Monotheism: Definition, Origin & History


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1. Around 1350 BCE, Aten was declared the only god in what nation?

2. What is monotheism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In studying religion, there are numerous different sects and belief systems to consider. This quiz and worksheet combination will test you on various examples of monotheism, as well as aspects of polytheism and henotheism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • What country praised the god Aten
  • Which religion is most widespread throughout the world
  • The two branches of Islam
  • The definition of henotheism

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the origins of monotheism
  • Making connections - use understanding of reasons religions may change from polytheism to monotheism
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast Islam's two different branches
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the most widespread religion

Additional Learning

Study the accompanying lesson, Monotheism: Definition, Origin & History, to learn more about this topic. This lesson will address numerous objectives, including:

  • Explain why religion is an important aspect of culture to study
  • Define the different variations of theism, including monotheism and polytheism
  • Understand the sun god Aten and the potential origins of monotheism
  • Review the three main monotheistic faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism
  • Analyze mysteries of religion and Christianity
  • Detail specifics of Islam and Hinduism