It means "voluntary submission to God".

 
In Anglophone societies, Islam was historically called what?
A: Muhammadanism.

Of the major religions, Islam is often seen as having the what?
A: Simplest doctrines.

What is its most fundamental concept?
A: A rigorous monotheism, called tawḥīd.

In Islam, God is beyond all comprehension and thus Muslims are not expected to what?
A: Visualize or anthropomorphize him.

God is described and referred to by certain names or attributes, the most common being what?
A: Al-Rahmān, meaning "The Compassionate" and Al-Rahīm, meaning "The Merciful".

Muslims believe that the creation of everything in the universe was brought into being by God's what?
A: Sheer command, "Be, and it is”.

They also believe that the purpose of existence is to what?
A: To worship or to know God.

 
He is viewed as a personal god who responds whenever what?
A: A person in need or distress calls him.

There are no intermediaries, such as “what” to contact God.
A: Clergy.

God consciousness is referred to as what?
A: Taqwa.

Allah is the term with no plural or gender used by whom to reference God?
A: Muslims and Arabic-speaking Christians and Jews.

Fundamental to the faith of Islam is the belief in what?
A: Angels.

Angels do not possess any bodily desire and are not subject to what?
A: Temptations such as eating, drinking or procreation.

Muslims believe that angels are made of what?
A: Light.

 
They are described as "messengers with what?
A: Wings.

The Islamic holy books are the records which most Muslims believe were what?
A: Dictated by God to various prophets.

Muslims believe that parts of the previously revealed scriptures, the Torah and the Gospel, had become what?
A: Distorted—either in interpretation, in text, or both.

The Quran (literally, "Recitation") is viewed by Muslims as the what?
A: The final revelation and literal word of God.

The Quran is widely regarded as the finest literary work in the what?
A: Classical Arabic language.

Muslims believe that the verses of the Quran were revealed to Muhammad by God through whom?
A: The archangel Gabriel on many occasions between 610 CE until his death on June 8, 632.

While Muhammad was alive, who wrote all of these revelations down?
A: By his companions.

 
What was the prime method of transmission?
A: Orally through memorization.

The Quran is divided into how many chapters (suras)?
A: 114.

The chronologically earlier suras, revealed at Mecca, are primarily concerned with what?
A: Ethical and spiritual topics.

The later Medinan suras mostly discuss what?
A: Social and legal issues relevant to the Muslim community.

The Quran is more concerned with moral guidance than what?
A: Legislation, and is considered the "sourcebook of Islamic principles and values".

Muslims identify the 'prophets' of Islam as whom?
A: Those humans chosen by God to be his messengers.

According to the Quran, the prophets were instructed by God to bring what to the peoples of the nations?
A: The "will of God".

Muslims believe that prophets are human and not divine, though some are able to do what?
A: Perform miracles to prove their claim.

Islamic theology says that all of God's messengers preached what?
A: The message of Islam—submission to the will of God.