World Religion Day: Can You Ace This ULTIMATE World Religions Test?

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Are you worldly in spirit?

How much do you know about religions from around the world including their gods, goddesses and traditions? Take this quiz to find out!

 Jan 20, 2019

1 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In what religion is Ramadan celebrated?
Judaism
Islam
Mormonism

2 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What term is usually used for a religion that has multiple deities?
Monotheist
Polytheist
Ditheist

3 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What religion is the most widely practiced religion of the world?
Islam
Christianity
Judaism

4 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What is Judaism's best known day of fasting?
Yom Kippur
Rosh Hashanah
Purim

5 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What does the word "Shinto" mean?
Savior
Way of the Gods
The good news

6 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The Baha'i faith was founded in which country that was also the home of Zoroastrianism?
Iran
Japan
Poland

7 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Rastafarians refer to their deity by what name?
Jah
Jehovah
Yahweh

8 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Pele is the Hawaiian goddess of what?
Earthquakes
Volcanoes
Hurricanes

9 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who is the founder of Scientology?
Rev. Jim Jones
Bill Gates
L. Ron Hubbard

10 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Shinto originated in what country?
Japan
Vietnam
India

11 of 25Choose Your Answer:

This is the world's third largest religion, honouring one major deity (Brahman)—what is it?
Hinduism
Buddhism
Protestantism

12 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Which religion of these is polytheistic?
Hinduism
Islam
Sikhism

13 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In the Roman Catholic faith Lent begins with what day?
Holy Thursday
Ash Wednesday
Good Friday

14 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What is the name of the Zoroastrians' religious text?
Avesta
Quran
Torah

15 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Gnostics maintained that salvation comes through what?
Faith
Knowledge
Love

16 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who is generally considered to be the founder of Taoism?
Lao Tzu
Shih Tzu
Sun Tzu

17 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Which religion believes in the balance of good and evil?
Hinduism
Taoism
Buddhism

18 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Hindus fast only during what phases of the moon?
New Moon
Waxing Crescent.
Full

19 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In the Gnostic view, creation is what?
Good
Infinite
Evil

20 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What religion has a sect called Pentecostals?
Judaism
Christianity
Islam

21 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who founded Mormonism?
Joseph Smith
Karl Marx
L. Ron Hubbard

22 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The laws given to Moses by God at Mount Sinai are called:
Parables
Ten Commandments
Beatitudes

23 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The cycle of birth, death and rebirth in which you pay for good or bad deeds based on your behavior is:
Karma
Penance
Reincarnation

24 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The black stone building that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine is called:
Mecca
Kaaba
Quran

25 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first Pope?
St. Francis of Assisi
John the Baptist
Saint Peter
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