Islam - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   The oldest Quran found at University of Birmingham may belong to -  

a. Abu Bakr
b. Mohammed Ali
c. Jamal Bin Sheikh
d. Rashid Al Mektoum
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Abu Bakr

An ancient copy of the Quran found at the University of Birmingham may belong Abu Bakr. He was the first person to convert to Islam outside Prophet Mohammed's direct family. He also became the first ever Muslim caliph in 632. Radiocarbon dating found the copy of the Holy Book to be 1370 years old raising the chance it could be the oldest copy of the Islamic Holy Book in existence.