Do You Know Scientology?

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  • 1. 

    Before founding the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard's occupation was which of the following?

    • A.

      A priest

    • B.

      A school teacher

    • C.

      A doctor

    • D.

      A science fiction writer

    • E.

      An artist

    Correct Answer
    D. A science fiction writer
    Explanation
    Before founding the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard's occupation was a science fiction writer. This is evident from his notable contributions to the genre, such as his book "Dianetics" which laid the foundation for the Church of Scientology. Hubbard's background in science fiction likely influenced his creation of the religious teachings and beliefs of Scientology, which incorporate elements of science fiction and fantasy.

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  • 2. 

    According to Hubbard, how did humans appear on Earth?

    • A.

      Evolution

    • B.

      An intergalactic alien ruler placed us here

    • C.

      God

    • D.

      It is still unknown

    Correct Answer
    B. An intergalactic alien ruler placed us here
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, humans appeared on Earth because an intergalactic alien ruler placed us here. This suggests that the origin of humans is not attributed to Evolution, God, or being unknown, but rather to the intervention of an extraterrestrial being.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following organelles is responsible for generating the majority of a eukaryotic cell's ATP through aerobic respiration?

    • A.

      Chloroplast

    • B.

      Mitochondrion

    • C.

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • D.

      Lysosome

    Correct Answer
    B. Mitochondrion
    Explanation
    The mitochondrion is the powerhouse of the cell, responsible for generating ATP (adenosine triphosphate) through aerobic respiration. During this process, glucose and oxygen are utilized to produce ATP, carbon dioxide, and water. Chloroplasts are responsible for photosynthesis in plant cells, not aerobic respiration. The endoplasmic reticulum is involved in protein synthesis and lipid metabolism, while lysosomes are responsible for intracellular digestion and waste removal.

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  • 4. 

    How many Churches of Scientology exist? 

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      230

    • C.

      Over 6,000

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. Over 6,000
    Explanation
    There are over 6,000 Churches of Scientology in existence. This suggests that the Church of Scientology has a widespread presence and a large number of physical locations worldwide.

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  • 5. 

    According to Scientology, how does a member get cured from a mental or physical illness? 

    • A.

      Herbal medication

    • B.

      Legitimate medical attention

    • C.

      Auditing

    • D.

      Acupuncture

    Correct Answer
    C. Auditing
    Explanation
    In Scientology, a member gets cured from a mental or physical illness through auditing. Auditing is a process where an individual is guided by an auditor to recall and analyze past experiences, with the aim of resolving any negative emotions or trauma associated with them. Through this process, it is believed that the individual can achieve a state of mental and spiritual well-being, leading to the cure of their illness.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not considered an explicit act to Scientology?

    • A.

      Homosexuality

    • B.

      Fraud

    • C.

      Abortion

    • D.

      Interracial intercourse

    Correct Answer
    B. Fraud
    Explanation
    Scientology does not consider fraud to be an explicit act. While homosexuality, abortion, and interracial intercourse are all explicitly condemned by Scientology, fraud is not mentioned as an explicit act in their teachings.

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  • 7. 

    Who is Lisa McPherson? 

    • A.

      Vice-President of the Church of Scientology

    • B.

      A member of Scientology who died under the care of the CoS

    • C.

      A major critic of Scientology

    • D.

      An alien in the intergalactic story believed by Scientologists

    Correct Answer
    B. A member of Scientology who died under the care of the CoS
    Explanation
    Lisa McPherson was a member of Scientology who died under the care of the Church of Scientology (CoS). Her death occurred in 1995 after she had been under the supervision of the CoS for several weeks. The circumstances surrounding her death raised concerns and led to legal actions against the Church of Scientology. The correct answer reflects this tragic event in Lisa McPherson's life.

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  • 8. 

    What is the Purification Program? 

    • A.

      A complex nutritional program

    • B.

      An exercise routine

    • C.

      What is performed after one has passed away

    Correct Answer
    A. A complex nutritional program
    Explanation
    The Purification Program is a complex nutritional program. This suggests that it involves a specific diet or set of dietary guidelines aimed at purifying or detoxifying the body. It is likely designed to remove toxins and promote overall health and wellbeing. The other options, an exercise routine and what is performed after one has passed away, do not align with the concept of a purification program.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following practices does Scientology despise? 

    • A.

      Psychology

    • B.

      Brainwashing

    • C.

      Psychiatry

    • D.

      Both A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and C
    Explanation
    Scientology despises both psychology and psychiatry. Scientology views psychology and psychiatry as detrimental practices that undermine the spiritual well-being of individuals. They believe that these practices are based on false science and are used to control and manipulate people's minds. Scientology promotes their own methods of spiritual healing and personal development, which they believe are superior to psychology and psychiatry.

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