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Qurban

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Qurban, or Eid ul-Adha, occurs the day after the pilgrims in Mecca descend from Mount Arafat. This is a day to celebrate Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his own son to Allah. Even though Ismael was allowed to live, on this holiday Muslims sacrifice animals to Allah, say a special prayer and go to the mosque.

  1. 1. Who was willing to sacrifice his son?
    1. a. Abraham
    2. b. Napoleon
    3. c. Harod
  2. 2. What does Eid ul-Adha celebrate?
    1. a. Strength
    2. b. Sacrifice
    3. c. Joy
  3. 3. Where do the pilgrims to Mecca descend from?
    1. a. The Red Sea
    2. b. Mount Olympus
    3. c. Mount Arafat