Belief Systems Quiz

Question 1 of 32

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Which of the following texts were holy to the Hindus?

Select one of the following:

  • Vedas and the Analects

  • Analects and the Bhagavad Gita

  • Avesta and the Vedas

  • Vedas and the Bhagavad Gita

Question 2 of 32

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Why was Buddhism attractive to low class Hindus?

Select one of the following:

  • People wanted to revoke all of their worldly belongings

  • Enlightenment and release from reincarnation could be achieved in a single lifetime

  • There was no caste system

  • B and C

Question 3 of 32

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What did Buddhists believe all life was?

Select one of the following:

  • Suffering

  • A gift

  • A chance to do good

  • A time for people to fulfill God's wishes

Question 4 of 32

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How did Asoka spread Buddhism across India?

Select one of the following:

  • He had preachers go from town to town

  • He conquered all of India converting the conquered peoples

  • He built pillars across pillars which had the Buddha's teachings written on them

  • He taxed those who were not Buddhist

Question 5 of 32

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What were the five core relationships in Confucianism?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Brother to Sister

  • Husband to Wife

  • Father to Daughter

  • Friend to Friend

  • Elder Brother to Younger Brother

  • Man to Dog

  • Father to Son

  • Ruler to Subject

Question 6 of 32

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Where did Confucianism spread

Select one of the following:

  • India

  • East Asia

  • Europe

  • The Americas

Question 7 of 32

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How did Daoism contrast with Confucianism?

Select one of the following:

  • Daoists considered women superior to men

  • Daoists believed in one God

  • Daoists believed in a loose and uninvolved government rather than the structured Confucian one

  • Daoists believed in the same values as Confucianism but that it was founded by Laozi

Question 8 of 32

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What was the first monotheistic religion?

Select one of the following:

  • Judaism

  • Christianity

  • Islam

  • Zoroastrianism

Question 9 of 32

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How did Zoroastrianism give Persian rulers power?

Select one of the following:

  • Persian rulers learned complex fire rituals that amazed people

  • Persian rulers spread Zoroastrianism by the sword amazing all who saw them

  • The Persian rulers were the connection to Ahura Mazda on Earth so they were both political and religious rulers

  • Ahura Mazda appeared to people in their dreams blessing the Persian rulers

Question 10 of 32

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What was the Jewish covenant with God?

Select one of the following:

  • God would give them an infinite supply of bread and honey in return for their worship

  • If the Jews worshipped God he would not destroy them

  • God would give the Jews the power to destroy all others in return for their worship

  • If the Jews worshipped God they would be his chosen people and be as numerous as the stars

Question 11 of 32

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How did Judaism spread?

Select one of the following:

  • They were kicked out of their homeland and travelled across the world

  • They were traders and merchants and spread their religion along the routes

  • Everybody loved Judaism and converted

  • People could achieve enlightenment in a single lifetime in Judaism

Question 12 of 32

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Why did the Great Schism happen?

Select one of the following:

  • The eastern Christians had adopted some Islamic values

  • Eastern Christians were much richer and enlightened than the western Christians

  • Eastern Christians wanted to idolize Jesus

  • The Pope interdicted the entire Byzantine Empire

Question 13 of 32

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Which Roman emperor first accepted Christians

Select one of the following:

  • Julius

  • Augustus

  • Hadrian

  • Constantine

Question 14 of 32

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What were the Five Pillars of Islam?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Pledging to fight for God

  • Declaration of faith

  • Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

  • Pilgrimage to Constantinople

  • Pilgrimage to Mecca

  • Charity

  • Praying five times a day

  • Protecting the weak

  • Fasting on Ramadan

Question 15 of 32

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What split Islam into its two major sects?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Who was the rightful caliph

  • Idol worship

  • Race

  • Language

Question 16 of 32

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Brahmins were the most powerful caste

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 32

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The Avesta was a Hindu holy text

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 32

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The Buddha was originally a beggar

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 32

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Buddhists stressed meditation and self control

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 32

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Theravada was the less strict form of Buddhism who worshipped Buddha as a God

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 32

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The Analects were written by Confucius?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 22 of 32

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The Han civil service test was based on Buddhism

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 32

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Dao means the Way

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 24 of 32

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Daoists believed the best government was the one with the least control

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 25 of 32

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Zoroastrians believed water was holy

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 26 of 32

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Zoroastrianism was the official religion of the Seljuk Turks

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 27 of 32

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David united the Jewish tribes into an empire

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 28 of 32

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Jews killed Jesus :D

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 29 of 32

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The Bible was a holy book to Christians

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 30 of 32

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Paul spread Christianity after Jesus's death

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 31 of 32

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Muhammad was born a prince

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 32 of 32

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In Islam all people are spiritually equal

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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