Religion Alternate Quiz 2

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Religion Quizzes & Trivia

There are different types of religions in existence but most of them believe in a higher being that controls their actions and label them as wrongful or rightful. The quiz below is the second in a series of tests that are aimed at helping you revise for the religious exams. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Romans were most influenced by which of the following countries?
    • A. 

      A. Egypt

    • B. 

      B. Greece

    • C. 

      C. Gaul (France)

    • D. 

      D. Spain

  • 2. 
    A trough to carry flowing water sometimes supported on arches is called a(n)
    • A. 

      A. voussoir.

    • B. 

      B. pier.

    • C. 

      C. bay.

    • D. 

      D. aqueduct.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A. Ionic

    • B. 

      B. Composite

    • C. 

      C. Tuscan

    • D. 

      D. Corinthian

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A. Coffers

    • B. 

      B. Columns

    • C. 

      C. Groin vaults

    • D. 

      D. Pilasters

  • 5. 
     In 330 Constantine
    • A. 

      A. moved the capital to Byzantium.

    • B. 

      B. destroyed Jerusalem.

    • C. 

      C. legalized Christianity and all religion.

    • D. 

      D. was assassinated.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      A. Talmud

    • B. 

      B. Torah

    • C. 

      C. Koran

    • D. 

      D. Bible

  • 7. 
    Old Saint Peter’s basilica was funded by
    • A. 

      A. Justinian.

    • B. 

      B. Constantine.

    • C. 

      C. Pope Gregory the Great.

    • D. 

      D. Charlemagne.

  • 8. 
    All books were once “written by hand.” The term for these books is
    • A. 

      A. scroll.

    • B. 

      B. codex.

    • C. 

      C. folio.

    • D. 

      D. manuscript.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      A. mandorla

    • B. 

      B. icon

    • C. 

      C. cheribum

    • D. 

      D. cloison

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A. madrasa

    • B. 

      B. qibla

    • C. 

      C. iwan

    • D. 

      D. mosque

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      A. mihrab

    • B. 

      B. iwan

    • C. 

      C. minaret

    • D. 

      D. qibla

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A. tugras

    • B. 

      B. carpets

    • C. 

      C. ceramics

    • D. 

      D. silks

  • 13. 
     Which is another name for a master artist’s studio or workshop?
    • A. 

      A. madrasa

    • B. 

      B. mihrab

    • C. 

      C. atelier

    • D. 

      D. minbar

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A. the Alhambra, Granada

    • B. 

      B. the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

    • C. 

      C. the Great Mosque, Cordoba

    • D. 

      D. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      A. Chinese

    • B. 

      B. Japanese

    • C. 

      C. Mongol

    • D. 

      D. Korean

  • 16. 
     Which is the most important surviving example of traditional Chinese architecture?
    • A. 

      A. the Forbidden City

    • B. 

      B. Byodo-in

    • C. 

      C. Angkor Wat

    • D. 

      D. Kandariya Mahadeva temple

  • 17. 
    The samurai ruled Japan during which of the following periods?
    • A. 

      A. Heian

    • B. 

      B. Kamakura

    • C. 

      C. Momoyama

    • D. 

      D. Edo

  • 18. 
     Which is a container for holy objects?
    • A. 

      A. bailey

    • B. 

      B. reliquary

    • C. 

      C. colophon

    • D. 

      D. scriptorium

  • 19. 
    In church architecture, what is the story above the side aisles that overlooks the nave?
    • A. 

      A. bay

    • B. 

      B. bailey

    • C. 

      C. arcade

    • D. 

      D. gallery

  • 20. 
     Which was the “cultural army” that Charlemagne used to stabilize his empire?
    • A. 

      A. artists, through the guild of Saint Luke

    • B. 

      B. the barefoot Carmelite nuns

    • C. 

      C. the Benedictine monks

    • D. 

      D. the Knights Templar

  • 21. 
    Rus consisted of all of the below modern day countries except for:
    • A. 

      A. Ukraine

    • B. 

      B. Belarus

    • C. 

      C. Russia

    • D. 

      D. Romania

  • 22. 
     Which is a long, narrow, horizontal painting that is unrolled for viewing?
    • A. 

      A. hanging scroll

    • B. 

      B. handscroll

    • C. 

      C. album leaf

    • D. 

      D. fusuma

  • 23. 
     Which of the following is the word for a page from a book of paintings?
    • A. 

      A. fusuma

    • B. 

      B. hanging scroll

    • C. 

      C. hand-scroll

    • D. 

      D. leaf

  • 24. 
    In Romanesque churches, what is the term for where the nave and the transept intersect?
    • A. 

      A. rib

    • B. 

      B. crossing

    • C. 

      C. portal

    • D. 

      D. entrance

  • 25. 
     On the Christ in Majesty from the Church of San Climent, Tahull Lérida, Spain, whose influence is seen in the frontal pose, the repeated lines, and the alpha and omega symbols?
    • A. 

      A. Byzantine

    • B. 

      B. Ottonian

    • C. 

      C. Mozarabic

    • D. 

      D. Hiberno-Saxon