A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition: Chapter 2

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Question 1:


a) North America
b) Australia
c) South America
d) Africa

Question 2:


a) The art itself
b) The community
c) Relationships
d) Rituals

Question 3:


a) White
b) Black
c) Red
d) Yellow

Question 4:


a) Nuer
b) Xhosa
c) Sioux
d) Ainu

Question 5:


a) Loss of religion
b) Loss of language
c) Loss of land
d) All of the Above

Question 6:


a) Maori
b) Navajo
c) Xhosa
d) Dogon

Question 7:


a) When the initiate dreams of a particular animal
b) When the initiate dreams of a particular ancestor
c) When a vision quest is undertaken
d) When the initiate is separated from the community

Question 8:


a) Show joy
b) Preserve resources
c) Participate in ritual purity
d) Cope with pain, disruption, and loss

Question 9:


a) Anishinaubae
b) Adulthood
c) Initiation
d) All of the above

Question 10:


a) A religious and social home
b) A form of resistance and renewal
c) A type of religious icon
d) A type of animal sacrifice

Question 11:


a) Aborigines
b) Dogon
c) Newa
d) Navajo

Question 12:


a) The Vision Quest
b) The Ghost Dance
c) The Blessingway ritual
d) The Sun Dance

Question 13:


a) Love Magic
b) The Bone People
c) The Song My Paddle Sings
d) Red Willows

Question 14:


a) No one’s land
b) Everyone’s land
c) The centre of the land
d) The centre of the universe

Question 15:


a) South America
b) Pacific Northwest
c) Atlantic Canada
d) Australia

Question 16:


a) Paiute
b) Navajo
c) Lakota Sioux
d) Xhosa

Question 17:


a) Shape-changers
b) Cultural heroes
c) Violators of social order
d) All of the above

Question 18:


a) Scientific
b) Advanced
c) Primitive
d) Civilized

Question 19:


a) The initiate
b) Everyone
c) The priests
d) No one

Question 20:


a) Dogs
b) Tigers
c) Bears
d) Lions