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Q:      In how many years was the Quran revealed?

A:      22 years, 2 months and 22 days.

 

Q:      In which month was the Quran revealed?

A:      In the month of Ramadaan.

 

Q:      Where did the first revelation occur?

A:      In the ”cave of hira”.

 

Q:      What was the age of RasoolAllah – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him – at the time of the first revelation?

A:      40 years old.

 

Q:      Which surah was revealed first?

A:      Surah ‘Alaq.

 

Q:      The first verse to be revealed?

A:      اِقْرَاۡ بِاسْمِ رَبِّکَ الَّذِیۡ خَلَقَ ۚ﴿۱﴾

 

Q:      The last Surah to be revealed?

A:      Surah Nasr.

 

Q:      How many Surahs are there in the holy Quran?

A:      114 Surahs.

 

Q:      What is the literal meaning of ”Ayah”?

A:      Sign.

 

Q:      What is the literal meaning of ”Surah”?

A:      Magnificence.

 

Q:      How many Surahs in the Quran are Makki?

A:      86.

 

Q:      How many Surahs are Madani?

A:      28.

Q:      Which is the shortest Surah of the Quran?

A:      Surah Kauthar.

 

Q:      Which is the lengthiest Surah of the Quran?

A:      Surah Baqarah.

 

Q:      How many Mazils are there in the Quran?

A:      There are 7 Manzils in the Quran.

 

Q:      Which Surah does not begin with Bismillah?

A:      Surah Taubah.

 

Q:      Which Surah contains Bismillah twice?

A:      Surah Naml.

 

Q:      How many Rukoo’s are there in the Quran?

A:      558.

 

Q:      How many Prophets’ names are mentioned in the holy Quran?

A:      26.

 

Q:      Why does the name of Surah Baqrah translate as “the cow”?

A:      Because the incident of a cow is mentioned in this Surah.

 

Q:      How many Sajdah Tilaawat are there in the Quran?

A:      14.

 

Q:      Which famous incident is mentioned in the first verse of Surah Bani Israel?

A:      The incident of Me’raj or Ascension.

 

Q:      Which Surah is the heart of the Quran?

A:      Surah Yaseen.

 

Q:      Which surah was the prophet – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him – commanded to recite at the time of demise?

A:      Surah Yaseen.

 

Q:      How many Surahs are named after the Prophets – peace be upon them – in the holy Quran?

A:      Six Surahs :

  1. Surah muhammed.
  2. Surah ibrahim.
  3. Surah nooh.
  4. Surah yunus.
  5. Surah hood.
  6. Surah yusuf.

 

Q:      Which cities’ names are mentioned in the Quran?

A:      The names of five cities:

  1. Yathrib
  2. Madaa’in.
  3. Makkah
  4. Rome
  5. Misr

 

Q:      Who was the first Hafiz of the Quran?

A:      The Holy Prophet Muhammed – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him

Q:      Which infidels’ names are mentioned in the Quran?

A:      8 of them are mentioned, namely:

  1. Abu lahab.

 

Q:      How many books were revealed by Allah almighty?

A:      104 books.

 

Q:      How many times has the importance of Salah been emphasized in the holy Quran?

A:      750 times approximately.

 

Q:      Which angels’ names are mentioned in the holy Quran?

A:      The names of the following 7 angels are mentioned in the Quran:

  1. Hazrat Jibraeel (peace and blessings be upon him).
  2. Hazrat Mikaeel (peace and blessings be upon him).
  3. Haaroot
  4. Maaroot
  5. Malak Al-Maut (peace and blessings be upon him).
  6. Ra’d (peace and blessings be upon him).
  7. Sijil (peace and blessings be upon him).

 

Q:      Where was the first revelations of the Quran written?

A:      On the leaves of date trees.

 

Q:      How many Surahs in the Quran start with the individual alphabets?

A:      29 Surahs.

 

Q:      How many languages has the Quran been translated into?

A:      More than 100 languages so far.

 

Q:      How many Surahs of the Quran start with the names of animals and insects?

A:      5 Surahs:

  1. Surah Feel (elephant)
  2. Surah Baqrah (The Cow)
  3. Surah ‘Ankaboot (The Spider)
  4. Surah Nahl (The Bee)
  5. Surah Naml (The Ant)

 

Q:      How many Surahs in the Quran start with curse?

A:      3 Surahs:

  1. Surah Muttaffifeen.
  2. Surah Humazah.
  3. Surah Lahab.

 

Q:      The number of total verses in the Holy Quran?

A:      6236 according to the authentic verdict.

 

Q:      Which Surah’s name translate as ”Table Cloth”?

A:      Surah Maa’idah.

 

Q:      Which Nabi’s story is known as ”Ahsanul Qasas”, meaning ”the best of stories”?

A:      The story of Hazrat Yusuf – peace and blessings be upon him.

 

Q:      Which Surah in the Quran starts with the name of a women?

A:      Surah Maryam.

 

Q:      Which Surah contains ”Rabbi Zidni ilman” the famous Du’a of the Holy Prophet Muhammad – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him?

A:      Surah Taha, verse No.114.

 

Q:      Where in the Quran our Nabi – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him – is said to be a mercy onto all the worlds?

A:      Surah 21 Ambiya, verse No.107.

 

Q:      How many times the name of our Nabi – may Allah send peace and blessings upon him – is mentioned in the Quran?

A:      4 times:

  1. Surah Aale Imraan.
  2. Surah Ahzaab.
  3. Surah Muhammad.
  4. Surah Fat’h

 

Q:      Which Nabi’s name is mentioned in the Quran the most?

A:      The name of Nabi Moosa – peace be upon him – is mentioned 128 times in 26 Surahs.

 

Q:      Which Surah is known as ”the beauty of the Quran”?

A:      Surah Rahmaan.

 

Q:      About which group of people does Allah Almighty remind us in the Quran that they can never be your friends?

A:      Jews and Christians.

 

Q:      Which other pious people besides the Ambiya have been mentioned in the Quran?

A:      They are 5:

  1. Hazrat Maryam.
  2. Hazrat Dhul Qarnain.
  3. Hazrat Zaid Ibn Haritha.
  4. Hazrat Taaloot.
  5. The people of cave.

 

Q:      The first surah to be revealed in madina munawwarah?

A:      Surah Fatiha.

 

Q:      How many Masjids’ names are mentioned in the Quran?

A:      The names of 4 Masjids:

  1. Musjidul Haraam.
  2. Musjidul Aqsa.
  3. Musjidul Quba.
  4. Musjidul Diraar.