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GACE Behavioral Science: Religion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the statements below most accurately reflects how religion influenced art, medicine, and architecture in Europe?

Question 2 2. Dustin firmly believes that science proves that God does not exist. Dustin could be described as a(n)

Question 3 3. The aboriginal belief that time is actually timeless is best seen in their concept of _____.

Question 4 4. Objects, places, people, or things forbidden by a faith are known as _____.

Question 5 5. The belief that nature is made up of unseen spirits is known as _____.

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Question 6 6. Why doesn't sociology attempt to judge or disprove religious doctrine?

Question 7 7. Which of the following things was Horus NOT a god of?

Question 8 8. Which statement describes a way religion continues to influence politics in the Middle East?

Question 9 9. What was the earliest monotheistic religion?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was the official religion of China for about two millennia?

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Question 11 11. How would you describe the everyday routines of our daily lives, such as getting dressed and brushing our hair?

Question 12 12. Rhonda is a devout Christian who regards the Bible as absolute proof that God exists. Rhonda would be considered a(n)

Question 13 13. Which type of religious organization is the most integrated into the larger society?

Question 14 14. According to Noss, if someone believes in a supernatural being, then why are rituals helpful in dealing with anxiety?

Question 15 15. Which of the following correctly groups the characteristics of 'Sky Gods' that developed versus the original 'Earth Mothers' that were then relegated to secondary status (according to ancient mythology)?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes a wedding ceremony?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best defines a layman?

Question 18 18. What impact might writing have had on ancient religion?

Question 19 19. What impact do rites of passage tend to have on a community?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a role of God in traditional Christianity?

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Question 21 21. How did Freud's theory on religion differ from Kant's?

Question 22 22. Although Miranda does not believe God exists, she thinks that it's impossible for anyone to know for sure. Miranda would be considered a(n)

Question 23 23. In primal religions, a shaman _____.

Question 24 24. As a symbol of ideals of the American people, the American flag is treated with great respect. In this sense, it could be considered a secular example of _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT Monotheistic?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following systems of ethics and moral responsibilities do Hindus believe in?

Question 27 27. How does animism relate to nature?

Question 28 28. Although Jaison believes multiple gods exist, he thinks that it's impossible for anyone to know for sure. Jaison could be described as a(n)

Question 29 29. What element does a vision quest have in common with most other rites of passage?

Question 30 30. Which of the following describes a period of time in which a person has left their original location or identity but is not yet at their destination?

GACE Behavioral Science: Religion Chapter Exam Instructions

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