R s 150 | Reading homework help


1. The goal of Hindu religion is to attain:
A. Yoga
B. Nirvana
C. Moksha
D. Samsara
2. In the religious tradition of India, the doctrine of non-violence is called
A. Karma,
B. Yoga,
C. Ahimsa,
D. Atman2
3. In the Indian Pantheon, the deity par excellence of intellectuals, writers and
artists is
A. Brahman
B. Kali
C. Sarasvati
D. Vishnu
4. In the Indian Caste system, the word “Varna” means
A. Birth
B. Race
C. Color
D. Breed
5. The oldest Hindu Sacred Text is known as
6. In China the notion of God is referred to as
7. Most Hindus belong to two major religious groups, divided into the worship of
one of the following deities
8. “Mortal men believe that gods are begotten, and that they have the dress, voice,
and body of mortals. The Ethiopians claim that their gods are snub-nosed and
black; the Thracians, that theirs are blue-eyed and red-headed. If Oxen, horses, or
lions had hands with which to sketch and fashion works of art as men do. Then
horses would draw the forms of gods like horses, oxen like oxen, and they would
each make their gods’ bodies similar in frame to the bodies that they themselves
possess… No! One god there is, greatest among gods and humankind, in no way
like mortals in body or in the thought of his mind. In his entirety, he sees; in his
entirety, he thinks; in his entirety, he hears. Always in the same place, he remains,
moving not at all; it is not fitting that he should shift about now here and, then,
elsewhere. But holding aloof from toil, he sets all things aquiver with the thought of
his mind.”
This view was formulated by the following ancient Philosopher
A. Socrates
B. Plato
C. Xenophanes
D. Aristotle
9. Etymologically the word Nirvana means
A. Paradise in Buddhist religion
B. Eternal Life
C. to “cool off” or blow out the fire of passion
D. Enlightenment
10. Identify the assertion that is correct:
A. Religious tolerance was invented by the US Bill of Rights and by the
American Founding Fathers
B. Religious tolerance was already promoted in India before the birth of Jesus and
in many other parts of the world
C. Religious Tolerance is a Western idea promoted by the American “Melting
Pot,” but unknown to other countries, especially those ruled by non-democratic
D. Religious Tolerance was invented by the United Nations’ Declaration of
Human Rights
11. At the beginning of the 20th century almost 80% of the world’s Christians
were Caucasian, and just over 80% lived in Europe and North America. However
now Christianity has become a “third world religion.” Indeed, now white
Christians constitute only about
A. 50% of world Christianity
B. 43%
C. 60%
D. 20%4
12. Identify the assertion that is false
A. Islam teaches that there is still sexual activity in Heaven
B. Christians believe that there is no marriage and no sexual activity in Heaven
C. Buddha is the God of Buddhists
D. Christians believe in the resurrection of the body
13. Judaism changed radically from Biblical Hebrew practices to Rabbinic
Judaism when the Temple of Jerusalem was destroyed by the Romans in
A. 90 B.C.E.
B. 90 A.D.
C. 70 B.C.E.
D. 70 C.E.
14. Identify the assertion that is true
A. There are more Christians in Africa than in North America (i.e. US and
B. In the US, most Arab immigrants are Muslim
C. The US is the most religiously diverse country in the world
D. In the US there are less Atheists than members of all non-Christian religions
15. The top 4 Christian countries in the world (in 2005-2007) were
A. USA, England, China, Brazil
B. USA, China, Canada, Brazil
C. USA, Brazil, China, Mexico
D. USA, Mexico, Brazil, China
16. According to most researchers, in less than 50 years (around 2050) the
majority of the top ten Christian countries in the world will be found in
A. Europe
B. Asia
C. Latin America
D. Africa
17. Around 50% of all Christians (in the world) are
A. Protestant
B. Orthodox
C. Catholic
D. Anglican5
18. The Ancient Hindu practice of burning alive
the widow on the funeral pyre of her dead husband is called
A. Sati,
B. Purdah,
C. Samskara,
19. Identify the assertion that is false
A. Hindu women won the right to vote in advance of British women
B. the word Vedanta means “the end of the Vedas” and is applied to the
C. Gandhi’s spirituality was influenced largely by his reading of Baghavad Gita,
rather than the Bible or the Koran
D. The Indian caste system kept women below men in such a way that women
gained the right to vote only thanks to the emancipatory force of Christianity
introduced by British missionaries. British women were emancipated and gained
the right to vote several years before Indian women.
20. In the USA, all non-Christian religions combined (including Judaism, Islam,
Buddhism, Hinduism, Santeria, Wicca, etc) constitute around
A. 10% of US population
B. 5% of US population
C. 15% of US population
D. None of the above
Note: Atheists are not considered here
21. Identify the assertion that is false:
A. The Laws of Manu were compiled by the Brahmins between 200 BC and 200
B. The Sacred texts of Shintoism were written almost 700 years after the birth of
C. Confucius taught the Golden Rule more than 400 years before the birth of
D. The Bible is the oldest sacred text in the world
22. The “Analects” are the sacred text of the following religion:
A. Taoism
B. Confucianism
C. Mahayana Buddhism
D. Shintoism6
23. The word YOGA is derived from the Sanskrit root YUJ which literally means
A. To meditate
B. To follow a spiritual discipline
C. To join
D. To pursue a goal
24. The following religions never produced a US President, except:
A. Quakerism
B. Pentecostalism
C Lutheranism
D. Orthodox Church
25. In Hinduism the notion of a God beyond attributes, a God beyond personlike
qualities is known as
A. Saguna Brahman
B. Nirguna Brahman
C. Kalki
D. Brahma
26. “Mirror” is used as an important religious symbol in the following religion:
A. Taoism
B. Confucianism
C. Jainism
D. Shintoism
27. In the practice of Yoga, the highest state of concentration or meditation, when
the mind is one with the divine is known as
A. Sadhu
B. Sannyasin
C. Samadhi
D. Samsara
28. Members of the lowest caste group once called “untouchables” were renamed
“harijans” by Mahatma Gandhi.
This word “Harijans” means
a.Redeemed ones
b.Sons of Brahmin
c.God’s chosen ones
d.Children of God7
29. The Bhagavad-Gita is a section of the following corpus of Hindu sacred texts:
A. Vedas
B. Vedanta
C. Mahabharata
D. Ramayana
30. The word “Buddha” means
A. God
B. Savior,
C. The Enlightened one,
D. A prophet
31. The Chinese philosophy of “following the wisdom of water” or “inactive
action” is known as
32. Identify the assertion that is false
A. The word Jain means “victor”
B. Jainism rejected asceticism
C. Jainism is the religion of non-violence par excellence
D. Sikhism attempted to reconcile Sufi Islam and Hinduism
33. The notion of apophatic theology applies well to the following Taoist
A. The Tao that can be expressed is not the Eternal Tao
B. “Govern a great State as you would cook a small fish”
C. Do away with learning, and grief will not be known.
D. Do away with sageness and eject wisdom, and the people will be more
benefited a hundred times.
34. “Govern a great State as you would cook a small fish.” This wise statement is
attributed to
A. Confucius
B. Jesus
C. Lao-Tzu
D. Buddha8
35. The Chinese vision that the teachings of Buddhism, Confucianism, and
Taoism constitute one single religion is referred to by the following notion
36. The Chinese religious art that involves determining the Yin-Yang “bearings”
of locations for houses, businesses, tombs, and temples, as well as the
arrangements of rooms and the objects within them is known as
37. Identify the assertion that is correct
According to the Chinese “Yin-Yang” theory,
A. Yin is male and symbolized by the dragon
B. Yin is female and symbolized by the tiger
C. Yang is female and symbolized by the dragon
D. Yang is female and symbolized by the tiger
38. In the US, people who do not believe in God (agnostics and atheists)constitute around
A. 1 percent of the total US population
B. 10 percent
C. 20 percent
D. None of the above
39. Around 80% of Japanese population practice
A. Shintoism and Confucianism
B. Buddhism and Confucianism
C. Buddhism and Shintoism
D. Shintoism and Christianity
40.The most important supreme deity of Japan is
A. Kami
B. JimmuTenno
C. Amaterasu
D. Magokoro9
41. The Art of Peace is known in Chinese spirituality as
A. Yin-Yang
B. Wen
C. Wu-Wei
D. Tao
42. President Obama is
A. a Muslim
B. a Christian
C. an Agnostic
D. an Atheist
43. The following President belonged to the same branch of Christianity as Martin
Luther King.
A. Jimmy Carter
B. Bill Clinton
C. Barack Obama
D. Georges Bush
44. Critical thinking is not antithetical to faith. In fact it has a solid foundation in
the Bible itself, especially in the following texts:
A. 2 Peter 3, 13-17 and 1 Peter 1, 1-11
B. 1Timothy 1, 3-11 and 2 Timothy 3,16
C. 1 Cor 13, 1-13
D. None of the above
45. “Man makes Religion, religion does not make man… religion is the opium of the people.” These words have as author.
A. Max Weber
B. Karl Marx
C. Nietzsche
D. Machiavelli
46. “In reality, there are no religions which are false. All are true in their own
fashion; all answer, though in different ways, to the given conditions of human
This statement was formulated by the following scholar of religion:
A. Max Weber
B. Emile Durkheim
C. Clifford Geertz
D. Sigmund Freud10
47. “What the privileged classes require of religion is the psychological
reassurance as to the legitimacy or deservedness of their economic status.”
The author of this statement is .
A. Karl Marx
B. Max Weber
C. Auguste Comte
D. Sigmund Freud
48. The attitude of attributing to God human qualities and vices is known as
A. Iconoclasm
B. Blasphemy
C. Marcionism
D. Anthropomorphism
49. Sati was made illegal in India
A. after independence in 1947
B. in 1829
C. in 1929
D. in 1729
50. Hindu spirituality teaches that genuine religious people must “act for the
welfare of the world.” This spiritual ideal is known as
A. Ahimsa
B. Lokasangraha
C. Satyagraha
D. Karma
51. The word “Religion” comes etymologically from the following language
A. Greek
B. Hebrew
C. Latin
D. Sanskrit
52. “Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this
right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone
or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or
belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.”
This words are found in the following document
A. US Declaration of Independenc
B. The US Bill of Rights
C. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 18
D. The 2nd article of the Charter of the United Nations11
53. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the
press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the
Government for a redress of grievances.”
These words are found in the following document:
A. the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
B. the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
C. the U.S. Declaration of Independence
D. the introduction to the US Constitution
54. People are forbidden the farm the land for fear of destroying life in the
following religious tradition
A. Taoism
B. Confucianism
C. Buddhism
D. Jainism
55. Japan is a melting pot of religious ideas; its traditional religious landscape is
largely influenced by spiritualities from
A. England and the United States
B. China and India
C. China and the US
D. China and Germany
56. Although the spirituality of non-violence is found in almost all the major
religions developed in India, it found its most radical expression in the following
religious tradition
A. Hinduism
B. Sikhism
C. Jainism
D. Buddhism
57. The traditions of “Naked Saints” is largely found in the following religion
A. Buddhism
B. Sikhism
C. Jainism
D. None of the above12
58. Identify the US President who was at some point in his life a Jehovah’s
*A. Dwight D. Eisenhower
B. Herbert Hoover
C. Richard Nixon
D. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
59. The fundamental religious ideal in Shinto spirituality is Magokoro .
This word means
A. Balance and Harmony with nature
B. Rituals of purification from evil spirits
C. Pure heart
D. loving the deities and offering them sacrifices regularly
60. Identify the assertion that is correct
A. The first national Shinto shrine was established in Tokyo during the 6th century
B. Shinto was created as a religion during the 6th century A.D.
C. In Japan Christians constitute around 8% of the population
D. The sacred texts of Shinto were written during the 8th century A.D.
61. The current US senate is largely dominated (in a demographic sense) by members
from the following religious traditions:
A. Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Judaism, and Mormonism
B. Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Buddhism, and Judaism
C. Judaism, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, and the Orthodox Church
D. Judaism, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, and Islam
62. With regard to Christianity, the current 112th US Congress is largely dominated (in a
demographic sense) by members from the following Christian Churches
A. Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches
B. Episcopal, Presbyterian and Luther Churches
C. Lutheran, Pentecostal, and Episcopal Churches
D. Catholic, Mormon, and Orthodox Churches13
63. From 1961 to 2011 the religious landscape trend shows that the US Congress has
been largely dominated (in a demographic sense) by members from
A. The Episcopal Church
B. The Catholic Church
C. Judaism
D. The Baptist Church
64. Identify the assertion that is correct
A. In the US Buddhists constitute 2% of total US population
B. In the US Buddhists constitute less than 2% of total US population
C. In the US Buddhists constitute more than 2% of total US population
D. In the US, Buddhists constitute 0.2% of total US population
65. Identity the assertion that is correct
In the US we have
A. More Hindus than Buddhists
B. More Buddhists than Hindus
C. More Buddhists than Muslims
D. More Muslims than Jews
66. “Man cannot live by the bread of science and politics alone; he also needs the
vitamins of ethics and morals, faith and hope, love and security, comfort and attention in
the face of death and misfortune, a feeling and experience that as a person he matters
infinitely, and assurance that he is not immediately ‘forgotten’ or even annihilated when
he dies. These are the elements that religion tries to offer… Religion makes a
contribution in man’s search for identity and security…”
This view was formulated by the following scholar of world religions
A. John S. Mbiti
B. Cantwell Smith
C. Wole Soyinka
D. Max Weber14
67. “Errors in Philosophy are ridiculous; But errors in Religion are dangerous.”
This statement was formulated by the following thinker
A. Cantwell Smith
B. Huston Smith
C. David Hume
D. Voltaire
68. “No peace among the nations without peace among the religions.
No peace among religions without dialogue between the religions.
No genuine dialogue among religions without an accurate knowledge of one another.”
This view was formulated by the following theologian:
A. Hans Kung
B. Karl Rahner
C. Karl Barth
D. Karl Marx

")96% of our customers have reported a 90% and above score. You might want to place an order with us."

Essay Writing Service
Affordable prices

You might be focused on looking for a cheap essay writing service instead of searching for the perfect combination of quality and affordable rates. You need to be aware that a cheap essay does not mean a good essay, as qualified authors estimate their knowledge realistically. At the same time, it is all about balance. We are proud to offer rates among the best on the market and believe every student must have access to effective writing assistance for a cost that he or she finds affordable.

Caring support 24/7

If you need a cheap paper writing service, note that we combine affordable rates with excellent customer support. Our experienced support managers professionally resolve issues that might appear during your collaboration with our service. Apply to them with questions about orders, rates, payments, and more. Contact our managers via our website or email.

Non-plagiarized papers

“Please, write my paper, making it 100% unique.” We understand how vital it is for students to be sure their paper is original and written from scratch. To us, the reputation of a reliable service that offers non-plagiarized texts is vital. We stop collaborating with authors who get caught in plagiarism to avoid confusion. Besides, our customers’ satisfaction rate says it all.

© 2022 Homeworkcrew.com provides writing and research services for limited use only. All the materials from our website should be used with proper references and in accordance with Terms & Conditions.