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When was Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam born?
He was born on Monday the 9th Rabi Al-Awwal.


What was the year of birth called?

The year was called Amul Feel (the Year of the Elephant).


Where was the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam born?
He was born in Makkah, a town in Saudi Arabia.


Why was the year called the Year of the Elephant?
At that time, Abraha, the Governer of Yemen, had invaded Makkah intending to demolish the Ka'bah in order to attract the Arab Pilgrims to the mock Ka'bah he had set up in Yemen. Abraha arrived in Makkah, together with his troops, on elephants.


How did he perish along with his army?
Allah sent flights of birds(Ababeel) carrying brick stones in there beaks and claws. They dropped them onto the invaders until all of them and the elephants were destroyed.


What is the name of the Prophet's sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam father?
Abdullah bin Abdul Muttallib.


What is the name of the Prophet's sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam mother?
Aminah Bint Wahab Bin Abd Manaf Bin Zahrah.


When and where did his sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam father die?
He died in Yathrib (Now known as Madeenah) before Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam was born.


What is the name of the Prophet's sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam grandfather?
Abd -al Muttallib.


What was the position of Abd-al Muttallib?
He was the chief of his clan Banu Hashim Tribe.


Give the Prophet's sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam lineage upto his fifth ancestor?
 He is Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam Bin Abdullah Bin Abdul Muttallib Bin Hashim Bin Abd Manaf Bin Qusai Bin Kilab


Who suckled the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam?
Haleema Bint Abu Dhuaib, best known as Haleema As-Sa'diyah.


Why did the Arab send their babies to Bedouin wet-nurses?
They sent their babies to the Bedouin wet-nurses so that they grew up in the healthy atmosphere of the desert and acquire the pure speech and learn good manners.


How long did she suckle the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam?
A.13: For approximately two years.


What was the great event that took place during his stay with Haleema?
A.14: One day Jibrael 'alayhis salaam came down and ripped the Prophet's sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam chest open and took out the heart(Shaq E Sadr). He then extracted a blood-clot out of it and washed it with Zamzam. Then the heart was joined together and placed back.


Give the names of his foster-sisters?
Aneesah Bint Harith and Hudhafa Bint Harith who was best known as Shayma.

Who named the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam Muhammad?
His grandfather Abd-al Muttalib.

Why did he choose this name?
Abd-al Muttalib wanted him to be thankful to Allah.

What did Muhammad's sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam mother named him?

How old was Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam when his mother died?
He was six years old.


Where did Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallams mother die?
On her journey back she died at Abwa and was buried there.


Who brought Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam back to Makkah?
His father's slave girl, Umm Amin(R).


Who took care of Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam after his mothers death?
His grandfather Abd-al Muttalib.


How long did Abd-al Muttalib take care of Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam?
For two years.


How old was Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam when his grandfather Abdul Muttalib died?
He was about eight years old.


What did Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam do in chilhood?
He used to tend the sheep.


Who took care of Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam after the death of Abd-al Muttalib?
His uncle Abu Talib.

When did Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam travel to Syria and with whom?
He traveled to Syria with his uncle Abu Talib. He was twelve years old then.

Did any particular incident take place during Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam journey to Syria?
When the caravan reached Busra, a monk called Bahira saw them resting under a tree. He told Abu Talib that Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam would become the master of all human beings. Allah will send him with a Message which will be a mercy to all beings. He also advised Abu Talib to take care of him lest the Jews should harm him. So Abu Talib sent him back to Makkah.

When did Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam travel to Syria second time, and for Whom?
He travelled to Syria second time at the age of 25 years as a merchant for Khadijah radiallaahu anha to do her business.

Who was Khadijah radiallahu anha ?
Khadijah Bint Khuwailid radiallahu anha was a prestigious tradeswoman of Makkah.

Who negotiated with Muhammad sallallahu alaehe wasallam on behalf of Khadijah radiallaahu anha for marriage?
Her friend Nafeesah.

Why did Khadijah radiallaahu anha prefer Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam for marriage?
She preferred him for marriage because of his truthfulness and good conduct.

When did Khadijah radiallaahu anha marry Muhammad sallallahu 'alaehe wasallam ?
She married Muhammad sallallahu alaehe wasallam when she was 40 (forty) years old.

What was the age of Muhammad sallallahu alaehe wasallam and Khadijah radiallaahu anha at the time of marriage?
A.40: Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam was twenty five (25yrs) and Khadijah radiallaahu anha was forty (40yrs) at the time of marriage.

What did Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam give Khadijah radiallahu anha as Maher (dower)?
Twenty camels.

Was Khadijah radiallahu anha a widow?
Yes, She was a widow. The Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam was her third husband.

How old was Khadijah radiallaahu anha when she died?
She was Sxty five (65yrs) old while Muhammad sallallahu 'alaehe wasallam was Fifty (50yrs).

What did she do for Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam ?
She helped Muhammad sallallahu alaehe wasallam and comforted him in troubles.

Did Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam make trade journey after marriage?
No, he made no trade journey after marriage.

Did Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam marry any other woman during the lifetime of Khadijah radiallahu anha?
No, he did not marry any woman as long as she was alive.

How was Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam known in the society?
He was known as Al-Ameen (Truthful) and As-Sadiq (Trustworthy).

Did Muhammad sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam get any sort of education?
No, he was an  illiterate.

Name the war in which the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam participated during his early age?
He was hardly fifteen when the Fijar (sacrilegious) war broke out between Quraish and Banu Kinanah on one side and Qais Ailan on the other.

Why was the war called sacrilegious?
It was called so because the inviolables were made violable, the sacred months included.

What was the purpose of Al-Fudoul agreement in which the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam participated before his Prophethood?
Its purpose was to suppress violence and injustice, and protect the rights of the weak.

How many times, the name of Muhammad sallallaahu alaehe wasallam mentioned in the Qu'ran?
4 (Four) times and one time as Ahmed.

Which way did Muhammad sallallahu 'alaehe wasallam follow before the Prophethood?
He followed the way of Ibrahim alayhis Salaam.

Did Muhammad sallallahu 'alaehe wasallam's uncle Abu Talib accept Islam?
No, he did not embrance Islam. He died a polytheist.

What was the surname of the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam?
His surname was Abul Qasim after the name of his eldest son Qasim as per the Arab custom.


What should one say when the Prophet sallallaahu alaehe wasallam's name is mentioned?
One should pray or read: sallallaahu 'alaehe wasallam ( or May Allah Honour Him and Grant Him Peace).

When did the Prophet SAW die?
12 Rabi ul Awwal 11 Hijri

What 'gift' was the Prophet(SALALLAHU ALAYHI WASALAM) given on the night of Miraj?
A. The Gift of Salah

Which uncle of the Prophet salAllahu alayhi wasalam accepted Islam in Makkah and became Shaheed during the battle of Uhud?

"Name the cave in which Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, and Abu Bakr, Radi-Allahu anhu, took refuge on their way to Madinah?
Cave Thawr(Sawr)

Is there any Prophet after our Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam?



How many sons of our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam?

Three but they passed away in their childhood


How many daughters of our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam?



Which member of our  Prophet’s family passed away very soon after him?
His daughter Sayyidatina Fatima az-Zahra, Rady Allahu Anha


What was the name of the youngest wife of our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam? 

Sayyidatina  Aisha, Rady Allahu Anha


What are the names of sons of our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam?
Sayyidina Qasim,  Sayyidina Abdullah and Sayyidina Ibrahim, 


What are the names of four daughters of our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam?
Sayyidatina Zainab Rady Allahu Anha 
Sayyidatina Ruqayya Rady Allahu Anha 
Sayyidatina Umm Kulthum Rady Allahu Anha 
Sayyidatina Fatima Rady Allahu Anha


What is the name of uncle of our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam who was martyred in the Battle of Uhud?
Hamza Rady Allahu 'Anhu


Whom our  Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam told first his experience of revelation (WAHI)?
To Khadijah Rady Allahu Anha


What were the two main tribes living in Madinah when our Beloved Prophet mirgrated from Makkah to Madinah?




What is the name of first Battle of Islam?

Battle of Badr


What is the name of second Battle of Islam?

Battle of Uhad


Who is the first martyr (Shaheed) in Islam?

The first martyr in Islam is Sumayyah Rady Allahu Anha


Who is the first man aaccepted Islam?

Abu Bakar Siddique Rady Allahu Anhu


Who is the first child aaccepted Islam?

Ali Rady Allahu Anhu


Who is the first woman aaccepted Islam?

Umm-ul-Moomineen Khadijah Rady Allahu Anha


Who is the first slave aaccepted Islam?

Zaid Rady Allahu Anhu


What are the names of the two Khulafa-e-Rashideen Rady Allahu Anhuma whose daughters married to the Prophet Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sal’lam?

Sayyidina Abu-Bakr As-Siddiq and Sayyidina Umar al-Farooq Rady Allahu 'Anhuma


Our beloved Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sal’lam went on a miraculous night journey to Masjid al-Aqsa and to the Heavens.    What is this journey called? 



What is the name of the horse-like animal which he rode on this blessed journey?



What was the main miracle of the Prophet Sallallahu ‘alaihi wa Sallam?       


Who was Ali (May Allah be pleased with him)?       
He was the son of Abu Talib and cousin of the Prophet Sallallahu ‘alaihi wa Sallam. 


How many years did the Qur'an take to be revealed to the prophet Muhammad?

About 23 years(solar calender) and 22 (lunar calendar)


What was the first word of the Qur'an which was revealed to Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)?

Iqra, Quran Surah Alaq 96:1


What was the name of the pledge made by the Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) in his youth; ensuring that the rights of the weak were increased, and that injustices and violence supressed?

Hifz ul- Fudoul


The incident of when Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) turned away from the blind man during a discussion with leaders of Quresh tribe is recorded in which surah?

Surah Abasa


Who travelled with Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) to the hill-top city of Ta'if, South-West of Makkah when they were looking for a place of safety for the Muslims?

Zayd ibn Harith (radiAllahu anhu)


Who was the companion who had the honour of having Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) stay at his home when he first arrived in Madinah?

Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (radiAllahu anhu)


What happened at the cave of Hira?
Angel Jibra’il brought the message of Allah to Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam).

What did Angel Jibra’il say to the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)?
He asked the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) to read.


What did the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) reply?

The  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) said he could not read.


How many times did Angel Jibra’il ask the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) to read?
He asked 3 times.


What was the message the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) was spreading?
There is no God worthy of worship except Allah, and Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) is his Last Messenger.


Can you name 4 famous battles in the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)’s lifetime?
Badr, Uhud, Tabuk and Khandaq.

When did the treaty of Hudaibiya take place?
The treaty of Hudaibiya took place in the 6th year of Hijri.


What is the importance of love for the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)?
 No-one can become a true believer unless he loves the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) more         than      his family, friends, wealth and everything else in the world.


When did the  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) perform his last Hajj?
The  Prophet (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) performed his last Hajj in the 10th year of Hijri.


Was our beloved Prophet affected by the magic?

Yes, Prophet was affected by magic, which affected  only in his day to day activities causing to forget, but not on  religious issues ;there are evidences in the authentic , narrations from Bukhaaree and Muslim vouching for the same


WHAT IS hadees?

the word ‘Hadeeth’ is generally used to refer to only the sayings of the Prophet Muhammed OR HIS Sunnah .


Who has collected the sayings of our prophet?

The Hadeeth have been recorded by the Companions and collected in the books of Hadeeth.


After first revelation, Prophet along with Kadija went to whom to narrate all the incident of wahi?

 Waraqah ibn Nawfal, who was a Christian.


How many hajj did prophet performed?

Only 1


When was the last sermon of prophet delivered, date and place?

Ninth Day of Dhul Hijjah, 10 AH in the 'Uranah valley of Mount Arafat' in Makkah


What are the messages given in this Khutba, tell any 2 messages?

Life and property is sacred ;   Day of accountability ;   Usury is forbidden ;   Warning against Devil


The agreement of hudabiya was done in which year?

Al- Hudaibiyah Peace Treaty in Dhul Qa‘da 6 A.H.


Name the sahabi in whose house prophet stayed when he came to Madina?

Abu Ayyoob al-Ansaari,


Who is a companion of prophet?

Sahaba is someone who saw or met Prophet Muhammad (May Allah honour Him and grant Him peace) and believed in him as well as died as a Muslim.


What are the other names of prophet?

the most famous and popular names of Prophet ﷺare Muhammad, Ahmed, Hasher, Mahi and Aaqib.


What was the message with which prophet Muhammad was sent?

His message was very simple, as Allah said in Qur’an:

٭وَمَاۤ اَرْسَلْنَا مِنْ قَبْلِكَ مِنْ رَّسُوْلٍ اِلَّا نُوْحِىْۤ اِلَيْهِ اَنَّهٗ لَاۤ اِلهَ اِلَّاۤ اَنَا فَاعْبُدُوْنِ  And We sent not before you any messenger except that We revealed to him that, "There is no deity(worthy of worship) except Me, so worship Me." Qur’an Surah Ambiya 21:ayath25


Quran mentions the finality of his prophethood in which surah and ayath?

Qur'an confirms the finality of his prophethood, stating that he is the "seal of the prophets", Qur’an.Surah Ahzab 33:40.


Prophet Muhammad(S) has been favoured above the other Prophets in few ways, which is not common in other Prophets?

the Prophet Muhammad (May Allah honour Him and grant Him peace) said:  “I have been favoured above the other Prophets in six ways: I have been given the ability of concise speech; I have been supported with fear [in the hearts of my enemies]; war booty has been made permissible for me; the earth has been made pure and a masjid [place of worship] for me; I have been sent to all of mankind; and I am the seal of the Prophets.” Sahih Muslim, 523


Who are termed as Ahl-e-Bait?

A: The family of the Prophet Muhammad is called as Ahl-e-Bait.


Who are the most pious people of this Ummah?

A: The Companions of the Prophet Muhammad are the most pious of this Ummah.


Which treaty is referred to as “Bai’at ur Ridhwaan” (The Faithful Covenant)?

A: In the year 06 (Hijri Calendar), Rumors of the killing of ‘Uthmaan(R). On this, Allāh revealed a ayath (suarh Al-Fath:27) that Allāh was pleased with this allegiance. Hence this treaty is referred to as “The Faithful Covenant”.


What is the total number of the Companions of Prophet Muhammad?

It is nearly impossible to say the exact number of the Companions, however it is 1,14,000 according to Imām AbūZur’ah Raazi, and Imām Suyooti says it is 1,24,000.


when was battle of Badr took place?

17 Ramdhan, 2 AH.


How many Companions took part in the battle of Badr?

A very popular figure according to some Ahādeeth is 313, and according to some other Ahādeeth it is 317.


How many Companions took part in the battle of Uhud?

700 Muslims took part in the battle.


How many Companions were present at the time of the last sermon of the Prophet Muhammad (i.e. at Hajjat-ul-Wadaa’)?

It is widely quoted that they were 1,14,000 at Hajjat-ul-Wadaa’. Allah knows best.


Present a Qur’ānic ayath describing the virtue of the Companions.

There are many aayath in which the virtue of the Companions is mentioned. The Qur’ān mentions in four places that “Allāh is well pleased with them and they are well pleased with Him” (e.g. surah 2:137, Surah At-Taubah9: 100)


Tell a hadeeth mentioning the virtue of the “Ansaar Companions”.

The Prophet Muhammad said: ‘Only a true believer (Mu’min) would love Ansaar. And he, who hates them, would only be a hypocrite.’ Allāh will love those who love Ansaar; Similarly, Allāh would become the enemy of those that have any grudge (or feeling of hatred) against Ansaar.’


What are the virtues of the Companions that took part in the battle of Badr?

The Prophet Muhammad said: ‘None of the Companions who participated in the battle of Badr and Hudaibiyah will enter hellfire.’ The Prophet Muhammad also added: ‘Allāh saw the Companions of Badr from above the heavens and said - Do whatever you wish, I have forgiven you.’


What are the virtues/rewards of the Companions that attended Bai’at ur Ridhwaan?

The Prophet Muhammad said: ‘Whoever has given the pledge of allegiance under the tree will not enter the hellfire.’


Mention a hadeeth describing the virtue of AbūBakr .

The Prophet Muhammad said about AbūBakr : ‘Paradise has eight entrances to it, and AbūBakr is among those who will be invited into it from all the eight entrances.

 Narrate a hadeeth mentioning the virtue of Fātimah .

Prophet Muhammad once said, ‘Fātimah is the head of the women-dwellers of Paradise.’ He on another occasion, said, ‘Fātimah is a part of my body.’


Quote a hadeeth mentioning the virtue of ‘Aa`ishah .

‘Amr Ibn ‘Aas asked Prophet Muhammad who he loved the most. Prophet replied, ‘‘Aa`ishah .’ Then he asked, ‘Who among men?’ He replied, ‘Her father’ [i.e. AbūBakr ].


What kind of punishment are those warned who show impertinence towards the Companions of Prophet ?

The Prophet Muhammad said: ‘May the curse of Allāh, His angels and that of all the people be on those who abuse my Companions.’


What would the Companions do in case of a difference in opinion?

They would always return to the Noble Qur’ān and Ahādeeth in case of a difference in opinion, and would be pleased with their rulings.


Who, from among the Ahl-e-Bait, named their children after AbūBakr ?

One of the sons of ‘Alee was named AbūBakr. A son of Hasan was also named AbūBakr. ‘Alee Ibn Hussain Zain-al-Aabideen was nicknamed AbūBakr. ‘Alee Ar-ridhaa, and Muhammad Ibn Hasan Al-Askari was also nicknamed AbūBakr.


Who, from among the Ahl-e-Bait named their children after ‘Umar ?

The grandson of ‘Alee was named ‘Umar Ibn Atraf. One of the sons of Hasan was named ‘Umar. A son of ‘Alee Zain-al-Aabideen was named ‘Umar Al Ashraf. Mūsāl-Kaazim’s son was named ‘Umar too.


Has anyone from among the Ahl-e-Bait named their sons after ‘Uthmaan?

A son of ‘Alee was named ‘Uthmaan. One of the sons of ‘Aqeel Ibn Abee Tālib was also named ‘Uthmaan.


Who is called as “Zun Noorain” - the bearer of two lights?

‘Uthmaan Ibn ‘Affaan  as he was the only one privileged to have married two daughters of the Prophet Muhammad successively – Ruqayyah and Umm-e-Kulthuum .


Who, among the Companions, was known as “Saahibu Sirri Rasoolillah ” - the secret keeper of the Prophet Muhammad ?

Hudhaifah Ibn Yamaan .


Who lay in the bed of the Prophet Muhammad on the occasion of Hijrat (migration from Makkah to Madeenah)?

 ‘Alee , the cousin of Prophet Muhammad .


Which companion of Prophet has been mentioned in the Noble Qur’ān?

Zaid Ibn Thaabit who was the foster (adopted) son of Muhammad .


Who, among all the Companions, died last?

Abu-Tufail ‘Aamir Ibn Waathilah , who died in the year 110 Hijri.


Name the Companion from whom the angles were shy of?

‘Uthmaan , who was very shy.


Who is called as the poet of the Prophet Muhammad ?

Hassan Ibn Thaabit, who, with the permission of the Prophet Muhammad used to write poetry in defense of Islaam and its Messenger.


Who was considered the ‘Khateeb-e-Rasool’ (Spokesperson of Muhammad ?

Thaabit Ibn Qais Ibn Shammaas who was also called as the spokesperson of Ansaar (Khateeb-ul-Ansaar)


Which Companion is also known as Sayyid-ush- Shuhadaa’, the leader of martyrs?

An uncle of the Prophet Muhammad ie, Hamzah(R), who was martyred in the battle of Uhud.


Who among the women Companions is the most virtuous?

Khadeejah Bint Khuwaylid in the early years of Islaam and ‘Aa`ishah in the latter period, both of whom were wives of the Prophet Muhammad.


which woman companion of prophet is titled as “Dhaatun Nitaaqayn(woman with two strings?)

AsmāBint AbūBakr was called so. She had, on the occasion of Emigration (Hijrat), halved the string of her clothes and packed the food for the Prophet Muhammad with one half, while retaining the other half with herself.


Who is called as “Mu`azzin-e-Rasool ?

Bilaal Habashī.


Who is called as “Khaadim-e-Rasool ”?

Anas Ibn Maalik, who served as a male-servant of the Prophet Muhammad from the day he entered the city of Madeenah until his death, for a period of ten years.


 Who is called “Hibbu-Rasoolillāh (the Beloved of Rasoolillāh )?

A: Usāmah Ibn Zaid .


Which companion’s looks would Jibra’eel don?

Whenever Jibra’eel came in the form of a man, he would don the looks of Dihyah Kalbīwho was very handsome.


Name the Companion, the witness of whom the Prophet Muhammad treated as the witness of two people?

Khuzaimah Ibn Thābit .


What should one say when the Prophet's name is mentioned?

One should say Sallal laahu alaihi wa sallam” meaning May Allah honor Him and grant Him peace.


What was the first stage of the revelation for Prophet ?

A: True dreams.


Name some of the disbelievers of Makkah who supported the Prophet, but did not embrace Islaam until the end.

Abu Talib, Mutim Ibn Adi and Abul Bukhtari.


How long did Abu Talib protect the Prophet ?

For 42 years – from the Prophet’s childhood until he himself died.


When did he (Mutim Ibn Adi) give protection to the Prophet ?

When the Prophet returned from Ta’if and wanted to enter Makkah.


Who was ‘Alee in relation to prophet?

A: He was the son of Abu Talib and cousin of the Prophet .

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