Tuesday, June 05, 2007


The theme of this quiz is world religions! The winner gets chocolate (or something else if you don't like chocolate)!! You have until 5pm Wednesday to turn in your answers. :-)

1. What are the five abstentions important to Yoga practice?

2. What are the Ten Commandments?

3. What is the noble eightfold path of Buddhism (name the parts)?

4. What is the Golden Rule in Christianity?

5. Name 3 of the principal Upanishads

6. What are the five pillars of Islam?

7. Is Confucianism a religion?

8. What does "catholic" mean?

9. What were Martin Luther's views on the Eucharist?

10. What is a pastafarian?


Ian said...

1. violence, lying, theft, illicit sex, and possessions

2. I chose the Catholic version of the commandments.

I. 1. I am the LORD your God: you shall not have strange Gods before me.
II. You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain.
III. Remember to keep holy the LORD'S Day.
IV. Honor your father and your mother.
V. You shall not kill.
VI. You shall not commit adultery.
VII. You shall not steal.
VIII. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
IX. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
X. You shall not covet your neighbor's goods.

1. Right view
2. Right intention
3. Right speech
4. Right action
5. Right livelihood
6. Right effort
7. Right mindfulness
8. Right concentration

4. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Chandogya Upanishad
Kena Upanishad
Aitareya Upanishad

Shahada (profession of faith)
Salat (ritual prayer)
Zakat (alms tax)
Sawm (fasting during Ramadan)
Hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca)

7. Not really, although arguments could be made in favor of considering it a religion.

8. Universal.

9. Luther believed in the Real Presence of the body and blood of Christ in the consecrated bread and wine.

10. Someone who believes he has been "touched by His noodly appendage". More accurately, a pastafarian is most likely an atheist or agnostic who is using the Flying Spaghetti Monster to mock and revile people who believe in a god of some sort.

Google gets me chocolate?

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