Intro To World Religions Test 2

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Dantes clep intro to world religions test 2


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  • 1. 
    The three refugees also known as the three jewels of buddhism a means of affirming one's commitment to buddhism include each of the following except.
    • A. 

      Buddha

    • B. 

      Sangha

    • C. 

      Dhukka

    • D. 

      Dharma

  • 2. 
    Which of the following ceremonies are not typically performed by shinto priests?
    • A. 

      Funerals

    • B. 

      Weddings

    • C. 

      Blessing homes

    • D. 

      Exorcisms

  • 3. 
    Jewish beliefs that are thought by scholars to be influenced by zoroastrianism include I. the distininction between clean and unclean animals II. monotheism III. the last judgement IV. marrying foreign wives
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      II and III

    • C. 

      I, II, and III

    • D. 

      I, II, III, and IV.

  • 4. 
    The first king of the hebrew tribes was
    • A. 

      Solomon

    • B. 

      Moses

    • C. 

      Saul

    • D. 

      David

  • 5. 
    A movement that began in the 1960's bringing tongues speaking and other pentecostal elements to the roman catholic and mainline protestant churches was the __ movement.
    • A. 

      Charismatic

    • B. 

      Ecumencial

    • C. 

      Evangelical

    • D. 

      Revivalist

  • 6. 
    Which of the following events served to modernize the roman catholic church?
    • A. 

      Council of chalcedon

    • B. 

      Counter- reformation

    • C. 

      Vatican II

    • D. 

      Council of trent

  • 7. 
    Which of the following forms of tibetan buddhism is most concerned with the experimental dimension of meditation?
    • A. 

      Sakya-pa

    • B. 

      Gelug-pa

    • C. 

      Kagya-pa

    • D. 

      Nyingma-pa

  • 8. 
    The term used to describe confucianism that is suffused with buddhist and taoist ideas is___ confucianism.
    • A. 

      Singapore

    • B. 

      Han

    • C. 

      Ch'ing

    • D. 

      Neo-

  • 9. 
    In primal religions the female divine is most likely to symbolized by
    • A. 

      Spirals and eggs

    • B. 

      Water and lances

    • C. 

      Trees and rocks

    • D. 

      Stars and clouds

  • 10. 
    Historically taoist sects have been influenced by I. Buddhist rituals II. meditation III. confucian virtues IV. traditional chinese medicine pr tai chi
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      II, III, and IV

    • C. 

      III only

    • D. 

      I, II, III, and IV

  • 11. 
    In most primal religions sacred time is best described as
    • A. 

      Linear and focused on the present

    • B. 

      Progressive and future oriented

    • C. 

      Time spent in worship

    • D. 

      Cyclical and constantly renewing itself

  • 12. 
    Sitting meditation is a practices whose significance is the most pronounced in the ___ school of buddhism.
    • A. 

      Zen

    • B. 

      Pure land

    • C. 

      Theravada

    • D. 

      Mahayana

  • 13. 
    According to confucius the most important element of a strong government is
    • A. 

      The faith of the people in their rulers

    • B. 

      An adequate food supply

    • C. 

      The good will of benevolent gods

    • D. 

      A strong military

  • 14. 
    The womens gospel in the new testament is
    • A. 

      Luke

    • B. 

      Matthew

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Mark

  • 15. 
    ___ were christians who believed that jesus's sacrifice represented an atonement for all human beings not just the elect
    • A. 

      Calvinists

    • B. 

      General baptists

    • C. 

      Seventh day adventists

    • D. 

      Primitive baptists

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a sectarian group that grew out of sixteenth century protestant  radical reformation
    • A. 

      Quakers

    • B. 

      Presbyterians

    • C. 

      Mennonites

    • D. 

      Calvinists

  • 17. 
    The earliest of sacred texts of hinduism are the
    • A. 

      Upanishads

    • B. 

      Puranas

    • C. 

      Vedas

    • D. 

      Aranyakas

  • 18. 
    Which of the following christian doctrines was taught especially by john wesley and the methodists?
    • A. 

      Perfectionism

    • B. 

      Millenialism

    • C. 

      Transubstantiation

    • D. 

      Predestination

  • 19. 
    Along with judaism islam forbids
    • A. 

      Circumcision

    • B. 

      Eating pork

    • C. 

      Eating unleavened bread

    • D. 

      Wearign jewelry

  • 20. 
    The sadducees a political/ religious sect of the christian new testament period
    • A. 

      Establish the concept of a final judgement

    • B. 

      Were vehemently opposed to roman rule in palestine

    • C. 

      Practiced a literal reading of the torah

    • D. 

      Observed both the oral law and the written law

  • 21. 
    The four affirmations of shinto include I. self sacrifice II. physical cleanliness III. tradition and family IV. matsuri or worship
    • A. 

      I and III

    • B. 

      II and IV

    • C. 

      II, III, and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, IV

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not considered a major prophet in hebrew scripture
    • A. 

      Malachi

    • B. 

      Jeremiah

    • C. 

      Joel

    • D. 

      Ezekiel

  • 23. 
    The hindu trimurti is meant to symbolize
    • A. 

      Goodness, temptation, and evil

    • B. 

      Creation, preservation, and destruction

    • C. 

      Man, women, and child

    • D. 

      Birth, death, and rebirth

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a technical theological term in christianity for acceptability before god?
    • A. 

      Justification

    • B. 

      Salvation

    • C. 

      Grace

    • D. 

      Redemption

  • 25. 
    The early statement of orthodox christian belief known as the nicene creed emphasizes
    • A. 

      The truth of jesse's miracles

    • B. 

      The compassion of jesus for sinners

    • C. 

      Jesus fulfillment of messianic prophecies in the hebrew bible

    • D. 

      Jesus equality with god

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