World Religions: Western Traditions, Fourth Edition—Chapter 8

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Question 1:


a) Syria
b) Egypt
c) Iraq
d) Iran

Question 2:


a) Shi’ites
b) Sunnis
c) Mujahidin
d) Fatwas

Question 3:


a) Bill Clinton
b) Ronal Reagan
c) George W. Bush
d) Richard Nixon

Question 4:


a) Afghanistan
b) Pakistan
c) India
d) Iraq

Question 5:


a) Delhi
b) Hyderabad
c) Jaipur
d) Ayodhya

Question 6:


a) Hindu and Buddhist
b) Muslim and Hindu
c) Christian and Muslim
d) Hindu and Christian

Question 7:


a) Sufis
b) Uighurs
c) Salafists
d) Twelvers

Question 8:


a) Judaism
b) Christianity
c) Islam
d) Hinduism

Question 9:


a) 1899
b) 1957
c) 1925
d) 1913

Question 10:


a) Its inerrancy
b) Its relativism
c) Its historicity
d) Its fallibility

Question 11:


a) Iran as a Muslim nation
b) The United States as a Christian nation
c) Israel as a Jewish nation
d) India as a Hindu nation

Question 12:


a) Barry White
b) Ellen White
c) Lynn White
d) Jim White

Question 13:


a) Canada
b) Turkey
c) Bangladesh
d) India

Question 14:


a) Pakistani nationalist political party
b) Muslim LGBTIQ support/advocacy group
c) A contested sacred site in India
d) An Islamic university in California

Question 15:


a) Monologue
b) Dialogue
c) Poetic
d) Political treatise

Question 16:


a) Jerusalem
b) New York City
c) London
d) Chicago

Question 17:


a) Orthodox
b) Conservative
c) Reform
d) Hassidic

Question 18:


a) Married Buddhist priests
b) The wives of gay Chinese men
c) Japanese Zen literalists
d) Tibetan Buddhist nationalists

Question 19:


a) India
b) Pakistan
c) Indonesia
d) China

Question 20:


a) William James
b) Willard G. Oxtoby
c) Wilfred Cantwell Smith
d) Charles Taylor