KS1 RE Quiz - Islam (Questions)

This Islam RE quiz introduces children to this religion. Within Key Stage 1, schools can decide which religions they teach - if any. Often, if they do teach RE or RS, they concentrate on one religion per term.

Islam is the second most popular religion in the world and if you follow this religion you are called a Muslim. Can you answer these questions on Islam?

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1. What do Muslims call their God?
[ ] God
[ ] Lord
[ ] Muhammad
[ ] Allah
2. Where does the religion of Islam come from?
[ ] Saudi Arabia
[ ] France
[ ] England
[ ] Germany
3. What is the name of their holy book?
[ ] The Bible
[ ] The Torah
[ ] The Book
[ ] The Qu'ran
4. Where would a Muslim pray?
[ ] Church
[ ] Temple
[ ] Mosque
[ ] Synagogue
5. Many Muslims believe he was God's last prophet - what is his name?
[ ] Muhammad
[ ] Joe
[ ] John
[ ] Matt
6. Every time someone says the name Muhammad, they follow it with which phrase?
[ ] Praise him
[ ] Peace be upon him
[ ] Bless him
[ ] Worship him
7. What does the word Islam mean?
[ ] Love and hate
[ ] Submission and obedience
[ ] Sing and dance
[ ] Kind and caring
8. Why do Muslims wash before prayer?
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to sing
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to dance
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to speak to Allah
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to eat
9. Which day is considered the holy day?
[ ] Friday
[ ] Saturday
[ ] Sunday
[ ] Monday
10. Why do Muslims place their mats in a certain direction?
[ ] They like to face Mecca, the birthplace of Muhammad
[ ] They like to face Paris because they like the Eiffel Tower
[ ] They like to face the beach because they can feel the sea air
[ ] They like to face Big Ben in London
KS1 RE Quiz - Islam (Answers)
1. What do Muslims call their God?
[ ] God
[ ] Lord
[ ] Muhammad
[x] Allah
They believe there is only one god and he is called Allah.
2. Where does the religion of Islam come from?
[x] Saudi Arabia
[ ] France
[ ] England
[ ] Germany
This area is also known as the Middle East.
3. What is the name of their holy book?
[ ] The Bible
[ ] The Torah
[ ] The Book
[x] The Qu'ran
They also read from right to left, not left to right.
4. Where would a Muslim pray?
[ ] Church
[ ] Temple
[x] Mosque
[ ] Synagogue
You have to take your shoes off when you enter a mosque.
5. Many Muslims believe he was God's last prophet - what is his name?
[x] Muhammad
[ ] Joe
[ ] John
[ ] Matt
Muslims believe there were many other prophets before Muhammad.
6. Every time someone says the name Muhammad, they follow it with which phrase?
[ ] Praise him
[x] Peace be upon him
[ ] Bless him
[ ] Worship him
This statement is said as a sign of respect to him.
7. What does the word Islam mean?
[ ] Love and hate
[x] Submission and obedience
[ ] Sing and dance
[ ] Kind and caring
It also comes from the word 'peace'.
8. Why do Muslims wash before prayer?
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to sing
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to dance
[x] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to speak to Allah
[ ] By cleaning themselves, they are ready to eat
It is important to clean themselves as it shows respect to Allah and represents spiritual cleansing.
9. Which day is considered the holy day?
[x] Friday
[ ] Saturday
[ ] Sunday
[ ] Monday
All Muslims go to a mosque on Friday, normally around noon.
10. Why do Muslims place their mats in a certain direction?
[x] They like to face Mecca, the birthplace of Muhammad
[ ] They like to face Paris because they like the Eiffel Tower
[ ] They like to face the beach because they can feel the sea air
[ ] They like to face Big Ben in London
In the centre of Mecca, the black box or cube (called a Kaaba) is placed. This is very important to Muslims and is where they direct their prayers.