This is the first part of the Islamic Studies MCQs’ series, regarding the Holy Quran. We have collected the following MCQs from various sources and have tried our best to avoid mistakes, but still if you find any mistake, please inform us by mentioning it in the comments section.
Revelation, Compilation and Composition
1 The other name of Holy Quran is
2 Al-Furqan means to show
Truth from falsehood or right from wrong
3 Quran literally means
A reading or reciting
4 The Holy Quran is which source of the Islamic Law?
5 The Holy Quran was revealed in how many years?
Almost 23 years
6 As per few the exact period of the revelation of the Holy Quran is how much?
22 Years, 2 Months and 22 Days
7 In the above period, how much time belongs to the revelation of Holy Quran in Madina?
9 Years, 9 Months and 9 Days
8 Mecci period of the Quran revelation becomes
12 Years, 4 Months and 13 Days
9 In Holy Quran, the Quran has also been sometimes mentioned with the name of
10 First Wahy (revelation) came to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in
11 The mountain on which Cave Hira is located is called
Jabal al Nour
12 How far is Cave Hira from the city Mecca
About 3 miles
13 Ghare Hira (Cave Hira) is located in
14 First Wahy was revealed in the month of
15 First revelation came on the night of
16 The first revelation came to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the year
17 At the time of first Wahy, the age of Holy Prophet (PBUH) was
18 First Wahy was comprised of how many Ayats?
19 Second Wahy came after how much time?
Some says 6 months and some says 3 years
20 The Holy Quran is composed of how many Para’s?
21 There are how many Manzils in Holy Quran?
22 There are how many total Suras in the Holy Quran?
23 The total number of Rukoos in Holy Quran are
24 The total number of Ayats in Holy Quran are
25 The number of Mecci Suras in Holy Quran is
Eighty Five (85)
26 The number of Madni Suras in Holy Quran is
Twenty Nine (29)
27 Mecci Suras are those
That has been revealed in Mecca
28 Madni suras are
Revealed in Madina
29 The shortest Sura of Holy Quran comprises of
Three (3) Aayats
30 The longest Sura of the Holy Quran is comprised of
31 The shortest sura of Holy Quran is
32 The longest Sura of Holy Quran is
33 The first Sura of Holy Quran is
34 The last sura is
35 Almost 19 Para’s of the Holy Quran is comprised of
36 The remaining 11 Paras of the Holy Quran is comprised of
37 Longest Suras of the Holy Quran are in
The Start of the Book
38 Shortest Suras are in the
End of the Holy Quran
39 In Mecci Suras of The Holy Quran, most of the time who have been addressed?
40 In Madni suras of the Holy Quran, most of the time
Believers/Muslims have been addressed
41 The subject matter of Mecci Suras is generally
The basic beliefs of Islam
42 Generally the subject matter of Madni Suras of the Holy Quran is
The rules and regulation for the state and society
43 The Holy Quran was compiled for the first time during the Caliphate of
Abu Bakar (R.A)
44 Who for the first time gave the idea of the compilation of Quran?
Hazrat Umar (R.A)
45 The primary purpose of Holy Quran is to lay down a way of life which
Regulates the relationship of man with man and with God
46 Aayat-ul-ahkam in Quran are of three types which are
Ahkam-ul-Aatakadiya, Ahkam-al-Khulqiya and Ahkam-ul-Ilmiyah
47 Ahkam-ul-Aatakadiya are related to
48 Ahkam-al-Khulqiyah are related to
49 Ahkam-ul-Iliyah are related to
Ibadaat and Muamulaat
50 Sura literally means
51 Aayat means
Sign or Clue
52 Which Sura is called the preface of Holy Quran?
53 The first Hafiz (memorizer) of Quran was
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
54 Who was the first writer of Wahy (revelation)?
Zaid Ibn Thabit (R.A)
55 The word Quran itself, how many times has appeared in Holy Quran, in different forms
Seventy (70) Times
56 With how many different names Allah has mentioned the Holy Quran in Quran?
Five (5) Names
57 The other names of Holy Quran, that Quran itself has mentioned are
Al-Furqan, Al-Zikar, Al-Kitab, Al-Noor, Al-Huda
58 In Holy Quran, the word Allah has been repeated
59 At the time of demise of Holy Prophet (PBUH) there were how many Huffaz (memorizers) of Holy Quran?
Twenty Two (22)
60 The Three forms of revelations granted to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?
Wahi, Kashf, Dream
61 The word Kashf means?
62 Major part of Quran is revealed?
At night time
63 On the order of Abu Bakar, how many companion compiled Quran?
Seventy Five (75)
64 The Caliph who compiled Quran and divided into Para’ah is?
Usman Ghani (RA)
65 Who applied diacritical points to the Holy Quran?
Hajaj Bin Yusuf
66 Hajaj Bin Yusuf applied diacritical points in which Hijri?
Fourty Third (43)
67 TASHDEED, HAMZA and MUD in The Holy Quran were put by whom?
Khalil Bin Ahmed Basri
68 In the Holy Quran there are how many dots?
69 How many Zabar are there in the Holy Quran?
70 How many Zeer are there in the Holy Quran?
71 How many Waquf (stops) are there in the Quran?
72 In Quran there are how many Raque?
73 In Quran there are how many Thashdeed?
74 In Holy Quran there are how many letters?
75 How many Pash are there in the Holy Quran?
76 The number of Madd in the Holy Quran are
77 How many words are there in the Holy Quran?
78 In Quran which letter is used for most of the time?
79 Which letter has been used for least of the time in the Holy Quran?