Religion Quiz Questions Answers

Religion Quiz Questions Answers

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No.-1. Of which country is Taoism a native religion?

Answer: China.

No.-2. What European city first heard Christian preaching?

Answer: Philippi.

No.-3. Which religious leader is known as “The Enlightened One”?

Answer: Gautama Buddha.

No.-4. What is the meaning of the word ‘Buddha’?

Answer: Enlightened one.

No.-5. Which saint is believed to have introduced Christianity in India?

Answer: Saint Thomas.

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No.-6. In which year Christianity is believed to have introduced in India?

Answer: About A.D. 50.

No.-7. The ‘Torah’ is the sacred book of which religious people?

Answer: The Jews.

No.-8. On which mountain did God give Moses the ‘Ten Commandments’?

Answer: Mount Sinai.

No.-9. Which French philosopher founded ‘Positivism’ which is also known as the ‘Religion of Humanity’?

Answer: Auguste Comte.

No.-10. What is the holy book of the ‘Zoroastrians or the Parsi people called?

Answer: The Zend Avesta.

No.-11. Which philosophical doctrine believes that since the world is the creation of divine law, it is man’s duty to accept his fate?

Answer: Stoicism.

No.-12. What is the name of the Mountain that Noah’s Ark rest on after the flood?

Answer: Ararat.

No.-13. What is the name of the theory that Gods of mythology were originally heroic mortals?

Answer: Euhemerism.

No.-14. Which religious movement was started by Theodor Herzl, aiming to establish a Jewish State in Palestine?

Answer: Zionism.

No.-15. Hazratbal Shrine Mosque is situated at which place?

Answer: Srinagar.

No.-16. Where is the famous Buddhist temple of Borobudur?

Answer: Java.

No.-17. The Konark temple is dedicated to which God?

Answer: Sun.

No.-18. In which state the famous Dilwara temples are situated?

Answer: Rajasthan.

No.-19. The famous Amarnath Shrine is in which state?

Answer: Jammu & Kashmir.

No.-20. The famous Konark temple is located in which state?

Answer: Orissa.

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No.-21. The book of Islamic religion called:

Answer: The Quran.

No.-22. With which system of Indian philosophy is Kapila associated?

Answer: Sankhya System.

No.-23. What is Sankhya system?

Answer: About evolution. According to this system the whole universe has evolved out of one cosmic energy.

No.-24. In which religion do men take the last name ‘Singh’ and women ‘Kaur’?

Answer: Sikhism.

No.-25. “Be ye lamps unto yourselves, betake yourself to no external refuge. Hold fast to the truth as a lamp, hold fast as refuge to the truth”. Who said these words?

Answer: Gautama Buddha.

No.-26. What does the name “Jesus” means?

Answer:  “Jehovah is salvation”; Matt. 1;21.

No.-27. What was Modern Sarnath, near Varanasi, called during Buddha’s time?

Answer: Isipatana, where Buddha taught his first sermon.

No.-28. What is Buddha’s Middle path?

Answer: A path between the two extremes of self-indulgence and self-mortification.

No.-29. What, in the Christian church, occurs 49 days before Whitsunday and 40 days after Shrove Tuesday?

Answer: Easter.

No.-30. In which religion adherents must visit Mecca at least once in a lifetime?

Answer: Islam.

No.-31. What is the name of the Vatican’s Army?

Answer: The Swiss Guard.

No.-32. Who was the first woman to be obtained in the Buddhist order?

Answer: Mahapajapati, Buddha’s maternal aunt and his mother’s sister who had brought him up after his mother’s death.

No.-33. Which are the Triratna s (three jewels. of Buddhism?

Answer: Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

No.-34. What does the term “Digambara” mean?

Answer: The sky-clad.

No.-35. Which book of the Bible comes after Acts?

Answer: Romans.

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No.-36. Which is the mother of religion of Christianity and Islam?

Answer: Judaism, the religion of the Jews.

No.-37. Moslems are the adherents of which religion?

Answer: Islam.

No.-38. In the Jewish religion what is the ‘Bar and bat mitzvah’?

Answer: The religious coming-of-age of a 13-year-old boy.

No.-39. The followers of which religion observe the Sabbath from sunset on Friday to sunset on Saturday?

Answer: Judaism.

No.-40. In which religion the Gods Brahma, Vishnu and Siva are worshipped?

Answer: Hinduism.

No.-41. In Buddhism, what is the name for the attainment of perfect serenity, achieved when all desires are eradicated?

Answer: Nirvana.

No.-42. What is the longest chapter in the Bible?

Answer: Ps. 119 (176 verses).

No.-43. Who founded Judaism?

Answer: Abraham.

No.-44. At what age Mahavira died?

Answer: At the age of 72 years.

No.-45. Name the place where Mahavira died:

Answer: Pawa, near Rajgir.

No.-46. What does the word ‘Islam’ literally mean?

Answer: Submission or surrender to the will of the God.

No.-47. What does the term ‘Sikh’ mean?

Answer: A disciple of the One True God.

No.-48. What Book of the Bible means “the Going Forth”?

Answer: Exodus.

No.-49. Who has been Guru Nanak’s companion in his younger days?

Answer: Mardana, a Muslim rebec player and music composer, who helped Nanak to organize Kirtans or community singing of devotional songs.

No.-50. Who has been the last Guru of the Sikhs?

Answer: Guru Gobind Singh.

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No.-51. Who compiled the Adi Granth?

Answer: Guru Arjun Dev in the year 1604.

No.-52. Who is the Patron Saint of shoe-makers whose feast day is celebrated on the 25th October?

Answer: Saint Crispin.

No.-53. Which movement within the Christian Church is working towards its eventual reunification?

Answer: Ecumenical movement.

No.-54. In which religion ‘Saraswathy’ and ‘Lekshmi’ play a major role and what are they?

Answer: The Hindu Religion – they are Goddesses.

No.-55. Which God of Indus Valley Civilization is regarded as prototype of Siva?

Answer: The horned God surrounded by the animals.

No.-56. In Genesis 6:14, who was told, by God, to build an Ark?

Answer: Noah.

No.-57. What was Saint Ramanuja’s teaching?

Answer: That the best means of liberation is devotion, and the best Yoga is Bhakti Yoga.

No.-58. What are the Buddhist scriptures called?

Answer: Tripiṭaka (the three baskets. They are Vinaya Piṭaka, Sutta Pitaka and Abhidhamma Piṭaka.

  1. What are the Jain scriptures called?

Answer: Agmas (precepts. or Siddhantas.

No.-60. Mention the Triad, the corner stone of Zoroastrians faith or Zoroastrianism?

Answer: “Humta, hukhta and hrarshta”, that is good thoughts, good words and good deeds.

No.-61. How did Hinduism tried to make Buddha a part of its all-embracing faith?

Answer: Hinduism claims that Buddha was the 9th incarnation of Vishnu.

No.-62. In which language Jesus preached?

Answer: In Aramaic language.

No.-63. Who founded Confucianism?

Answer: Confucius.

No.-64. What book in the Bible is the longest in terms of words?

Answer: Psalms.

No.-65. What is Confucianism’s golden rule?

Answer: Do to others as you would be done by others.

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No.-66. Which is the only Hindu kingdom in the world?

Answer: Nepal.

No.-67. Who was the earliest preacher of Christianity in India?

Answer: Saint Thomas.

No.-68. What were the first man Adam and the first woman Eve forbidden to eat?

Answer: The fruit of the tree of knowledge.

No.-69. Who was the Guru of Saint Kabir?

Answer: Swami Ramanand.

No.-70. An Arabic word meaning poor, was given to a Hindu or Moslem holy man who led an ascetic life. What was the word?

Answer: Fakir.

No.-71. Who was Swami Dayananda Saraswati?

Answer: The founder of Arya Samaj.

No.-72. What was the name of Buddha’s horse?

Answer: Kanthaka.

No.-73. Who was Buddha’s Charioteer?

Answer: Channa.

No.-74. What are the other names of the Sea of Galilee?

Answer: Sea of Chinnereth (Num. 34:11); Lake of Gennesaret (Luke 5:1); Sea of Tiberias (John 6:1).

No.-75. Who was the woman who one day turned up to Buddha with her dead child begging Buddha to revive him?

Answer: Kisa Gotami.

No.-76. In Muslim countries what is the custom known as ‘Purdah’?

Answer: The veiling of women and keeping them screened from the sight of strangers.

No.-77. Who is the Patron Saint of children?

Answer: Saint Nicholas.

No.-78. The Indian the practice of ‘Sati’ was prohibited in 1829 because it was considered to be barbaric of. What did it consist?

Answer: A widow burning herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.

No.-79. In Exodus 17, what tribe did God say He will war with for generation to generation?

Answer: Amalekites.

No.-80. In which country of the world would you find adherents of the Coptic Church?

Answer: Egypt or Ethiopia.

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