Wrel30: Introductory Quiz

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Religion Quizzes & Trivia

The first quiz for World Religion 30.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Human

    • B. 

      Spiritual

    • C. 

      Ultimacy

    • D. 

      Transformation

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Traditions

    • B. 

      Faith

    • C. 

      Symbols

    • D. 

      Meditation

  • 4. 
    The belief in one or more gods is best defined as
    • A. 

      Monism

    • B. 

      Monotheism

    • C. 

      Theism

    • D. 

      Polytheism

  • 5. 
    Secularism refers to
    • A. 

      A rejection of the existence of gods

    • B. 

      Having to do with observable reality

    • C. 

      A religious movement that is split from another group

    • D. 

      A level of existence beyond the ordinary

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      They are meeting their social needs.

    • B. 

      They are compelled to be religious.

    • C. 

      They are expressing themselves.

    • D. 

      They are meeting their psychological needs.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Parents made you

    • B. 

      Economic decision making

    • C. 

      Understanding one another

    • D. 

      Learning about political choices

  • 8. 
    The theory of evolution and the monotheistic belief that the world was created in six days is an example of how science and religion are
    • A. 

      Incompatible

    • B. 

      Coexistent

    • C. 

      Interrelated

    • D. 

      The same thing

  • 9. 
    The perception that science helps us understand the natural world while religion examines the underlying causes and and purposes of existence is an example of how science and religion are
    • A. 

      Incompatible

    • B. 

      Coexistent

    • C. 

      Interrelated

    • D. 

      The same thing

  • 10. 
    The native american saying that you should not judge someone until you have walked a mile in his or her shoes, demonstrates which method of studying religion?
    • A. 

      Historical

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Comparative

    • D. 

      Phenomenological

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Historical

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Comparative

    • D. 

      Phenomenological

  • 12. 
    A situation that is common to humanity, which results in a need for transformation by a religion can be referred to as
    • A. 

      The nature of reality

    • B. 

      Sacred

    • C. 

      Ideal state

    • D. 

      Basic human problem

  • 13. 
    In the Catholic faith, it is common to accept a sacremental drink of the blood of Jesus (really a wine or juice) and eat the body of Jesus (really a wafer or piece of bread).  In this example, the drink and food, can be thought of as a
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Myth

    • C. 

      Ritual

    • D. 

      Taboo

  • 14. 
    The story that the Jewish people were freed from slavery in Egypt and spent 40 years travelling to Israel to settle there is an example of a
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Myth

    • C. 

      Ritual

    • D. 

      Taboo

  • 15. 
    The passover celebration in the Catholic faith is an example of a
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Myth

    • C. 

      Ritual

    • D. 

      Taboo

  • 16. 
    Animism is a belief that is common to indigenous religions that all reality is infused with with spirits or spiritual forces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Functional atheism is the position that there is no god or gods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A religious movement that is dangerous in some obvious way can be called a cult.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Morality is the principles of right and wrong conduct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A movement within a religion in which things are unchanging and can not be argued can be called fundamentalist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Marriage, birth and death are times when religions may practice rites of passage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False