Chapter 1

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Religion Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The whole concept of religion is too large for any one definition of it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The most outstanding artifacts associated with the _________ people are the famous paintings and engravings on the walls and ceilings of caves in France and Spain.
    • A. 

      Neanderthal

    • B. 

      Cro-Magon

    • C. 

      Neolithic

  • 3. 
    The most commonly recognized spiritual forces in African regions are _______
    • A. 

      Sacrifices

    • B. 

      Ancestors

    • C. 

      Lesser gods

  • 4. 
    The most commonly recognized forces in the African religions are ancestors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Agriculture greatly influenced the evolution of religion during the ______ period
    • A. 

      Neolithic

    • B. 

      Cro-magon

    • C. 

      Neanerthal

  • 6. 
    We have enough information today to speak with authority concerning African religions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Written Records

    • B. 

      Study of contemporary basic religions

    • C. 

      Archaeological discoveries

  • 8. 
    The earliest hominid for whom much evidence of religion remains best describes ___________ religion 
    • A. 

      Neolithic

    • B. 

      Neanderthal

    • C. 

      Cro-Magon

  • 9. 
    Native American religions do not have a priesthood in their religious practice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Most of the religions of the world have practiced some form of sacrifice as a way of pleasing deities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Most African religions are polytheistic and therefore do not believe there is one high god.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    One of the most eduring of the the religious figures in Africa is the _________
    • A. 

      Chief-king

    • B. 

      Witch doctor

    • C. 

      Priest

  • 13. 
    One of the oldest and more enduring forms of religion is that which is practices by the various Native American peoples.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The english word religion is derived from the latin word religio which refers to that which is of "ultimate concern."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False