The Muslim holy month of Ramadan started recently, and most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims will be observing. This means there's a good chance you might encounter someone who is a Muslim and is celebrating Ramadan. But what is Ramadan, exactly? And how can you make sure you don't accidentally offend your Muslim friends or acquaintances? What other everyday misperceptions do you have about Islam?
This quiz is framed as a hypothetical conversation between 3 friends, Ravi, Ahmed and Samuel at the school canteen during recess break. Ravi: Brooo, how are you? What you wanna makan? Samuel: I dunno what to eat leh, what you feel like having? Prata? Ravi: I haven't decided la. Ask Ahmed what he's having? Ahmed: Alamak, I cannot eat la. Its the month of Ramadan now. Samuel: Huh?? What talking you? At least get a drink la, don't say we never jio you! Ahmed: Cannot drink also bro! Ravi: Eh, why Muslims liddat one? Ahmed: Haiya, ok ok you two get your makan, then we talk about it.
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