Primal Religions: Types & Practices


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The aboriginal belief that time is actually timeless is best seen in their concept of _____.

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1. How does animism relate to nature?

2. In animism, the unseen spiritual force that exists in all of nature is known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination of quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of primal religions, including different types and common practices. You will be quizzed on the beliefs of different primal religions, as well as the role of the shaman in these types of religions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Concept that illustrates the aboriginal belief that time is timeless
  • Belief in which nature is alive with spirits
  • Term for the unseen spiritual force that exists in all of nature
  • Belief that every human has a special bond to a specific animal or element of nature
  • Role of the shaman in primal religions

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about primal religions in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as shaman
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the practices of primal religions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the beliefs of different primal religions

Additional Learning

To learn more about pre-scientific religions, review the related lesson titled Primal Religions: Types & Practices. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define 'primal'
  • Discuss how primal religions are usually pre-scientific
  • Learn about animism
  • Discuss the role of the shaman in primal religions