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Q:      In whose time did the greatest flood of world’s history occur?

A:      It was in the time of the Prophet Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      Which Nabi was given the title of “Shaikh Al-Ambiya”?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      Which Prophet is known as “The second Adam”?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      Whom did Allah Almighty send as a Messenger after Hazrat Adam – peace be upon him?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      How many times is the name of Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him – mentioned in the Holy Quran?

A:      43 times.

 

Q:      Where Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him – and his nation used to live?

A:      In Iraq.

 

Q:      What was his age?

A:      Approximately 950 years, and according to another narration his age was 1,400 years.

 

Q:      Who amongst the Prophets had the longest lifespan?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      How did the nation of Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him – ill-treat him?

A:      They used to stone him, so much so, that even his ribs used to get fractured.

 

Q:      Who was the first to initiate the plantation of grapes?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      How many people from his nation brought Imaan on Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him?

A:      40 men and 40 women.

 

Q:      When Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him – began to build the ark; what was his nation doing?

A:      They used to make fun of him and his ark.

 

Q:      What were the dimensions of the Ark of Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him?

A:      It was 300 yards long, 50 yards wide and 30 yards high.

 

Q:      How long did it take him to build the Ark?

A:      2 years.

 

Q:      How many people boarded the ship?

A:      78 or 80 people; half of them were male and the other half female.

 

Q:      Which member of Hazrat Nooh’s – peace be upon him – family did not board the ship?

A:      His son Kan’aan.

 

Q:      What was the state of the people that believed in Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him?

A:      They were poor and penniless youth.

 

Q:      Which members of his family were drowned and died in the flood?

A:      His disobedient son Kan’aan and his infidel wife.

 

Q:      When did this incident of flood occur?

A:      It was the 2nd day of the month Rajab while the date mentioned in Tafseer Saawi Vol. 3, p. 116, is 10th of Rajab.

 

Q:      Where did the ship come to a halt?

A:      At the mount Judi.

 

Q:      When did the ship stop there?

A:      On the 10th of Muharram.

(Tafseer Saawi Vol. 3, p. 116)

 

Q:      For how long did they stay in the ship?

A:      For 6 months and 8 days.

 

Q:      How did the ship sail?

A:      When he recited Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem with the intention to move it began to move and when he recited it with the intention to stop it used to stop.

 

Q:      He built a Masjid on the mount Judi after the flood had subsided; what is the name of that Masjid?

A:      Its name is Masjid Thamaaneen (The Masjid of 80 people) and the name of that area was Sooq Al-Thamaaneen (The market of 80 people).

 

Q:      What was the actual name of Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him?

A:      Some mentioned that it was “Aleshkar” while some other narrations report that his name was Abdul Ghaffaar, and some have mentioned Abdus Sattaar as well.

(Tafseer Saawi Vol. 3, p. 115)

 

Q:      How many times did Hazrat Jibreel – peace be upon him – visit him?

A:      50 times.

 

Q:      What was his infidel wife’s name?

A:      Waahela

 

Q:      How did she address him?

A:      She used to address him as a mad man.

 

Q:      Which Prophet established 24-hours cycle of the day and night?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      Which Prophet is described as “Awwal Al-Rusul” (First of the Messengers) in the Hadeeth?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      What was his occupation?

A:      Apart from being farmer, he was also a carpenter.

 

Q:      Who amongst the Prophets was the first to be given Shariah?

A:      Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      Which sons of his boarded the ship?

A:      Hazrat Saam, Haam and Yaafath – peace be upon him – and may Allah be pleased with them.

 

Q:      From whose generations are the people of Arabia and Persia?

A;      They are from the generation of Hazrat Nooh’s son Hazrat Saam – peace be upon him.

 

Q:      Whose generation do the Turkish and the nation of Yajooj Majooj belong to?

A:      They are from the generatios of Hazrat Nooh’s – peace be upon him – son Yaafath.

 

Q:      How long did Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him – live after the flood?

A;      60 years.

 

Q:      What was the name of Hazrat Nooh’s – peace be upon him – great grandson?

A:      ‘Aad Ibn Iram.

 

Q:      Where is the grave of Haam Ibn Nooh – peace be upon him?

A:      In a town called Hama which is located a few miles from Homs, Syria, and it’s mentioned to be in a town called Baqaa in Al-Bidayah Wal-Nihaayah p. 120 which is also known as Kark Nooh.

 

Q:      Where is the grave of Hazrat Nooh – peace be upon him?

A:      In a town called “Khaleel Al-Rahmaan”.

(Islami Ma’loomaat ka Encyclopaedia, p. 31-36)