Review Of Sikhism

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Review Of Sikhism

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  • 1. 
    Where did Sikhism originate?
    • A. 

      In a part of northern India that is now Nepal.

    • B. 

      In China.

    • C. 

      In the Punjab.

    • D. 

      On the Arabian Peninsula.

  • 2. 
    What does "guru" mean?
    • A. 

      "Incarnation."

    • B. 

      "Awakened one."

    • C. 

      "Spiritual teacher."

    • D. 

      "Turbaned one."

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is true of the sacred text of Sikhism?
    • A. 

      It is believed by Sikhs to be God's revelation to the fifth Guru.

    • B. 

      It is one of the "5 Ks."

    • C. 

      It is treated by Sikhs as if it were a living being.

    • D. 

      It was written by the first Guru.

  • 4. 
    What is the sacred text of Sikhism? 
    • A. 

      The Gurdwara.

    • B. 

      The Guru Granth Sahib.

    • C. 

      The Khalsa.

    • D. 

      The Qur'an.

  • 5. 
    Who is the current Guru of Sikhism?
    • A. 

      Guru Nanak.

    • B. 

      The Adi Granth.

    • C. 

      The fifth Guru.

    • D. 

      The Khalsa.

  • 6. 
    The order of initiated Sikhs is called what? 
    • A. 

      The gurdwara.

    • B. 

      The khalsa.

    • C. 

      The sangha.

    • D. 

      The langar.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is one of the "5 Ks" of Sikhism?
    • A. 

      Never cutting one's hair.

    • B. 

      Never drinking alcohol.

    • C. 

      Shaving one's head.

    • D. 

      Never eating meat.

  • 8. 
    One of the "five Ks" of Sikhism is wearing which of the following?
    • A. 

      A gold nose ring.

    • B. 

      A silver necklace.

    • C. 

      A steel bracelet.

    • D. 

      A hijab.

  • 9. 
    Members of the khalsa are expected to wear which of the following?
    • A. 

      A cotton undershirt.

    • B. 

      A leather belt.

    • C. 

      Cotton undershorts.

    • D. 

      Leather sandals.

  • 10. 
    One of the "5 Ks" of Sikhism is to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Carry a ceremonial sword.

    • B. 

      Cut one's hair with a sword.

    • C. 

      Never touch a sword or knife.

    • D. 

      Practice sword fighting at least once a week.

  • 11. 
    What is the traditional last name for male Sikhs?
    • A. 

      Kaur.

    • B. 

      Khalsa.

    • C. 

      Nanak.

    • D. 

      Singh.

  • 12. 
    What is the Punjabi term for a Sikh place of worship?
    • A. 

      Gurdwara.

    • B. 

      Kara.

    • C. 

      Masjid.

    • D. 

      Langar.

  • 13. 
    Where is the Golden Temple?
    • A. 

      Bangladesh.

    • B. 

      India.

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka.

    • D. 

      Pakistan.

  • 14. 
    The free food eaten communally in a gurdwara is called what?
    • A. 

      Khalsa.

    • B. 

      Leftover scones.

    • C. 

      Iftar.

    • D. 

      Langar.

  • 15. 
    How many gods do SIkhs worship?
    • A. 

      None.

    • B. 

      One or more of their own choosing.

    • C. 

      One God in three persons.

    • D. 

      One.

  • 16. 
    Who founded Sikhism?
    • A. 

      Ashoka.

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak.

    • C. 

      Prophet Muhammad.

    • D. 

      Siddhartha Gautama.

  • 17. 
    The small comb that is one of the "5 Ks" is made of what?
    • A. 

      Gold.

    • B. 

      Silver.

    • C. 

      Steel.

    • D. 

      Wood.

  • 18. 
    The communal kitchen in a Sikh temple is called what?
    • A. 

      The Adi Granth.

    • B. 

      The Teahouse.

    • C. 

      The khalsa.

    • D. 

      The langar.

  • 19. 
    Why does this boy wear a turban?
    • A. 

      Because it matches with his shirt. Sometimes.

    • B. 

      It keeps his head warm.

    • C. 

      It makes him look taller.

    • D. 

      So he doesn't have to worry about bad hair days.

  • 20. 
    What is this symbol called?
    • A. 

      A mihrab.

    • B. 

      A kirpan.

    • C. 

      A veena.

    • D. 

      A khanda.