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Q:        What are the names of the two sons of Hazrat Fatimah Zahra – may Allah be pleased her?

A:        Hazrat Imam Hasan and Hazrat Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with them.

 

Q:        What is Imam Hasan’s – may Allah be pleased with him – date of birth?

A:        Tuesday, 15 Ramadan, 3 A.H.

 

Q:        Through whom were the descendants of the Holy Prophet – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him – spread throughout the world?

A:        Through Hazrat Imam Hasan and Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with them.

 

Q:        What was Hazrat Imam Hasan’s – may Allah be pleased with him – filial appellation (Kunniyat)?

A:        Abu Muhammad.

 

Q:        How was Imam Hasan – may Allah be pleased with him – poisoned?

A:        He was given the poisoned in the utensil of water.

 

Q:        When was Hazrat Imam Hasan – may Allah be pleased with him – martyred?

A:        On 29th Safar.

 

Q:        What was the age of Hazrat Imam Hasan – may Allah be pleased with him – at the time of martyrdom?

A:        76 or 77 years.

 

Q:        When and where was Hazrat Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with him – born?

A:        5 Sha’baan, 4 A.H. in Madinah Munawwarah.

 

Q:        What is the filial appellation and the title of Hazrat Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with him?

A:        His filial appellation is Abu ‘Abdillah and his titles are Shaheede Azam, Sibt, Sayyid etc.

 

Q:        Which brother of Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with him – was given the title of “Alam bardaar” (the flag-bearer).

A:        It was the title of Hazrat Abbaas – may Allah be pleased with him.

 

Q:        What were the names of Hazrat Imam Husain’s – may Allah be pleased with him – sons?

A:        Their names were:

  1. Ali Akbar
  2. Ali Awsat
  3. Ali Asghar
  4. Abdullah
  5. Muhammad Ja’far – may Allah be pleased with them.

 

Q:        The descendants of which son of Hazrat Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with him – are regarded as Sayyids?

A:        The descendants of Hazrat Imam Zainul ‘Aabideen – may Allah be pleased with him.

 

Q:        What are the names of Hazrat Imam Husain’s – may Allah be pleased with him – four daughters?

A:        Their names are:

  1. Fatimah Kubra
  2. Fatimah Sughra
  3. Sakeenah
  4. Zainab – may Allah be pleased with them.

 

Q:        What is the name of Hazrat Fatimah Sughra’s – may Allah be pleased with her – husband?

A:        Hazrat Hasan Muthanna – may Allah be pleased with him.

 

Q:        Through which daughter of the Holy Prophet – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him – is it that his descendants are found all over the globe?

A:        Through his beloved daughter Hazrat Fatimah Zahra – may Allah be pleased with her.

 

Q:        What is the name of Hazrat Imam Husain’s son, Hazrat Ali Akbar’s – may Allah be pleased with them – mother?

A:        Hazrat Lailah Bint Murrah Ibn Murrah Ibn Mas’ood Thaqafi.

 

Q:        What are the names of Hazrat Imam Husain’s sons, Hazrat Ali Awsat and Imam Zainul ‘Abideen’s – may Allah be pleased with them – mother?

A:        Hazrat Shahrbaano – may Allah be pleased with her.

 

Q:        What is the name of Hazrat Imam Husain’s son, Hazrat Ali Asghar’s – may Allah be pleased with them – mother?

A:        It has not been proven through authentic sources but the little that is known that she belonged to the Arab tribe Bani Qada’ah.

 

Q:        What are the names of Hazrat Imam Husain’s daughters, Hazrat Fatimah Kubra and Fatimah Sughra’s – may Allah be pleased with them – mother?

A:        Hazrat Umme Is’haaq who was Hazrat Talha’s daughter – may Allah be pleased with them.

 

Q:        What is the name of Hazrat Imam Husain’s daughter, Hazrat Sakeenah’s – may Allah be pleased with them – mother?

A:        Rubaab Bint Imra’ul Qais Ibn ‘Adi.

 

Q:        What is the name of Hazrat Imam Ja’far Saadiq’s – may Allah be pleased with him – father?

A:        Hazrat Imam Baaqir – may Allah be pleased with him.

 

Q:        What is the name of Hazrat Imam Baaqir’s – may Allah be pleased with him – father?

A:        Hazrat Imam Zainul ‘Aabideen – may Allah be pleased with him.

 

Q:        Who was the first to go against Hishaam Ibn Abdul Malik?

A:        Hazrat Imam Zainul ‘Aabideen – may Allah be pleased with him.

 

Q:        Where is the tomb of Hazrat Zainab, Imam Husain’s sister – may Allah be pleased with them?

A:        At four miles distance from Damascus in a village called “The Village of Zainab”.

 

Q:        What is the name of the granddaughter of the Holy Prophet – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him and AhleBait – who was present in the plain of Karbala with her brother Imam Husain – may Allah be pleased with them – at the time of battle?

A:        Hazrat Sayyiedah Zainab – may Allah be pleased with her.

 

Q:        What are the names of 12 Imams?

A:        They are:

  1. Hazrat Ali
  2. Hazrat Imam Hasan Ibn Ali
  3. Hazrat Imam Husain Ibn Ali
  4. Hazrat Ali Ibn Husain (Zainul ‘Aabideen is his famous title)
  5. Hazrat Muhammad Ibn Ali Ibn Husain (Imam Baaqir is his famous title)
  6. Imam Ja’far (Saadiq is his famous title)
  7. Hazrat Moosa Ibn Ja’far Saadiq (His filial appellation is Kaazim)
  8. Hazrat Ali Ibn Moosa Ibn Ja’far (His filial appellation is Abul Hasan)
  9. Hazrat Muhammad Ibn Ali Moosa (His filial appellation is Abu Ja’far)
  10. Hazrat Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ali, also known as the Ali the third (His title is Haadi and Askari)
  11. Hazrat Husain Ibn Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ali Raza (Filial appellation Abu Muhammad title is Zaki)
  12. Hazrat Muhammad Ibn Husain Ibn Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ali Raza (Filial appellation Abul Qasim)

May Allah be pleased with them all.

(Islami Ma’loomaat Ka Encyclopaedia p. 216-219)