Which Jamarat is nearest to Makkah?

A. Jamarat-ul-Uqba
B. Jamarat-ul-Sughra
C. Jamarah-al-Oola
D. Jamarah-al-Wusta

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Jamarat-ul-Uqba


Detailed About MCQs

Jamarat is one of the compulsory acts of Hajj rituals and it consists of throwing seven pebbles at three walls in remembrance of the steadfastness of Prophet Ibrahim against Satan. The act is performed on the day of Eid al-Adha and the next two days in Mina. Al-Jamarat al-‘Aqaba is the nearest Jamara to Mecca. Al-Jamarat al-‘Aqaba is located on a mountainside and the Ramy was done only on one side. Al-Jamarat al-‘Aqaba is also called “al-Jamarat al-Quswa,” (the farthest Jamara) “al-Jamarat al-Kubra,” (the greatest Jamara) or “Al-Jamarat al-Thalitha.” (the third Jamara).

What is Jamarat?

A. One Stone Pillar in the tent city of Mina
B. Two-Stone Pillar in the tent city of Mina
C. Three Stone Pillar in the tent city of Mina
D. Four Stone Pillar in the tent city of Mina

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Three Stone Pillar in the tent city of Mina


Detailed About MCQs

Jamarat are three stone pillars in the tent city of Mina. Pelting or stoning of these pillars is an obligation in Hajj in remembrance of the steadfastness of Prophet Ibrahim against Satan.

Source: https://aboutislam.net/