Quiz: You'll Only Pass This Religion Test If You Grew Up Puerto Rican

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May Yocahú and Juracán help you pass this quiz!

Answer questions about religion in Puerto Rico today and in the past with topics like Taino, Catholicism, Yocahú and Juracán and wakes.

 Jul 23, 2017
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What is currently the most common religion in Puerto Rico?
Catholicism
Islam
Judaism
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At the time the Spanish arrived in Puerto Rico, the Taino people had a belief system based on principles of what?
Karma
Ra the Egyptian sun god
Good and Evil
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Who were the main deities of the Taino people?
Brahma and Vishnu
Osiris and Nut
Yocahú and Juracán
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What are cemís?
Small idols fashioned of clay, wood, or shells
Human sacrifices
Tribal dresses worn during rituals
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In the ancient Taino religion, who were the bohíques?
The Spanish invaders
The peasants
The spiritual leaders
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What religion did the Spanish conquistadores bring to Puerto Rico?
Islam
Judaism
Catholicism
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Is it common to have religious icons in homes in Puerto Rico?
Definitely not!!
Yes, of course!!
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How long do vigils or wakes last in in Puerto Rico?
Several days
A week
A few hours tops
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What do most Puerto Ricans believe happens after death?
People go to the afterlife
Nothing.
There soul stays on Earth to haunt enemies
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What is a novena?
Nine days of prayer following a death
A nickname for a Telenovela
The Puerto Rican name for a Nova star
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Which saint is the namesake of San Juan, Puerto Rico?
John the Evangelist
John the Baptist
John of the Cross
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In ancient Taíno culture, what was cohoba?
a hallucinogenic plant used in purification rituals
an eternal abode for brave warriors, similar to Valhalla
a trickster deity
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In ancient Taíno culture, what was Coaybay?
a secret language known only to priests and used in rituals
the underworld, where the soul went after death
a mother goddess
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In ancient Taíno culture, batey was a ceremonial _____________.
meal
ball game
dance
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Who was the first Pope to visit Puerto Rico?
Francis
John Paul II
Benedict XVI
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