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The Five Major Religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

The set of rules, guidelines, that Hindus follow. The persoanl duties that each person in each social class must follow in order to develop good karma.
a) Sharia
b) Sunni
c) Dharma
d) Hammurabi's Code

To achieve moksha, or the ultimate peace after being reincarnated numerous times, one must develop this through a series of good deeds, living life according to the Vedas
a) Dharma
b) Nirvana
c) Kharma
d) Serendipity

This religion has no founder, uses the holy book the Vedas, believes in reincarnation, and a universal spirit called Brahmin
a) Christianity
b) Hinduism
c) Buddhism
d) Sikhism

A set of laws for responsible behavior, which, according to the Bible, were given to Moses by God.
a) The Koran
b) Sharia
c) Hammurabi's Code
d) Ten Commandments

The second part of the Christian Bible, containing descriptions of the life and teachings of Jesus and of his early followers
a) Old Testament
b) Vedas
c) New Testament
d) King John's Bible

A city in the Holy Land, regarded as sacred by Christians, Muslims, and Jews.
a) Jerusalem
b) Athens
c) Sacramento
d) Istanbul

A monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior.
a) Islam
b) Judaism
c) Christianity
d) Buddhism

the stone cubical structure in the courtyard of the Great Mosque of Mecca, believed to have been built by Abraham and regarded by Muslims as the sacred center of the earth
a) Ka'ba
b) Lincoln Memorial
c) The Rock
d) kibbi

What are the five pillars, or foundational beliefs and practices, of Islam?
a) Family, honor, duty, faith, and pilgrimage
b) Declaration of faith, prayer, alms, fasting, and pilgrimage
c) Declaring one's faith, giving to the poor, fasting five times a day, visiting holy land in the Iberian Peninsula, faith
d) Family, honor, strict interpretation of laws, exercise, eating a good breakfast

Founder of Islam
a) David
b) Solomon
c) Muhhamed
d) Gary

the branch of Islam whose members acknowledge Ali and his descendants as the rightful successors of Muhammad
a) Sunni
b) Shia
c) Quranists
d) Torahans

A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which stresses belief in one god (Allah), Paradise and Hell, and a body of law written in the Quran.
a) Christianity
b) Confucianism
c) Buddhism
d) Islam

The first five books of Jewish Scripture, which they believe are by Moses, are called this
a) Vedas
b) Koran
c) Torah
d) Bible

Jewish place of worship
a) Synagoge
b) Temple
c) Mosque
d) Church

Belief in one God
a) Polytheism
b) Monotheism
c) Culturalism
d) Multiplism

A religion with a belief in one god. It originated with Abraham and the Hebrew people. Yahweh was responsible for the world and everything within it. They preserved their early history in the Old Testament.
a) Hinduism
b) Judaism
c) Buddhism
d) Islam

Founder is Siddhartha Gautama
a) Hinduism
b) Islam
c) Legalism
d) Buddhism

What Buddha taught his disciples
a) The Four Noble Truths
b) The Old Testament
c) The Koran
d) The Jihad

According to Buddha, the way to end suffering is to follow
a) The Yellow Brick Road
b) Nirvana
c) The Noble Truths
d) The Eightfold Path

This religion doe snot put importance on where one is in society, was well liked and practiced by India's untouchables, and does not require a strict adherence to rules or guidelines
a) Dharma
b) Islam
c) Hinduism
d) Buddhism

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