Overview of Global Religions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Hindus are guided by which of the following laws?

Question 2 2. What are the Shastras in Hinduism?

Question 3 3. Which one of the following is key to the practice of Hinduism?

Question 4 4. Non-practitioners of Hinduism may be familiar with karma, yoga and tantras. Tantras is/are _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following was influenced by Judaism?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following has had the most influence on Jewish culture?

Question 7 7. What is the name for a Jewish neighborhood during the Middle Ages?

Question 8 8. Which of the following best describes the Promised Land?

Question 9 9. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 10 10. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

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Question 11 11. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

Question 12 12. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

Question 13 13. Why was the Ark of the Covenant so important to the Hebrews?

Question 14 14. How did being God's chosen people impact the lives of the Hebrews?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the main reason why Judaism has survived for so many years when other religions haven't?

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Question 16 16. How does Judaism differ from other religions in regard to beliefs about the creation of the world?

Question 17 17. The holy month that is most clearly connected to the fourth pillar of Islam is _____.

Question 18 18. Your best friend is a Muslim who is setting out on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. This sort of religious pilgrimage is known as the _____; it is required of all devout and able-bodied Muslims as one the Five Pillars of Islam.

Question 19 19. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 20 20. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a key teaching of Jesus?

Question 22 22. What must a Christian do to receive eternal life (and go to heaven in many traditions)?

Question 23 23. Where did Jesus grow up, according to the Bible?

Question 24 24. Which of the following figures is the main source of Christianity?

Question 25 25. The Eightfold Path describes...

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Question 26 26. Who founded the Buddhist faith?

Question 27 27. Approximately how many Buddhists are there worldwide today?

Question 28 28. The sect of Buddhism that focuses on Buddha as a historical figure demonstrating the path to nirvana is...

Question 29 29. Which one of the following best defines Hinduism?

Question 30 30. From where did the Israelites leave in order to (eventually) get to the Promised Land?

Overview of Global Religions Chapter Exam Instructions

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