A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition: Chapter 1

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Question 1:


a) Theology
b) High places
c) Set Apart
d) Energy

Question 2:


a) Body in the fetal position
b) Body facing towards the east
c) Presence of grave goods
d) All of the above

Question 3:


a) The Torah
b) The Vedas
c) The Bhagavad Gita
d) Zarathustra

Question 4:


a) Sigmund Freud
b) Wilfred Cantwell Smith
c) Karl Marx
d) Bronislaw Malinowski

Question 5:


a) Hades
b) Demeter
c) Dionysus
d) Persephone

Question 6:


a) 12
b) 99
c) 48
d) 75

Question 7:


a) Water
b) A Rocky mountaintop
c) The Sky
d) The hoof of an ox

Question 8:


a) Scriptural religion
b) Monasticism
c) Fundamentalism
d) Prophetic religion

Question 9:


a) You are me
b) That is you
c) We are one
d) God is one

Question 10:


a) Lamb
b) Serpent
c) Fish
d) Bull

Question 11:


a) Krishna
b) Amitabha
c) Zeus
d) Jesus

Question 12:


a) Animal spirits
b) Objects of protection
c) Contact with spirits
d) All of the above

Question 13:


a) Medicine man
b) Witchdoctor
c) Soul doctor
d) High priest

Question 14:


a) Japan
b) China
c) England
d) Mexico

Question 15:


a) Durga
b) Vishnu
c) Kali
d) Bast

Question 16:


a) Pluralism refers merely to tolerance of one another.
b) Pluralism is not the same thing as secularism.
c) Pluralism is not the same thing as relativism.
d) Pluralism is not the same thing as diversity

Question 17:


a) Relevo
b) Relictus
c) Religare
d) Reliquum

Question 18:


a) Amitabha Buddha
b) Krishna
c) Dhamayanti
d) Nichiren

Question 19:


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

Question 20:


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