Q: Where is Makkah situated?
Ans: Makkah, which is about 50 miles from the Red Sea, is situated in Saudi Arabia.
Q: What type of competition was held Ukaz?.
Ans: A poetical competition was held at Ukaz every year.
Q: What was the mission of Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
Ans: His mission was to destroy the nexus of superstition, ignorance and disbelief, setup a noble conception of life and lead mankind to the light of faith and divine bliss.
Q: Why did the pagan Arabs send a delegation to the Holy Prophet's uncle?
Ans: The pagan Arabs sent a delegation to the Holy Prophet's uncle, Abu Talib. They told him to restrain the Holy Prophet (PBUH) from preaching Allah Almighty's message , or face their enmity.
Q: What type of land Arabia is?
Ans. Arabia is a land of unparalleled charm and beauty, with its trackless deserts of sand dunes in the dazzling rays of a tropical sun.
Q: Why was the Holy Quran sent in Arabic?
Ans. The Holy Quran was sent in Arabic as it is a comprehensive and expressive language. The Arabs spoke Arabic language fluently and, ideas and feelings could be expressed eloquently in Arabic.
Q: For which ability were the Arabs famous?
Ans. Before the promulgation of Islam, the Arabs were famous for their eloquence and remarkable memory.
Q: What was the condition of mankind before the Holy Prophet (SAW)?
Ans. The condition of mankind before the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was miserable. Mankind stood on the verge of chaos. It seemed that their civilization had started crumbling.
(ii) Why did the Holy Prophet (SAW) stay in the cave of Hira?
Ans.The Holy Prophet (PBUH) wanted to spend most of his time in solitude and meditation. So he (PBUH) used to stay in the cave of mount Hira and spent days and weeks in remembrance of Allah Almighty.
Q: What was the first revelation?
Ans. The first revelation wa: "Read in the name of thy Lord Who created; created man from a clot (of congealed blood): Read and thy Lord is most Bountiful, Who taught (the use of) the pen, taught man that which he knew not". (Qur'an, 96:1-5)
Q: Why did the pagan Arabs threaten the Holy Prophet's (SAW) uncle?
Ans. The pagan Arabs were in power. The Holy Prophet's (SAW) belief was threatening their dominance in the society. So they threatened the Holy Prophet's (SAW) uncle, Abu Talib to restrain the Holy Prophet (SAW) from preaching Allah Almighty's message, or face their enmity.
Q: What did Hazrat Ayesha (RA) say about the life of the Holy Prophet (SAW)?
Ans. Hazrat Ayesha (RA) said about the life of the Holy Prophet: "His morals and character are an embodiment of the Holy Quran."