Now that you are an expert on inheritance in Islam, here's a quiz from Shaikh Peaceman:
Here is a sample problem. Lets see if you can give
the right answer:
A woman has $900,000 and passes away. Her husband
and mom and a son and a daughter are the inheritors.
Q1: Can she give $400,000 in charity from the
inheritance? If not, what is the most she can give?
a) Yes, she can will whatever she wants in charity,
it is her money.
b) She can only give i.e. upto 1/3.
c) No, she has to give all of it to her husband.
d) No, she has to give all of it to her oldest son.
Write the amount she can give here: _______________
Q2. Lets say after all the bequests and debts, she
has $600,000 left. How much goes to her husband?
a) None, he doesn't deserve anything. Only men are
supposed to give to women, not the other way around.
b) Her husband gets a half.
c) He gets 1/4.
d) He gets the amount that his wife willed for him.
The amount that goes to her husband is: ______________
Q3. How much goes to mom?
a) None, the kids inherit from the parents; not the
other way around.
b) She gets 1/3.
c) She gets 1/6.
d) She gets 1/4. All the four inheritors share
Write the amount she gets here: _______________
The amount left is: _______________
Q4. How much goes to the son and Daughter?
a) The son gets all that is left, the daughter none.
b) They both share equally 50/50 with what is left.
c) The daughter gets 1/3 of whats left, and the son
d) The son and daughter don't get anything, because
they have to be above 18 in order to inherit.
Write the amount for the daughter: _______________
Write the amount for the son : _______________
First one to get all the right answers will have lots of reward in Jannah, inshaAllah