2nd Annual Young Muslims Quiz Competition

The objective of this event is to bring the youth together and stimulate their spiritual and intellectual development and to:

  • Impart a basic understanding and knowledge of Islamic fundamentals among the youth
  • Provide platform for healthy competition and an incentive for gaining knowledge on Islam and Muslim history
  • Build bonds with other schools and parents
  • Give our youth an opportunity for a healthy competition.

August 27th, 2016 9:30 AM @ Berkmar High School, Lilburn

Syllabus

Level 1: Grade 1 & 2

  • Memorization of Surah with Meaning: Surah Al-Fatiha, Al-Naas, Al-Falaq, Al-Ikhlaas
    Supporting Book … Juz Amma for School Students (Weekend Learning Publishers)
  • Basic Belief & Five Pillars of Islam (Ibadaat)
    Supporting Book … Islam for Younger People by Ghulam Sarwar
  • Short Seerah of Prophet Muhammad SAW
    Supporting Book … I’m Learning About the Prophet Muhammad (Goodword Books)

Level 2: Grade 3 & 4

  • Memorization of Surah with Meaning: Surah Lahab, Al-Nasr, Al-Kaafirun, Al-Kawsar
    Supporting Book … Juz Amma for School Students (Weekend Learning Publishers)
  • Five Pillars of Islam (Ibadaat)
    Supporting Book … Children Book Of Islam, Part Two (Islamic Foundation UK)
  • Short Seerah of Prophet Muhammad SAW
    Supporting Book … I Wonder About the Prophet (Islamic Foundation UK)

Level 3: Grade 5& 6

  • Memorization of Surah with Detailed Meaning: Surah Al-Maaun, Al-Quraysh, Al-Feel, Al-Humazah
    Supporting Book … Juz Amma for School Students (Weekend Learning Publishers)
  • Belief & Pillars of Islam
    Supporting Book … Islam For Children (Islamic Foundation UK) … OR
    A Guide for Young Muslims, Book 2 (Goodword Books)
  • Seerah of Prophet Muhammad SAW
    Supporting Book … Marvellous Stories from the Life of Muhammad (Islamic Foundation UK)

Level 4: Grade 7 & 8

  • Memorization of Surah with Detailed Meaning: Surah At-Takathur, Al-Qaria, Al-Adiyat, Al-Zalzala
    Supporting Book … Juz Amma for School Students (Weekend Learning Publishers)
  • Detailed Study of Belief & Pillars of Islam
    Supporting Book … Let Us Be Muslims (Islamic Foundation UK) – Part one and Part two ( Chapter Iman and Islam only)
  • Detailed Seerah of Prophet Muhammad SAW In Madinah
    Supporting Book … Life of Rasulullah (SAW) Madinah Period (Weekend Learning Publishers) OR
    Muhammad The Last Prophet, A Model for all Time Pages 65-190 (UK Islamic Academy)

Level 5: Grade 9 & 10

  • Memorization of Surah with Detailed Meaning: Surah Al-Qadr, Al-Alaq, At-Tin, Ash-Sharh, Ad-Dhuha
    Supporting Book … Juz Amma for School Students (Weekend Learning Publishers)
  • Seerah of Prophet Muhammad SAW in Detail
    Supporting Book … Muhammad The Last prophet by Imam Vehbi Ismail (Amana Publications)
  • Heroes Of Islam
    Supporting Book … Heroes Of Islam by prof. Muhammad Esma’il (Dar-us-Salam) -Part 1 – The Four Religious Caliphs and Part 2 – Other Companions of Prophet
    & Great Women of Islam – Khadeeja RA to Fatima Bint Muhamamd (S)

To Purchase Books: Please contact Kitab House, Inc. Phone: (404) 585-8177

Rules and Regulations

Rules for the Quiz – 2016

Most important rule: Judges Decision will be final.

All Participants are requested to report at registration desk Berkmar High School on 27th August, 2016 at 09:00 AM. Each participant will be assigned their tags and will get guidance to go to class rooms for written Test. After participants go to classroom parents are requested to go in Auditorium to participate in parents/youth discussion.

Format for Written Test

  1. First part of the Quiz competition is written test.
  2. This test consists of multiple choice questions for all levels.
  3. Level 1 will have 40 Questions and Levels 2,3,4,5 will have 50 Questions.
  4. For level 1 and 2, proctors in the classrooms read and explain the questions.
  5. In case of ties students are given another test to break the tie.
  6. Five top scorers from each level go for the oral competition in the auditorium.
  7. In order to qualify for the final round, the student must score at least 80% or above.

Main Round

  • Five Finalists will be selected from each level
  • There will be three types of Rounds

 

First Round: No Buzzer Round

  1. Questions will be asked to each participant directly
  2. Participants will have 10 seconds to answer the question
  3. If the answer is correct, the participant will receive +2 points
  4. There is no Negative marking for the No-Buzzer Round

Second Round: Buzzer Round

  1. The moderator will ask a question and the participant, who presses the buzzer first, will be given the opportunity to answer
  2. The participant will have 10 seconds to answer the question
  3. If the answer is correct, the participant will receive +2 points
  4. But since this is a Buzzer round, the participant will receive -2 point for an incorrect answer or No answer within the time limit
  5. Level 1 and Level 2 will be excluded from buzzer round.

Third Round: Tie Break Round (If needed)

  1. In case of a Tie after first and second round, the participants will be asked further questions.
  2. This round will be based on knockout. (If one participant’s answers and the other doesn’t, than no further questions will be asked and the first participant will be consider as winner)
  3. The participant will have 10 seconds to answer the question
  4. If the answer is correct, the participant will receive +2 points

 

Additional Considerations:

  • In case of an incomplete answer or some other dispute, the Judges will consult among themselves then they will either
  1. a)  Award partial credit (+1 point)

Or (in case of a serious dispute)

  1. b) Void the question altogether, in which case the participant will not receive any points
  • If a participant reaches a net score of –3 point, the Judges will inform the Moderator and this participant will no longer participate
  • The Winner and the Runner-up will be determined based on their Net Scores

 

 

Prizes

Young Muslim Quiz Competition 2016

(Prize List)

 

Winners 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th Place
Quiz Levels
Level  1 Bicycle Nintendo 2DS

or Amazon Kindle

Learning Tablet for Kids Gift Card: $30 Gift Card: $20
Level  2 Apple iPad Mini 2 Laptop – Chrome Book Samsung Galaxy Tab A with WiFi 7” Touchscreen Tablet Gift Card: $30 Gift Card: $20
Level 3 Apple iPad Mini 2

(Same as in Level  2)

Laptop – Chrome Book

(Same as in Level  2)

Samsung Tablet

(Same as in Level 2)

Gift Card: $30 Gift Card: $20
Level  4 Apple iPad Mini 2

(Same as in Level  2)

Laptop – Chrome Book

(Same as in Level  2)

Samsung Tablet

(Same as in Level 2)

Gift Card: $30 Gift Card: $20
Level  5 Apple iPad Mini 2

(Same as in Level  2)

Laptop – Chrome Book

(Same as in Level  2)

Samsung Tablet

(Same as in Level 2)

Gift Card: $30 Gift Card: $20

 

FAQ

What is the prize for the winners?

Details are coming soon!

For which level should I register?

Please register for the grade level in which you are currently going to school. All grades levels refer to the 2015-2016 academic year.

Does Grade refer to Public School Grade or Sunday School Grade?

Grades in Syllabus refer to Public/Islamic School Grade, they are NOT Sunday or Weekend Islamic School grades. Kids who are home schooled can participate in the grade levels that they would normally be placed in if they were to attend a public school in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Is there a program for parents?

Yes, while the students are taking the written exam, there will be a session for parents/youth in the Auditorium with prominent speakers.

Will I get a participation certificate?

Yes, every participant will be given a participation certificate after the exam.

Will I get a souvenir?

Yes, every participant will be receiving a special participation souvenir.

Where can I get the syllabus books from?

The syllabus is available at the following locations:

  1. Kitab House – Norcross, GA

Other online websites can be checked for syllabus availability.

How many questions will there be in the written exam?

There will be approximately 50 multiple choice questions in the written exam. The questions will have to be answered in approx 30 minutes. The amount of time and number of questions will vary with the level.

I don’t have a PayPal account and I don’t want to open one!

You can pay by any major credit card / debit card without opening a PayPal account. Its quick and easy and our preferred way of receiving quiz registrations. If you feel uncomfortable paying online, then you can fill registration online and bring the check to the quiz competition.

My kid cannot come when the quiz starts due to another commitment. Is it possible to come late and still be able to compete in the quiz?

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate such requests.

Will lunch be served?

We will be providing lunch to all the students in the classrooms. Parents will have to make their own arrangements for lunch. There will be food vendor available to buy the foods.

Will I be able to find out the score on the written quiz?

Yes, inshaAllah we will email the grade. The class average as well as your standing in the class will be provided as well to you.

How long the Quiz Competition is going to be?

Be prepared to stay until 3:30 PM. If your child reach finals, program will end at 3:30 PM.

Sample Questions

QUESTION: In whose house did Prophet (SAW) stay when he reached Madinah in the first year of Hijrah?

  • a) Abu Bakr (RA)
  • b) Abu Ayyub (RA)
  • c) Ali (RA)
  • d) Uthman (RA)
  • e) None of the aboveANSWER: b

QUESTION: According to the Quran, “_________ indeed prevents a person from all shameful and reprehensible deeds.” (29:45)

  • a) Salaat
  • b) Hajj
  • c) Zakaat
  • d) Fasting
  • e) TauhidANSWER: a

QUESTION: The most important characteristic of a person is?

  • a) Social standing
  • b) To believe in Allah
  • c) Skin color
  • d) Language
  • e) None of the aboveANSWER: b

QUESTION: In which Hijri month did the Battle of Badr take place?

  • a) Muharam
  • b) Rabi Awal
  • c) Rajb
  • d) Ramadan
  • e) None of the above
    ANSWER: d

QUESTION: Who became the Khalifa after Umar (R.A)

  • a) Ali (R.A)
  • b) Abu Bakr (R.A)
  • c) Uthman (R.A)
  • d) Hamza (R.A)
  • e) None of the above
    ANSWER: c

QUESTION: Which King was killed by a mosquito?

  • a) Namrud
  • b) George
  • c) Firoon
  • d) Richard
  • e) None of the above
    ANSWER: a

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