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Why is Confucianism more of a philosophy than a religion?
a) The teachings of Confucius were about ethics and behavior.
b) Religion is not tolerated in China.
c) Confucius never wrote any of his ideas down.
d) Confucius only believed in one god.

In Japan, Buddhism is typically mixed with:
a) Shintoism
b) Hinduism
c) Islam
d) Confucianism

How is Islam different than Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shintoism?
a) Islam originated in the Middle East.
b) Islam is the only religion practiced in India.
c) Islam is based on the 4 Noble Truths.
d) Islam has the belief in many gods.

Practiced by 1 billion in India; Brahman; dharma, karma, reincarnation; caste system??
a) Hinduism
b) Buddhism
c) Shintoism
d) Confucianism

Created 2,500 years ago; 4 Noble Truths; eliminate desires to achieve enlightenment??
a) Buddhism
b) Shintoism
c) Confucianism
d) Hinduism

What caused the split between Sunni and Shia Muslims?
a) disputes over who the leaders should be
b) conflicts between Mecca and Medina
c) wars against Christian crusaders from Europe
d) differences over the proper way to pray

Which three religions originated in the Middle East?
a) Judaism, Christianity, Islam
b) Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism
c) Buddhism, Islam, Shintoism
d) HInduism, Buddhism, Shintoism

Which of these is the oldest monotheistic religion?
a) Judaism
b) Christianity
c) Islam
d) Buddhism

Jews, Christians, and Muslims all have the belief in:
a) one god
b) using mosques as places of worship
c) Muhammad being a prophet
d) Mecca as a holy city

Which two religions share the principles of dharma, karma, and reincarnation?
a) Buddhism and Hinduism
b) Buddhism and Shintoism
c) Confucianism and Hinduism
d) Confucianism and Shintoism

Both Buddhism and Confucianism:
a) originated at the same time in world history
b) have beliefs in polytheism
c) are only practiced in Southern and Eastern Asia
d) are mixed together by most Japanese.

Which religions were developed over thousands of years by various groups of people?
a) Hinduism and Shintoism
b) Islam and Buddhism
c) Buddhism and Hinduism
d) Islam and Shintoism

Created 1,400 years ago; developed by Muhammad; split into Sunni and Shia branches??
a) Islam
b) Judaism
c) Christianity
d) Buddhism

Began 2,000 years ago; central figure is Jesus; most practiced religion in the world??
a) Christianity
b) Islam
c) Hinduism
d) Buddhism

Created thousands of years ago in Israel; belief in one god; Torah??
a) Judaism
b) Shintoism
c) Hinduism
d) Islam

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