World Religions Quiz

30 Questions  I  By Rcraig11 on September 29, 2010
Test your knowledge on world religions and find out how much you know or don't know! No cheating by googling the answers!! (Note: this quiz is geared toward Christians, therefore there are no "New Testament" questions. The goal is to know what Christians know about other religions)

  
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1.  Who was the founder of Islam?
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2.  Muhammad first began receiving his visions in what city?
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3.  The name of the angel who delivered the visions to Muhammad was...
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4.  How many "rightly guided caliphs" were there after Muhammad's death?
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5.  The word "Qur'an" means:
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6.  Muslims believe in the Djinn (creatures of smokeless fire)
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7.  In Judaism, the Ark of the Covenant was believed to have contained:
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8.  Who built the first temple in Jerusalem?
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9.  How many times was the Jerusalem Temple destroyed?
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10.  This Jewish hero helped lead a rebellion against the Syrian king Antiochus Epiphanes:
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11.  The two kingdoms (northern and southern) were known as:
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12.  Which of the following sects of Jewish leaders during Jesus' day did not believe in the resurrection?
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13.  The main Hindu deities are:
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14.  In the Hindu pantheon, Kali is:
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15.  In the Hindu "Lokas" or "Three realms of existence," Naraka represents
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16.  The sacred Hindu texts are known as:
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17.  How many caste systems exist within Hinduism?
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18.  The written form of Buddha's teachings, rules of monastic discipline, and speeches is called:
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19.  "Buddha" means...
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20.  Which of the following is NOT one of the "Four Noble Truths" in Buddhism?
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21.  In Buddhism, there is no permanent, indestructible core, or "soul" at the center of any being.
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22.  In Islam, Ramadan is...
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23.  Which of the following is NOT one of the five pillars of Islam?
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24.  Muslims do not believe Jesus will return to fight "the deceiver" when the world becomes filled with injustice.
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25.  The first five books of the Jewish Bible are known as...
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26.  The main piece of extra-biblical writing that is utilized by Jews is known as:
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27.  Who destroyed the first Temple in Jerusalem?
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28.  The three caliphs (successors) who followed Muhammad...
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29.  In Islam, there are non-violent forms of Jihad.
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30.  "Dharma" is the Hindu concept that means:
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