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Sikhism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the Guru Granth Sahib?

Question 2 2. Sikhs believe that God is _____.

Question 3 3. This symbol is called the _____.

Question 4 4. Where are sacred sites for Sikhs located?

Question 5 5. Sikhism is a _____ religion.

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Question 6 6. What physical evidence do historians and archaeologists have that Guru Nanak, found of Sikhism, visited Baghdad during his travels?

Question 7 7. Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh religion, grew up in a community where what two religions existed in close contact with significant influence on Guru Nanak's life?

Question 8 8. The Sikh founder, Guru Nanak, rejected the sacred threat in his coming of age ceremony and started spending most of his time with religious hermits while tending to the family cows. How did his worried parents try to distract him when he was 16?

Question 9 9. When the Sikhism founder, Guru Nanak, first communed with God, what did his family, friends, and village think happened to him before he returned?

Question 10 10. In Mecca, what holy building did a watchman accuse Sikhism founder Guru Nanak of disrespecting because of the position of his feet?

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Question 11 11. What is the most notable difference between Sri Guru Granth Sahib and the other ten gurus of the Sikh religion?

Question 12 12. Which of the Sikh gurus died from torture?

Question 13 13. In what religious tradition was Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, raised?

Question 14 14. The Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple of the Sikh religion, can be found in which Indian city formerly known as Ramdaspur?

Question 15 15. In its dedication to total equality among all people, Sikhism rejects what traditional inequality in India?

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Question 16 16. The Kirtan Sohila, a Sikh prayer that contains 5 hymns written by three of the Gurus, is traditionally prayed/sung during what two occasions or time periods?

Question 17 17. In Sikhism, the holiday Vaisakhi celebrations the creation of what holy order of warrior-saints?

Question 18 18. What is the name of the tradition in which Sikhs read their holy book from cover to cover, non-stop, on special occasions like weddings and funerals.

Question 19 19. Which of the following events or activities would be considered a rite of passage and involve traditional practices among Sikhs?

Question 20 20. Why are some Sikh holidays celebrated on the exact same date each year while other Sikh holidays change dates from year to year?

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Question 21 21. Why did Guru Arjan create the early form of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib know as the Pothi Sahib?

Question 22 22. What is one reason the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs, is unique among all the holy books of other religions?

Question 23 23. Beside spiritual leaders like the Gurus and Saints of Sikhism and of other religions, what other group is credited for some of the passages included in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, their holy book?

Question 24 24. Why did Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, choose to write so many hymns instead of just passages of information?

Question 25 25. Which of the Sikh Gurus has written the most passages found in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs?

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Question 26 26. How did Guru Harkrishan, the youngest Sikh Guru selected at the age of five, die?

Question 27 27. What was Guru Angad's name before Guru Nanak changed it and made him the next Guru of the Sikh?

Question 28 28. Which Sikh Guru started the tradition of the langar kitchens where anyone could come for a meal?

Question 29 29. What was the most unique aspect of Guru Gobind Singh's selection of his successor to lead the Sikhs?

Question 30 30. What might have influenced Guru Hargobind to ask for a sword at his installation as Guru and his militarization of the Sikh?

Sikhism Chapter Exam Instructions

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