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UExcel Sociology: Religion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of religious organization is the most integrated into the larger society?

Question 2 2. Why do Jews practice circumcision?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. 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 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. Rhonda is a devout Christian who regards the Bible as absolute proof that God exists. Rhonda would be considered a(n)

Question 7 7. Secularization refers to _____.

Question 8 8. Dylan is a strong proponent of liberation theology. This means he combines his _____ principles with political activism.

Question 9 9. Edwin has no belief or disbelief when it comes to deities. He also does not attempt to claim if they exist or do not exist because it cannot be proven either way. Edwin would be considered a(n)

Question 10 10. How are the Torah and the Christian Bible similar? How are they different?

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Question 11 11. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is a book written by _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a true statement about liberation theology?

Question 13 13. Confucianists believe in placing morality and tradition above one's self-interests. What do they call this concept?

Question 14 14. Based on previous findings, what would you expect sociologists to discover in a new study examining three highly religious cultures?

Question 15 15. Why do Christians believe they are offered salvation?

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Question 16 16. Sociologists believe that _____ may be one reason for the secularization of society.

Question 17 17. Which of the following systems of ethics and moral responsibilities do Hindus believe in?

Question 18 18. Why doesn't sociology attempt to judge or disprove religious doctrine?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is NOT a belief about God shared by Jews, Christians, and Muslims?

Question 20 20. How was the Industrial Revolution affected by religion according to Weber?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was the official religion of China for about two millennia?

Question 22 22. Peyton claims that she can point to evidence of civil religion in the United States today. Which of the following could she use as a valid example to support her claim?

Question 23 23. Dustin firmly believes that science proves that God does not exist. Dustin could be described as a(n)

Question 24 24. Siddhartha Gautama is sometimes referred to as _____.

Question 25 25. Why are sects often confused with cults?

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Question 26 26. Quinn is a Calvinist who works constantly and views prosperity as a sign of God's favor. His actions and attitude are illustrations of _____.

Question 27 27. Why are some nontheistic religions also called 'ethical religions'?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is one of the Five Pillars of Islam?

Question 29 29. How would you describe the everyday routines of our daily lives, such as getting dressed and brushing our hair?

Question 30 30. Culturally, religiosity appears to be _____, while secularization appears to be _____.

UExcel Sociology: Religion Chapter Exam Instructions

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