Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the names of 4 Holy books?
A: Torait, Zubur, Injeel and Quran.

Q: Which is the best religion?
A: Islam is the best religion among all. It is not only a religion but a complete way living better life.

Q: What is Istikhara?
A: Istekhara refers to consultation from Allah.

Q: Is there any condition for colours in Islam?
A: No, there isn’t any condition for colours.

Q: What is the best and highest form of Jihad?
A: Jihad bin Nafs i.e. to control ourselves from wrong and prohibited acts.

Q: Can a person bring any one on the right path (Hidayat)?
A: No, it is Allah who grants the guidance for the right path, our duty is to keep trying inviting others towards Islam and asking help from Allah.

Q: Will Imam Mehdi be a prophet?
A: No. There is and will be no prophet after Mohammad (peace be upon him).

Q: What are the three main haram foods, strongly prohibited?
A: Alcohol, Pork and food earned by haram means like theft, bribe etc..

Q: Is hijab necessary?
A: Yes, it is prohibited for a girl to go without hijab in front of an unknown man (Namahram). It is also a protection for her.

Q: What is the best earning?
A: The one which is earned with own hand by halal means.

Q: What are the few strongly prohibited?
A: Haram earning, Consumption of haram products, lie, backbiting, to abuse, illegal physical relation, unfair dealing etc..

Q: What are the names of Aaima Karam (4 Imams)?
A: Imam Abu Hanifa (Rehmatullah Alayeh)
Imam Malik (Rehmatullah Alayeh)
Imam Shafai (Rehmatullah Alayeh) and
Imam Hanbal (Rehmatullah Alayeh)

Q: Is beared necessary?
A: Yes, it is sunnah to keep it and it should be one knuckle from cheeks and chin. If someone has less hair growth naturally, it is ok for him.

Q: What is a biddat?
A: Any act or practice which is not the part of Islamic teachings and is additional. It is a big sin.

Q: Is having a girl friend or boy friend OK?
A: No, only nikkah (Marriage) makes it allowed. Having boy friend or girlfriend leads to illegal physical relationship and it is a big sin.

Q: How many Rakah are there in Taraweeh prayer?
A: Twenty (20)

Q: Is singing right?
A: No it is prohibited and is the related to Satan (Shaitan).

Q: What should we say before we eat?
A: Bismillah Ar Rehman Nir Raheem (Tasmeeh)

Q: Is abortion allowed in Islam?
A: No, it is like killing an innocent child.

Q: What is the name of the Eid after Ramadan?
A: Eid-ul-Fitr

Q: Which prayer/namaz should be the last prayer of the day?
A: Witr (As per Hadith)

Q: What is the name of the meal before the fast is observed?
A: Sahr

Q: How many rakaats are there in Isha Prayer?
A: 4 Sunnah, 4 Fard, 2 Sunnah, 2 Nafl and 3 Witr

Q: What is the name of the meal the fast is broken/completed with?
A: Iftar

Q: How many rakaats are there in Maghrib Prayer?
A: 3 Fard, 2 Sunnah and 2 Nafl

Q: In which city was Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) born?

A: Makkah – Saudi Arabia

Q: How many rakaats are there in Asr Prayer?
A: 4 Sunnah and 4 Fard

Q: Allah ordered which Prophet (A.S.) to build an ark?
A: Nuh (Noah) (A.S.)

Q: How many rakaats are there in Zohr Prayer?
A: 4 Sunnah, 4 Fard, 2 Sunnah and 2 Nafl

Q: In which month do we fast?
A: Ramadan (Fasting is Fard); however Nafl Fasts can be observed any day other than first days of both Eids.

Q: How many rakaats are there in Fajr Prayer?
A: 2 Sunnah and 2 Fard

Q: Who is the last Prophet of Islam?
A: Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

Q: Who recite Azan for the very first time?
A: Hazarat Bilal (R.A.)

Q: Is it Sunnah or Fard or Nafl or Wajib to pray in the middle of the night of Ramadan?
A: It is Nafl

Q: What is the significance of the 27th of Rajab?
A: It is one of the 5 nights of Ramadan from which any one can be “Laylat-ul-Qadr” i.e. the night which is better than 1000 nights.

Q: What is the name of the first month of the Islamic calendar?
A: Muharram

Q: Who was the first woman to accept Islam?
A: Mother Khatijah (R.A.)

Q: How many Eids do Muslims celebrate?
A: Two (2) Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha

Q: Who was the first man to accept Islam?
A: Hazrat Abu Bakr (R.A.)

Q: If an adult gets sick does he/she have to fast?
A: No, but the left fasts are required to be observed when the sick person is recovered/healed. Also sickness should be severe and directly related to fasts.

Q: Who was the first kid to accept Islam?
A: Hazarat Ali (R.A.)

Q: Is it Fard (Mandatory) for tiny children (Under 9 years of age) to fast for Ramadan?
A: No

Q: Which Salat we are urged to offer in congregation (Jamaat)?
A: All Fard Salats, Eid and Tarawih (In Ramadhan)

Q: Who made the sun, the moon, the stars, the planets and the sky?
A: Allah (The Creator)

Q: How many kinds of fasting are there?
A: Three (3) Fard (Mandatory), Wajib (Committed) and Nafl (Optional).

Q: When can Tayyamum be offered instead of Wudu?
A: When there is no water available & in case of sickness (When water can increase the disease).

Q: Is doing wudu before sleeping fard, wajib, sunnah, or mustahab?
A: Mustahab

Q: Can you offer Salat without Wudu?
A: Yes, with Tayyamum.

Q: Which was the first Masjid built by Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)?
A: Masjid-e-Nabwi in Medina.

Q: When entering the Masjid, which foot should you step in first?
A: Right foot.

Q: How many doors are in Jannah (Paradise)?
A: Seven (7)

Q: What was the name of the angel who came to Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in Cave Hira?
A: Angel Jibreel (A.S.)

Q: Islamic etiquettes for eating requires…
A: Eating with the right hand.

Q: Does Allah see us all of the time?
A: Yes