Examine Three Religious Beliefs In Life After Death

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A quiz on Christianity and Buddhism in reference to their beliefs in life after death. Can be helpful for A2 Religious Studies RS4 - Life After Death (WJEC)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the notion of post mortem existence?
    • A. 

      Seemingly Contradictory

    • B. 

      Christianity view on life after death

    • C. 

      True

    • D. 

      Buddhism's view on life after death

    • E. 

      A realistic view on life

  • 2. 
    What is fundamental to Christianity?
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      God forgiving everyone

    • C. 

      The resurrection

    • D. 

      The notion of heaven, hell and resurrection

    • E. 

      Heaven and hell

  • 3. 
    What is fundamental to Buddhism?
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      The notions of heaven, hell and the resurrection

    • C. 

      Not having a soul

    • D. 

      Nirvana

    • E. 

      Past life regression

  • 4. 
    What is the idea of life after death thought to be?
    • A. 

      A distinguishing feature of religion

    • B. 

      Part of Christianity

    • C. 

      Part of Buddhism

    • D. 

      Part of being human

    • E. 

      Something that happens to us

  • 5. 
    How long does archaeology suggest we have been burying our dead for?
    • A. 

      10,000 years

    • B. 

      300,000 years

    • C. 

      72,000 years

    • D. 

      23,000 years

    • E. 

      12,000 years

  • 6. 
    However, how long could it have been going on for?
    • A. 

      100,000 years

    • B. 

      120,000 years

    • C. 

      400,000 years

    • D. 

      200,000 years

    • E. 

      60,000 years

  • 7. 
    What are these burials though to do?
    • A. 

      Venerate the dead as they move on into the spirit world

    • B. 

      Preserve the dead

    • C. 

      Act as a sacrifice to the gods

    • D. 

      Act as a ritual

    • E. 

      Provide a source of comfort to the families

  • 8. 
    What does this evidence suggest?
    • A. 

      That people have been burying the dead

    • B. 

      That sacrifice was common place

    • C. 

      That humanity has never believed in some for of afterlife

    • D. 

      Humanity has always believed in some form of afterlife

    • E. 

      That ancient cultures were not scared of Zombies

  • 9. 
    Why might Atheists deny the concept of an afterlife?
    • A. 

      They are materialists

    • B. 

      They are Christian

    • C. 

      They are fundamentalists

    • D. 

      They are verificationists

    • E. 

      They are dermatologists

  • 10. 
    Why might this mean they do not believe in an afterlife?
    • A. 

      Because they don't believe in God

    • B. 

      It cannot be verified

    • C. 

      We are made of only one substance, the physical body

    • D. 

      They are dualists

    • E. 

      They want cheap skin care options

  • 11. 
    What do dualists believe?
    • A. 

      There is only a physical body

    • B. 

      We have five things that make us human

    • C. 

      That there is only one God

    • D. 

      There are two aspects to the human body

    • E. 

      That there are many gods

  • 12. 
    What are the two parts to the human body according to dualists?
    • A. 

      Physical Body & Non-Physical Soul

    • B. 

      Non-Physical Body & Physical Soul

    • C. 

      Body & Soul

    • D. 

      Heart & Mind

    • E. 

      Non-Physical Body & Non-Physical Soul

  • 13. 
    What do dualists tend to believe in?
    • A. 

      No form of post mortem existence

    • B. 

      A materialist view of the world

    • C. 

      That the world was created by God

    • D. 

      Some form of post-mortem existence

    • E. 

      One single deity

  • 14. 
    How would you describe the belief in the afterlife that requires some form of embodied existence?
    • A. 

      Dualism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      The resurrection

    • D. 

      Rebirth

    • E. 

      Buddhism

  • 15. 
    What is central to Christian belief?
    • A. 

      The continuation of life after death

    • B. 

      The belief that there is no soul

    • C. 

      Rebirth

    • D. 

      The Bible being absolutely true

    • E. 

      Purgatory

  • 16. 
    What is the Christian belief in a resurrected body based on?
    • A. 

      The absolute that Jesus rose from the dead

    • B. 

      What is written in the Bible

    • C. 

      What the Church tells us

    • D. 

      That Jesus may have risen from the dead

    • E. 

      The fact that Judas betrayed Jesus

  • 17. 
    Therefore, according to Christians, what was the resurrection?
    • A. 

      Metaphorical

    • B. 

      A story

    • C. 

      A lie

    • D. 

      A physical event

    • E. 

      Something that may have happened

  • 18. 
    What is made clear in the gospels?
    • A. 

      The fact that the resurrection was meant to be taken as a metaphor

    • B. 

      The physicality of Jesus resurrection

    • C. 

      That people are uncertain as to whether it really happened

    • D. 

      The spiritual nature of Jesus' resurrection

    • E. 

      That Jesus was crucified

  • 19. 
    Which gospel is the story of 'Doubting Thomas in'
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      John

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      Peter

    • E. 

      Matthew

  • 20. 
    What does Jesus show Thomas?
    • A. 

      That he is a ghost

    • B. 

      That he is the son of God

    • C. 

      His physicality

    • D. 

      How the story is meant to be interpreted

    • E. 

      His reality

  • 21. 
    In what state is Jesus in?
    • A. 

      Glorified

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Uncertain

    • D. 

      Happy

    • E. 

      Picturesc

  • 22. 
    What does Jesus make very clear?
    • A. 

      That he is dead

    • B. 

      That no trickery was involved

    • C. 

      That it is all just a dream

    • D. 

      That God will punish Thomas for doubting

    • E. 

      That belief comes from within

  • 23. 
    What is an early account of the resurrection?
    • A. 

      Marks gospel

    • B. 

      Paul's letter to the Corinthians

    • C. 

      Johns gospel

    • D. 

      The dead sea scrolls

    • E. 

      The Bible

  • 24. 
    What does Paul categorically defend?
    • A. 

      A bodily resurrection

    • B. 

      Jesus' death

    • C. 

      That Jesus is the son of God

    • D. 

      That the Corinthians are all blasphemers

    • E. 

      Dualism

  • 25. 
    In what way will resurrected bodies be different to the previous ones?
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Colour

    • D. 

      Gender

    • E. 

      Personality

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