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Muslim Student Association at KAIST


Ramadan Quiz 2012

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First prize: 100,000 KRW

Second prize: 75,000 KRW
Third prize: 50,000 KRW
Prizes will also be given to those participants who will get at least 50% marks in the quiz. Test your knowledge about Islam & Muslims and win a prize! Important Instructions:
This quiz is only for KAIST students/faculty members (Korean/Non Muslim Foreigner). Total points are 100. Please dont forget to give your personal information at the end of this quiz. Deadline for submission is 14th August 2012. You can submit by hand in special collection boxes placed at all cafeterias in KAIST from 10th -14th August 2012. You can also download this quiz from and submit it via email at till 14th August 2012. Winners will be announced in a prize distribution ceremony on 17th August 2012, exact time and place will be uploaded on our website in few days. Kindly join us in person to collect your prize, and dont forget to bring your KAIST ID Card. If you are absent, your prize will automatically go to the next person.

For any question or query, please contact: Muslim Student Association at KAIST, Ghulam Destageer: 010-580-94526, Irfan Rashed: 010-2265-0694.

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Your personal information:

Name Address Cell Phone Email Note: See page # 4 for reference material for this quiz. Part A: Choose the correct answer.
1. [20 points]

When was paper money first used About 800 About 1000 About 1200


Quran is a sacred book of Muslims Christians Jews


Bosnia and Herzegovina declared its independence from Yugoslavia in October 1988 1991 1994


The first Muslim ruler over Andalusia (Spain) was Uqbah Abdul Aziz Abdur Rehman


Kabaa is the holy place in the city of Mecca towards which all Muslims face for praying. It is located in Iraq Saudi Arabia Morocco During last 10 days of Ramadan, Itikaf (spiritual retreat in the mosque) is a(n)____________practice. Individual Collective Confirmed practice of prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H)



In 1969, the first conference of the OIC was held in Morocco Saudi Arabia Syria


The largest Muslim minority in the world? China India Indonesia


All of the following are pillars of Islam except Prayer Fasting Charity Prophet hood

10. Islams holiest city is


Mecca Jerusalem

11. Holy Book Quran consists of how many chapters?




12. Which of the following is considered an important city of Palestine?




13. This organization was formed to establish a homeland for the Palestinians




14. The Muslims worship place is called



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15. According to Islam, The last Prophet who came for human guidance was


Moses Muhammad

16. Islamic calendar is based on

Lunar Solar

None of these

17. The language of Quran is


Persian Arabic

18. Which Muslim scientist is known as The father of Chemistry



Jabir ibn Hayyan

19. The priest who observed the signs of prophet hood of Muhammad (P.B.U.H) was

Buhyra Minkhas

Abdul Qees

20. The first mosque established in Islam was

Qiblatyn mosque

Qiba mosque

Al-qudas mosque
[40 points]

Part B: Who? What? Which? Where?

1. 2. 3. 4.

Islam was founded in which century? What is the literal meaning of the word Islam? What does word Sunnah means to Muslims? Which Muslim mathematician wrote the first-ever book on systematic solution of linear and quadratic equations?

5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

What is the concept of Polygamy in Islam? Which drink is strongly prohibited for Muslims? Who is the winner of US open tennis 2006? What is the concept of Halal and Haram in Islam? All the prophets came from which peninsula?

10. In which chapter of the Holy Quran, formation of human embryo is described? 11. Which scientist is considered as father of Optics? 12. Which was the last scripture (holy book) descend to this earth by God? 13. Where will be the next soccer world cup? 14. Who was Al-Ghazali?
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15. What do you know about Night of Power? 16. What are the five pillars of Islam? 17. Who was Ahmed Deedat? 18. In which year fasting in Ramadan was enjoined on Muslims? 19. What is the date and place of birth of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H?) 20. Which ancient civilization used chocolate instead of money?

Part C: Write T (true) or F (false) for each of the following statements

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

[10 points]

OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) determines oil price Moses (P.B.U.H) is the grandfather of prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H). Muslims believe in all divine scriptures (books). Spain was a Muslim land for 500 years. The Korean soccer team captain Woon Jae Lee. is a Muslim. Ramadan lasts for 40 days A Muslim, who is traveling, can skip the fast but has to back up later During Ramadan, the gates of heaven are opened and gates of hell are closed. The word Algorithm is derived from the name of a Muslim scientist. ( )

( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )

( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
[20 points]

10. Sheikh Yusuf Estes is a famous Muslim scientist

Part D: Names

Write down the top three personalities mentioned in the book The 100 by Michael Hart? Write down the name of Prophet who built the Kaabah (The house of God in Makkah) first time?



In which Islamic month the Holy Book Quran was revealed?


Name two famous religious festivals celebrated by Muslims every year.


Names of five daily prayers performed by Muslims.


Name three holiest mosques in Islamic world.


Name four divine scriptures (books of God)

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Name the three important events in Islamic history, which occurred during the month of Ramadan.


Three names of countries ending with letter (n).


Write down the name of the most sacred Angel who brings down the revelation to the all Prophets?

Part E: Descriptive

[10 points]

What can MSA-KAIST do, to promote Islamic awareness among KAIST students? Please give three suggestions:

Reference Material
In Korean In English

Survey question:

Please answer the following questions. These questions carry no points. They are just for evaluation of this quiz. Thank you.


Please write the names of the books you consulted for this quiz.


Please write down the URLs of websites you visited for this quiz.


What is your main source of information about Islam? Books Internet Media Seminars Pamphlets Friends

Good Luck with MSA at KAIST Do you think that your information about Islam is enhanced by this quiz?

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