Grade 10-12 Quiz

1 When was the first observatory built in the Muslim World?
178 A.H
215 A.H
312 A.H
400 A.H

2 The governor of Khurasan wrote to the Khalifah, "Only sword and lashes can keep the people of Khorasan straight." The Khalifah answered, "Wrong. Only truth and justice can keep people straight." Who was the Khalifah?
Abdul Malik ibn Marwan
Walid ibn Abdul Malik
Sayyidna Umar ibn Khattab, Radi-Allahu anhu
Sayyidna Umar ibn Abdul Aziz

3 When and where was the first paper-making factory started in the Muslim world?
Baghdad, 178 A.H
Samarkand, 178 A.H
Damascus, 300 A.H
Timbuktu, 654 A.H

4 When Tariq ibn Ziyad led the campaign in Spain, what were the numbers of Muslim soldiers and non-Muslim soldiers?
1,000 Muslims and 3,000 Christians
50,000 Muslims and 100,000 Christians
12,000 Muslims and 100,000 Christians
12,000 Muslims and 12,000 Christians

5 Who was the last companion to die?
Muawiyah, Radi-Allahu anhu
Asma, Radi-Allahu anha
Umar ibn Abdul Aziz
Abu Tufayl Amir bin Wathila al Juhni, Radi-Allahu anhu

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