Torch Bearers Quiz Game Exam Online Test

Which of the following is NOT true about AshShaah Waliyullaah AdDahlawee?


- After his parents passed away, he inherited so much wealth

o “After my death, the man who is responsible for taking care of my kids is Abu Bakr al Kharrooobee”

? He did an excellent job

? He taught him how to write and read at age 5

? He memorized the whole quran at age 9

o Then ? he took him to makkah nad let him study under the scholars of makkah

? He studied sahih al bukhari, Umm Al Ahkam (the collection of hadith and fiqh written by abdul ghani al maqdisi)

? He spent in makkah fom 10-12

? When at 12, he led the taraweeh prayer in makkah in masjid ul haram


? “Dad, I have never seen you doing tawaf”

• “Son, why would I do tawaf when the ka’bah is doing tawaf around me”

Who dealt with these kind of ideologies?


- He said that you shouldn’t go after al hajjaj because if you kill him, Allah has more hajaajs, so you have to change yourself


o IT IS SO SPECIAL BECAUSE

? OVER 200 COMPANIONS MOVED THERE

? ABDULLAH IBN MAS’OOD WAS OVER THERE

• HE WAS THE 23RD PERSON TO BECOME MUSLIM

• IN THE TIME OF UTHMAN RA, HE FELT HIS DEATH WAS NEAR, SO HE MOVED AND DIED IN MADINAH IN 32 H 3 YEARS BEFORE TIME OF UTHMAN’S RA DEATH

What's so special and who is the "he" referring to?


- STUDYING UNDER SENIOR STUDENTS

- LIVING IN THE ERA OF COLLECTING NARRATIONS

o IN THAT TIME, IF YOU WANT YOUR NAME TO BE IN HISTORY, YOU HAD TO BE PART OF MOVEMENT TO COLLECT HADITH

? NOT BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO BE RIGHTEOUS

• SO SCHOLARS STARTED TO FILTER TO SEE WHO IS REALLY LEARNING FOR THE SAKE OF ALLAH

• HE WAS SO WORRIED ABOUT THIS ISSUE THAT HE TOOK IT TO THE EXTREME (IN TERMS OF GIVING HADITH TO PEOPLE HE WAS WARY)

Who?


o Some people say, if HE was born during the time of the prophet, why is he not considered a companion?

Who is "he" referring to? What is the popular opinion on this issue?


o When he entered, everyone thought that he would save them from alHajjaj

o Many of the scholars were deceived by this man, they did not realize that he had his own agenda

Who?


Summary of his focus:

? 1. Brotherhood, how to live in society, manners etc

? 2. Avoiding Dunya, and focusing on al Akhirah


? LIKE IN OUR TIMES BABA ALI WHO USED TO BE RICH AND IN CALIFORNIA AND LEFT IT ALL

Who is Baba Ali "like"? Who was Shaykh Waleed making an analogy to?


• THEY CAME TO HIM AND SAID THAT WE WANT YOU TO SIGN SOMETHING TO GET A NEW CLOTH FOR THE KA’BAH

o “THE MONEY THAT YOU ARE GOING TO USE TO COVER THE KA’BAH I WOULD RATHER USE IT TO COVER THE NAKED PEOPLE WHO NEED, WE NEED TO PROVIDE FOR THEM

Who did they go to?


o HOUSE ARREST FOR 7 DAYS

? I FELT SO MUCH TRANQUILITY THAT I NEVER HAD IN MY LIFE

? I HEARD AN OLD WOMAN MAKING DUA IN THE NIGHT, I WAS SO MOVED BY IT THAT I COPIED IT IN MY SALAH

? THEN THE RULER RELEASES HIM BECAUSE HE DISMISSED THE CHARGES AS JEALOUS

o HE LIVED IN EGYPT UNTIL HE PASSED AWAY

o HE PRAYED FAJR IN JAMA’AH, AND HE SAID BRING SOME BOKS SO THAT I CAN READ

o “I HAVE SPENT SO MUCH TIME COLLECTING THE KNOWLEDGE, SO PLEASE TAKE CARE OF IT”

o HE WROTE GREAT BOOKS

Who?


- This scholar's father was a well known scholar

o He wrote Tuhfatul Fuqaha (the gift to the jurists)

? It’s like a gift because he simplified the fiqh of abu hanifa rh to very short texts which relate to the school

o He was an avid worshipper, an ascetic, not looking for a worldly position, even though at that time, the govt wanted religious people to have positions

o He was dedicated to two things

? Spreading knowledge

? Taking care of his child, who ended up becoming a scholar

Whose father is this?


Read the following passage about the scholar carefully, and then answer the proceeding question.

"...This scholar studied fiqh, hadith, philosophy, theology, medicine

? This scholar's father was well known in the science of Tafsir

• So he put emphasis of this on his child (who ended up becoming a scholar).

- 1. THis scholar took great care in spreading the hadith of the prophet (S)

o Spent 45 years teaching the Science of Hadeeth

- 2. This scholar called people to respect the ahadeeth and follow the Sunnah even if it goes against their culture and madhhab.

- 3. This scholar brought also Musannaf AbdurRazzaq which was not real common in where this scholar was from

- At this time, there was no ijtiha..."

Which scholar is the passage referring to?

.


Of the proceeding works, which can be linked because they were written by the same scholar?

I. “Al Insaaf fi ma’rifatil Asbaab Al-Ikhtilaaf”

II. "Hujjatullaah"

III. "Tuhfatul Fuqaha"

IV. "Bulugh AlMaram"

V. "NusHatunNadhr"


Fill in the blank with the most appropiate answer.

( I follow the ________ (the narrations and the text)

? I am not against the madhhab, but I am not blindly following the madhhabs

• I am open to other areas


Which of the following changes made by the scholar Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab do NOT belong?

o 1. They cancelled the 4 diff prayers at makkah

o 2. He moved the graves which they used to worship and banned grave worship

? Very stunning to the average muslim

o 3. Put some circle to stop the people from doing tawaf around the prophet (S) ‘s grave

o 4. Egypt would send a new kiswah (cover) every year for the money

? This is called celebration of the mahmad

• They would carry it with drums, and flute, etc.

• Certain music would be played

? They banned the dancers and the music

• Al Jabarti said that they started to collect all the tobacco that they used to bring to hajj, and they gathered mountain of tobacco to burn it

• Also they said that if men do not grow beard by next year, they cannot come to hajj


Was there a big difference between AshShaah Waliyullaah's and Sideeq Hasan Khan's perceptions of madhhabs?


Fill in the blanks.

Ibn Hajar authored more than 170 books in ___________________

o First chapter in these types of books would be ______________ which is about classifyin the narrators to who is acceptable

? His work in this field is the number one source till today


Which of the following scholar is not identified correctly with the title we gave him in class?

I. Al-Qurtubi; Shaykh of the Mufassireen

II. Zumurrud Jawlee: The Firm and the Prudent

III. Sideeq Hasan Khan: The Scholarly Prince

IV. Sulayman Ibn Mahraan: The Mushaf


"The most authentic chain of narrations is Al-A'mash on the authority of Ibraheem on the authority of 'Alqamah on the authority of ________________."


• ANOTHER REASON WAS THAT HE TRIED TO COMBINE BETWEEN MALIK AND HANIFAH

o SHAFIEE SUCCEEDED IN TAKING THE MIDDLE PATH, AND REPRESENTING THE TWO.

o ______________ WAS SPECIAL FOR THIS, BUT ASHSHAFIEE WAS BETTER, WHICH IS WHY PEOPLE WHO WANTED THE MIDDLE BETWEEN THE PATH TOOK SHAFIEE OVER _________ HANDS DOWN

? THE MADHHAB OF ______________ MELTED IN MADHHAB OF SHAFIEE


- STUDYING UNDER SAHNOON LET HIM KNOW ABOUT MADHHAB, BEFORE, HE DID NOT LIKE MADHHAB BECAUSE HE HEARD SCHOLARS IN HIS TOWN ONY SAID OPINIONS WITHOUT PROOF, BUT SAHNOON TOLD HIM THE PROOFS

- A LOT OF RUMORS WERE SPREAD ABOUT HIM.

o THEY CALLED HIM AN INNOVATOR

? HE WANTED TO FIND THE BOOKS ABOUT MADHHAB OF THE COMPANIONS

• MUSANNAF ABDURRAZZAQ

• MUSANNAF IBN ABI SHAYBAH

o THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THEY WERE EXPOSED TO THIS

o HE ALSO BROUGHT AR-RISALAH BY IMAM ASH-SHAFIEE

Which scholar are the above notes referring to?


- He talked about prostitution (he also talked about why it exists, and what is the community and society position on that, and how it can be fixed), the fall of andalus

o So he talked about societal problems

o Like in Egypt how they have hammam where they have public showers and he was mad that they do not have towels

? He said that this is not appropriate for men and women to be doing this, because they are showing their awrah

Who?


- He spread the sunnah of the prophet (S ) in his country

- He reprinted the works of shawkani in his country (for the first time)

- Brought Tafsir ibn kathir (first time)

- Authored 16 books in Arabic and 19 persian

- If you memorize Bulugh al Maram, or Sahih al Bukhari, or something else, he would give them some rabiya (some currency) and then some amount when done to bring youth away from working for the British

- Some of the libraries that he made contains 1000s of boks

o One of them is al jahaani kariyyah which contains 14000 titles

o Another with 12000 titles

Who are the above notes referring to?

































































































































































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This exam is an extremely hard version of the Torch Bearers material and covers all of it; therefore, if you are able to do well on this, that should be a good indication on how your studying is going. There are 30 questions. The goal is to try to get as many questions correct as possible. The one who gets most correct is eligible for a prize until 4/24/10 9:00 PM. Tests taken after that may not be eligible for consideration for the prize (a $25 Gift Card to Hikmah Bookstore), but can still be taken for personal studying purposes.

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Ibaad Sadiq

Please ignore the typos and the bad formatting (I dont know how the poor formatting came). Work to the best of your ability, and the questions are not always explicitly mentioned, so answer to the best of your ability.

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