Bygone Religions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In animism, the unseen spiritual force that exists in all of nature is known as _____.

Question 2 2. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a reason why Romans persecuted Christians?

Question 4 4. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

Question 5 5. The aboriginal belief that time is actually timeless is best seen in their concept of _____.

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Question 6 6. Why did many of the Mayan and Aztec rites of passage seem to overlap?

Question 7 7. Which of these was most significant in the Aztec religion?

Question 8 8. Sumerians worshiped their gods in temples known as _____.

Question 9 9. How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

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Question 11 11. Objects, places, people, or things forbidden by a faith are known as _____.

Question 12 12. The Judeo-Christian Ten Commandments are an example of a _____.

Question 13 13. Why did the Mayans study the behavior of celestial objects?

Question 14 14. How was the Sumerian afterlife similar to Sumerian life?

Question 15 15. Which of the following adjectives does NOT describe the attitude of Greek gods toward mortals?

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Question 16 16. The Babylonian creation myth is believed to have been written during the time of _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following was the most important god of the Sumerian pantheon?

Question 18 18. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

Question 19 19. How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

Question 20 20. Known as the Inner Ones, which spirits protected the storerooms?

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Question 21 21. In primal religions, a shaman _____.

Question 22 22. According to Kant, religion developed as man tried to _____.

Question 23 23. How did Mayan rulers justify their right to wage wars and claim territory?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best defines a layman?

Question 25 25. Early Romans believed the world was full of free-flowing forces known as _____.

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Question 26 26. Why were heroes so important for the Greeks?

Question 27 27. Which philosopher held to the theory of nature-worship?

Question 28 28. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 29 29. How does animism relate to nature?

Question 30 30. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Bygone Religions Chapter Exam Instructions

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