Stephen Prothero's Religion Quiz

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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Religion Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is reprinted from the book "Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know - And Doesn't" by Stephen Prothero. It is a diagnostic assessment of familiarity with the basic tenets of major world religions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the four Gospels. List as many as you can.
  • 2. 
    Name a sacred text of Hinduism.
  • 3. 
    What is the name of the holy book of Islam?
  • 4. 
    Where according to the Bible was Jesus born?
  • 5. 
    President George W. Bush spoke in his first inaugural address of the Jericho road. What Bible story was he invoking?
  • 6. 
    What are the first five books of the Hebrew Bible or the Christian Old Testament?
  • 7. 
    What is the Golden Rule?
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