NES: Major Religions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which religion was at the roots of early Christian church?

Question 2 2. Why are some nontheistic religions also called 'ethical religions'?

Question 3 3. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 4 4. Which of the following systems of ethics and moral responsibilities do Hindus believe in?

Question 5 5. David began his life as a _____.

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Question 6 6. How does Judaism differ from other religions in regard to beliefs about the creation of the world?

Question 7 7. What is the Mishnah?

Question 8 8. What is a problem with Greek polytheism?

Question 9 9. Siddhartha Gautama is sometimes referred to as _____.

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

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Question 11 11. The early Christian church sprang from Judaism during the reign of the _____ empire.

Question 12 12. The history of the Hebrews lives on today in _____.

Question 13 13. What is the Talmud?

Question 14 14. Who freed the Jews from the Babylonian Captivity?

Question 15 15. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

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Question 16 16. Which empire destroyed the Second Temple?

Question 17 17. Who paid to rebuild the Temple after the Babylonian Captivity?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an Abrahamic religion?

Question 19 19. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 20 20. Who raised Moses?

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Question 21 21. How many years of good harvests did Pharaoh's dream predict?

Question 22 22. How old is the Jewish faith?

Question 23 23. How did being God's chosen people impact the lives of the Hebrews?

Question 24 24. Who was Joseph's father?

Question 25 25. What is a myth?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following best describes the Promised Land?

Question 27 27. Which of the following empires forced the Jews into the Diaspora?

Question 28 28. Why was the Ark of the Covenant so important to the Hebrews?

Question 29 29. Which of the following has had the most influence on Jewish culture?

Question 30 30. What is the belief in Trinity?

NES: Major Religions Chapter Exam Instructions

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