MCQs of Islamic Jurisprudence

Modern principles of ijtihad are?

  1. state and social justice
  2. new age, new laws
  3. follow the modern pattern
  4. all of the above

Shah Wali Ullah was the first Muslim thinker to propound a theory of cautions exercise of ijtihad

  1. True
  2. False

The word Ijma derived from the Arabic word “Jamah” which has meanings?

  1. to agree upon a matter
  2. to determine or resolve
  3. both a & b
  4. none of the above

Ijma derived from “Jamun” or “Jamaat” means?

  1. gathering
  2. collecting
  3. unanimity
  4. all of the above

In technical sense Ijma means?

  1. determination
  2. consensus
  3. collection of several things way of believers
  4. all of the above

Ijma is a consensus of the majority opinion of the?

  1. Hindu Jurists
  2. Muslim Jurists
  3. Christian Jurists
  4. None of the above

Ijma must be based upon?

  1. The Holy Quran
  2. The Sayings of Prophet (PBUH)
  3. The Acts of Prophet (PBUH)
  4. all of the above

Types of Ijma are?

  1. Methodology types of Ijma
  2. significance of Jurists involved types of Ijma
  3. both a & b
  4. none of the above

Examples of Ijma as a source of Islamic law are?

  1. Azan for Jumma prayer
  2. compilation of the Holy Quran
  3. Taraweeh prayers
  4. all of the above

Do four Sunni schools agree that only Mujtahid can participate in Ijma?

  1. True
  2. False

Sanad is the evidence upon which Jurists rely while Arriving at a consensus or agreement?

  1. True
  2. False

Legislative functions of Ijma are?

  1. To discover the law
  2. To do delegated legislation
  3. To implement the lats
  4. All of the above

Ijma is a natural process of?

  1. solving problems
  2. adjudicating upon them
  3. both a & b
  4. none of the above

Ijma is important for solving problems of a changing society?

  1. True
  2. False

Three material sources for deriving rules in Islam which are?

  1. The Holy Quran, Sunnah and Ijma
  2. Sunnah, Qiyas and Ijma
  3. The Hey Quran, Qiyas and Ijma
  4. none of the above

Literal meanings of Qiyas are?

  1. to measure
  2. to compare
  3. to weight up
  4. all of the above

The general meaning of word Qiyas is?

  1. to measure or evaluate
  2. equality
  3. aggregate of both
  4. all of the above

Qiyas is a process of deduction by which the law of a text is applied to cases?

  1. True
  2. False

According to Al-Ghazali, the Qiyas means to establish the law of the original case for the parallel case on the basis of their common legal case?

  1. True
  2. False

Who introduced the Qiyas?

  1. Imam Abu Hanifa
  2. Imam Malik
  3. Imam Shafi
  4. all of the above

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