QUESTIONS

  1. What is the holy book of the Islamic religion called?
  2. Followers of which religion use prayer wheels?
  3. What is the name of the four-cornered headgear worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics?
  4. Which Christian saint was born at Lourdes in France?
  5. What name is given to food prepared in accordance with Jewish ritual?
  6. In which country are cows considered sacred?
  7. Which religious movement was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in the 19th Century?
  8. Who was the only Englishman to become pope?
  9. What is the tower on top of a Muslim mosque called?
  10. In the Islamic world what is the Hajj?
  11. In which country is Zen the leading school of Buddhism?
  12. In the Christian religion, what name is given to the first Holy Week?
  13. In the Jewish faith, what is the religious coming of age of a 13-year old boy called?
  14. In which country did the Dalai Lama rule?
  15. Which day of the week is the Muslim Sabbath?
  16. Who was the first Christian martyr?
  17. Where does the world's largest Mormon Temple stand?
  18. How many points does the Star of David have?
  19. In which religion is Diwali, the Festival of Light, celebrated?
  20. According to the book of Genesis, which common fruit were Adam and Eve forbidden to eat by God?
  21. In what type of building would you find a minibar and a mihrab?
  22. Who said, the famous words, ' Religion is the opium of the people'?
  23. How many gospels are there in the New Testament?
  24. Vishnu, Shiva and Ganesh play an important part in which religion?
  25. What special name was given to the particular-chalice used by Jesus Christ on the evening of the last supper?


ANSWERS

  1. Koran
  2. Buddhism
  3. Biretta
  4. Bernadette
  5. Kosher
  6. India
  7. Christian Science
  8. Nicholas Breakspear, Pope Hadrian IV
  9. Minaret
  10. Pilgrimage to Mecca
  11. Japan
  12. Palm Sunday
  13. Bar Mitzvah
  14. Tibet
  15. Friday
  16. St. Stephen
  17. Salt Lake City
  18. Six
  19. Hindu
  20. The fruit tree of knowledge of good and evil
  21. A mosque
  22. Karl Marx
  23. Four
  24. Hindu
  25. The Holy Grail