Contemporary Issues in Islam

What is the term for the scholarly interpretation and application of Islamic law in modern contexts?

a. Ijma
b. Qiyas
c. Fiqh
d. Sunnah
Answer: c. Fiqh
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary issue facing Muslims worldwide?

a. Terrorism
b. Climate change
c. Poverty
d. Slavery
Answer: d. Slavery
What term is used to describe the migration of Muslims from Islamic countries to non-Muslim majority countries?

a. Immigration
b. Hijrah
c. Jihad
d. Taqiyya
Answer: b. Hijrah
Which Islamic principle encourages Muslims to engage in charitable activities to alleviate poverty and suffering?

a. Zakat
b. Shahada
c. Hajj
d. Jihad
Answer: a. Zakat
In the context of contemporary Islamic issues, what does the term “Islamophobia” refer to?

a. Fear of Islamic teachings
b. Discrimination or prejudice against Islam and Muslims
c. Acceptance of Islamic values
d. Embracing Islamic culture
Answer: b. Discrimination or prejudice against Islam and Muslims
Which of the following is NOT considered a contemporary challenge for Muslim women?

a. Access to education
b. Economic empowerment
c. Gender equality
d. Right to drive
Answer: d. Right to drive
What is the term for the modern movement within Islam that advocates for a return to traditional Islamic values and practices?

a. Sufism
b. Wahhabism
c. Salafism
d. Shari’ah
Answer: c. Salafism
Which of the following is a contemporary issue related to Islamic finance?

a. Interest-based banking
b. Barter system
c. Cryptocurrency
d. Zakat distribution
Answer: a. Interest-based banking
What is the term for the process of interpreting Islamic law in light of contemporary circumstances and challenges?

a. Ijma
b. Qiyas
c. Ijtihad
d. Taqlid
Answer: c. Ijtihad
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary issue facing Muslim youth?

a. Radicalization
b. Employment opportunities
c. Substance abuse
d. Social media influence
Answer: b. Employment opportunities
What is the term for the Islamic pilgrimage to the city of Jerusalem?

a. Hajj
b. Umrah
c. Isra
d. Jihad
Answer: c. Isra
Which of the following is a contemporary environmental issue addressed by Islamic teachings?

a. Deforestation
b. Climate change
c. Water pollution
d. All of the above
Answer: d. All of the above
What is the term for the Islamic concept of social responsibility and welfare?

a. Zakat
b. Sadaqah
c. Waqf
d. Khums
Answer: b. Sadaqah
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary challenge facing Muslim communities in the West?

a. Integration
b. Radicalization
c. Freedom of religion
d. Islamophobia
Answer: c. Freedom of religion
What is the term for the Islamic concept of striving in the way of Allah, which can include personal struggle for self-improvement or armed struggle?

a. Ijtihad
b. Jihad
c. Fard
d. Fatwa
Answer: b. Jihad
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary issue related to Islamic education?

a. Gender segregation in schools
b. Access to quality education
c. Religious indoctrination
d. Technology integration in learning
Answer: c. Religious indoctrination
What is the term for the Islamic principle of moderation and balance in all aspects of life?

a. Ihsan
b. Taqwa
c. Wasatiyyah
d. Tawhid
Answer: c. Wasatiyyah
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary issue related to Islamic ethics?

a. Business ethics
b. Bioethics
c. Euthanasia
d. Social justice
Answer: c. Euthanasia
What is the term for the Islamic practice of socializing with friends and family after breaking the fast during Ramadan?

a. Suhoor
b. Iftar
c. Taraweeh
d. Zakat
Answer: b. Iftar
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary challenge facing Muslim minorities in non-Muslim majority countries?

a. Discrimination
b. Integration
c. Preservation of cultural identity
d. Religious freedom
Answer: d. Religious freedom
What is the term for the Islamic concept of self-discipline and restraint, particularly during Ramadan?

a. Ihsan
b. Taqwa
c. Sawm
d. Zakat
Answer: c. Sawm
Which of the following is a contemporary issue related to Islamic family law?

a. Gender equality in marriage
b. Polygamy
c. Divorce rights for women
d. All of the above
Answer: d. All of the above
What is the term for the Islamic practice of giving a portion of one’s wealth to those in need?

a. Zakat
b. Sadaqah
c. Waqf
d. Khums
Answer: a. Zakat
Which of the following is NOT a contemporary issue related to Islamic governance?

a. Democracy
b. Sharia law implementation
c. Authoritarianism
d. Technological advancements
Answer: d. Technological advancements
What is the term for the Islamic legal ruling issued by a qualified scholar on a specific issue?

a. Fatwa
b. Ijma
c. Qiyas
d. Fard
Answer: a. Fatwa
Which of the following is a contemporary challenge related to Islamic environmental ethics?

a. Climate change
b. Preservation of wildlife
c. Pollution
d. All of the above
Answer: d. All of the above
What is the term for the Islamic practice of pilgrimage to the city of Medina?

a. Hajj
b. Umrah
c. Ziyarah
d. Jihad
Answer: c. Ziyarah
Which of the following is a contemporary issue related to Islamic bioethics?

a. Cloning
b. Organ transplantation
c. Euthanasia
d. All of the above
Answer: d. All of the above
What is the term for the Islamic practice of seeking knowledge?

a. Jihad
b. Ijtihad
c. Taqwa
d. Dhikr
Answer: b. Ijtihad
Which of the following is a contemporary challenge facing Muslims in the digital age?

a. Access to online education
b. Cyberbullying
c. Social media addiction
d. All of the above
Answer: d. All of the above