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A Quiz About Sufism

Answer the following questions about Sufism.
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Last updated: December 15, 2022
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Sufism is the mystical or "inward" dimension of which religion?
Islam
Who have most Sufis regarded as the ideal or perfect man?
Muhammad
Which famous Persian Sufi poet and master was, according to the BBC, the best-selling poet in the United States as of 2014?
Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī
Which Sufi order was founded by followers of the above poet and master?
Mevlevi
Which famous early Sufi was executed after declaring "Ana'l-Ḥaqq," or "I am the Truth"?
Al-Ḥallāj
What is the Arabic name for the practice of the remembrance of God, a central practice of Sufism?
Dhikr
What common Sufi term that means "blessing" is the root word of the first name of a well-known U.S. President?
Barakah
According to the prevailing consensus, the Sufis got their name from the Arabic word for which fiber?
Wool
Which early female Sufi from Basra was famous for her unconditional love of God?
Rābia
What Arabic term for the ultimate goal of Sufism is usually translated as annihilation of the self?
Fanāʾ
Another Persian Sufi poet, Farīd ud-Dīn Attar, famously likened the annihilation of the self in God to what insect merging with a flame?
Moth
According to a 2012 Pew Research publication, in what African country do 92% of Muslims belong to a Sufi order, more than any other country?
Senegal
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