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Religions of the World Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why doesn't sociology attempt to judge or disprove religious doctrine?

Question 2 2. Why are sects often confused with cults?

Question 3 3. Sarah's family is hosting a party on Christmas day. Sarah would like to invite a friend from school to join in the celebration, but her friend is a Muslim. What commonality do Sarah and her friend share that might make this invite particularly appropriate?

Question 4 4. Siddhartha Gautama is sometimes referred to as _____.

Question 5 5. 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 _____.

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Question 6 6. How would you describe the everyday routines of our daily lives, such as getting dressed and brushing our hair?

Question 7 7. Which type of religious organization is the most integrated into the larger society?

Question 8 8. Which of the following systems of ethics and moral responsibilities do Hindus believe in?

Question 9 9. Followers of Islam recognize the important teachings in the Torah and the Bible. Why then the need for a third religious book, the Quran?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is one of the Five Pillars of Islam?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was the official religion of China for about two millennia?

Question 12 12. The holy month that is most clearly connected to the fourth pillar of Islam is _____.

Question 13 13. Which major faith is based on the Laws of Moses?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is NOT a belief about God shared by Jews, Christians, and Muslims?

Question 15 15. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

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Question 16 16. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered monotheistic, which means that they all believe in _____.

Question 17 17. Why do Christians believe they are offered salvation?

Question 18 18. How are the Torah and the Christian Bible similar? How are they different?

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

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Question 21 21. All of the following stories are accepted by Islam, Christianity, and Judaism EXCEPT _____.

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Why do Jews practice circumcision?

Question 24 24. Jews, Christians, and Muslims are sometimes referred to as People of the Book because _____.

Question 25 25. Confucianists believe in placing morality and tradition above one's self-interests. What do they call this concept?

Religions of the World Chapter Exam Instructions

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