Religious Beliefs and Ideas - Trivia questions with answers from religion and the Bible

Which section of the Bible was written in Greek during the 1st and 2nd centuries?
A: New Testament.

Who was the pacifist who led India' struggle for independence?
A: Mahatma Gandhi.

Who is the false god, representing greed and wealth, cited in the New Testament?
A: Mammon.

Which German church reformer is regarded as the instigator of Protestantism?
A: Martin Luther.

What name is given to the dish or cup used by Jesus at the last Supper, and purported to have contained his blood?
A: Holy Grail.

What in the Christian church, occurs 49 days before Whit Sunday and 40 days after Shrove Tuesday?
A: Easter.

Members of which secret society refer to God as 'the Great Architect of the Universe'?
A: Freemasons.

How many lines make up each of the 64 patterns in the I Ching?
A: Six.

Who believe that 144,000 chosen will reign with Christ after Armageddon?
A: Jehovah's Witnesses.

Which doctrine regards all reality as divine, and God as present in all of nature?
A: Pantheism.

In Greek mythology, who was the goddess of retribution?
A: Nemesis.

What name was given to members of the 'flower power' movement?
A: Hippies.

Which great philosopher was a pupil of Socrates and a teacher of Aristotle?
A: Plato.

In which religion are the gods Brahma, Vishnu and Siva worshipped?
A: Hinduism.

Where was Mohammed born?
A: Mecca.

Which emperor disavowed his divinity in 1946?
A: Hirohito.

Which movement within the Christian Church is working towards its eventual reunification?
A: Ecumenical movement.

Who is the foremost exponent of monetarism?
A: Milton Friedman.

Which philosophical system was founded by the Chinese philosopher Lao Zi?
A: Taoism.

What was originally a religious inscription, but is now a short , witty, and pithy saying?
A: Epigram.

Which of the gospel writers also wrote the Acts of the Apostles?
A: Luke.

Which religious movement honors the Guru Maharaj Ji?

A: The Divine Light Mission.

Which Christian theory sees Christ as freeing the poor form oppression?
A: Liberation theology.

What is the meaning of the name 'Christ'?
A: The Anointed One.

Which prophetess of the Old Testament led and army of Israelites to victory over the Canaanites?
A: Deborah.

To which Anglican movement did Newman, Pusey, and Keble belong?
A: The Oxford Movement.

Which book of the Bible describes the end of the world and the Last Judgment?
A: Revelation.

Which Anglican archbishop of Cape Town was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984?
A: Desmond Tutu.

In which religion must adherents visit Mecca at least once in a lifetime?
A: Islam.

Which 19th century English philosopher wrote Utilitarianism?
A: John Stuart Mill.

Which Christian festival celebrates the coming of the Magi?
A: Epiphany.

The name of which religion translates as 'submission'?
A: Islam.

Which 17th-century radical Christian sect was headed by Gerrard Winstanley?
A: Diggers.

What is the name of the process, culminating in a ceremony at St Peter's basilica in Rome, by which a member of the Catholic church achieves full sainthood?
A: Cannonization.

The reigns of which two kings are chronicled in the two books of Samuel?
A: Saul; David.

Which two books of the Old Testament have female names as titles?
A: Ruth; Esther


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