World Religions Test

50 Questions  I  By Vcubero on February 15, 2011
This test assesses your knowledge of the five major world religions.

  

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1.  A follower of Islam is called a __________________________.
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2.  The founder of Islam is  ___________________.
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3.  The belief in one god is called ________________
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4.  The sacred text (holy book) of the Christians is the _______________.
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5.  The founder of Buddhism is ______________________
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6.  Some of the sacred texts of the Hindus include __________________
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7.  The sacred text (holy book) for followers of Islam is _______________
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8.  This man was the founder of Judaism
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9.  Which is NOT one of the Five Pillars of Faith associated with Islam?
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10.  The Five Pillars of Faith which include praying five times a day and making a pilgrimage to what holy city? Muslims also face this city when they pray.
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11.  All three major monotheistic religions developed in this region.
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12.  Hinduism and Buddhism both developed in this area.
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13.  Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all ____________________________.
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14.  The Torah is the sacred writing (holy book) for which religion?
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15.  The belief that the soul never dies but is continually reborn or reincarnated is associated with which religion?
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16.  Following the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths to achieve enlightenment is associated with which religion?
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17.  This religion can be divided into Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox sects.
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18.  Diwali, the festival of Lights is important to which religion?
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19.  The following symbol represents what religion?
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20.  The Star of David, honors King David who ruled the kingdom of Israel from 1000-962 BC. This is associated with which religion?
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21.  The "Om" symbol represents the religion of _________________.
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22.  Ramadan is the holy month of fasting for which religion?
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23.  The Western Wailing Wall is located in Jerusalem, Israel  and is an important place of prayer, mostly for people of the __________________ faith. 
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24.  This religion believes that the main god and creator, Brahman, takes the form of three deities. There are hundreds of other gods in this religion. What religion is this?
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25.  The cross and the wheel of Dharma are a symbol for what two faiths, respectively?
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26.  The predominant religion in the Middle East (located between Africa and Asia), including countries such as Saudi Arabia and Iraq is __________________
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27.  The predominant religion in South America is ____________________
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28.  The predominant religion in East Asia, including Japan and China, and south Asian countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand is _______________________.
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29.  The predominant religion in India is __________________.
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30.  What two religions make up more the 50% of the world's followers?
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31.  Which of the following statements are true about the graph?
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32.  The clergy for Christianity are called _______________.
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33.  The clergy for Judaism are called _________________.
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34.  This is a holy day for Judaism and begins every Friday evening and ends every Saturday evening. It begins with the lighting of the candles, followed by a family meal.
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35.  Christianity began with:
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36.  Which of the following is NOT part of the Christian holy text?
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37.  What are the clergy in Buddhism called?
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38.  One of the practices of  Buddhism is to :
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39.  Gurus are a type of clergy in what religion?
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40.  There are no official clergy in Islam, but people who lead prayers at a mosque are called _________.
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41.  This religion is the oldest religion of the five major world religions. 
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42.  What is Karma?
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43.  Which of the following religions believe in Karma?
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44.  Check the two main sects of Islam.
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45.  What is the language of Judaism?
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46.  Jews who keep kosher 
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47.  Check all the following that are TRUE about Israel
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48.  The pope is the leader of the ____________________ church in Christianity.
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49.  Choose the statement that is true based on the data in the graph. 
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50.  Unlike other world religions, Hinduism does not have a single founder.
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