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REL 212 Midterm Exam Set 2 NEW
• Question 1
Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species propounded the
theory of __________.
• Question 2
In patriarchal institutionalized religions, women have been
• Question 3
When indigenous ways were threatened with repression,
many of the traditions were practiced __________.
• Question 4
Chan Buddhism focuses predominantly on
• Question 5
The word Jain derives from this term, meaning “winner over
• Question 6
The oldest of the known Vedic scriptures is the __________.
• Question 7
A major theme of Daoism is __________.
• Question 8
What is the name for a Hindu spiritual teacher?
• Question 9
The founder of Buddhism was a contemporary of __________.
• Question 10
_____________ are predicted, repeated actions and may be
individual or group led actions.
• Question 11
Buddhists who follow the Theravada tradition study a large
collection of ancient scriptures called the __________.
• Question 12
Among shamans, medicine power is considered spiritually
• Question 13
A monk or a nun who renounces worldliness for the sake of
following the path of liberation is called a __________.
• Question 14
A symbol for the unity of all things that many indigenous
cultures use is that of the __________.
• Question 15
How many limited vows apply to Jain monks?
• Question 16
The practice that helps one determine the harmonious
placement of a building or objects is known as __________.
• Question 17
An allegory is an effective kind of religious narrative because it
• Question 18
The monastic order that developed from the Buddha’s early
disciples is called the __________.
• Question 19
The creative rhythm of the universe is called the __________.
• Question 20
Redaction refers to the __________ of scripture.
• Question 21
A little over one hundred years after Confucius died, a “Second
Sage” named __________ was born.
• Question 22
The Japanese teacher Nichiren believed that the essence of
Buddhism could be found in the __________.
• Question 23
The Dahomey tradition from West Africa was carried to Haiti
by African slaves and called __________.
• Question 24
Indigenous spirituality may be described as __________.
• Question 25
The complex system of hierarchies and inequalities that
constitutes life in India is referred to by the English word
• Question 26
Jiva means __________.
• Question 27
The major teachers in Janism are called the __________.
• Question 28
Sacred rituals that are especially important in the veneration
of ancestors are called __________.
• Question 29
The karma-run wheel of birth, death, and rebirth is called
• Question 30
The father of modern, independent India who taught
nonviolent resistance to military and industrial oppression was