World Geography Sw Asia Unit 7: Religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam)

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Answer the following questions about religions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Trinity (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Christianity
    Explanation
    The question is asking which religion Trinity is associated with, and the correct answer is Christianity. In Christianity, the concept of the Trinity refers to the belief in one God who exists in three distinct persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit. This doctrine is a fundamental belief in Christianity and sets it apart from other religions.

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  • 2. 

    Baptism (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Christianity
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Christianity because baptism is a religious ritual that is primarily associated with the Christian faith. It is a sacrament in Christianity that involves the ritual of immersing or sprinkling water on a person's head or body as a symbol of purification, initiation, and acceptance into the Christian community. While other religions may also practice forms of ritual purification or initiation, Christianity is the most commonly associated religion with the concept of baptism.

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  • 3. 

    Jerusalem is a sacred city. (which religions) alphabetical order

    Correct Answer
    Christianity, Islam, Judaism
    Christianity Islam Judaism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Christianity, Islam, Judaism. This is because these three religions, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, consider Jerusalem to be a sacred city. The order of the religions is listed in alphabetical order, starting with Christianity, followed by Islam, and then Judaism.

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  • 4. 

    Began in the middle east (which religions) alphabetical order

    Correct Answer
    Christianity Islam Judaism
    Christianity, Islam, Judaism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Christianity Islam Judaism." This is because the question asks for the religions in alphabetical order that began in the Middle East. In alphabetical order, Christianity comes before Islam, and Islam comes before Judaism. Therefore, the correct order is Christianity, Islam, Judaism.

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  • 5. 

    First religion that taught monotheism

    Correct Answer
    Judaism
    Explanation
    Judaism is considered the first religion that taught monotheism. It originated in ancient Israel and is based on the belief in one God, Yahweh. Monotheism is the belief in the existence of only one God, and Judaism is known for its strict adherence to this principle. The teachings and scriptures of Judaism, such as the Torah, emphasize the worship and devotion to a single deity. This distinguishes Judaism from polytheistic religions, which believe in multiple gods. Therefore, Judaism is recognized as the first religion to introduce the concept of monotheism.

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  • 6. 

    Jews believe that God entered into a special Covenant with the ancient Israelites when Abraham established a covenant with God to be the leader of many peoples. true or false?

    Correct Answer
    true
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Jews do indeed believe that God entered into a special Covenant with the ancient Israelites. This belief stems from the story of Abraham, who is considered the patriarch of Judaism. According to Jewish tradition, Abraham established a covenant with God, in which God promised to make him the leader of many peoples and to bless his descendants. This covenant is seen as a sacred agreement between God and the Jewish people, and it forms a central part of Jewish identity and religious practice.

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  • 7. 

    Belief in a coming Messiah (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Judaism
    Explanation
    The belief in a coming Messiah is primarily associated with Judaism. In Jewish tradition, the Messiah is seen as a future savior who will bring peace, redemption, and the restoration of the Jewish people. This belief is rooted in various texts and prophecies found in the Hebrew Bible, such as the book of Isaiah. While other religions may also have their own messianic beliefs, Judaism is specifically known for its strong emphasis on the coming of the Messiah.

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  • 8. 

    The _______ is a collection of authoritative writings comprising the Jewish civil and religious laws.

    Correct Answer
    Talmud
    Explanation
    The Talmud is a collection of authoritative writings that encompasses the Jewish civil and religious laws. It is a central text in Judaism and serves as a guide for Jewish life and practice. The Talmud contains discussions, interpretations, and debates on various aspects of Jewish law, ethics, customs, and traditions. It is considered a significant source of Jewish legal and ethical teachings and provides insights into the historical and cultural development of Judaism.

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  • 9. 

    Sabbath (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Judaism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Judaism because the question asks about the religion that observes the Sabbath. In Judaism, the Sabbath is a day of rest and worship that begins on Friday evening and ends on Saturday evening. It is considered one of the most important and sacred observances in Judaism, where Jewish individuals and communities refrain from work and engage in prayer, study, and spending time with family. Therefore, Judaism is the religion associated with the observance of the Sabbath.

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  • 10. 

    1. Torah2. people3. land4. love of god

    Correct Answer
    4 cornerstones of Judaism
    four cornerstones of Judaism
    Explanation
    The four cornerstones of Judaism are the Torah, the people, the land, and the love of God. These four elements are considered essential pillars of the Jewish faith and form the foundation of Jewish beliefs and practices. The Torah is the sacred text that contains the laws and teachings of Judaism. The people refer to the Jewish community and their collective identity. The land represents the connection to the land of Israel, which is considered a holy land. Lastly, the love of God encompasses the devotion and worship of God, which is central to Jewish spirituality.

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  • 11. 

    Jewish holy book

    Correct Answer
    Torah
    Explanation
    The Torah is the Jewish holy book, containing the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. It is considered to be the most sacred text in Judaism and is believed to have been given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai. The Torah serves as a guide for Jewish religious and moral laws, as well as containing historical narratives and teachings. It is read and studied in synagogues and plays a central role in Jewish religious life and traditions.

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  • 12. 

    Based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Christianity
    Explanation
    Christianity is the correct answer because it is a religion that is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Jesus is considered the central figure in Christianity, and his teachings are recorded in the New Testament of the Bible. Christianity believes in the divinity of Jesus, his death and resurrection, and the salvation of humanity through faith in him. It is one of the largest religions in the world, with billions of followers worldwide.

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  • 13. 

    World's largest religion

    Correct Answer
    Christianity
    Explanation
    Christianity is considered the world's largest religion due to its vast number of followers globally. With over 2.3 billion adherents, it surpasses other major religions such as Islam and Hinduism. The religion originated from the teachings of Jesus Christ and spread throughout the Roman Empire and beyond. Its growth can be attributed to various factors including its missionary efforts, colonization, and cultural influence. Christianity encompasses various denominations and beliefs, but its core principles revolve around the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, as well as the teachings found in the Bible.

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  • 14. 

    God the father, the Son (Jesus) and the Holy Spirit

    Correct Answer
    trinity
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "trinity" because it refers to the Christian belief in the threefold nature of God as God the Father, God the Son (Jesus), and God the Holy Spirit. The concept of the Trinity is central to Christian theology and represents the unity and coexistence of these three distinct persons within the one Godhead.

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  • 15. 

    ________ chosen by Jesus preached the Gospel after his death.

    Correct Answer
    apostles
    Explanation
    After Jesus' death, the apostles were chosen by him to continue spreading the Gospel. They were his closest followers and were entrusted with the task of sharing his teachings and establishing the early Christian church. The apostles played a crucial role in spreading the message of Jesus and were instrumental in the growth and development of Christianity.

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  • 16. 

    Christians date the beginning of church to this event known as...

    Correct Answer
    pentecost
    Explanation
    Christians date the beginning of the church to the event known as Pentecost. Pentecost is a significant event in Christian history that is described in the New Testament of the Bible. It marks the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and disciples of Jesus, empowering them to spread the teachings of Jesus and establish the Christian church. This event is seen as the birth of the church and is celebrated by Christians worldwide.

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  • 17. 

    Old Testament (which religions) alphabetical order

    Correct Answer
    Christianity, Judaism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Christianity, Judaism. This is because the question is asking for the religions in alphabetical order from the Old Testament. Christianity and Judaism are the two religions mentioned in the Old Testament, and when listed alphabetically, Christianity comes before Judaism.

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  • 18. 

    Baptism (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Christianity
    Explanation
    The question is asking which religion practices baptism. The correct answer is Christianity. Baptism is a sacrament in Christianity, where individuals are immersed in water or have water poured over them as a symbol of purification and initiation into the Christian faith. Other religions may also practice some form of baptism, but it is most commonly associated with Christianity.

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  • 19. 

    Eucharist (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Christianity
    Explanation
    Eucharist is a religious practice in Christianity. It refers to the sacrament of the Holy Communion, where Christians partake in the body and blood of Jesus Christ through bread and wine. This ritual is central to Christian worship and is believed to symbolize the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Eucharist is not practiced in other religions, making Christianity the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    Choose the three choices that are the main groups of Christianity.

    • A.

      Roman Catholic

    • B.

      Protestant

    • C.

      Western Orthodox

    • D.

      Eastern Orthodox

    • E.

      Lutheran

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Roman Catholic
    B. Protestant
    D. Eastern Orthodox
    Explanation
    The correct answer choices for the main groups of Christianity are Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox. These three groups represent the largest branches within Christianity. Roman Catholicism is the largest Christian denomination, while Protestantism encompasses various denominations that emerged from the Reformation. Eastern Orthodoxy is the third major branch, primarily practiced in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Lutheran, Western Orthodox, and other options mentioned in the question are not considered as the main groups of Christianity.

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  • 21. 

    Believe Jesus is the Messiah (which religion)

    Correct Answer(s)
    Christianity
    Explanation
    The belief that Jesus is the Messiah is a central tenet of Christianity. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity. This belief sets Christianity apart from other religions such as Judaism and Islam, which do not recognize Jesus as the Messiah. Therefore, the correct answer is Christianity.

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  • 22. 

    Monotheistic (which religions)

    Correct Answer(s)
    Christianity, Islam, Judaism
    Christianity Islam Judaism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. These three religions are monotheistic, meaning they believe in the existence of only one God. In Christianity, followers believe in God as revealed in the Holy Trinity - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Islam adheres to the belief in Allah as the one and only God, as stated in the Quran. Judaism also believes in the monotheistic worship of Yahweh, the God of Israel, as described in the Hebrew Bible.

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  • 23. 

    Star of David (which religion)

    Correct Answer(s)
    Judaism
    Explanation
    The Star of David is a symbol commonly associated with Judaism. It is a six-pointed star made up of two equilateral triangles, representing the connection between God and the Jewish people. This symbol has been used for centuries to represent Judaism and is prominently displayed on synagogues, Jewish artifacts, and the flag of Israel. Therefore, the correct answer for the religion associated with the Star of David is Judaism.

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  • 24. 

    Born in Mecca, ___________ began to receive revelations from Allah that were transmitted by the angel Gabriel.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Prophet Muhammad
    Explanation
    Prophet Muhammad is the correct answer because he was indeed born in Mecca and is known for receiving revelations from Allah through the angel Gabriel. These revelations form the basis of the Islamic holy book, the Quran. Muhammad is considered the last and final prophet in Islam, and his teachings and actions are highly revered by Muslims worldwide.

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  • 25. 

    Quran known as?

    Correct Answer(s)
    holy book of the Muslims
    holy book
    Explanation
    The Quran is known as the holy book of the Muslims. It is considered the most sacred text in Islam and is believed to be the word of God as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. The Quran contains teachings, guidance, and laws that Muslims follow in their daily lives. It is recited and memorized by Muslims worldwide and holds immense religious and spiritual significance for them.

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  • 26. 

    _________ began in Arabia and Muslims live in every area of the world.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Islam
    Explanation
    Islam began in Arabia and has spread to every area of the world, with Muslims living in various countries and regions. Islam is a major world religion, founded by the prophet Muhammad in the 7th century. It originated in the Arabian Peninsula and quickly gained followers, eventually spreading through trade, conquest, and missionary activities. Today, Islam is practiced by millions of people globally, making it one of the most widely followed religions in the world.

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  • 27. 

    About 1/5 of Muslims live in the Middle East. true or false?

    Correct Answer(s)
    false
    Explanation
    Approximately only 20% of Muslims live in the Middle East, which is less than 1/5 of the total Muslim population worldwide. This indicates that the statement is false.

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  • 28. 

    Muhammad's sayings and acts is called...

    Correct Answer(s)
    Sunna
    Explanation
    Muhammad's sayings and acts are referred to as Sunna. Sunna encompasses the teachings and practices of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, serving as a guide for Muslims to follow in their daily lives. It includes his words, actions, approvals, and disapprovals, providing a comprehensive understanding of how to live a righteous and virtuous life according to Islamic principles. Sunna is considered an important source of guidance and inspiration for Muslims, alongside the Quran.

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  • 29. 

    The Sunna is presented in written collections called the.....

    Correct Answer(s)
    Hadith
    Explanation
    The Sunna, which refers to the teachings, actions, and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad, is preserved and presented in written collections known as Hadith. These collections contain a compilation of narrations and traditions that provide guidance and insight into the Prophet's life and teachings. The Hadith serves as an important source of religious guidance and legal rulings for Muslims, and studying and understanding them is crucial for practicing Islam.

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  • 30. 

    Which of the five pillars of Islam is....there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah

    • A.

      Shahada

    • B.

      Prayer

    • C.

      Almsgiving/Charity

    • D.

      Fasting

    • E.

      Pilgrimage/Hajj

    Correct Answer
    A. Shahada
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shahada. The Shahada is the declaration of faith in Islam, stating that there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. It is considered the most important pillar of Islam as it establishes the belief in the oneness of Allah and the prophethood of Muhammad. The Shahada is recited by Muslims as a testimony of their faith and is a fundamental aspect of their religious identity.

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  • 31. 

    Which of the five pillars of Islam is....assisting the poor

    • A.

      Shahada

    • B.

      Prayer

    • C.

      Almsgiving/Charity

    • D.

      Pilgrimmage/Hajj

    • E.

      Fasting

    Correct Answer
    C. Almsgiving/Charity
    Explanation
    Almsgiving/Charity is considered one of the five pillars of Islam because it emphasizes the importance of assisting the poor and those in need. It is a religious duty for Muslims to give a portion of their wealth to those less fortunate, as an act of compassion and to promote social justice. This pillar encourages believers to be generous and selfless, recognizing the value of helping others and promoting equality within society.

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  • 32. 

    Hajj is pilgrimage to...

    • A.

      Mecca

    • B.

      Medina

    • C.

      Istanbul

    • D.

      Kabul

    Correct Answer
    A. Mecca
    Explanation
    Hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca. Mecca is the holiest city in Islam and is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad. It is the destination for Muslims from all over the world who gather to perform the Hajj, which is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. During the Hajj, Muslims perform a series of rituals and prayers, including circling the Kaaba, which is a sacred building in the center of the Great Mosque. Mecca holds immense religious significance for Muslims and is the ultimate destination for those undertaking the Hajj pilgrimage.

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  • 33. 

    _______ ___ ____ ________ (4 words) is where Muslims believe the Prophet Mohammad rose into heaven.

    Correct Answer
    dome of the rock
    Explanation
    The Dome of the Rock is where Muslims believe the Prophet Mohammad rose into heaven.

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  • 34. 

    Prayer rug (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Islam
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Islam because a prayer rug is primarily associated with the Islamic religion. In Islam, it is customary for Muslims to perform their daily prayers on a clean surface, and a prayer rug provides a designated and clean space for this purpose. The rug is typically adorned with Islamic symbols and patterns, reflecting the religious significance of prayer in Islam. Therefore, the answer to the question is Islam as it is the religion that commonly uses prayer rugs.

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  • 35. 

    What is the second largest religion in the world?

    Correct Answer
    islam
    Explanation
    Islam is the second largest religion in the world based on the number of followers. It has over 1.8 billion adherents globally, making it a significant religion. Islam originated in the 7th century CE in the Arabian Peninsula and spread throughout the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. It is characterized by its belief in the teachings of the prophet Muhammad and the holy book, the Quran. Islam has had a profound impact on various aspects of society, including culture, politics, and law, and continues to be a major global religion.

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  • 36. 

    Rosh Hashanah (which religion)

    Correct Answer
    Judaism
    Explanation
    Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish holiday that marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year. It is considered one of the most important holidays in Judaism and is observed by Jewish people around the world. During Rosh Hashanah, Jewish people gather to pray, reflect on the past year, and seek forgiveness for any wrongdoings. The holiday is characterized by special prayers, festive meals, blowing the shofar (a ram's horn), and wishing each other a sweet and prosperous year ahead. Therefore, the correct answer for the religion associated with Rosh Hashanah is Judaism.

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