A Brief Biography of Hazrat Fatima (a.s.)



  1. When and where was Hazrat Fatima (S.A) born? Why did the women of Quraysh refuse to come to help her mother at the time of her birth? What arrangement did Allah make for her mother to be helped in her delivery? Why is this a miracle?

  2. Give 3 reasons to explain why Hazrat Fatima (S. A) was given this name.


  1. List 5 characteristics of Hazrat Khadija. For any 3 of these characteristics give examples.

  2. List 2 titles of Hazrat Khadija. Explain what they mean and why she was given these titles.

  3. Why did Hazrat Khadija refuse to marry the rich and nobel people of Arabia? Whom did she want as a husband? Why?


  1. Before her marriage to Hazrat Muhammad (S. A.W. W), Hazrat Khadija:

(a) Did not have any religion.

(b) Was Jewish.

(c) Followed the true religion of her time.

(d) Was an idol worshipper

  1. The dream that Hazrat Khadija saw meant: (a) Nothing.

(b) That the sun would come down in her house.

(c) That she would become rich and famous.

(d) That she would marry a great person.

6 Hazrat Khadija's "Nikah" was read by:

(a) Warka, her cousin,

(b) Hazrat Abu Talib.

(c) Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.W).

(d) No one; she read it herself

  1. Her marriage to the Prophet (S.A.W.W):

(a) Was full of trouble,

(b) Was very successful

(c) We do not know.

(d) Was not as good as it was with other wives of the Prophet.

  1. The Prophet (S.A.W.W):

(a) Loved Khadija when alive and remembered her much after her death.

(b) Loved Khadija the same way as he loved all other wives.

(c) Remembered Khadija very much only after her death.

(d) Had other wives also, besides Khadija, when Khadija was still alive.

  1. Say if the following statements are true or false.

(a) After marrying the Prophet Hazrat Khadija gave the Prophet (S.A.W.W) all her wealth. T/F

(b) The Prophet's (SA.W.W) greatest supporters when he declared his Prophethood were Hazrat Khadija and Aisha. T/F

(c) Because Hazrat Khadija gave all her wealth to the Prophet, she died out of hunger and exhaustion. T/F

(d) Hazrat Khadija's wealth was used to buy slaves. T/F

(e) So far as Hazrat Khadija was alive the Prophet (S.A.W. W) did not marry any other woman. T/F

  1. Name and describe the honours which Hazrat Khadija received from:

(a) Allah.

(b) The Prophet (S.A.W.W).

  1. Describe 5 different ways in which Hazrat Khadija's wealth was spent to help Islam and the Muslims.


For each of Questions 1 to 4, choose one most appropriate answer from the options provided.

  1. Hazrat Fatima's (A.S) childhood was a period of:

(a) Trouble and Sadness.

(b) Happiness.

(c) Comfort and Ease.

(d) Boycott.

  1. As a child Hazrat Fatima (S.A) was:

(a) Shy and lonely

(b) Patient and courageous.

(c) Only weeping.

(d) None of the above.

  1. As a young woman Hazrat Fatima (S.A) was:

(a) Pure and pious.

(b) Only beautiful.

(c) Was student of Umm Salma.

(d) Was a rare person.

  1. Hazrat Fatima (A.S) was called 6Zahra" because:

(a) She was pious.

(b) She was full of grace and beauty.

(c) Light came out of her at times of prayers. id) No reason is given

  1. What services did Hazrat Fatima (A.S) do to her father when she was still a child?


  1. Rewrite the following filling in the blank spaces: When Hazrat Fatima's marriage took place she was _______________ years old.

The Prophet (S.A.W.W) gave her in marriage to ________________ because _______________. The marriage took place in _______ on_________. The marriage ceremony also took place in ____________ at a place called __________________. To raise money for the marriage ___________________ sold his __________________ for __________________ dirhams. The money was used for__________________________, _____________________ and ___________________ The marriage was supervised by _________________. It was made sure that Hazrat Fatima (A.S) got ________________ and____________. Allah gave her as her wedding gift wedding gift _____________________.


  1. Match items on column A with those on column B. COLUMN A COLUMN B

(a) "Uswatul - Hasana" (a) Imam AH (A.S)

(b) Best Man (b) Mother of Your Father

(c) Hazrat Fatima (S.A) (c) Prophet's Son

(d) "Urn Abiha" (d) Hazrat Fatima's Maid

(e) Maria Kibtia (e) Perfect Example

(f) Ibrahim (f) Book

(g) Fizza (g) Historian

(h) The Prophet's Muazzin (h) Best Woman

(i) Mustadrak (i) The Prophet's wife

(j) Tabari (j) Bilal

  1. Hazrat Fatima's (A.S) life is described as "Hard but Peaceful". Explain this statement giving examples.


  1. For the following statements say True or False. For the False ones explain why they are False.

(a) Hazrat Fatima (A.S) was a human 'houri'. T/F

(b) Hazrat Fatima (A.S) was called Siddiqa because she talked with Angels. T/F

(c) The Prophet (S.A.W.W) told Imam Ali (A.S) "You are from me and I am from you." T/F

(d) In Sura - Kauthar Allah says he has cleaned and made pure Hazrat Fatima (S.A). T/F

(e) When the Prophet (S.A.W.W) talked of his family he meant Hazrat Fatima (S.A), her husband and her sons. T/F

(f) Hazrat Fatima (S.A) never missed her prayers T/F

(g) Hazrat Fatima (S.A) never became "Najis". T/F (h) 4Mushaf of Hazrat Fatima (S.A) contained information brought by Angels to her. T/F

2 Column A lists the ten names of Hazrat Fatima (S.A). Column B lists the meaning of these names match the names with their meanings.