Nature Of Religion Revision

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  • 1. 
    1- Those traditions that have a common civilisation root originating in India such as Hinduism and Buddhism, are called:
    • A. 

      Asian Religions

    • B. 

      Indian Religions

    • C. 

      Indus Religions

    • D. 

      Semitic Religions

  • 2. 
    2- Religion can be best defined as:
    • A. 

      The means by which a person attempts to seek meaning and answers to the essential questions of life through a transcendent dimension

    • B. 

      The means by which a person belongs to a common group of believers

    • C. 

      The study of God's existence and power

    • D. 

      A way to find answers to the problems and struggles of life only when they arise

  • 3. 
    3- What is the 'Immanent Dimension'?
    • A. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are beyond human limitations and this world

    • B. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are within the human and world

    • C. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are both within and beyond the human and world

    • D. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are within symbols

  • 4. 
    4- What is the 'Transcendent Dimension'?
    • A. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are within the human and worl

    • B. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are within symbols/totems

    • C. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are both within and beyond the human and world

    • D. 

      A world view that recognises a divine being and/or powers that are beyond human limitations and the world

  • 5. 
    5- Those Religious Traditions that have common roots in Israel such as Christianity, Judaism and Islam are called:  
    • A. 

      Indus Religions

    • B. 

      Semitic Religions

    • C. 

      Israeli Religions

    • D. 

      Middle Eastern Religions

  • 6. 
    6- What term is used to refer to the five Major World Traditions?
    • A. 

      World Religions

    • B. 

      Religious Communities of the World

    • C. 

      Religious Traditions

    • D. 

      Religions

  • 7. 
    7- Different branches or variations of belief, practice and devotion within a particular Religious Tradition, such as Catholicism, Anglicanism and Orthodox within Christianity are called:  
    • A. 

      Religious Variants

    • B. 

      Religious Branches

    • C. 

      Religions

    • D. 

      Religious Groupings

  • 8. 
    8- The way a Religious Tradition interprets their beliefs about the world and the way they view the world are known as:
    • A. 

      Religious Perspective

    • B. 

      Religious World View

    • C. 

      Religious Dimensions

    • D. 

      Religious Outlook of the World

  • 9. 
    9- The doctrine and belief in one God is called:
    • A. 

      Polytheism

    • B. 

      Uno God

    • C. 

      Monobelief

    • D. 

      Monotheism

  • 10. 
    10- The doctrine and belief in multiple gods is called:
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Polybelief Systems

    • D. 

      Monobelief

  • 11. 
    11- The Ancient Celtic religion is an example of a Monotheistic religion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    12- Atheism is the rejection of belief in God
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    13- Atheism and Agnosticism are the same concept in believing in no God
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    14- The Indigenous Religion shares an animistic world view
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    15- The characteristics of Religion are:
    • A. 

      Religious Paintings

    • B. 

      Beliefs/believers

    • C. 

      Sacred Texts/Writing

    • D. 

      Dynamism

    • E. 

      Rituals/Ceremonies

    • F. 

      Ethics

    • G. 

      Changing over time

    • H. 

      Ambition

  • 16. 
    What characteristics make a Religion living and dynamic? 
    • A. 

      Practical Achievements

    • B. 

      Ambition

    • C. 

      Decaying

    • D. 

      Constantly changing over time

    • E. 

      Energy

    • F. 

      Threatens believers to stay

    • G. 

      Contains sacred text/writings

    • H. 

      New ideas

    • I. 

      Provides ethical framework

  • 17. 
    Which points would you include in a response on the contributions of religion to the individual? 
    • A. 

      Answer to life's profound question

    • B. 

      Maintaining order and wellbeing

    • C. 

      Ability to feed and house people

    • D. 

      Explains the creation of the universe

    • E. 

      Gives individual an identity as a believer

    • F. 

      Preserving peace and harmony though at times religions have at times have created hostilities

    • G. 

      Society's laws are based on the ethical systems of a religious tradition

    • H. 

      System of ethics that guides person in behaving appropriately

    • I. 

      Art/Architecture

    • J. 

      Help individuals address current and challenging ethical issues and make decisions

    • K. 

      Diet and dress

    • L. 

      Literature

    • M. 

      Ways to celebrate significant events

  • 18. 
    Which points would you include in a response on the contributions of religion to society and culture? 
    • A. 

      Maintaining order and wellbeing

    • B. 

      Answer to life's profound question

    • C. 

      Ability to feed and house people

    • D. 

      Explains the creation of the universe

    • E. 

      Society's laws are based on the ethical systems of a religious tradition

    • F. 

      Diet and dress

    • G. 

      Preserving peace and harmony though at times religions have at times have created hostilities

    • H. 

      Gives individual an identity as a believer

    • I. 

      Art/Architecture

    • J. 

      System of ethics that guides person in behaving appropriately

    • K. 

      Help individuals address current and challenging ethical issues and make decisions ways to celebrate significant events

    • L. 

      Literature

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