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Imam Al-Husain. Quotes and Multiple Choice Questions. Quote 3 Hadiths the Prophet said about Al-Husain. “In peace I am with him whom Al-Hasan and Al-Husain are in peace with, and in battle I am with him whom they are in battle with.”

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Imam al husain

Imam Al-Husain

Quotes and Multiple Choice Questions


Imam al husain

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Imam al husain

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Quote 3 hadiths the prophet said about al husain

Quote 3 Hadiths the Prophet said about Al-Husain.

  • “In peace I am with him whom Al-Hasan and Al-Husain are in peace with, and in battle I am with him whom they are in battle with.”

  • “Verily, the prince of the youths in heaven are Al-Hasan and Al-Husain.”

  • “When you love Al-Hasan and Al-Husain you will have loved me, and when you are against them, you are against me.”

  • a, b, + “May Allah break the back of the killer of Al-Husain.”

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What kind of a person was yazid mu awiya s son

What kind of a person was Yazid, Mu'awiya's son?

  • Yazid was a man after the pleasures of the flesh.

  • Yazid was a womanizer.

  • Yazid was a heavy alcohol drinker.

  • a, b, c, + Yazid was a misfit cannot lead as representative of the Prophet (pbuh).

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


How old was al husain when he was designated to be the imam

How old was Al-Husain when he was designated to be the Imam?

  • 65 years old.

  • 46 years old.

  • 51 years old.

  • 66 years old.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Which of the following is incorrect

Which of the following is incorrect?

  • Al-Husain was 57 Yr old in Karbala

  • Al-Abbas was 34 Yr old in Karbala

  • Zainab was 56 Yr old in Karbala

  • Zainul Abideen was 57 Yr old in Karbala

  • Umm Kulthoom was 55 Yr old in Karbala

  • Al-Qasim was 22 Yr old in Karbala

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe people s feelings when yazid was imposed on them

Describe people's feelings when Yazid was imposed on them.

  • There was anger, tension, and disapproval everywhere.

  • The calamities caused by Benu Umayya clan caused much discontent.

  • a, b, + Evidence of resistance began to show, as people could not swallow Yazid.

  • a, b, + Though Yazid had a rotten nature, most people in Syria welcomed him as their hero.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What did the governor of medina do to take allegiance from al husain for yazid

What did the Governor of Medina do to take allegiance from Al-Husain for Yazid?

  • He visited Al-Husain at home and asked him for allegiance to Yazid.

  • He called upon Al-Husain to meet with him and ask for Husain's allegiance to Yazid.

  • He forced Al-Husain to give allegiance to Yazid.

  • He begged Al-Husain to give allegiance to Yazid.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What did imam husain do after being non committal to the governor of medina

What did Imam Husain do after being non-committal to the Governor of Medina?

  • Travel with his family to Iraq.

  • Travel with his family to Mecca.

  • Stay with his family in Medina.

  • Accompanied by supporters from Iraq.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


How did kufa people request imam husain to lead them against yazid

How did Kufa people request Imam Husain to lead them against Yazid?

  • Writing him 12,000 telegrams.

  • Writing him 12,000 letter.

  • b, + sending representatives.

  • a, + sending representatives.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Why didn t imam husain perform the haj but instead hastened toward kufa

Why didn't Imam Husain perform the Haj but instead hastened toward Kufa?

  • Possibility of presence of underground agents of Yazid to kill Al-Husain while performing Haj, thus undo Al-Husain's challenge to Yazid and exposing Benu Umayya.

  • a, + Was advised against it since it was too dangerous.

  • A, + b, + Family members were sick at the time.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Why did imam husain take his closest family with him

Why did Imam Husain take his closest family with him?

  • So that they cannot be held as hostages, thus undo Al-Husain's plan.

  • a, + The remaining of his family can broadcast to the general public what happened in Karbala, thus divulge the atrocities of Yazid and Benu Umayya.

  • a, + He enjoyed the company of his family.

  • a, + He wanted to be close to his family to take care of him.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What did al farazdaq say to imam husain

What did Al-Farazdaq say to Imam Husain?

  • Al-Farazdaq pleaded with Al-Husain not to go to Kufa.

  • a, + Al-Farazdaq said to Al-Husain, “The hearts of the Kufa people were with Yazid, but their swords would be with Al-Husain.”

  • a, + Al-Farazdaq said to Al-Husain, “The hearts of the Kufa people were with you, but their swords would be against you.”

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the purpose of the hur force

Describe the purpose of the Hur force.

  • To stop Al-Husain from entering Kufa where his support was.

  • a, + To bring Imam Husain to the Governor himself.

  • a, + To offer Al-Husain a large sum of money and let him go back to Medina.

  • a, + To bring Imam Husain to Kufa to be the new Khalifa.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


How did al hur deal with al husain after the initial meeting

How did al-Hur deal with Al-Husain after the initial meeting?

  • Al-Husain was prevented by Hur from going to Kufa or return to Medina.

  • While Al-Hur was waiting for further orders Imam Husain's camp kept moving on northwards.

  • a, b, + Hur followed Al-Husain closely, though he was nervous and guilt-ridden.

  • a, b, + Hur asked Imam Husain forgiveness and to be allowed to be in Al-Husain's camp before they reached Karbala.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What was the number of the enemy facing the camp of imam husain of 72

What was the number of the enemy facing the camp of Imam Husain of 72?

  • Including Hur's force the enemy consisted of 5,000 fighters (some say 30,000 or more).

  • About 10,000 fighters (some say 30,000 or more).

  • About 15,000 fighters (some say 100,000 or more).

  • About 3,000 fighters (some say 40,000 or more).

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


How was omar ibn sa ad s feeling about commanding benu umayya s force against husain

How was Omar Ibn Sa'ad's feeling about commanding Benu Umayya's force against Husain?

  • Initially Omar Ibn Sa'ad hesitated to take the horrendous task against Husain.

  • a, + When Omar learned that his job was at stake, he changed his mind.

  • a, b, + To Omar the job seemed of more value than the blood of Imam Husain.

  • To Omar Ibn Sa'ad the enmity toward Husain was the main reason for leading the forces against Imam Husain.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What were the orders of the governor ibn ziyad to omar ibn sa ad by way of shimr

What were the orders of the Governor Ibn Ziyad to Omar Ibn Sa'ad by way of Shimr?

  • Shimr gave the order to Omar ibn Sa'ad.

  • a, + The order was, “Either have Husain surrender or annihilate the group. If you don't carry out the order, Shimr will replace you and immediately cut off your head!”

  • a, + The order was, “Get the job done immediately.”

  • a, + The order was, “Shimr will replace you immediately.”

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Who is omar ibn sa ad

Who is Omar Ibn Sa'ad?

  • Strangely enough Omar Ibn Sa'ad was a blood relative of Imam Husain.

  • a, + But an avowed enemy of Husain for a long time.

  • a, + But a close friend at first then turned into recriminating enemy.

  • a, + But a close friend of Husain ever since childhood.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Who is shimr

Who is Shimr?

  • Shimr was the collaborator with Governor Ibn Ziyad, and the one who brought Ibn Ziyad's order to Omar Ibn Sa'ad leader of the forces against Imam Husain.

  • Shimr's mother was a disbeliever.

  • Shimr is the one who severed the head of Imam Al-Husain.

  • a, b, c, + Shimr's name remains in infamy.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the water supply of the camp of imam husain

Describe the water supply of the camp of Imam Husain.

  • This enemy put 500 fighters on the Euphrates river to prevent Husain's small band (including women and children) from the water.

  • In desperation, Al-Abbas along with 50 men broke the enemy's resistance, and got some water.

  • a, b, + The water Al-Abbas got was hardly sufficient.

  • a, b, + The water Al-Abbas got was more than sufficient.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the enemy s feeling the night before the forthcoming atrocities

Describe the enemy's feeling the night before the forthcoming atrocities

  • They were gripped with an oppressive and distressful feeling.

  • a, + Though they looked for excuses such as promise of a job or money reward, it did not make them feel better.

  • a, + They found good excuses such as promise of a job it made them feel better.

  • a, + They were about to attack any moment.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the feeling at camp of husain the night before the forth coming confrontation

Describe the feeling at camp of Husain the night before the forth coming confrontation.

  • The members of Husain's camp were preoccupied in exhilaration and anticipation.

  • The feeling was about how to meet their loved ones in Heaven.

  • Husain urged them to leave, since he was the one the enemy was after.

  • a, b, c, + They answered Husain's request by saying, “Never, by God never.”

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Who defected to imam husain s side just before the fight on the 10th of muharram

Who defected to Imam Husain's side just before the fight on the 10th of Muharram?

  • Both Shimr and Hur.

  • Hur by himself.

  • Not only Omar Ibn Sa'ad, but also Shimr, and Hur.

  • The 30 Yr old Yazid Ibn Mu'awiya and his close companion Shimr.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the effect of lack of water on the camp of husain

Describe the effect of lack of water on the camp of Husain.

  • 72 people without water for a few days in a blistering hot summer with profuse sweating and parched tongues. Faint feeling along with light-headedness.

  • Water was needed for cooking and for the horses.

  • a, b, + Husain's camp was seized with suffering, children crying for water, Zainul Abideen, sick with fever not a single word of protest was raised, no complaining, nor questioning the mission.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the fighting engagements of the 10th of muharram in the morning

Describe the fighting engagements of the 10th of Muharram in the morning.

  • Husain's supporters insisted on being the first to fight.

  • The battle was ferocious, Husain's tiny band was on the offensive attacking the enemy.

  • The enemy on the run that they had to receive reinforcement.

  • a, b, c, + The enemy burned the tents inside which were the family of Imam Husain.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What did happen at noon time on the 10th of muharram

What did happen at noon time on the 10th of Muharram?

  • The fighting engagement was most severe.

  • Al-Husain stopped the fight to perform Salat Dhuhr.

  • b, + Two companions guarded the praying people from arrows of the enemy, and after Salat one of them fell dead from the wounds he received.

  • a, b, c, + The enemy prayed with Imam Husain leading the Salat.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the fighting engagements of the 10th of muharram in the afternoon

Describe the fighting engagements of the 10th of Muharram in the afternoon.

  • The first to die was the son of Husain, Ali Al-Akbar.

  • a, + Next killed were five of Imam Husain's brothers, Al-Abbas among them.

  • a, b, + Then the sons of Al-Hasan, who were joined by their cousins.

  • a, b, c, + The last were handful of teenagers not yet out of their adolescence.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Who burned the tents of the camp of imam husain

Who burned the tents of the camp of Imam Husain?

  • Ibn Ziyad himself.

  • Yazid himself.

  • The army of Omar Ibn Sa'ad.

  • Shimr himself.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Who was sick and could not fight

Who was sick and could not fight?

  • Ali Al-Akbar, son of Al-Husain.

  • Zainul Abideen, son of Al-Husain.

  • Al-Abbas, brother of Al-Husain.

  • Uthman, brother of Al-Husain.

  • Abu Bakr, brother of Al-Husain

  • Omar, brother of Al-Husain

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


How was the baby of imam husain killed

How was the baby of Imam Husain killed?

  • Abd Allah, a few month old baby of Imam Husain was incessantly crying of thirst.

  • Al-Husain appealed to the enemy for water for this baby.

  • a, b, + Al-Husain was shocked, for an arrow had zoomed toward the baby killing him instantly.

  • a, b, + The enemy had love for the baby and gave him plenty of water.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the fight of imam husain himself on the 10th of muharram

Describe the fight of Imam Husain himself on the 10th of Muharram.

  • Imam Husain's sword was against hundreds. He kept on and on but a sword wounded his head.

  • He was wounded all over, and just about every spot of his body was bleeding.

  • At this point a frightened son of Al-Hasan screamed in the enemy's face, “O son of the wicked, is it in this manner that you want to slay my uncle?”

  • a, b, and c, + One of the enemy fighters struck the child, cut off his hand.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the last moments of the fight of imam husain

Describe the last moments of the fight of Imam Husain.

  • Al-Husain, bleeding and cut, rushed to his nephew, carrying him saying, “O beloved! it deeply hurts me that you call me and I cannot be of much help...”

  • Then, Imam Husain supplicated, “O' Lord! May I ask Thee to take away Thy bounty from these people! And if You, Lord, allow them a respite, may I ask Thee to sow difference among them and let them be divided!"

  • a, b, + Al-Husain confronted them again. No one dared to carry the burden of his blood. They heard him say: “It is my blood that you want, but I ask Allah Almighty to have me honored by disgracing you and humiliating you, and in ways you cannot imagine, take a full revenge from you.”

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the last moments of the fight of imam husain1

Describe the last moments of the fight of Imam Husain.

  • Shimr screamed once more at the fighters, threatening them, and in response they attacked collectively, and one sword fell on Imam Husain's left wrist and cut his left hand.

  • Another sword was soon to follow and it hit his upper back.

  • Imam Husain felt numb as he fell to the ground, bleeding profusely.

  • a, b, c, + He was near the point of shock, even though staggering he tried to stand by leaning on his sword. Then he received the fatal blow.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Who cut off imam husain s head

Who cut off Imam Husain's head?

  • Yazid, whose mother was a disbeliever, severed Husain's head from the body.

  • Shimr, whose mother was a disbeliever, severed Husain's head from the body.

  • Ibn Ziyad, whose mother was a disbeliever, severed Husain's head from the body.

  • Ibn Sa'ad, whose mother was a disbeliever, severed Husain's head from the body.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What did the enemy do to the severed heads of the martyrs of karbala

What did the enemy do to the severed heads of the martyrs of Karbala?

  • The battle field was full of the virtuous and sanctified bodies, all covered with blood.

  • Sadistic and brutal, the enemy severed the heads from each fallen body.

  • a, b, + The enemy trampled on all the fallen bodies with their horses, disfiguring them.

  • a, b, + The enemy buried the bodies after performing Salat of Janaaza for them.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


How many brothers of imam husain were killed in karbala

How many brothers of Imam Husain were killed in Karbala?

  • 2 Brothers, 34 Yr old and younger.

  • 5 Brothers, 34 Yr old and younger.

  • 6 Brothers, 34 Yr old and younger.

  • 3 Brothers, 34 Yr old and younger.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the meeting between zainab and ibn ziyad the governor

Describe the meeting between Zainab and Ibn Ziyad the Governor.

  • Governor Ibn Ziyad tried to intimidate Zainab and the family.

  • a, + Husain's sister, Zainab, answered Ibn Ziyad sharply and in a cutting manner. He had to accept the cutting reply in silence.

  • Husain's sister, Zainab, answered him apologetically.

  • Husain's sister, Zainab, pleaded with Ibn Ziyad to give her water.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What was the answer of zainul abideen to ibn ziyad

What was the answer of Zainul Abideen to Ibn Ziyad?

  • As Ibn Ziyad turned to Zainul Abideen for an answer after Zainab had rebuked him, Zainul Abideen gave a penetrating and cutting answer by quoting the Holy Quran.

  • As Ibn Ziyad turned to Zainul Abideen for an answer after Zainab had rebuked him, Zainul Abideen gave an apologetic answer.

  • As Ibn Ziyad turned to Zainul Abideen for an answer after Zainab had rebuked him, Zainul Abideen attacked him physically and verbally.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the condition in which the women were taken to face yazid in damascus

Describe the condition in which the women were taken to face Yazid in Damascus

  • Al-Husain's family members were taken to Damascus as prisoners.

  • a, + About 800 miles away, all seated on animal backs.

  • About 100 miles away, all seated on animal backs.

  • About 50 miles away, all seated on animal backs.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What was on the tip of spears for almost 800 miles

What was on the tip of spears for almost 800 miles?

  • On the way to Damascus, and grotesquely in front of them, were 72 severed heads of the loved ones on the tips of spears.

  • a, + It was the heads of Imam Husain, his brothers, the teenagers, and the supporters.

  • a, + It was the heads of Imam Husain and only his brothers.

  • a, + not including head of Imam Husain.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Describe the meeting at yazid s court

Describe the meeting at Yazid's court.

  • Gruesome scene of 72 severed heads displayed in front of Yazid.

  • The Prophet’s family: women along with Zainul Abideen, were in chains.

  • a, b, + Yazid tapped the lips of Al-Husain with the end of his stick.

  • a, b, c, + Yazid cried then apologized for the atrocities his forces committed.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


Explain the value of karbala

Explain the value of Karbala.

  • Karbala saw the physical glory of Imam Husain.

  • Karbala gave birth to the voluptuous spiritual awakening for Islam.

  • b, + It was the beginning of the Islamic arousal all over, the rebirth of Islam. We owe our totality to Imam Husain.

  • a, + It was the very beginning of the Shi'a movement.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What actually did imam husain accomplish

What actually did Imam Husain accomplish?

  • He launched the beacon of Islam to illuminate Karbala.

  • a, + He launched the beacon of Islam to illuminate the Muslim World

  • b, + He launched the beacon of Islam for the global pursuit

  • a+b+c to be permanent.

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


What was the technique imam husain pursued

What was the Technique Imam Husain pursued?

  • Willfully at the sacrifice of himself

  • Willfully at sacrificing family and friends

  • Leave Zainul Abideen and Zainab to broadcast the event.

  • a+b+c leave a permanent imprint of Islam on the world

Questions, Imam Al-Husain-Karbala


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