E.O. 2 Review Game

E.O. 2 Review
The oldest religion still in
practice is:
S Buddhism
S Hinduism
S Christianity
S Judaism
What is the evidence that
Neanderthals expressed
religious beliefs?
S Carved ivory statues in gravesites
S Glass beads in gravesides
S Flint tools and prepared food in gravesites
S All of the above
Hinduism historically gained
the most new converts outside
the Indian subcontinent where?
S Sub-Saharan Africa
S Southeast Asia
S Arabia
S China
In the Bhagaadgita
S Arjuna learns that he should follow his dharma
S Krishna is the commander of Arjuna
S Krishna tells Arjuna that Arjuna is not truly a warrior
S Arjuna leanrs that pacifism is the proper way of Hindu
The dance of this god
symbolizes the cycle of creation
and destruction
S Shiva
S Krishna
S Brahma
S Vishnu
According to the Upanishads,
the time for “forest wandering”,
or reflection, is the
S First stage of life
S Second stage of life
S Third stage of life
S Fourth stage of life
Regarding Hinduism, it is most
true that
S Temples were usually directed by the peasants
S Brahmin priests often donated their land to the king
S Brahmin priests often supported local rulers
S Religion and politics were strictly separated
Which of the following is NOT
an original caste?
S Vaishya
S Sudra
S Jatis
S Brahmin
S Kshatriya
For the Buddha, unhappiness
was caused by
S Desire
S The wish to reach enlightenment
S The inaccurate teachings of the brahmins
S The inability for souls to be reincarnated
Buddhism in China
S Conflicted sharply with Daoism
S Enjoyed immediate and lasting favor in the ruling classes
S Came from India via sea trading routes
S Developed a sect called Chan, which later became Zen in
The Buddhist center furthest
from the site of Buddha’s
enlightenment is
S Bamiyan
S Edo
S Kandy
S Kotabangun
According to Jewish beliefs,
S Has always maintained the same outlook toward the Jews
S Is accessible only through rabbis
S Would sometimes dialogue with humans
S Would be invoked by repeatedly chanting his name out loud
The Torah
S Is notable for its absence of miracles
S Has changed little since it was written
S Was written just before the birth of Christ
S Begins with the exodus of the Jews from Egypt
Regarding gender relations, the
S Gave women more religious rights than men
S Hold that men and women are equal
S Advocate polygamy
S Gave women fewer civil rights than men
Before the death of Solomon,
the Jewish state controlled from
the Euphrates to
S The Sea of Galilee
S The Mediterranean Sea
S The Red Sea
S The Dead Sea
Which of the following Jewish
groups stayed aloof from politics and
preached the end of the world?
S Pharisees
S Zealots
S Sadducees
S Essenes
Which diaspora caused the most
fundamental and lasting change
for Jews?
S Babylonian diaspora
S Diaspora at the hands of the Romans
S Diaspora in Egypt
S Diaspora at the hands of the Assyrians
The four Christian gospels were
S Between about 70 CE and 100 CE
S By the apostle Paul
S With the strict guidance of Roman censors
S Just after the crucifixion of Jesus
By 250 CE, most of Rome’s
Christians were members of the
S Military
S Lower class
S Middle class
S Upper class
Which of the following
locations was NOT visited by
Paul on his fourth journey?
S Italy
S Crete
S Macedonia
S Malta
Emperor Theodosius
S Was overthrown by Constantine
S Made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire
S Practiced religious tolerance
S Gave special privileges to Jews
S Supported the separation of church and state
S Taught that the path to salvation was through human reason
S Was a bishop in Rome who eventually became the first pope
S Held that the spiritual cannot be separated from the political
S Was a great friend of the Eastern emperor in
S Was the major reason why Europe entered the Dark Ages
S Suffered several defeats which cut the size of his empire by
S Was crowned Roman Emperor by the Pope
Name the Five Pillars of Islam
S Faith
S Alms
S Hajj
S Fasting
S Prayer
Abu Bakr
S Was a direct descendent of Muhammad
S Was the first caliph
S Refused to use force to keep converts faithful to Islam
S Ruled for nearly 30 years
The Shi’as
S Wanted the caliph to focus on imperial aspirations
S Are currently the majority of the Islamic world
S Thought that descendants of Ali should be imam
S Were most numerous in Egypt
Many of the major agricultural
exchanges that helped the
Islamic world came from
S Sub-Saharan Africa
S India
S Coastal eastern Africa
S The Fertile Crescent
Which of the following religious
advocates a complete separation of
spiritual and commercial matters?
S Islam
S Judaism
S Hinduism
S Christianity

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