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National Geographic: Inside Mecca Video Questions
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What does the Ka'aba represent to Muslims?
The Ka'aba symbolizes the worship of God.
From what 3 countries do the pilgrims originate?
Malaysia, South Africa, and the United States of America.
How long does it take the city of Mecca to prepare for the Hajj?
An entire year.
Who are the only people allowed to come to Mecca?
In what country would you find the city of Mecca?
According to Muslims, what two biblical men were responsible for the building of the Ka'aba?
Adam and Abraham.
What obstacles did the American have in her conversion to Islam?
Her family didn't accept her conversion to Islam and she didn't know any Muslims.
Who do Muslims believe began the tradition of the pilgrimage to Mecca?
Who did Abraham bring with him to Mecca?
Hagar (wife) and Ishmael (son).
What happened in the year 630?
Restored the worship of one true God by clearing the Ka'aba of idols.
How much does the new cover for the Ka'aba cost?
True of False: Hajj involves only visiting the Ka'aba.
In what city did the American pilgrim stay before arriving in Mecca?
Why do the men all wear the same outfit (Irahm)?
It puts the soul in center stage.
How many times do the pilgrims circle the Ka'aba?
They go around 7 times.
What does the ritual of walking between the 2 hills symbolize?
Hagar was running between these two hills because she and her son, Ishmael were desperate for water. After being left alone in the desert.
Why is it important for a Muslim to give Charity?
It's one of the five pillars and Karan taught and demand it.
What percentage of Muslims are non-Arabs?
On what day of the Hajj do people visit the Valley of Mena?
Eight day of the month.
What is the significance of the Valley of Mena to Muslims?
Muhammad stopped on his journey in Mena.
True or False: All nationalities stay together in the Valley of Mena.
True or False: There are distinct differences between the accommodations for rich and poor.
What is the significance of Arafat, in the Uranah Valley, to Muslims?
It is the place where Adam and Eve met after exile and location of judgment day.
What happened in 632 on Plain Arafat?
Muhammad gave his final sermon.
When may pilgrims leave the Uranah Valley?
What do the pilgrims believe happened to Abraham at the Stone pillars?
He stoned Satan.
What do pilgrims do to mimic Abraham's struggles against Satan?
They throw the stones at the pillars.
How does the Muslim's story of Abraham's sacrifice differ from the story found in the Bible?
The Muslims have him offering Ishmael and in the Bible it has him offering Issac.
How is the Feast of the Sacrifice connected to Abraham's sacrifice?
This relates to Abraham sacrificing the ram instead of Ishmael. They ate the ram after.
Where do Muslims go in the final step of Hajj?
The Ka'aba to say goodbye.
The Hajj is the quest for redemption.
Prayers are granted. It's like making a request.
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