Sunday, August 5, 2012

Mo' on Mo Farah

Asalamu Alaykom,

See if you know Mo


1.  Take a look at the above picture of Mo Farah.  Who is Mo?

a)  He is a worker at the Olympic stadium cleaning the ground cover very carefully.

b) He is a fan at an Olympic event and he can't seem to find his ticket stub anywhere.

c) He is an Olympic athlete after winning the 10,000 meters.

2.  Why did Mo put his head to the ground?

 a) He fell down.

b) He was pushed.

c) He was compelled.

3. What was he thinking with his head to the ground?

a) I am a god.

b) God is good to me because I deserve this.

c) God is The Greatest.

4.  When did he learn about God's Mercy?

a) When he was growing up in war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia.

b) When he moved to England as a refugee at the age of 8.

c) Both a and b

5. How does his Mo Farah Foundation help others?

a) By giving support to athletes so they live according to the motto he coined, "Go hard or go home."

b) By giving teddy bears to underpriviledged children.

c) By giving medical aid and food to millions of East Africans who would otherwise die.

6. Who was Mo Farah named after?

a) One of the Three Stodges

b) The bartender on The Simpsons

c) The Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him)

All done circling your answers?   The correct answer for each question was


wait for it                    

letter c.    

Give yourself a million points for every letter c you answered.   How did you do?  

Inshahallah, you got 6 million points.  

If you got only 1 million points, then you might want to read up on Mo Farah at his Official Web Site.  

Everyone who took the quiz gets a reward of seeing Mo Farah in this video.   

Alhumdulillah for all the praises these athletes are giving to Allah.  Let us NEVER forget how small we are by comparison to Our Creator---even if we are Gold Medal Winners.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Asalamalykum Yosra,

I just wanted to say that I look forward to your Ramadan posts every day. Keep it up!