stained glass saintFree quiz questions about religion. Topics include Saints, deadly sins and sacred mountains.

Some people believe. Some people believe that the believers are mad. But you don't have to be sure about the underlying metaphysics of the universe to use these quiz quesitons from the wide world of religion and religious behaviour.

  1. In George Orwell’s novel 'Animal Farm', what type of bird is the character Moses?

    Raven

    Moses represents religion in the book, with his tales to the other animals of Sugarcandy Mountain, a fabulous place they will go to when they die.

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  2. Which religious leader born in 1935 in Tibet is also known as Tenzin Gyatso?

    Dalai Lama

    birth name was Lhamo Dondrub

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  3. What is the Muslim holy day of the week?

    Friday

     

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  4. What was Nike the Greek Goddess of?

    Victory

    Her Roman equivalent was 'Victoria'

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  5. What does white smoke coming from the vatican mean?

    A New Pope Is Elected

     

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  6. Which army founded in 1865 publishes a regular magazine titled 'The War Cry'?

    Salvation Army

     

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  7. Which European country is home to the fishing village of Portofino, home to a famous statue of Christ on the sea bed?

    Italy

    Statue is Christ of The Abyss (Italian: Il Cristo degli Abissi), placed in 1954.

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  8. Who had a revelation on the island of Patmos?

    John (Book of Revelation).

     

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  9. What is the latest calendar month in which Shrove Tuesday may fall?

    March

    Shrove Tuesday is of course well-known as 'Pancake Day'. The date can fall between 2nd of February and the 9th of March, depending on the date of Easter that year.

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  10. Whic holy book is divided into 114 chapters called Surahs?

    Qu'ran

    or Koran

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  11. In the Bible, how many fishes did Jesus need to feed five thousand people?

    Two

    The story appears in all four Gospels. The number of loaves varies from 5 to 7, the firsh remain constant.

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  12. Which country has a sacred mountain called Mount Fuji

    Japan

     

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  13. What does the C stand for in the name of the Y.M.C.A., an organisation which was founded n London in 1844?

    Christian

    Full abbreviation is Young Men's Christian Association

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  14. Apart from Israel, which country is home to the largest number of Jewish people?

    USA

    more than 5 million Jews in the USA

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  15. Mary MacKillop is the first and to date, the only catholic Saint from which Commonwealth country?

    Australia

     

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  16. Which of the Seven Deadly Sins begins with the letter E?

    Envy

    others are Sloth, Pride, Wrath, Greed, Gluttony, Lust

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  17. Which religious movement was founded by Charles Taze Russell in Pittsburgh in the 1870s and now has around 8 million members worldwide?

    Jehova's Witnesses

     

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  18. Which American singer was born in Minneapolis in 1958, has sold more than 100 million records in his career, is a vegan, and became a Jehova's Witness in 2001 and died in 2016?

    Prince

     

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  19. Which saint, whose feast day is 3rd November, was a Welsh woman who was, according to the story, beheaded but had her head restored and went on to live for many years afterwards and become a nun?

    Saint Winifred

    A well stands in her memory at Holywell in Flintshire in North Wales

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  20. In which city is the 'Wailing Wall', also known as the Western Wall, and a holy place for Jews?

    Jerusalem

     

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