Faith And Reason Test

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A test on the subject of 'Faith and Reason' for Religious Studies A2 (WJEC)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write out a quote from John Hick on faith and reason. This quote should explain why believers have to walk the road of faith.
  • 2. 
    Why can faith be attacked?
    • A. 

      It cannot be verified

    • B. 

      It isn't true

    • C. 

      We get a reward for being faithful

    • D. 

      It is run by authorities

    • E. 

      People are not truly faithful

  • 3. 
    If (according to Hick) we walk to road of faith in what way will this prove that God exists?
    • A. 

      Empirically

    • B. 

      Definitively

    • C. 

      Accurately

    • D. 

      Supernaturally

    • E. 

      Eschatologically

  • 4. 
    Why might believers be criticised?
    • A. 

      There are many different types of belief

    • B. 

      Because they do not make a decision based on reasoned judgement

    • C. 

      They are wrong to believe

    • D. 

      They fail to way up or balance evidence in a rational way

    • E. 

      They have too much faith

  • 5. 
    What may we have to do to prevent faith claims from being unsubstantiated opinion?
    • A. 

      Test, assess and evaluate the evidence

    • B. 

      Prove that God exists

    • C. 

      Stop believing

    • D. 

      Persuade more people to believe

    • E. 

      Look for scientific evidence

  • 6. 
    Where could believers look to try and assess and evaluate the resurrection claim?
    • A. 

      The Bible or Tradition

    • B. 

      Science or Empirical Knowledge

    • C. 

      Faith

    • D. 

      Philosophical or Theological Writings

    • E. 

      The Church

  • 7. 
    Why do we have no single definition of faith?
    • A. 

      The dictionary has varying definitions

    • B. 

      Because faith cannot be proved

    • C. 

      Many different people argue about faith

    • D. 

      Faith is definitive

    • E. 

      Thousands of religious believers and more than one definition of God

  • 8. 
    Tick all of the below which are SIMILARITIES between Christianity and Buddhism
    • A. 

      The Soul

    • B. 

      Religious Texts

    • C. 

      An Ultimate Paradise

    • D. 

      Our actions in this life Will Affect the Next

    • E. 

      God

  • 9. 
    What is faith a distinct form of?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Science

    • D. 

      Knowledge

    • E. 

      Religion

  • 10. 
    What is this a definition of: When we say that we know something we’re suggesting has no question of being false
    • A. 

      Knowledge

    • B. 

      Faith

    • C. 

      Reason

    • D. 

      Belief

    • E. 

      Power

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