KS2 RE Quiz - Islam 02 (Questions)

Islam is a belief in Allah which means God in Arabic. Because people are not portrayed in its religious art, Islamic artists traditionally focused on beautiful flowing script (calligraphy), complex geometric patterns and architecture. How much do you know about the religion which created such art?

If you are a Muslim and want to test your knowledge of Islam, or simply want to find out more about the religion, we have 20 quizzes in our Specialist section that you can play free of charge. There you will find out about the five pillars, the prophets, etiquette and democracy.

First, try this KS2 religious education quiz to see how much you already know.

1. In Islam, who is considered to be the first prophet?
[ ] David
[ ] Adam
[ ] Moses
[ ] Muhammad
2. What is the name of the celebration that brings Ramadan to a close?
[ ] Lailat al Bira'a
[ ] Eid ul Fitr
[ ] Lailat al Miraj
[ ] Eid ul Adha
3. In which language was the Qur'an originally written?
[ ] Arabic
[ ] Farsi
[ ] Latin
[ ] English
4. Which of these is NOT true of prayer in Islam?
[ ] A Muslim must wash before praying
[ ] Muslims must pray five times every day
[ ] Muslims face in the direction of Mecca when praying
[ ] Muslims may only pray in a mosque
5. What do some prayer mats include order to know the direction of Mecca?
[ ] A map
[ ] Some binoculars
[ ] A compass
[ ] A globe
6. What name do Muslims use for God?
[ ] Brahman
[ ] Allah
[ ] Muhammad
[ ] Jehovah
7. Muslim prayer beads are called Tasbih. How many beads does a Tasbih have?
[ ] 10
[ ] 24
[ ] 99
[ ] 120
8. Which of these would you NOT find at a mosque?
[ ] A minaret
[ ] A place for washing
[ ] A Mihrab
[ ] Pictures of Muslim saints
9. What is the first thing a newborn Muslim baby will have whispered in his or her ear?
[ ] The call to prayer
[ ] His or her new name
[ ] The word 'welcome'
[ ] The words 'thank you'
10. Which city welcomed Muhammad after he was forced to leave Mecca?
[ ] Uhud
[ ] Damascus
[ ] Medina
[ ] Badr

 

KS2 RE Quiz - Islam 02 (Answers)
1. In Islam, who is considered to be the first prophet?
[ ] David
[x] Adam
[ ] Moses
[ ] Muhammad
There are many prophets in Islam, with Adam being the first and Muhammad being the final prophet - a prophet receives messages from God in order to communicate them to the people
2. What is the name of the celebration that brings Ramadan to a close?
[ ] Lailat al Bira'a
[x] Eid ul Fitr
[ ] Lailat al Miraj
[ ] Eid ul Adha
Muslims fast during Ramadan
3. In which language was the Qur'an originally written?
[x] Arabic
[ ] Farsi
[ ] Latin
[ ] English
Although the Qur'an has been translated into many languages, it is primarily read in Arabic - Arabic is also the language in which it is memorised
4. Which of these is NOT true of prayer in Islam?
[ ] A Muslim must wash before praying
[ ] Muslims must pray five times every day
[ ] Muslims face in the direction of Mecca when praying
[x] Muslims may only pray in a mosque
A Muslim may pray in any suitable, clean place, and will kneel on a special prayer mat when praying somewhere besides a mosque
5. What do some prayer mats include order to know the direction of Mecca?
[ ] A map
[ ] Some binoculars
[x] A compass
[ ] A globe
Prayer mats come in many different colours and designs
6. What name do Muslims use for God?
[ ] Brahman
[x] Allah
[ ] Muhammad
[ ] Jehovah
'Allah' is often used when Muslims are praying
7. Muslim prayer beads are called Tasbih. How many beads does a Tasbih have?
[ ] 10
[ ] 24
[x] 99
[ ] 120
The tasbih is a set of prayer beads used by many Muslims. It has 99 beads for the 99 names of God
8. Which of these would you NOT find at a mosque?
[ ] A minaret
[ ] A place for washing
[ ] A Mihrab
[x] Pictures of Muslim saints
Muslims do not believe in using pictures or statues in worship
9. What is the first thing a newborn Muslim baby will have whispered in his or her ear?
[x] The call to prayer
[ ] His or her new name
[ ] The word 'welcome'
[ ] The words 'thank you'
This is the adhan
10. Which city welcomed Muhammad after he was forced to leave Mecca?
[ ] Uhud
[ ] Damascus
[x] Medina
[ ] Badr
Medina is also the city where Muhammad was buried and is often visited by Hajj pilgrims for this reason