World Religions: How Much Do You Know About The Religions Around US?

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World Religions: How Much Do You Know About The Religions Around US?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who founded the Sikh religion?
    • A. 

      Hare Krishna

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak

    • C. 

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • D. 

      Sai Baba

  • 2. 
    What is The Dome of The Rock?
    • A. 

      An Islamic shrine in Jerusalem

    • B. 

      A Christian shrine in Jerusalem

    • C. 

      A Gnostic shrine in Jerusalem

    • D. 

      A Jewish shrine in Jerusalem

  • 3. 
    How many Noble Truths did the Buddha speak of?
    • A. 

      One thousand

    • B. 

      One hundred

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Four

  • 4. 
    Who founded the Church of the Latter Day Saints
    • A. 

      Saint Joseph

    • B. 

      Joseph Smith

    • C. 

      Joseph of Arimathea

    • D. 

      Joseph Stalin

  • 5. 
    Joan of Arc has an Uncle Noah
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A menorah has eleven branches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Indian Deity, Rama, is a manifestation of which major Hindu form of God?
    • A. 

      Shiva

    • B. 

      Vishnu

    • C. 

      Kali

    • D. 

      Brahma

  • 8. 
    The fire tradition of the ancient Zoroastrian religion is kept alive today by which faith group?
    • A. 

      Sikh

    • B. 

      Gurkha

    • C. 

      Parsi

    • D. 

      Jain

  • 9. 
    Who is NOT a Biblical prophet from the Jewish / Christian tradition?
    • A. 

      Hosea

    • B. 

      Hannibal

    • C. 

      Haggai

    • D. 

      Habbakuk

  • 10. 
    Who said; "Whosoever offers unto me with devotion a fruit, a flower or water, I will accept it"
    • A. 

      Lord Krishna

    • B. 

      Jesus Christ

    • C. 

      Prophet Mohammed

    • D. 

      Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

  • 11. 
    The Book of Genesis does not specify that the fruit eaten by Adam and Eve was an apple
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Muslims can only eat food that is considered 'haram'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Who is Maui?
    • A. 

      Volcano god

    • B. 

      Pan-Polynesian Hero

    • C. 

      Marijuana god

    • D. 

      Easter Island statue

  • 14. 
    Ramadan, like Lent, is kept according to the lunar calendar. According to the solar calendar, when does Ramadan 2015 begin?
    • A. 

      June 17th

    • B. 

      June 18th

    • C. 

      July 7th

    • D. 

      July 8th

  • 15. 
    The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in
    • A. 

      Cwmbrân

    • B. 

      Qu'ran

    • C. 

      Qumran

    • D. 

      Cwmfelinfach

  • 16. 
    What about Korea? What is the approximate religious make-up of South Korea?
    • A. 

      Roughly: Half and half Buddhist and Confucian

    • B. 

      Roughly: Majority Buddhist

    • C. 

      Roughly: Half Confucian, one quarter Buddhist and one quarter Catholic / no religion

    • D. 

      Roughly: one third Buddhist, one third Christian and one third Confucian / No religion

  • 17. 
    The Church of England is a part of the Anglican Communion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In English, Wednesday is named after a Odin a god from the Norse pantheon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The main school of Buddhism that is practised in Thailand is known as:
    • A. 

      Mahayana

    • B. 

      Prana Yoga

    • C. 

      Theravada

    • D. 

      Hinayana

  • 20. 
    The story of Mary Jones and her Bible was a reflection of which major religious movement of the time (turn of the 18th and 19th centuries)?
    • A. 

      Oxford Movement

    • B. 

      Protestant Revival

    • C. 

      Antidisestablishmentarianism

    • D. 

      Salvation Army

  • 21. 
    The state religion of Japan is commonly known as:
    • A. 

      Zen

    • B. 

      Torii

    • C. 

      Nichiren

    • D. 

      Shinto

  • 22. 
    Who is generally regarded as the founder of the Daoist (Taoist) religion?
    • A. 

      Confucius

    • B. 

      Sun Tzu

    • C. 

      Lao Tzu

    • D. 

      Socrates

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