Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About History Of World Religions?

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Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About History Of World Religions?

How much do you know about the history of world religions? There are a lot of religions being practiced in the world today, and the most common is Christianity and Islam. In all religions, there is a belief that a higher power watch over us. Take this test and see how knowledgeable you are about world religions and their origins.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hinduism has no founder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    These writings are used by Hinduism.
    • A. 

      The Vedas and Gita

    • B. 

      The Dhammapada

    • C. 

      The Torah and the Talmud

    • D. 

      The Bible

    • E. 

      The Koran

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    These writings are used by Buddhism. 
    • A. 

      The Vedas and Gita

    • B. 

      The Dhammapada

    • C. 

      The Torah and the Talmud

    • D. 

      The Bible

    • E. 

      The Koran

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    These writings are used by Judaism.
    • A. 

      The Vedas and Gita

    • B. 

      The Dhammapada

    • C. 

      The Torah and the Talmud

    • D. 

      The Bible

    • E. 

      The Koran

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    These writings are used by Christians.
    • A. 

      The Vedas and Gita

    • B. 

      The Dhammapada

    • C. 

      The Torah and the Talmud

    • D. 

      The Bible

    • E. 

      The Koran

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    These writings are used by Muslims.
    • A. 

      The Vedas and Gita

    • B. 

      The Dhammapada

    • C. 

      The Torah and the Talmud

    • D. 

      The Bible

    • E. 

      The Koran

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    _______ is when there is more than one god in a religion.
  • 8. 
    _______ is when there is only one god in a religion.
  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Christianity

    • E. 

      Islam

  • 10. 
    In Hinduism, all things in the universe are part of ______.
  • 11. 
    Karma is the effects of a person'sis next incarnation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The belief of different social classes in Hinduism and Buddhism is called the _______  ______.
  • 13. 
    In Hinduism, overcoming suffering is the only way to reach Moksha.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Buddhism has no founder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Buddhism only has one God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In Buddhism, another way of saying reaching Nirvana is saying reaching _______.
  • 17. 
    One of the goals of life for Buddhism is to overcome suffering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In Buddhism, one or more of The Four Noble Truths are:
    • A. 

      Life means happiness.

    • B. 

      The origin of suffering is attachment.

    • C. 

      The cessation of suffering is not attainable.

    • D. 

      Their is a path to the end of suffering.

  • 19. 
    In Buddhism, the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths are not related to what-so-ever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Ten Commandments are only related to Christianity. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Jesus Christ...
    • A. 

      Founded Christianity.

    • B. 

      Wrote the Bible.

    • C. 

      Is the Messiah.

    • D. 

      Was resurrected.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 22. 
    Islam's deity is Allah.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    From Islam, what are The Five Pillars of Faith?
    • A. 

      Prayer, Faith, Love to all, Pilgrimage to Mecca, and Charity

    • B. 

      Pilgrimage to Mecca, Prayer, Faith, Fasting, and Charity

    • C. 

      Prayer, Faith, Fasting, Love to all, and No eating other animals.

  • 24. 
    Abraham is the founder of Judaism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Muhammad founded Islam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Most people live in the ______ section of China.
    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Eastern

    • C. 

      Southern (YEE-HAW!)

    • D. 

      Western

  • 27. 
    In Confucianism, one relationship would be _____ to son.
  • 28. 
    In Confucianism, one relationship would be _____ to younger brother.
  • 29. 
    In Confucianism, one relationship would-be husband to _____.
  • 30. 
    In Confucianism, one relationship would be a friend to _____.
  • 31. 
    In Confucianism, the order must be maintained through _____.
  • 32. 
    Confucianism is against filial piety. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    In Confucianism, education is important.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The dynastic cycle is the ____ of decline and rise of dynasties.
  • 35. 
    The Mandate of Heaven is the...
    • A. 

      Divine approval.

    • B. 

      Basis or royal authority.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

  • 36. 
    The scores of the civil service exam would put you into a _____ type job.
  • 37. 
    Foot _____ is when women's feet were bound to try to keep the feet looking small for a greater sex appeal.
  • 38. 
    The policy of which a strong country tries to dominate other countries is called _____.
  • 39. 
    A foreign region in which a nation has control in trade and other economic activities is called a sphere of _____.
  • 40. 
    The Boxer Rebellion was a rebellion to allow China to trade to foreigners.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    The British were in control of the city of Hong Kong, located in China, until the year _____.
  • 42. 
    The Open Door Policy is a Chinese policy suggested by the US that they open their ports to other countries for trading purposes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    In the Chinese Nationalist Party, these were two of its leaders. 
    • A. 

      Deng Xiaoping

    • B. 

      Jiang Jieshi

    • C. 

      Mao Zedong

    • D. 

      Sin Yixian

  • 44. 
    In the Chinese Communist Party, these were two of its leaders. 
    • A. 

      Deng Xiaoping

    • B. 

      Jiang Jieshi

    • C. 

      Mao Zedong

    • D. 

      Sin Yixian

  • 45. 
    The Long March was when the Chinese nationalists fled from the Chinese communists and headed into Taiwan for safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    After the Opium War between China and Britain, which of the two countries had to pay for the lost Opium?
  • 47. 
    The civil war for control of China was between ________ and ________.
    • A. 

      China and America

    • B. 

      India and Britain

    • C. 

      Nationalists and Communists

    • D. 

      Japan and China

  • 48. 
    The United States supported the ___________ party during China's civil war.
  • 49. 
    During World War II, the nationalists and the communists temporarily stopped fighting against each other so they could fight a common enemy. This enemy was _____.
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      India

  • 50. 
    Hu's in charge of China.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    • A. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B. 

      Muhammed ali-Jinnah