Surah Al Qariah

Surah Al Qariah
(The Sudden Striker)

     In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

  1. The sudden striker.
  2. What is the sudden striker?
  3. What will make you know what the sudden striker is?
  4. It is a Day when men will be like moths scattered,
  5. And the mountains will be like carded wool.
  6. Then, he whose scales will be heavy,
  7. Will enjoy a pleasant life.
  8. And he whose scales will be light,
  9. Will have his home in a pit.
  10. And what will make you know what that (pit) will be?
  11. A hot blazing fire.


1. Vocabulary/Meanings:

1.       The Sudden Striker الْقَارِعَة

2.       Day يَوْمَ  
3.        Menالنَّاسُ
4.        The mountains الْجِبَالُ
5.       Whose  مَنْ 
6.      Heavy     ثَقُلَتْ
7.         Lightخَفَّتْ
8.        His scalesمَوَازِينُهُ
9.      A life  عِيشَةٍ
10.    Satisfied/Pleasant  رَاضِيَةٍ
11.    What it is مَا هِيَهْ
12.   Pitهَاوِيَةٌ 
13.  Fire      نَارٌ
    2. Question and Answers:

    1. What is referred to as ‘the sudden striker’?
    The Day of Resurrection is referred to as ‘the sudden striker’.

    2. What will happen on the Day of Judgement?
    On that Day, people will be scattered like moths and the mountains will be like carded wool.

    3. What will be the state of the people whose “scales will be heavy”?
    People whose scales of good deeds will be heavy, will enjoy a pleasant and satisfied life.

    4. What will be the state of the people whose “scales will be light”?
    People whose scales of good deeds will be light, will find their home in a pit.

    5. What is the pit made of?
    It is made of a hot blazing fire.

    6. What lesson do you draw from the Surah al Qariah?
    The Day of Judgement is sure to come. We should live in this world by doing good deeds so that we can enjoy a pleasant life in Paradise.
    III. Learn the Surah al Qariah by heart.    

    4 thoughts on “Surah Al Qariah

    1. Asalam u alikum
      Please can i get all the lessons answers for grade 6 of Studies in Islam. I live in Bahrain and the school they go they don’t hire religion teacher, as majority are Arabs so they teach them religion in Arabic. They just ask English Islam students to do their notes themselves they will just take the exams. Please help us out !!! JazakAllah khir

      • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
        I can understand the difficulty you are facing but it is also sad that i don’t teach that book anymore in the UAE and due to lack of time at disposal all lessons from that book cannot be written by me.
        May Allah guide you to find answers on the basis of general understanding of respective lessons.
        Baarakallaahu feeki

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