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Quiz I

  1. What is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers?
  2. Which celebration is often called the Hindu festival of lights?




  3. Guru Nanak was the founder of which religion?
  4. Name the large body of religious texts which are the oldest scriptures of Hinduism?
  5. Collectively known as 'The Pillars of Islam', how many basic religious acts are there in Islam?
  6. In the 1970s, which European country declared itself the world's first atheist state?
  7. Which Christian holiday celebrates the revelation of God the Son as a human being in Jesus Christ?
  8. Name the founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers?
  9. Which form of Christianity is the national religion of Scotland?
  10. In 1517, who launched the Protestant Reformation by posting The Ninety-Five Theses on the door of All Saints' Church, Wittenberg?
  11. The world headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is located in which American city?
  12. In almost all Christian traditions today, the New Testament consists of how many books?
  13. Can you name the ancient Jewish religious manuscripts found in the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert in the 1940s?
  14. Which people's religious practices include animism and shamanism, in which spiritual healers mediate with spirits?
  15. Which group of traditionalist Christians of Swiss German Anabaptist origins was founded by Jakob Ammann?
  16. Name the largest denomination of Islam out of the two main branches of Islam?
  17. What is the most popular religion in Japan?
  18. In the Catholic religion what name is given to the string of beads used to count the component prayers?
  19. The break of communion between the Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churches in 1054 was known as the 'Great' what?
  20. Was Guy Fawkes a catholic or a protestant?

Answers:

  1. Buddhism
  2. Diwali (also known as Divali, Deepawali or Dipavali)
  3. Sikhism
  4. The Vedas
  5. Five
  6. Albania
  7. Epiphany
  8. George Fox





  9. Presbyterianism
  10. Martin Luther
  11. Salt Lake City
  12. 27 books (the bible has 66 books in total in both the Old and New Testaments)
  13. The Dead Sea Scrolls
  14. Inuit (or eskimo)
  15. The Amish
  16. Shia Islam
  17. Shinto
  18. Rosary
  19. Schism
  20. Catholic (he planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 to assassinate King James I and restore a Catholic monarch to the throne)



Religion Quiz II

  1. Jainism has between four and five million followers, with most Jains residing in which country?
  2. Which evangelical Christian association founded in 1899 in Wisconsin has the primary activity of distributing free copies of the bible?
  3. Who founded The Church of Scientology in 1954?
  4. Which group emerged from the Bible Student movement founded in the late 1870s by Charles Taze Russell?
  5. Which modern Pagan religion is also termed Pagan Witchcraft?
  6. Which Abrahamic religion was developed in Jamaica during the 1930s?
  7. The Hare Krishna movement was founded (by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada) in 1966 in which city?
  8. Name the only predominately Catholic country in Asia?
  9. Which Jewish holiday means 'dedication' in Hebrew?
  10. Name the two countries in which Buddhism is practised by approximately 95 percent of its populations?
  11. Which word has the literal meaning "good news" and is the story of Christ’s teachings and life as told in the first four books of the Christian New Testament?
  12. The Quran is organized into chapters called surahs. How many surahs are there in the Quran?
  13. Who separated the English Church from Rome and made himself Supreme Head of the Church of England?
  14. The Golden Temple, the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism, is in which Indian city?
  15. Which term refers to a religio-cultural worldview attributed to Australian Aboriginal beliefs?

Answers:

  1. India
  2. Gideons International
  3. L. Ron Hubbard
  4. Jehovah's Witnesses
  5. Wicca





  6. Rastafari, also known as Rastafarianism
  7. New York City
  8. Philippines
  9. Hanukkah (Note: Not correct is Yom Kippur (also known as the Day of Atonement) which is the holiest day of the year in Judaism.)
  10. Cambodia and Thailand
  11. Gospel
  12. 114 surahs
  13. Henry VIII
  14. Amritsar
  15. Dreamtime








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