Learn About World Religions With This Quiz

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Learn About World Religions With This Quiz

This test assesses your knowledge of the five major world religions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A follower of Islam is called a __________________________.
    • A. 

      Brahman

    • B. 

      Missionary

    • C. 

      Muslim

    • D. 

      Hindi

  • 2. 
    The founder of Islam is  ___________________.
    • A. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Jesus

    • D. 

      Muhammad

  • 3. 
    The belief in one god is called ________________
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Religion

  • 4. 
    The sacred text (holy book) of the Christians is the _______________.
    • A. 

      Qu'ran or Koran

    • B. 

      Bible

    • C. 

      The Vedas

    • D. 

      The Torah

  • 5. 
    The founder of Buddhism is ______________________
    • A. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • B. 

      Jesus

    • C. 

      Muhammad

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 6. 
    Some of the sacred texts of the Hindus include __________________
    • A. 

      The Torah and the Hebrew Bible

    • B. 

      The Qu'ran and the teachings Abraham

    • C. 

      The Vedas, Maharbharata, and the Upanishads

  • 7. 
    The sacred text (holy book) for followers of Islam is _______________
    • A. 

      Bible

    • B. 

      The Vedas

    • C. 

      Qu'ran or Koran

    • D. 

      The Torah

  • 8. 
    This man was the founder of Judaism
    • A. 

      Solomon

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Jesus

    • D. 

      Mohammad

  • 9. 
    Which is NOT one of the Five Pillars of Faith associated with Islam?
    • A. 

      Give to charity

    • B. 

      Pray 5 x's per day

    • C. 

      Travel to Mecca at least once in your lifetime

    • D. 

      Become a missionary in a foreign land

  • 10. 
    The Five Pillars of Faith which include praying five times a day and making a pilgrimage to what holy city? Muslims also face this city when they pray.
    • A. 

      Mecca

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Istanbul

    • D. 

      Beijing

  • 11. 
    All three major monotheistic religions developed in this region.
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Middle East or Southwest Asia

    • D. 

      China

  • 12. 
    Hinduism and Buddhism both developed in this area.
    • A. 

      Middle East

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 13. 
    Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Believe in many divine Gods

    • B. 

      Worship only one God

    • C. 

      Follow the teachings of the Qu'ran

    • D. 

      Believe Jesus was the son of God

  • 14. 
    The Torah is the sacred writing (holy book) for which religion?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    The belief that the soul never dies but is continually reborn or reincarnated is associated with which religion?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Hinduism and Buddhism

  • 16. 
    Following the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths to achieve enlightenment is associated with which religion?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Christianity

  • 17. 
    Diwali, the festival of Lights is important to which religion?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Judaism

    • C. 

      Hinduism

  • 18. 
    The following symbol represents what religion?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 19. 
    The Star of David, honors King David who ruled the kingdom of Israel from 1000-962 BC. This is associated with which religion?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Hinduism

  • 20. 
    The "Om" symbol represents the religion of _________________.
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 21. 
    Ramadan is the holy month of fasting for which religion?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

  • 22. 
    This religion believes that the main god and creator, Brahman, takes the form of three deities. There are hundreds of other gods in this religion. What religion is this?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 23. 
    The cross and the wheel of Dharma are a symbol for what two faiths, respectively?
    • A. 

      Hinduism and Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity and Islam

    • C. 

      Christianity and Buddhism

    • D. 

      Judaism and Hinduism

  • 24. 
    The predominant religion in the Middle East (located between Africa and Asia), including countries such as Saudi Arabia and Iraq is __________________
    • A. 

      Islam--Sunni

    • B. 

      Christianity--Protestant

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 25. 
    The predominant religion in South America is ____________________
    • A. 

      Christianity--Roman Catholic

    • B. 

      Islam--Sunni

    • C. 

      Christianity--Protestant

    • D. 

      Buddhism

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