Equality Rs Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What word means ‘to treat someone differently because of their gender’?
    • A. 

      Sexism

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      Discrimination

    • D. 

      Racism

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and B

    • G. 

      A and C

    • H. 

      A and D

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are  reasons Christians might forgive others?
    • A. 

      The Lord’s prayer teaches Christians to forgive

    • B. 

      God will not forgive those who refuse to forgive

    • C. 

      Forgiveness overcomes anger and resentment which make it harder to reach heaven

    • D. 

      God’s love is unconditional and Christians should follow this example (agape) God’s love is unconditional and Christians should follow this example (agape) God’s love is unconditional and Christians should follow this example (agape) God's love is unconditional and Christians should follow this example (agape)

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and B

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      B, C and D

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are ways in which Christians have worked for equality?
    • A. 

      The work of Martin Luther King Jr. in combating racism

    • B. 

      The work of Mother Teresa in combating poverty

    • C. 

      Christian charities such as Tear Fund or CAFOD which have worked to combat poverty

    • D. 

      Joining a charity such as Amnesty International or campaign for social justice

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and B

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      B,C and D

  • 4. 
    Which of the following might be used to explain Christian attitudes to attracting new followers?
    • A. 

      Some Christians might feel that while they should share their faith with those who ask or express an interest

    • B. 

      Some Christians feel that it would be wrong to ‘force’ their faith onto others

    • C. 

      Some Christians feel that there are other issues (such as social justice or their own spiritual development) with which they should be more concerned Many Christians believe that forgiveness and salvation are to be found exclusively through Christ

    • D. 

      The example of other Christians such as St Paul also suggests to many Christians that evangelism is a major part of their ‘duty’ as a Christian

    • E. 

      Pluralist Christians believe that all faiths lead to the same God

    • F. 

      Some Christians may not see evangelism as a major concern at all

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      All except A

    • I. 

      All except C

    • J. 

      A, B, C and E

  • 5. 
    Which of the following might be used to explain Christian attitudes to attracting new followers?
    • A. 

      The Great Commission suggests that seeking converts is one of the main duties of Christians

    • B. 

      Christians would see evangelism as their chief purpose on earth

    • C. 

      Pursue this aim. Many Christians believe that forgiveness and salvation are to be found exclusively through Christ

    • D. 

      The example of other Christians such as St Paul also suggests to many Christians that evangelism is a major part of their ‘duty’ as a Christian

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A,B and C

    • G. 

      All except D

    • H. 

      All except A

  • 6. 
    Which of the following could be used to respond to the question ‘Christians should not treat everyone equally’.
    • A. 

      Treating everyone equally is not an absolute requirement

    • B. 

      Certain Christian churches uphold ‘traditional’ values about the roles of men and women, including the assertion that men have the authority in the family family

    • C. 

      Some churches including the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches bar women from the clergy

    • D. 

      Paul’s assertion that ‘all are one in Christ Jesus’ seem to make it quite clear that Christians should treat everyone equally

    • E. 

      some might argue that while criminals should be treated with respect and compassion they should not be given equal treatment to other members of society

    • F. 

      It is the responsibility of all people, not just Christians to treat people equally

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      A,B and C

    • I. 

      All except D

    • J. 

      All except C

  • 7. 
    Which of the following could be used to respond to the question ‘Christians should not treat everyone equally’.
    • A. 

      Christian teachings support the idea of compassion and suggest that all should be treated equally

    • B. 

      The Bible speaks of people being created in ‘The Image of God’ suggesting that all should be treated with respect

    • C. 

      Various passages of scripture including Peter’s vision suggest that all should be treated equally

    • D. 

      Paul’s assertion that ‘all are one in Christ Jesus’ seem to make it quite clear that Christians should treat everyone equally

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A,B and C

    • G. 

      All except D

    • H. 

      All except C

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are reasons Christians might object to sex in the media?
    • A. 

      Could encourage sexual misconduct

    • B. 

      Could encourage immorality

    • C. 

      Goes against teachings of the Bible and Jesus (Sermon on the Mount)

    • D. 

      Sex is a private matter

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B and C

    • G. 

      All except D

  • 9. 
    Which of the following could be used to explain why freedom of speech might be important to Christians?
    • A. 

      The disciples sought to spread Christianity after the death of Jesus and were often persecuted due to a lack of freedom of thought and speech

    • B. 

      Limiting freedom of speech does not show love (agape) towards others and is therefore wrong

    • C. 

      Without freedom of speech it is easy for a government to perpetuate social injustice without challenge

    • D. 

      Christians are told in the Old Testament that they should speak out against injustice

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and B only

    • G. 

      All except C

  • 10. 
    Which of the following could be used to explain why freedom of speech might be important to Christians?
    • A. 

      there should be a limit to free speech often persecuted due to a lack of freedom of thought and speech

    • B. 

      The media should be subject to some censorship in that it should not produce material that is disrespectful

    • C. 

      The media should not produce material that is disrespectful to Christianity or might incite people to the misuse of sex and violence

    • D. 

      Jesus himself said things which went against the accepted religious teachings of the time and which could have been said to be ‘controversial'

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and B only

    • G. 

      All except C

  • 11. 
    In which book of the Bible can you find the following? 'Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in sumbission, as the law says.'
    • A. 

      1 Corinthians 14:34-35

    • B. 

      Matthew 28:16-20

    • C. 

      John 14-6

    • D. 

      Genesis 1:27

  • 12. 
    Which of the following could be used to explore the question ‘Christians should not watch violence in the media’?
    • A. 

      Christians may wish to be aware of the ways in which violence is portrayed in order to help people to move away from it

    • B. 

      Christians may wish to be aware of the ways in which violence is portrayed in order to to limit the damage it does in society

    • C. 

      ‘The Passion of the Christ’ (the movie), uses violence to remind Christians of man’s brutality and of the love of Christ

    • D. 

      Violence involving Christians such as in clashes in Egypt, Palestine or Northern Ireland) may be portrayed in the media to raise awareness and encourage Christians to become involved in a cause, violently or otherwise

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A,B and C

    • G. 

      A,B and D

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following could be used to explore the question ‘Christians should not watch violence in the media’?
    • A. 

      Christian teaching is strongly against the unnecessary use of violence

    • B. 

      In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught that sins committed in the imagination are as real s those committed in real life

    • C. 

      By enjoying violence on television or in films Christians are effectively committing sin

    • D. 

      Christian teachings about ahimsa suggest that Christians hould avoid causing harm, so Christians should not watch violence in the media

    • E. 

      By withdrawing from violent elements of the media and encouraging others to do likewise Christians are fulfilling Jesus’ wish that they become peacemakers

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A,B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      All except D

    • J. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following could be used to explore the question ‘Christians should not watch violence in the media’?
    • A. 

      The portrayal of violence in the media has no effect in the real world and so is irrelevant

    • B. 

      Seeing violence in the media does not necessarily lead to an increase in violence in the real world

    • C. 

      The depiction of violence in world events changes peoples’ attitudes and brings them together

    • D. 

      In order to change the world it is necessary to engage with

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A,B and C

    • G. 

      A,B and D

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What term means the killing of a criminal by the state?
    • A. 

      Corporal punishment

    • B. 

      Capital punishment

    • C. 

      Pacifism

    • D. 

      State killing

  • 16. 
    Which of the following aims of punishment is not intended, by the justice system, to be achieved by a prison sentence?
    • A. 

      Reformation

    • B. 

      Rehabilitation

    • C. 

      Revenge

    • D. 

      Deterrence

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B and C

    • G. 

      A, B and D

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Social injustice does not occur when there is a systematic failure within a society to treat everyone fairly or to give everyone equal access to food, shelter, safety, justice and education
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following could be used to explain different Christian responses to social injustice?
    • A. 

      Christians may take on commitments to provide food, clothing and comfort to victims of social injustice

    • B. 

      Christians might campaign against injustice where they see it to raise awareness and to attempt to bring about change

    • C. 

      Some Christians might hesitate to become involved in the politics of the world since they are ‘in the world but not of it’

    • D. 

      Some Christians might try to ‘rise above’ social injustice since it belongs only to the world and is a distraction from their spiritual quest towards heaven

    • E. 

      Some Christians Christians might work for charities which help victims either physically, by providing relief; or by raising awareness and resistance (such as Amnesty International)

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      All except C

    • J. 

      All except E

  • 19. 
    Which of the following could be used to explain different Christian responses to social injustice?
    • A. 

      Some Christians might pray for the victims of social injustice and for the leaders of countries where there is social injustice to have a change of heart

    • B. 

      Many Christians have founded or worked for charities which directly promote social justice such as the Fair Trade movement or Trade Craft

    • C. 

      The parable of the Sheep and the Goats teaches Christians that God is not deeply concerned with social justice so some might decide not to become involved based on this

    • D. 

      Some Christians might feel anger or compassion for the victims of social injustice

    • E. 

      Some Christians are likely to be opposed to it and to seek both to alleviate the suffering of the victims and to change the root causes

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      All except C

    • J. 

      All except E

  • 20. 
    Which of the following could be used to explain  how Christian teachings encourage Christians to promote equality?
    • A. 

      The parable of the Good Samaritan

    • B. 

      The parable of the Sheep and the Goats

    • C. 

      Some Christians may work to combat inequality through campaigning for equality, educating people, setting a good example or through seeking to give practical help and support to victims of discrimination

    • D. 

      Some Christians might feel God does not require them to help victims of social injustice, racism or discrimination

    • E. 

      Some Christians might feel that the message of love is not compatible with violent resistance and that civil disobedience and non-violent protest are the methods which follow most naturally from Christian teachings

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      All except D

    • J. 

      All except E

  • 21. 
    Which of the following could be used to discuss the statement ‘Race is not important.’
    • A. 

      Since God is the creator and father of all humanity, racism is both nonsensical and wrong.

    • B. 

      The Bible teaches that ‘there is neither Greek nor Jew…for all are one on Christ Jesus.’

    • C. 

      It is a key Christian requirement to behave in a loving way towards all (‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’)

    • D. 

      Christianity has spread to many different countries, cultures and races and so all races are equally acceptable to God

    • E. 

      While racism is not appropriate, this does not necessarily mean that race is not important

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      All except D

    • J. 

      All except E

  • 22. 
    Which of the following could be used to discuss the statement ‘Race is not important.’
    • A. 

      Many people feel great connection to and pride in their race and their racial history and see this as a major part of their cultural identity

    • B. 

      There is nothing wrong with being proud of your race as long as it does not lead to other races being discriminated against

    • C. 

      Race is important because studies in the UK still suggest that certain races are seriously disadvantaged and do not have the same opportunities as others

    • D. 

      Christians should challenge prejudices about race, try to set a good example through their lives or challenge institutional racism wherever they encounter it

    • E. 

      Racism is wrong and Christians should follow the example of Archbishop Tutu in South Africa who opposed Apartheid in South Africa and challenged Christians to take action against it

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      All except D

    • J. 

      All except E

  • 23. 
    What term means to ban something from the media?
    • A. 

      Censorship

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      Prejudice free speech

    • D. 

      Free speech

  • 24. 
    Which of the following could be used to describe the way the media might represent Christian attitudes towards sex?
    • A. 

      Showing Christian characters in a soap opera behaving in an appropriate way

    • B. 

      Documentaries presenting Christian teachings on sex

    • C. 

      Websites providing information or ‘question and answer’ facilities

    • D. 

      Online Forums where Christian attitudes to sex are discussed

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B and C

    • G. 

      A, B and D

    • H. 

      B,C and D

  • 25. 
    In which of the following ways might the media might represent Christian attitudes towards sex?
    • A. 

      Showing Christian characters in a soap opera behaving in an inappropriate way

    • B. 

      Interviews with Christian teachers and leaders

    • C. 

      Websites providing information or ‘question and answer’ facilities

    • D. 

      Interviews with young people about their understanding of Christian teachings about sex and how they put it into practice in their lives

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B and C

    • G. 

      A, B and D

    • H. 

      B, C and D

  • 26. 
    Which of the following could be used to explore how the media could be used to show Christianity unfairly?
    • A. 

      The media contains the potential to significantly manipulate the perception of a religion through how it is shown

    • B. 

      The use of bias in documentaries which only show a single side of an issue

    • C. 

      Concentrate on mythological accounts of the miraculous which might be difficult for modern people to accept rather than looking at the full complexity of Christian teaching and belief

    • D. 

      Concentrate on marginal ‘conspiracy theories’ about the Gospels which are popular and attract a large audience and do not deal adequately with more ‘mainstream’ arguments against these

    • E. 

      Impartially explore Christian views

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      A, D and E

    • J. 

      All except A

    • K. 

      All except E

  • 27. 
    Which of the following could be used to explore the statement ‘Religion needs the media'?
    • A. 

      In the modern age much of what we know and understand of a religion comes through the media

    • B. 

      TV programmes educate both Christians and non-Christians about the religion

    • C. 

      A large number of websites and online forums allow Christians to ask questions about their faith and communicate with others

    • D. 

      The world has changed since Christianity originated and no religion can hope to have any form of ongoing influence or importance in the modern world without making use of the media

    • E. 

      Christianity thrives in many areas where very little in the way of mass media is available and that this is not a serious inconvenience to these communities

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C

    • H. 

      A, B and D

    • I. 

      A, D and E

    • J. 

      All except A

    • K. 

      All except E