What Do You Think You Know About Rastafari

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What Do You Think You Know About Rastafari

Rastafari, sometimes termed Rastafarianism, is an Abrahamic religion. Classified as both a new religious movement and social movement, it developed in Jamaica during the 1930s. Take a quiz and test your knowledge of the Rastafari.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rastafari refer to their beliefs, which are based on a specific interpretation of the?
    • A. 

      Gospel

    • B. 

      Psalm

    • C. 

      Bible

    • D. 

      Torah

  • 2. 
    The central monotheistic belief in a single Gods is?
    • A. 

      Triumvate

    • B. 

      Godhead

    • C. 

      Rastalogy

    • D. 

      Rasta

  • 3. 
    In Rastafari, God is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Jehovah

    • B. 

      Shiva

    • C. 

      Jah

    • D. 

      God

  • 4. 
    The movement of the Abrahamic religion developed in Jamaica during the?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1930s

  • 5. 
    It tracks centralized authority among the practitioners, who are known as?
    • A. 

      Rastafari

    • B. 

      Rastafarians

    • C. 

      Rastas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Rastafari is Afrocentric and focuses its attention on the?
    • A. 

      European

    • B. 

      Jews

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      African diaspora

  • 7. 
    The followers are believed oppressed within western society or? 
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      Babylon

  • 8. 
    Many Rasta call for the resettlement of the African diaspora in either?  
    • A. 

      Ethiopia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 9. 
    Scholars of religion have categorized Rastafari as a new?
    • A. 

      Religious movement

    • B. 

      Social movement

    • C. 

      Race movement

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 10. 
    The term “Rastafari” derives from the pre-regnal title of?
    • A. 

      Lucky Duble

    • B. 

      Ericka Badu

    • C. 

      Haile Selassie

    • D. 

      Bob Marley

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