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Happy Bakrid festival special quiz

1) What is the meaning of Bakrid in Urdu?
1. Festival of Sacrifice
2. Festival of Goats
3. Festival of Charity
4. Festival of Prayers
2) On which day of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah is Bakrid celebrated?
1. 1st
2. 5th
3. 10th
4. 15th
3) What is the name of the prophet who was willing to sacrifice his son for God on Bakrid?
1. Ibrahim
2. Ismail
3. Musa
4. Yunus
4) What is the name of the son who was to be sacrificed by Ibrahim on Bakrid?
1. Ismail
2. Ishaq
3. Yusuf
4. Harun
5) What did God provide as a substitute for Ismail when Ibrahim was about to sacrifice him on Bakrid?
1. A goat
2. A sheep
3. A camel
4. A cow
6) What is the Arabic term for the act of sacrificing an animal on Bakrid?
1. Qurbani
2. Zakat
3. Salat
4. Hajj
7) What is the rule for distributing the meat of the sacrificed animal on Bakrid?
1. One-third for oneself, one-third for relatives, one-third for charity
2. One-fourth for oneself, one-fourth for relatives, one-fourth for friends, one-fourth for charity
3. One-fifth for oneself, one-fifth for relatives, one-fifth for friends, one-fifth for neighbors, one-fifth for charity
4. One-half for oneself, one-half for charity
8) What is the name of the prayer that Muslims perform in open-air enclosures on Bakrid?
1. Eid Namaz
2. Jumma Namaz
3. Taraweeh Namaz
4. Tahajjud Namaz
9) What is the common greeting that Muslims exchange with each other on Bakrid?
1. Eid Mubarak
2. Assalamu Alaikum
3. Subhan Allah
4. Alhamdulillah
10) What is the name of the mixed rice dish that is often prepared with the meat of the sacrificed animal on Bakrid?
1. Biryani
2. Pulao
3. Khichdi
4. Tehri
11) What is the name of the roasted or grilled goat's liver dish that is usually served as a breakfast on Bakrid?
1. Bhuna kaleji
2. Kaleji masala
3. Kaleji fry
4. Kaleji curry
12) What is the name of the spicy curry dish that is often served with rice on Bakrid?
1. Korma
2. Rogan josh
3. Nihari
4. Haleem
13) In which country did prophet Ibrahim live when he was tested by God on Bakrid?
1. Egypt
2. Iraq
3. Syria
4. Palestine
14) What is the name of the place where Muslims perform Hajj, the pilgrimage that takes place during Dhul Hijjah?
1. Mecca
2. Medina
3. Jerusalem
4. Damascus
15) What is the name of the sacred structure in Mecca that Muslims circle around during Hajj and pray towards every day?
1. Kaaba
2. Masjid al-Haram
3. Masjid al-Nabawi
4. Dome of the Rock
16) What is the name of the ritual in which Muslims throw pebbles at three pillars that represent the devil during Hajj?
1. Rami al-Jamarat
2. Sa'i
3. Tawaf
4. Arafat
17) What is the name of the mountain where Ibrahim was about to sacrifice Ismail on Bakrid?
1. Mount Sinai
2. Mount Moriah
3. Mount Arafat
4. Mount Hira
18) What is the name of the angel who brought a goat to Ibrahim as a substitute for Ismail on Bakrid?
1. Jibril (Gabriel)
2. Mikail (Michael)
3. Israfil (Raphael)
4. Izrail (Azrael)
19) What is the name of the festival that marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, and is another major celebration for Muslims?
1. Eid al-Fitr
2. Eid al-Adha
3. Mawlid al-Nabi
4. Ashura
20) What is the name of the special charity that Muslims are required to give before performing Eid Namaz on Bakrid?
1. Zakat al-Fitr
2. Zakat al-Mal
3. Sadaqah al-Fitr
4. Sadaqah al-Adha
Bakrid festival special quiz

Bakrid, also known as Eid-al-Adha or Eid-ul-Zuha, is a Muslim festival celebrated on the 10th day of the Muslim month of Zul-Hijja. It is a festival of sacrifice and is celebrated to honour Ibrahim and Ismael’s love towards Allah. The name Bakrid is derived from Bakr, which means goat, as the sacrificial animal is usually a goat. The festival also marks the anniversary of the day the Holy Quran was completed and is the time when devotees go on Hajj to Mecca12.

What is the significance of the festival?
Bakrid is celebrated to commemorate the faith, devotion and spirit to sacrifice one’s all to serve and follow the Almighty God. The festival is based on the story of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), who was tested by God to prove his loyalty and obedience. God asked Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael as an act of submission. Ibrahim agreed to do so without hesitation, but God intervened at the last moment and replaced Ismael with a sheep. God was pleased with Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son and rewarded him with another son, Isaac345.

The festival of Bakrid symbolizes the ultimate sacrifice that one can make for God. It also signifies the importance of faith, trust and obedience to God’s commands. It reminds Muslims of their duty to help those in need and share their blessings with others. It also celebrates the completion of the Hajj pilgrimage, which is one of the five pillars of Islam and a mandatory religious duty for every able-bodied Muslim who can afford it56.

How people celebrate this festival?
People celebrate this festival with great joy and enthusiasm all over the world. They start the day by offering prayers at mosques or open grounds shortly after sunrise. The prayer is followed by a sermon or khutbah delivered by the Imam. After the prayer, people greet each other with hugs and wishes of “Eid Mubarak” or “Blessed Eid”. They also exchange gifts and sweets with their family and friends25.

The main ritual of Bakrid is the sacrifice of an animal, usually a goat, sheep, cow or camel. The animal must be healthy, mature and free from any defects. The animal is slaughtered in a humane way in the name of God and following the Islamic rules. The meat from the sacrifice is divided into three parts: one-third for the family, one-third for relatives and friends, and one-third for the poor and needy. The meat is cooked and served as a feast along with other delicacies245.

People also dress up in new or traditional clothes and visit their relatives and neighbours. They also donate money or food to charities and mosques. They spend their time in prayers, gratitude and generosity towards others. They also enjoy various cultural activities such as music, dance, games and fairs25.

Bakrid is a festival that celebrates the spirit of sacrifice, faith and compassion among Muslims. It also strengthens the bonds of brotherhood and unity among them. It is a time to remember God’s blessings and mercy and to share them with others