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Quiz: Islam

Men gathering for prayer

Question 1

How many Muslims are there in the world?

A: More than one billion
B: 400 million
C: Less than 40 million

Question 2

Islam dates back as far as..?

A: The 7th Century
B: The 17th Century
C: Nobody knows when it began

Question 3

How big is Islam?

A: It is the largest religion in the world
B: It is the second largest religion in the world
C: It is the smallest religion in the world

Question 4

Which country has the highest concentration of Muslims?

A: Pakistan
B: Indonesia
C: Iraq

Question 5

Which of these do Muslims believe?

A: That Jesus never existed
B: That Jesus did exist, but that he was a prophet and not the Son of God
C: That Jesus's real name was Mohammed

Question 6

Where is Mecca?

A: India
B: Saudi Arabia
C: In my local town

Question 7

What can you not do when fasting during Ramadan?

A: Eat or drink anything between sunrise and sunset
B: Eat anything but you can drink water, soup and milkshakes
C: Eat chocolate or sweets

Question 8

What is the religious book for Muslims?

A: The Torah
B: The Qur'an
C: The Bible

Question 9

Who do Muslims believe that the Prophet Muhammad is?

A: The Son of God
B: The first messenger sent by God
C: The last messenger sent by God

Question 10

Which of the following is not one of the five pillars of Islam?

A: Giving a percentage of your money to charity
B: Praying
C: Wearing a headscarf

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