Religion Quiz - period 3

 
1) The classical theory of how Hinduism was formed says that
a) It was due to invasions by Aryan tribes
b) It was due to a large earthquake
c) It was due to a great flood
d) God told Muhammed to write the holy book
2) What does Transmigration of the Soul mean?
a) Eternal ecstasy
b) Reincarnation
c) Jihad
d) It is illegal to eat beef
3) What was the main principal expressed through Satyagraha?
a) Reincarnation
b) Nirvana
c) Spirits in the material world
d) Nonviolence
4) How did Gandhi die?
a) Starvation
b) Old age
c) Assassination
d) Car wreck
5) Who is the last prophet of God in the Islamic Religion?
a) Abu Bakr
b) Muhammad Ibn Abdallah
c) Jesus Christ
d) Abraham
6) The ________ is a collection of the revelations that are the principle beliefs and practices of Islam?
a) Koran
b) Shanti
c) Ramadan
d) Hibdu
7) In the Shii Community of Islam, who was the chosen leader after Muhammadís death in A.D. 632?
a) Abraham
b) Ali, Muhammadís brother-in-law
c) Abu Bakr
d) Muhammad Ibn Abdallah
8) The Koran is written in:
a) Indian
b) Japanese
c) Arabic
d) Islamic
9) How many pillars of Islam are there?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5
10) Muslims are to fast from sunrise to sunset during what?
a) Ramadan
b) Chanukah
c) Passover
d) Lent
11) What is the name of Islamic law?
a) Shinto
b) Kami
c) Shariah
d) Wahabbi
12) Muhammad was a...
a) Prophet
b) President
c) Ambassador
d) God
13) About how many followers are there in the Islam religion?
a) 12 million
b) 120 million
c) 1.2 billion
d) 12 billion
14) Where is Taoism an important feature in religious life?
a) China
b) India
c) Israel
d) France
15) What does the word Shinto refer to?
a) Islamic temples
b) Native Japanese religious ideas
c) Native American beliefs
d) The Chinese way of living
16) What kind of religion is Hinduism?
a) Monotheistic
b) Bitheistic
c) Tritheistic
d) Polytheistic
17) How many Hindus are there in the world?
a) 15 million
b) 125 million
c) 765 million
d) 8955 million
18) All are pillars of Islam, EXCEPT: 
a) Prayer
b) Fasting
c) Prophethood
d) Charity
e) Pilgrimage
19) Islam's holiest city is: 
a) Medina
b) Mecca
c) Jerusalem
d) Baghdad
e) Monaco
20) Which story is NOT in the Qur'an? 
a) Adam and Eve
b) Abrahamís sacrifice of his son
c) Noahís ark
d) Jesus' crucifixion
21) What do Muslims call God?
a) Allah
b) God
c) Waheguru
d) Jehovah
22) What is/are the holy books in Islam?
a) The Torah
b) The Bible
c) The Qur'an
d) The Vedas
e) The Tripitaka
23) What is/are the holy books in Buddhism?
a) The Torah
b) The Bible
c) The Qur'an
d) The Vedas
e) The Tripitaka
24) What is/are the holy books in Judaism?
a) The Torah
b) The Bible
c) The Qur'an
d) The Vedas
e) The Tripitaka
25) What is/are the holy books in Christianity?
a) The Torah
b) The Bible
c) The Qur'an
d) The Vedas
e) The Tripitaka
26) What is/are the holy books in Hinduism?
a) The Torah
b) The Bible
c) The Qur'an
d) The Vedas
e) The Tripitaka
27) Where do Muslims worship?
a) church
b) synagogue
c) temple
d) mosque
28) Where do Jews worship?
a) church
b) synagogue
c) temple
d) mosque
29) Where do Hindus worship?
a) church
b) synagogue
c) temple
d) mosque
30) Where do Christians worship?
a) church
b) synagogue
c) temple
d) mosque
31) What are the "religions of the book?Ē
a) Hinduism and Buddhism
b) Christianity and Shintoism
c) Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
d) Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shintoism
e) Islam, Hinduism, and Taoism
32) Somebody who believes in reincarnation is probably
a) Jewish
b) Muslim
c) Shinto
d) Hindu
e) Christian
33) Someone who believes that winds have spirits is probably
a) Buddhist
b) Christian
c) Hindu
d) Jewish
e) Muslim
f) Shinto
34) Someone who believes in enlightenment is probably
a) Buddhist
b) Christian
c) Hindu
d) Jewish
e) Muslim
f) Shinto
35) Someone who believes in the resurrection of Jesus is probably
a) Buddhist
b) Christian
c) Hindu
d) Jewish
e) Muslim
f) Shinto
36) Cows are most closely associated with
a) Buddhism
b) Christianity
c) Hinduism
d) Islam
e) Judaism
f) Shintoism


Match the religion with the part of the world in which it was founded:

37) Buddhism
38) Christianity
39) Hinduism
40) Islam
41) Judaism
42) Shintoism
43) Taoism
a) Africa
b) China
c) Europe
d) India
e) Japan
f) Middle East
g) North America
h) South America