Ancient Religious Practices Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

Question 2 2. Why did Apsu decide to kill his offspring?

Question 3 3. In primal religions, a shaman _____.

Question 4 4. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 5 5. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' main heroic quality is

Question 7 7. According to Kant, religion developed as man tried to _____.

Question 8 8. In Meso-America, a dowry was made up of _____.

Question 9 9. How was the Sumerian afterlife similar to Sumerian life?

Question 10 10. How would an established monotheist interpret the story of Hippolytus?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

Question 12 12. The rulers of Sumer, who were both sacred and secular, were known as _____.

Question 13 13. According to Noss, if someone believes in a supernatural being, then why are rituals helpful in dealing with anxiety?

Question 14 14. Which of these was most significant in the Aztec religion?

Question 15 15. According to historical records, who were the first practicing monotheists?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a reason why Romans persecuted Christians?

Question 17 17. The aboriginal belief that time is actually timeless is best seen in their concept of _____.

Question 18 18. How did monotheism gain popularity?

Question 19 19. Why is it so hard to make generalizations about Greek religion?

Question 20 20. Which of the following pairs does not match the Roman God to its Greek predecessor?

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Question 21 21. Who believed that religion developed as a way for man to deal with the struggle of social class?

Question 22 22. In animism, the unseen spiritual force that exists in all of nature is known as _____.

Question 23 23. Why did many of the Mayan and Aztec rites of passage seem to overlap?

Question 24 24. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written around:

Question 25 25. Romans reassured themselves of divine favor by

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Question 26 26. Known as the Inner Ones, which spirits protected the storerooms?

Question 27 27. Prometheus likely provided a model for the Christian

Question 28 28. A Roman's relationship to his gods most closely resembled

Question 29 29. Which of these deities is NOT an obvious descendant of the Mother Goddess?

Question 30 30. Which region's people are famous for their unique portrayal of the Mother Goddess figure?

Ancient Religious Practices Chapter Exam Instructions

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