Q & A : “FIRSTS” in Islam

How well do you know the Sahaba- Companions (Radhiyallaha anhu) ?
Answers Below !

1. Who from amongst the male adult companions of Rasul(sallallalhu
alaiyhi wassallam) was the first to accept Islam ?

2. From amongst the children, who was the first to accept Islam ?

3. From amongst the slaves, who was the first to accept Islam ?

4. From amongst the women, who was the first to accept Islam ?

5. Who was the very first person to accept Islam from amongst the
entire creation ?

6. Who was the first to create a sea-fleet and to develop a naval power
in Islam ?

7. Who was the first officially appointed and independent judge in
Islam ?

8. Which Sahabi was the first to be buried at Kufa(a city in Iraq) ?

9. Who was the first male martyr in Islam ?

10. Who was the first female martyr in Islam ?

11. Which Sahabi was the first to be buried in the cemetary of Madinah
Munawarah, Jannatul Baqee ?

12. Which was the first Sahabi to be named “Muhammad” after
Rasul(sallallalhu alaiyhi wassallam) ?

13. Who shot the first arrow in Islam ? In the battle of Uhud, he killed
three mushriks(polytheists) with one arrow ?

14. By whom was the first prison built in Islam ?

15. Who was the first child to be born to the Muhajireen(emigrants) in
Madinah ?

16. In which Sahabi’s mouth did Rasul(sallallalhu alaiyhi wassallam)
first apply his blessed saliva ?

17. Which two Sahabi’s were the first to accept Islam from the Ansaar ?

18. Which couple was the first to emigrate in the path of Allah, to
Abyssinia after the Prophet Lut(alayhis salaam) ?

19. Who was the first Sahabi to greet Rasul(sallallalhu alaiyhi
wassallam) with the greeting – “Assalaamu alaiykum warahmatullah” ?

20. Who was the first Sahabi to light a lamp in Masjid-e-Nabawi ? When
Rasul(sallallalhu alaiyhi wassallam) saw this he exclaimed in exuberance :- “If I had a daughter, I would have given her hand in marriage to you ! ”

21. Who was the first Sahabi to recite the Qur’an aloud to the Quraiysh ?

22. He was the first in Islam to compile a book on Ahadith called ”
Sadiqah ” in the time of Rasul(sallallalhu alaiyhi wassallam) . What was his name ?

23. Who was the first to call out the Azaan in the Kaabah ?

24. Who was the first woman of this Ummat to memorise the entire Qur’an?

25. Which Sahabi was the first to introduce the tradition of performing
salaah before being executed?


1. Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه

2. Ali bin Talib رضي الله عنه

3. Zaid bin Haritha رضي الله عنه

4. Khadija-al-Kubra رضي الله عنها

5. Khadija-al-Kubra رضي الله عنها

6. Muawiya رضي الله عنه

7. Zaid bin Thaabit رضي الله عنه

8. Khabbab bin al-Arat رضي الله عنه

9. Harith رضي الله عنه

10. Sumayya رضي الله عنها

11. Uthman bin Mazoon رضي الله عنه

12. Muhammad bin Hatib al Jumahi رضي الله عنه

13. Saad bin Abi Waqqas رضي الله عنه

14. Ali bin abi Talib رضي الله عنه

15. Abdullah bin Zubair رضي الله عنه

16. Abdullah bin Zubair رضي الله عنه

17. Maaz bin Harith رضي الله عنه and Rafi bin Maalik رضي الله عنه

18. Uthman رضي الله عنه and Ruqayyah رضي الله عنه

19. Abu Dhar Ghifaari رضي الله عنه

20. Tameem-e-Dari رضي الله عنه

21. Abdullah ibn Mas’ood رضي الله عنه

22. Abdullah bin Amr Al Aas رضي الله عنه

23. Bilal رضي الله عنه

24. Aisha رضي الله عنها

25. Khubaib رضي الله عنه

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