World Religions Today - Chapter 8

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Question 1:


a) 523, 000
b) 278,000
c) 1.3 million
d) 53,000

Question 2:


a) 1699
b) 1947
c) 1492
d) 1066

Question 3:


a) Debate over an independent Sikh homeland.
b) Debate over the modernization of Sikh traditions.
c) Debate over the role of women in Sikh rituals
d) Debate over the nature of equality and its representations.
e) Debate over the autonomy of Sikh communities outside the Punjab.

Question 4:


a) Hinduism
b) Christianity
c) Buddhist
d) Islam
e) Aboriginal ancestor cults.

Question 5:


a) Adi Granth
b) Sikh Panth
c) Bagahavad Gita
d) Vinyana

Question 6:


a) Kabir
b) Nanak
c) Rawalpindi
d) Nehru

Question 7:


a) The primary code of law for Sikh communities.
b) A list of Sikhism’s articles of faith.
c) The vows recited at a Sikh marriage.
d) A concise summary of Sikh doctrine.

Question 8:


a) The consolidation of scripture and tradition
b) Increasing the political role of Sikhs in the Mughal Empire.
c) The formation of the Khalsa Panth.
d) The drive for a Sikh national homeland

Question 9:


a) The consolidation of scripture and tradition.
b) Increasing the political role of Sikhs in the Mughal Empire.
c) The formation of the Khalsa Panth.
d) The drive for a Sikh national homeland.

Question 10:


a) The consolidation of scripture and tradition.
b) Increasing the political role of Sikhs in the Mughal Empire.
c) The formation of the Khalsa Panth.
d) The drive for a Sikh national homeland.

Question 11:


a) Guru Nanak
b) Guru Arjan
c) Guru Angad
d) Guru Amar Das

Question 12:


a) Gurdawa
b) Langar
c) Amrit
d) Janam Sakis

Question 13:


a) It granted Sikhs control over their own places of worship.
b) It recognized the difference between Hindus and Sikhs.
c) A and B
d) It forbid the gathering of more than 500 Sikhs at a time in any gurdawa.

Question 14:


a) Sikh Rahit Maryada
b) Adi Granth
c) Kirtan
d) Mu16l Mantra

Question 15:


a) 1947
b) 533
c) 1604
d) 1488

Question 16:


a) Vancouver
b) Halifax
c) Toronto
d) Montreal

Question 17:


a) Suspicion of tuberculosis.
b) Immigration quotas.
c) The ship sailed from Hong Kong.
d) The passengers had no identification.

Question 18:


a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Malcolm X
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Question 19:


a) A divine revelation
b) A Guru in itself
c) A description of the life of Sikhism’s founder
d) An instruction manuel for social life.

Question 20:


a) India
b) Afghanistan
c) Pakistan

Question 21:


a) Jainism
b) Christianity
c) Zoroastrianism
d) Islam
e) Hinduism

Question 22:


a) Hatha yoga
b) Sufi saints
c) Sant poetry
d) All of the above

Question 23:


a) 1984
b) 723
c) 1539
d) 1066

Question 24:


a) Rajit Singh
b) Kabir
c) Guru Anjar
d) Tat Khalsa

Question 25:


a) All participants must cover their heads.
b) No intoxicants are permitted.
c) Shoes must be removed.
d) No objects may be carried.

Question 26:


a) The third name of the maternal grandmother/grandfather.
b) The Guru whose birthday is closest to their own.
c) The first letter on the left-hand page of the Adi Granth opened randomly at the naming ceremony.
d) A determination of the auspicious name made by the Granthi after a consideration of the time and place of birth of the baby’s parents.

Question 27:


a) Recites a prayer thanking God for giving his daughter to her new husband.
b) Hands the bride a scarf worn by the groom.
c) Escorts the bride to the home of her new husband’s parents.
d) Signs a contract in the presence of the Adi Granth.

Question 28:


a) Idi Amin expelled roughly 80,000 South Asian residents from Uganda. (YES)
b) The Canadian government prohibited any further Sikh immigration to Canada.
c) Partition riots.
d) The shifting political situation in East Asia.

Question 29:


a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) Calgary
d) British Columbia (YES)

Question 30:


a) 1940
b) 1823
c) 1984 (YES)
d) 1747

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