Nontheism: Hinduism, Buddhism & Confucianism


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

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1. Siddhartha Gautama is sometimes referred to as _____.

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are three major nontheistic religions currently practiced in the world and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the differences between them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to see what you know about:

  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Confucianism

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on nontheistic religions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the three major nontheistic belief systems
  • Define key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Dharma, Karma, and reincarnation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism

Additional Learning

To learn more about these three faiths, review the accompanying lesson on Major Nontheistic Religions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the important aspects and beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism
  • Identify the difference between the three religions
  • Understand the difference between mono-, poly-, and nontheistic beliefs