The World Religions Of 1500 A.D.

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  • 1. 

    Where was Judaism located?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Southern Europe

    • C.

      The Middle East

    • D.

      North Africa

    • E.

      West Africa

    • F.

      East Africa

    • G.

      South Asia

    • H.

      India

    • I.

      Southeast Asia

    • J.

      East Asia

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Europe
    C. The Middle East
    Explanation
    Judaism was primarily located in two regions: Europe and the Middle East. Europe has a significant Jewish population, particularly in countries like Poland, Germany, and France. However, the majority of Jewish history and culture is rooted in the Middle East, specifically in modern-day Israel and its surrounding areas. The Middle East is considered the birthplace of Judaism, with important historical sites such as Jerusalem and the ancient Kingdom of Israel. Therefore, both Europe and the Middle East are accurate locations for Judaism.

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  • 2. 

    Where was Christianity located?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Southern Europe

    • C.

      The Middle East

    • D.

      North Africa

    • E.

      West Africa

    • F.

      East Africa

    • G.

      South Asia

    • H.

      India

    • I.

      Southeast Asia

    • J.

      East Asia

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Europe
    C. The Middle East
    Explanation
    Christianity originated in the Middle East, specifically in the region known as the Levant, which includes modern-day Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria. It then spread to Europe through the Roman Empire and became the dominant religion in many European countries. Therefore, the correct answer is Europe, the Middle East.

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  • 3. 

    Where was Islam located?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Southern Europe

    • C.

      The Middle East

    • D.

      North Africa

    • E.

      West Africa

    • F.

      East Africa

    • G.

      South Asia

    • H.

      India

    • I.

      Southeast Asia

    • J.

      East Asia

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Southern Europe
    C. The Middle East
    D. North Africa
    E. West Africa
    F. East Africa
    G. South Asia
    Explanation
    Islam was located in multiple regions including southern Europe, the Middle East, north Africa, west Africa, east Africa, and south Asia. This suggests that Islam had a widespread presence and influence across different continents and regions.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Hinduism located?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Southern Europe

    • C.

      The Middle East

    • D.

      North Africa

    • E.

      West Africa

    • F.

      East Africa

    • G.

      South Asia

    • H.

      India

    • I.

      Southeast Asia

    • J.

      East Asia

    Correct Answer(s)
    G. South Asia
    H. India
    I. Southeast Asia
    Explanation
    Hinduism originated in the Indian subcontinent, specifically in South Asia. It has been a prominent religion in India for thousands of years and has also spread to Southeast Asia, including countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Cambodia. Hinduism's influence and presence in these regions make South Asia, India, and Southeast Asia the correct locations for Hinduism.

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  • 5. 

    Where was Buddhism located?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Southern Europe

    • C.

      The Middle East

    • D.

      North Africa

    • E.

      West Africa

    • F.

      East Africa

    • G.

      South Asia

    • H.

      India

    • I.

      Southeast Asia

    • J.

      East Asia

    Correct Answer(s)
    I. Southeast Asia
    J. East Asia
    Explanation
    Buddhism was located in Southeast Asia and East Asia. These regions are known for their strong Buddhist traditions and have a significant Buddhist population. Buddhism spread from its birthplace in India to other parts of Asia, including Southeast and East Asia, through trade routes and missionary activities. Countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, China, Japan, and Korea have embraced Buddhism and have rich Buddhist cultural and religious practices. Therefore, Southeast Asia and East Asia are the correct locations for Buddhism.

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