Hadith Studies MCQs

Hadith Sciences and Methodology MCQs with Answer

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Hadith Sciences and Methodology Online MCQs with Answers

What is the Arabic term for Hadith?
a) Quran
b) Sunnah
c) Ijma
d) Qiyas

Answer
b) Sunnah

Who is the transmitter of a Hadith from the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)?
a) Sahabi
b) Tabi’i
c) Imam
d) Mufti

Answer
a) Sahabi

Which of the following is NOT one of the Six Authentic Hadith Collections (Kutub al-Sittah)?
a) Sahih al-Bukhari
b) Sahih al-Muslim
c) Sunan Ibn Majah
d) Sunan Abu Dawood

Answer
c) Sunan Ibn Majah

The science of verifying the chain of narrators in a Hadith is called:
a) Tafsir
b) Fiqh
c) Isnad
d) Ijazah

Answer
c) Isnad

What does “Sahih” mean in the context of Hadith classification?
a) Weak
b) Authentic
c) Fabricated
d) Hidden

Answer
b) Authentic

Which Islamic scholar is known as the “Imam of the Two Sahihs” for his compilation of Sahih al-Bukhari and Sahih al-Muslim?
a) Imam Malik
b) Imam al-Shafi’i
c) Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal
d) Imam al-Bukhari

Answer
d) Imam al-Bukhari

The science of interpreting and explaining the meanings of Hadith is called:
a) Fiqh
b) Tafsir
c) Hadith
d) Aqeedah

Answer
b) Tafsir

Which Hadith collection is known for including a large number of weak and fabricated Hadith?
a) Sahih al-Bukhari
b) Sahih al-Muslim
c) Sunan Abu Dawood
d) Sunan Ibn Majah

Answer
d) Sunan Ibn Majah

The science of determining the authenticity of a Hadith based on its content and conformity with established principles is called:
a) Isnad
b) Ijazah
c) Matn
d) Qiyas

Answer
c) Matn

What is the highest level of authenticity a Hadith can achieve?
a) Da’if (Weak)
b) Sahih (Authentic)
c) Hasan (Good)
d) Mawdu’ (Fabricated)

Answer
b) Sahih (Authentic)

The science of comparing Hadith with the Quran and Sunnah to derive legal rulings is known as:
a) Tafsir
b) Fiqh
c) Aqeedah
d) Hadith

Answer
b) Fiqh

Which of the following is NOT one of the conditions for the authenticity of a Hadith?
a) Adl (Integrity) of narrators
b) Mutawatir (Mass-transmitted)
c) Continuous chain of narrators
d) Absence of hidden defects (‘Illah)

Answer
b) Mutawatir (Mass-transmitted)

The practice of mentioning the chain of narrators before the text of a Hadith is called:
a) Ta’wil
b) Taqdir
c) Tarjama
d) Isnad

Answer
d) Isnad

Which Islamic scholar is famous for his compilation of Sunan al-Sughra (Sunan an-Nasa’i)?
a) Imam al-Bukhari
b) Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal
c) Imam Abu Dawood
d) Imam al-Nasa’i

Answer
d) Imam al-Nasa’i

Which Sahih Hadith collection is considered second in authenticity after Sahih al-Bukhari?
a) Sahih al-Muslim
b) Sunan Abu Dawood
c) Sunan al-Tirmidhi
d) Sunan Ibn Majah

Answer
a) Sahih al-Muslim

The term “Mawdu’ Hadith” refers to:
a) Authentic Hadith
b) Fabricated Hadith
c) Weak Hadith
d) Non-prophetic sayings

Answer
b) Fabricated Hadith

The Hadith that is narrated by a single chain of narrators is called:
a) Mutawatir
b) Mashhur
c) Ahad
d) Mursal

Answer
c) Ahad

Which of the following is NOT one of the conditions for a narrator to be considered trustworthy (thiqah)?
a) Honesty (‘Adl)
b) Accuracy (Dabt)
c) Having a strong memory (Hafiz)
d) Wealth

Answer
d) Wealth

The Hadith that is narrated by a group of narrators at every level of the chain is called:
a) Mutawatir
b) Mashhur
c) Ahad
d) Mursal

Answer
a) Mutawatir

The term “Hasan” in the context of Hadith classification means:
a) Weak
b) Fabricated
c) Good
d) Authentic

Answer
c) Good

Which of the following is NOT a source of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh)?
a) Hadith
b) Ijma
c) Qiyas
d) Tafsir

Answer
d) Tafsir

The practice of conveying the meaning of a Hadith without quoting the exact words is called:
a) Isnad
b) Tafsir
c) Ijazah
d) Taqrir

Answer
d) Taqrir

Which of the following is NOT a Hadith category based on authenticity?
a) Sahih
b) Da’if
c) Mawdu’
d) Hasan

Answer
a) Sahih

The science of tracing the history and life of Hadith narrators is called:
a) Fiqh
b) Rijal
c) Usul al-Fiqh
d) Ijazah

Answer
b) Rijal

Which Sahih Hadith collection is known for its focus on legal rulings and jurisprudence?
a) Sahih al-Bukhari
b) Sahih al-Muslim
c) Sunan Abu Dawood
d) Sunan al-Tirmidhi

Answer
c) Sunan Abu Dawood

The term “Qudsi Hadith” refers to:
a) Hadith narrated by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
b) Hadith related to legal rulings
c) Hadith in which Allah speaks indirectly
d) Weak Hadith

Answer
c) Hadith in which Allah speaks indirectly

Which of the following is NOT a criterion for the authenticity of a Hadith?
a) Mutawatir transmission
b) Adl (Integrity) of narrators
c) Accurate memory
d) Acceptable content

Answer
a) Mutawatir transmission

The compilation of Hadith by scholars in a thematic arrangement, focusing on specific topics, is known as:
a) Musnad
b) Sunan
c) Sahih
d) Tafsir

Answer
b) Sunan

Which of the following is a famous Hadith scholar known for his work in Hadith criticism (Jarh wa Ta’dil)?
a) Imam al-Bukhari
b) Imam al-Shafi’i
c) Imam Ibn Hibban
d) Imam Abu Hanifa

Answer
c) Imam Ibn Hibban

The science of deriving legal rulings through analogy is known as:
a) Fiqh
b) Tafsir
c) Ijma
d) Qiyas

Answer
d) Qiyas

Which of the following is NOT a type of Hadith based on the number of narrators?
a) Mutawatir
b) Mashhur
c) Ahad
d) Mursal

Answer
b) Mashhur

The compilation of Hadith that focuses on the sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is known as:
a) Musnad
b) Sunan
c) Sahih
d) Tafsir

Answer
b) Sunan

Which Islamic scholar is known for his compilation of Sunan al-Tirmidhi?
a) Imam al-Bukhari
b) Imam al-Shafi’i
c) Imam al-Tirmidhi
d) Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal

Answer
c) Imam al-Tirmidhi

The term “Ijazah” in the context of Hadith refers to:
a) Chain of narrators
b) Authorization to transmit Hadith
c) Detailed commentary on Hadith
d) Weak Hadith

Answer
b) Authorization to transmit Hadith

The compilation of Hadith that focuses on the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is known as:
a) Musnad
b) Sunan
c) Sahih
d) Tafsir

Answer
c) Sahih

Which of the following Hadith collections is known for including a chapter on etiquette and behavior?
a) Sahih al-Bukhari
b) Sahih al-Muslim
c) Sunan Abu Dawood
d) Sunan al-Tirmidhi

Answer
c) Sunan Abu Dawood

The term “Dhanni Hadith” refers to:
a) Strong and authentic Hadith
b) Weak Hadith
c) Hadith with ambiguous meanings
d) Mutawatir Hadith

Answer
c) Hadith with ambiguous meanings

The Hadith that is narrated by a narrator who did not meet the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is called:
a) Mawdu’
b) Mursal
c) Mutawatir
d) Mashhur

Answer
b) Mursal

The science of using analogy to derive legal rulings when there is no direct Hadith or Quranic guidance is called:
a) Ijma
b) Qiyas
c) Tafsir
d) Fiqh

Answer
b) Qiyas

Which Sahih Hadith collection is known for its focus on the virtues and character of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)?
a) Sahih al-Bukhari
b) Sahih al-Muslim
c) Sunan Abu Dawood
d) Shamail al-Tirmidhi

Answer
d) Shamail al-Tirmidhi

The term “Mursal Hadith” refers to:
a) Strong and authentic Hadith
b) Weak Hadith
c) Hadith with ambiguous meanings
d) Hadith with a missing link in the chain

Answer
d) Hadith with a missing link in the chain

The process of scholars traveling to collect Hadith from various regions is known as:
a) Ijazah
b) Tafsir
c) Rihla
d) Qiyas

Answer
c) Rihla

Which Islamic scholar is known for his compilation of Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal?
a) Imam al-Bukhari
b) Imam al-Shafi’i
c) Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal
d) Imam al-Tirmidhi

Answer
c) Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal

The term “Muta’sil Hadith” refers to:
a) Strong and authentic Hadith
b) Weak Hadith
c) Hadith with ambiguous meanings
d) Hadith with a connected chain of narrators

Answer
d) Hadith with a connected chain of narrators

The compilation of Hadith that focuses on the actions and silent approvals of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is known as:
a) Musnad
b) Sunan
c) Sahih
d) Tafsir

Answer
a) Musnad

Which of the following Hadith collections is known for including a chapter on dream interpretation?
a) Sahih al-Bukhari
b) Sahih al-Muslim
c) Sunan Abu Dawood
d) Sunan Ibn Majah

Answer
d) Sunan Ibn Majah

The term “Qiyas” in the context of Islamic jurisprudence refers to:
a) Analogy
b) Consensus
c) Interpretation
d) Testimony

Answer
a) Analogy

The compilation of Hadith that focuses on the virtues of companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is known as:
a) Musnad
b) Sunan
c) Sahih
d) Fada’il

Answer
d) Fada’il

Which Islamic scholar is known for his compilation of Sahih ibn Khuzaymah?
a) Imam al-Bukhari
b) Imam al-Shafi’i
c) Imam Ibn Khuzaymah
d) Imam al-Tirmidhi

Answer
c) Imam Ibn Khuzaymah

The term “Tafsir” refers to:
a) Science of Hadith authentication
b) Interpretation and commentary on the Quran
c) Islamic jurisprudence
d) Legal opinions (Fatwas)

Answer
b) Interpretation and commentary on the Quran

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