Southern and Eastern Asia Religions
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  • Question 1
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    Which is the best description of an ethnic group?

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    A group of people who share common cultural characteristics.

    A group of people who share a common belief system.

    A group of people who live in same neighborhood.

    A group of people who work in the same field.

  • Question 2
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    Which is the best description of an religious group?

    answer choices

    A group of people who share common cultural characteristics.

    A group of people who share a common belief system.

    A group of people who live in same neighborhood.

    A group of people who work in the same field.

  • Question 3
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    Buddhism originated around

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    200 BCE

    500 BCE

    1200 BCE

    2020 BCE

  • Question 4
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    What is the Hindu belief in reincarnation?

    answer choices

    the belief that there is only one god

    the worship of the cow as a sacred animal

    the belief that men should treat each other with kindness

    the belief that a soul returns to life in another body after death

  • Question 5
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    What is the caste system?

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    the name of the Hindu priesthood

    the belief that social class is hereditary

    the voting system used in Southeastern elections

    the name for the way labor in India is divided between men and women

  • Question 6
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    Where was the religion of Buddhism founded?

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    India

    China

    Japan

    Vietnam

  • Question 7
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    What do Buddhists believe people need to do to be happy and find peace?

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    They are to live their lives as vegetarians.

    They are to accept the belief in only one god.

    They are to give up greed and greedy desires.

    They are to live quietly within the caste system.

  • Question 8
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    What are the kami that are so important in Shinto belief?

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    They are religious writings of Shinto priests.

    These are the elected leaders of the Shinto communities.

    The people who convert to Shintoism are referred to as Kami.

    They are spirits that followers of Shinto believe exist in things all around them.

  • Question 9
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    What is the third largest religion in the world?

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    Hinduism

    Islam

    Buddhism

    Shintoism

  • Question 10
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    What does Nirvana mean?

    answer choices

    The Enlightened One

    Mecca

    Way of the Gods

    perfect peace

  • Question 11
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    Who was the founder of Buddhism?

    answer choices

    Muhammed

    Gabriel, the messenger

    Siddhartha Gautama

    Jesus

  • Question 12
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    What did Confucius believe were the keys to social order and peace?

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    strict caste system

    to worship only one god

    ruler who could keep order

    good character and virtue in the people

  • Question 13
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    Why is Confucianism considered a philosophy instead of a religion?

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    Confucius only believed in one god.

    No religion is allowed by the Chinese government today.

    Confucius never wrote any of his ideas down for his followers.

    His teachings are more about ethics and behavior than about religious ideas.

  • Question 14
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    What is the highest class in the caste system?

    answer choices

    Untouchables

    Brahmans

    Vaisyas

    Sudras

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