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World Religions

Text:

Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions

9th Edition, 2009

ISBN: 9870-0-13-601761-5

Robert S. Ellwood, Barbara A. McGraw

Prentice Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 07458

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GED 250 World Religions

Final Examination

1

Multiple Choice Questions (Enter your answers on the enclosed answer sheet)

 1. Moslems worship in a _______.

a. Temple

b. Church

c. Mosque

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 2. Hinduism in India or Roman Catholicism in Spain
fall into which of the following types?

a. Church

b. Sect

c. Cult

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 3. The Amish or Jehovah’s Witnesses fall into which
of the following types?

a. Church

b. Sect

c. Cult

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 4. Religious groups that combine separation from
society with new ideas and an emphasis on mystical
experience fall into which religious types?

a. Church

b. Sect

c. Cult

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above

 5. Which approach to the study of religion fits in with
the time concept and Western ideas?

a. Phenomenological approach

b. Historical approach

c. Critical approach

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



GED 250 World Religions

Final Examination

2

 6. An individual who has gained mastery over spirits
and who knows the paths of the dead by means of
a great initiatory experience is called a _______.

a. Priest

b. Shaman

c. Diviner

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 7. Polytheism reached an apex during which period?

a. Hunting and gathering religion

b. Agricultural religion

c. Ancient empires

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 8. The human custodian of spiritual power, the shaman,
is most important during which period?

a. Hunting and gathering religion

b. Agricultural religion

c. Ancient empires

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 9. The earth goddess grew most in significance and
was worshiped as a principal deity during which
period?

a. Hunting and gathering religion

b. Agricultural religion

c. Ancient empires

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



10. The possibility of different absolute truths existing
simultaneously (Dalai Lama) is an expression of
_______.

a. Liberalism

b. Modernism

c. Postmodernism

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 11. Which of the following characterize the soul?

a. Separable part of yourself

b. Undying

c. Widespread in the world

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 12. Which of the following is a city in India?

a. Delhi

b. Bombay

c. Calcutta

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 13. One’s place in Hindu society is called _______.

a. Rita

b. Karma

c. Caste

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 14. The cosmic order is called _______.

a. Rita

b. Karma

c. Caste

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



15. Dharma imposed personal retribution and reward
through _______.

a. Rita

b. Karma

c. Caste

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 16. According to the Laws of Manu, the basic end of
man which is pleasure is called _______.

a. Kama

b. Artha

c. Dharma

d. Nirvana

e. None of the above

 17. According to the Laws of Manu, the basic end of
man which is liberation is called _______.

a. Kama

b. Artha

c. Moksha

d. Nirvana

e. None of the above

 18. According to the Laws of Manu, the basic end of
man which is righteousness is called _______.

a. Kama

b. Artha

c. Dharma

d. Nirvana

e. None of the above



19. According to the Laws of Manu, the basic end of
man which is gain is called _______.

a. Kama

b. Artha

c. Dharma

d. Nirvana

e. None of the above

 20. The sets of songs and chants for auxiliary groups
of priests and charms from the Vedas are called
_______.

a. Sama Veda

b. Yajur Veda

c. Artharva Veda

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 21. The “Books of the Forest Schools” are _______.

a. Brahamans

b. Aranyakas

c. Upanishads

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 22. The commentaries on the Vedas are _______.

a. Brahamans

b. Aranyakas

c. Upanishads

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



23. Jainism was founded by _______.

a. Siddhartha Gautama

b. Mahavira

c. Ashoka

d. Guru Nanak

e. None of the above

 24. Buddhism was founded by _______.

a. Siddhartha Gautama

b. Mahavira

c. Ashoka

d. Guru Nanak

e. None of the above

 25. Which is the correct listing of castes/varnas, from
highest to lowest rank?

a. Brahmins, Vaisyas, Kshatriyas, Shudras.

b. Brahmins, Shudras, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas.

c. Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, Shudras.

d. Kshatriyas, Shudras, Vaisyas, Brahmins.

e. None of the above.

 26. According to the Yoga Sutras, the first limbs are
positive and negative moral rules called _______.

a. yama and niyama

b. siddhis and dharmana

c. asana and pranayama

d. pratyahara and dhyana

e. None of the above

 27. According to the Yoga Sutras, posture and breath
control are called _______.

a. asana and pranayama

b. siddhis and dharmana

c. yama and niyama

d. pratyahara and dhyana

e. None of the above



28. Krishna teaches Prince Arjuna the secret of
_______.

a. Jnana-yoga

b. Bhakti-yoga

c. Karma-yoga

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 29. The Three Refuges takes refuge in _______.

a. Buddha

b. Dharma

c. Samgha

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 30. What is Nirvana?

a. Being with Buddha in the Pure Land.

b. What you experience after solving a koan.

c. Great Western Paradise.

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 31. Vajrayana can be characterized by _______.

a. Known as the Thunderbolt Vessel

b. Found in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, and Mongolia

c. Known as the Diamond Vessel

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 32. In Vajrayana thought, the dharmakaya is made
equivalent to _______.

a. Paramitas

b. Prajna

c. Prajnaparamita

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



33. Who brought the Chan tradition of Buddhism to
China?

a. Upali

b. Kashyapa

c. Bodhidharma

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 34. Shinto gods are known as _______.

a. Torii

b. Kami

c. Matsuri

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 35. Which of the following is an offering at a Shinto
shrine?

a. Torii

b. Kami

c. Matsuri

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 36. What is a Shinto shrine festival called?

a. Torii

b. Kami

c. Matsuri

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 37. The Five Books or Confucian Classics include
_______.

a. The Great Learning

b. The Analects

c. The Mean

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



38. In Confucian thought, the Superior Man is called
_______.

a. Li

b. Ren

c. Jun-zi

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 39. In Confucian thought, what term indicates rites,
proper conduct, ceremonies, courtesy, and doing
things the right way?

a. Li

b. Ren

c. Jun-zi

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 40. Society for Confucius was founded on _______.

a. Filial Piety

b. The rectification of names

c. The five relationships

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 41. The Cornerstone relationship among the Five
Relationships is _______.

a. Ruler-Subject

b. Father-Son

c. Husband-Wife

d. Elder-Younger Brother

e. Friend-Friend



42. Filal Piety characterizes which of the following
Five Relationships?

a. Ruler-Subject

b. Father-Son

c. Husband-Wife

d. Elder-Younger Brother

e. Friend-Friend

 43. Which of the following is a Confucian Philosopher?

a. Xunzi

b. Mencius

c. Dong Zhongshu

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 44. Which of the following held that human nature is
basically good and is only impeded by an evil
social environment?

a. Xunzi

b. Mencius

c. Dong Zhongshu

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 45. Which of the following said that man is basically
evil in the sense of being self-centered and need
education and social control to become good?

a. Xunzi

b. Mencius

c. Dong Zhongshu

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



46. According to Confucian tradition, which of the following
wrote part of and edited all of the Five
Books?

a. Xunzi

b. Mencius

c. Dong Zhongshu

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 47. Which of the following religions believes that ultimate
reality consists of the Great Way down which
the universe moves?

a. Confucianism

b. Daoism/Taoism

c. Shintoism

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 48. Which of the following religions believes that what
is expected of humans is: to live spontaneously
and close to nature and in more formal systems to
meditate and perform rites that draw on close to
gods and immortals?

a. Confucianism

b. Daoism/Taoism

c. Shintoism

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 49. Which religious founder was known as the “Old
Man” and left China on a water buffalo towards
Tibet?

a. Siddhartha

b. Confucius

c. Laozi

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



50. Which of the following books did Laozi write?

a. Baopuzi

b. The Great Learning

c. Dao de jing

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 51. The first and greatest of subsequent Daoist writers
is _______.

a. Guo Xiang

b. Baopuzi

c. Ge Hong

d. Zhuangzi

e. All of the above

 52. Which of the following are Daoist writers?

a. Guo Xiang

b. Laozi

c. Ge Hong

d. Zhuangzi

e. All of the above

 53. Which of the following writings had Outer and
Inner parts?

a. The Dao de jing

b. The Baopuzi

c. The Zhuangzi

d. The Yi Jing

e. All of the above

 54. Wu-Wei stands for _______.

a. being or doing

b. nonbeing or not doing

c. being or not doing

d. nonbeing or doing

e. None of the above



55. The supreme deity in religious Daoism is _______.

a. The Jade Emperor

b. Laozi

c. The Yellow Emperor

d. The Mother Goddess

e. None of the above

 56. In Daoism, which of the following lives in Shangri-
La?

a. The Jade Emperor

b. Laozi

c. The Yellow Emperor

d. The Mother Goddess

e. None of the above

 57. Who wrote the analects for women?

a. Ch’eng

b. Pan Chao

c. Sung Jochao

d. Lui Hsian

e. None of the above

 58. In Shinto, the symbolic dwelling place of the kami
is called _______.

a. Shintai

b. Gohei

c. Haiden

d. Heiden

e. Honden

 59. What is the name of the God Abraham worshiped?

a. Ashtoreth

b. Tammuz

c. Sin

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



60. In Mesopotamia, the dying-rising vegetation god is
called _______.

a. Ashtoreth

b. Tammuz

c. Sin

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 61. Among the Hebrews, the nonpriestly spiritual leaders
are called _______.

a. Levites

b. Scribes

c. Prophets

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 62. Which of the following were in the Garden of Eden?

a. Cain and Abel

b. Abraham and Sarah

c. Adam and Eve

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 63. Which of the following Hebrew Kings built the first
temple?

a. Saul

b. Solomon

c. David

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 64. Which people took Jerusalem and destroyed the
Temple, carrying many off into exile?

a. Babylon

b. Egypt

c. Persia

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



65. Who conquered the Persian Empire?

a. Alexander the Great

b. Ptolemy

c. Antiochus IV

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 66. Which of the following teaches the full following of
the law or Torah and are very traditional in
Talmudic scholarship, theology, forms of festival
and worship?

a. Reform

b. Conservative

c. Reconstructionist

d. Orthodox

e. Messianic Jewish Alliance.

 67. Which of the following takes the Law seriously as a
guide to life but believes that its provisions can
and should be adjusted to suit the conditions of
modern living?

a. Reform.

b. Conservative.

c. Reconstructionist.

d. Orthodox.

e. Messianic Jewish Alliance.

 68. Which of the following had the “I-Thou” relationship
as a key concept of his thinking?

a. Franz Rosenzweig

b. Martin Buber

c. Abraham Joshua Heschel

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



69. The Jewish marital settlement is called _______.

a. Niddah

b. Ketubah

c. Agunah

d. Shekhinah

e. Chuppa

 70. Jesus’ chief disciple was _______.

a. Pontius Pilate

b. Judas

c. Thomas

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 71. What happened to the followers of Jesus who were
gathered in an upper room at Pentecost?

a. They saw Jesus ascend into heaven

b. They saw the resurrected Jesus

c. They received the Holy Spirit of God

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 72. Who is known as the Apostle to the Gentiles?

a. Paul

b. Peter

c. John

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 73. Which of the following councils affirmed the
Nicene Creed?

a. Nicaea

b. Ephesus

c. Chalcedon

d. Constantinople

e. None of the above



74. Which of these reformers contributed immensely to
the development of democracy and to the churches
we know as Reformed, Presbyterian, and
Congregational?

a. John Hus

b. Martin Luther

c. John Calvin

d. John Wycliffe

e. Michael Servetus

 75. The first woman to be ordained to the Christian
ministry in American is _______.

a. Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton

b. Mother Anne Lee

c. Phoebe Palmer

d. Frances Willard

e. Antoinette Brown

 76. The founder of the Shaker movement is _______.

a. Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton

b. Mother Anne Lee

c. Phoebe Palmer

d. Frances Willard

e. Antoinette Brown

 77. The founder of the Sisters of Charity (the first
American Roman Catholic religious order) and
often called the mother of the Catholic parochial
school system, who was beatified in 1963 is
_______.

 a. Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton

b. Mother Anne Lee

c. Phoebe Palmer

d. Frances Willard

e. Antoinette Brown



78. Who wrote The Way of Holiness and Faith and Its
Effects?

a. Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton

b. Mother Anne Lee

c. Phoebe Palmer

d. Frances Willard

e. Antoinette Brown

 79. Who graduated from Oberlin College, the first to
admit women to its degree-granting programs?

a. Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton

b. Mother Anne Lee

c. Phoebe Palmer

d. Frances Willard

e. Antoinette Brown

 80. Which is the second most sacred city in Islam?

a. Jerusalem

b. Mecca

c. Medina

d. Cairo

e. None of the above

 81. Which of the following is Muhammad’s daughter?

a. Aisha

b. Fatima

c. Khadija

d. Rabi’a

e. None of the above

 82. Which of the following is Muhammad’s first wife?

a. Aisha

b. Fatima

c. Khadija

d. Rabi’a

e. None of the above



83. The name of God in Islam is _______.

a. Qur’an

b. Allah

c. Muezzin

d. Minaret

e. Mosque

 84. In Islam, the name of their holy book is _______.

a. Qur’an

b. Allah

c. Muezzin

d. Minaret

e. Mosque

 85. In Islam, the call to prayer is made by a _______.

a. Qur’an

b. Allah

c. Muezzin

d. Minaret

e. Mosque

 86. In Islam, worship takes place in a _______.

a. Qur’an

b. Allah

c. Muezzin

d. Minaret

e. Mosque

 87. What is the purpose of the Qur’an?

a. To proclaim the oneness and sovereignty of
God

b. To develop the philosophy and theology of
God

c. To tell the story of God and God’s people

d. All of the above

e. None of the above



88. The term used to denote the law in Islam
is _______.

a. Shirk

b. Shari’a

c. Hadith

d. Jihad

e. Hajj

 89. The term used to denote holy war in Islam is
_______.

a. Shirk

b. Shari’a

c. Hadith

d. Jihad

e. Hajj

 90. The successors to Muhammad are called _______.

a. Imam

b. Mahdi

c. King

d. Vizier

e. Caliph

 91. What is the Sufi term for spiritual teachers and
masters?

a. Fana

b. Wilaya

c. Dhikr/Wird

d. Shaykh/Pir/Murshid

e. Qutb

 92. What is the Sufi term for the complete passing
away of the separate individual self to God?

a. Fana

b. Wilaya

c. Dhikr/Wird

d. Shaykh/Pir/Murshid

e. Qutb



93. What is the Sufi term for sainthood?

a. Fana

b. Wilaya

c. Dhikr/Wird

d. Shaykh/Pir/Murshid

e. Qutb

 94. Which group or person helped topple Shah
Muhammad Pahlavi?

a. Ba’ath Party

b. Wahhabi Sect

c. Muammar al-Qaddafi

d. Kemel Ataturk

e. Ayatollah Khomeini

 95. Which person or group seeks to combine Arab
nationalism with Qur’anic concern for justice and
fair distribution of goods expressed through modern
forms of governmental social activism?

a. Ba’ath Party

b. Wahhabi Sect

c. Muammar al-Qaddafi

d. Kemel Ataturk

e. Ayatollah Khomeini

 96. What is the basic world view in the fundamental
feature of Islam?

a. It is created by a higher being

b. All are holy

c. the world is for humans but under the absolute
rule of God.

d. To worship is to receive

e. None of the above



97. Which of the following were members of the
Nation of Islam?

a. Elijah Muhammad

b. Malcom X

c. Louis Farrakhan

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 98. Who has maintained today the separatist mentality
of the original Black Muslims and continues to
preach against Judaism?

a. Elijah Muhammad

b. Malcom X

c. Louis Farrakhan

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

 99. Who wrote The Liberation of the Women?

a. Leila Ahmed

b. Nawal al-Saadawi

c. Qasin Amin

d. Rabi’a

e. Khadijah

 100. Who wrote The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the
Arab World?

a. Leila Ahmed

b. Nawal al-Saadawi

c. Oasin Amin

d. Rabi’a

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