Paper 1: Unit 2 - The Five Pillars of Islam

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Name the 5 Pillars of Islam

  1. Shahadah

  2. Salat

  3. Zakat

  4. Hajj

  5. Sawm

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What is the term that Muslims use for intention?

Niyyah

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What does the term Islam mean?

Submission

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What is the Shahadah?

The declaration of faith in Islam

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Complete the Shahadah "There is no God but Allah..."

".... and Muhammad is his messenger."

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The Shahadah declared the Muslim belief in one, complete God. What term is used for the belief in One God?

Monotheism

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What does Tawhid mean?

The belief in the oneness of Allah

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How many times a day to Muslims pray according to the pillar of Salat?

5

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This pillar refers to praying 5 times a day.

Salat

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Finish the quote from Prophet Muhammad in the Hadith - "If one of you sleeps and misses a prayer [...] let him offer the prayer..."

"... when he remembers"

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Both the Qur'an and the Hadith contain a story of Muhammad speaking to Allah about how many times to pray. According to this teaching, what was the original amount suggested by Allah?

50 times

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Which Prophet changed Allah's mind about how many times a Muslim should pray?

Musa (Moses)

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Finish this teaching from Prophet Muhammad "Wherever the hour of prayer overtakes you, you shall perform it. That place is..."

"...mosque"

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What pillar refers to giving?

Zakat

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What percentage of wealth is given as Zakat?

2.5%

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What other name is given to Zakat?

The purification of wealth

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Giving Zakat is believed to free Muslims from what?

Temptation, greed and pride

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Muslims believe they are stewards or guardians over the planet and the people in it. What term do they use for this role?

Khalifah

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What pillar refers to fasting?

Sawm

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When do Muslims practice Sawm?

During the month of Ramadan

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Name two reasons Muslims fast.

  1. The Qur'an and the Hadith tell them to

  2. It helps them practice self-discipline and control

  3. It helps them remember Prophet Muhammad's fasting.

  4. It shows commitment to Allah

  5. It remembers other people in poverty

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Name two things that Muslims will give up during the practice of sawm

Eating and drinking during daylight hours, smoking, sex, evil thoughts

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Finish this quote from the Qur'an "But fast is best for you..."

"... if only you knew."

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What pillar refers to pilgrimage in Islam?

Hajj

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Where do Muslims go to perform pilgrimage?

Mecca

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How many times are Muslims expected to go on Hajj?

Once in a lifetime

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What colour do Muslims wear during Hajj?

White

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Why do Muslims wear white on Hajj?

Show equality between members of the Muslim community (Ummah)

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Name one important prophet or person remembered during Hajj.

Prophet Muhammad, Prophet Ibrahim and his wide, Adam and Hawwa (Eve)

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What term is used for the 'House of Allah' that Muslims walk around during Hajj?

The Ka'bah

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