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Religion 101: Intro to World Religions Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements best describes the status of Confucianism in China prior to the rise of the Republic of China?

Question 2 2. Feudalism is power based on _____

Question 3 3. In Confucianism, the dead:

Question 4 4. Who was the most important interpreter of Confucius' teachings?

Question 5 5. The Cult of Chastity would often result in:

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Question 6 6. How did the Upanishads go beyond the Vedas?

Question 7 7. Why did Sita throw herself into a fire?

Question 8 8. While seeking a sincere and loving connection to the divine, one treads on the path of _____ Yoga.

Question 9 9. Kama, the seeking of pleasure, both physical and mental, is one of the:

Question 10 10. Hindu kings and rulers were part of which caste?

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Question 11 11. How was the early Christian Church similar to Judaism?

Question 12 12. How did Thomas Aquinas influence the Catholic Church?

Question 13 13. According to Luther, how were the actions of the Roman Catholic Church in conflict with the Bible?

Question 14 14. Martin Luther is often thought of as the reformer whose actions sparked the Protestant Reformation. What was Luther's motivation for those actions?

Question 15 15. What is significant about Theodosius?

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Question 16 16. What decision by the Christian church was the basis for anti-Semitism in Europe?

Question 17 17. How did polytheism seek to overcome the issue of various conflicting gods?

Question 18 18. What is anti-Semitism?

Question 19 19. Which of these is true of Judaism?

Question 20 20. Yom Kippur is also known as the _____.

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Question 21 21. The idea that one should never overreact or over-plan in any situation is known as what?

Question 22 22. Taoism is believed to have originated in _____.

Question 23 23. What is FALSE about the first man believed to have received the inspiration of Taoism?

Question 24 24. Which Taoist sect was created after a visit from a reincarnation of Lao-tzu?

Question 25 25. The Classic of Great Peace is also known as:

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Question 26 26. How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?

Question 27 27. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

Question 28 28. The Umayyad dynasty ruled during the:

Question 29 29. Which of these members of the Muslim Brotherhood was elected as President of Egypt in 2012?

Question 30 30. Why did Abu Bakr become the first Caliph after the death of Prophet Muhammad?

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Question 31 31. Which of these statements adheres to the Four Noble Truths?

Question 32 32. Which term is used to signify the total of Buddha's teachings?

Question 33 33. Who is the Dalai Lama?

Question 34 34. In believing that followers can be born into a Western paradise before attaining true Nirvana, Mahayana Buddhism:

Question 35 35. To Buddhists, skandhas represent the _____.

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Question 36 36. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

Question 37 37. Upon learning that a god had taken a personal interest in him, an ancient Greek would most likely be _____.

Question 38 38. Where were ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures located?

Question 39 39. Why is it so hard to make generalizations about Greek religion?

Question 40 40. How did the Romans create their pantheon?

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Question 41 41. Which of the following represents the 'Three Principles of the People'?

Question 42 42. Which of the following aspects of the Vedas is not agreed upon and is debated by scholars?

Question 43 43. Who is considered the first Christian martyr?

Question 44 44. Who is considered the father of Judaism?

Question 45 45. Which of these men is believed to be the first to receive the revelation of the Tao?

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Question 46 46. How did the Abbasid Caliphate promote a thriving culture within their empire?

Question 47 47. Buddha's exposition on the law, which is found in the Sutta Pitaka, is known as the _____.

Question 48 48. The idea that elements of nature, such as trees and rocks, have unseen spirits, is known as _____.

Question 49 49. Filial piety can be simply defined as _____.

Question 50 50. How would you describe Hinduism in terms of its morality?

Religion 101: Intro to World Religions Final Exam Instructions

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