STRAYER REL212 MIDTERM EXAM (A+++++ ANSWER)

Question 1

5 out of 5 points

In patriarchal institutionalized religions, women have been __________. 

Answer

Relegated to the fringes of religious organizations

Question 2

5 out of 5 points

How many limited vows apply to Jain monks? 

Answer

Twelve

Question 3

5 out of 5 points

_____________ are predicted, repeated actions and may be individual or group led actions. 

Answer

Rituals

Question 4

5 out of 5 points

An allegory is an effective kind of religious narrative because it __________.

 Answer

uses symbolic language to convey an abstract idea

Question 5

5 out of 5 points

The word Jain derives from this term, meaning “winner over one’s passions.” 

Answer

Jina

Question 6

5 out of 5 points

The karma-run wheel of birth, death, and rebirth is called __________. 

Answer

Samsara

Question 7

5 out of 5 points

The practice that helps one determine the harmonious placement of a building or objects is known as __________. 

Answer

Feng Shui

Question 8

5 out of 5 points

Redaction refers to the __________ of scripture. 

Answer

Editing

Question 9

5 out of 5 points

A monk or a nun who renounces worldliness for the sake of following the path of liberation is called a __________. 

Answer

Bhikshu

Question 10

5 out of 5 points

The creative rhythm of the universe is called the __________.

Answer

Tao

Question 11

5 out of 5 points

The Japanese teacher Nichiren believed that the essence of Buddhism could be found in the __________. 

Answer

Lotus Sutra

Question 12

5 out of 5 points

Chan Buddhism focuses predominantly on

 Answer

mediation

Question 13

5 out of 5 points

Sacred rituals that are especially important in the veneration of ancestors are called __________. 

Answer

li

Question 14

5 out of 5 points

What is the name for a Hindu spiritual teacher? 

Answer

Guru

Question 15

5 out of 5 points

The monastic order that developed from the Buddha’s early disciples is called the __________. 

Answer

Sangha

Question 16

5 out of 5 points

The father of modern, independent India who taught nonviolent resistance to military and industrial oppression was __________. 

Answer

Mahatma Gandi

Question 17

5 out of 5 points

Jiva means __________. 

Answer

Soul

Question 18

5 out of 5 points

The oldest of the known Vedic scriptures is the __________. 

Answer

Rig Veda

Question 19

5 out of 5 points

Indigenous spirituality may be described as __________. 

Answer

a lifeway that ideally pervades all moments

Question 20

5 out of 5 points

A symbol for the unity of all things that many indigenous cultures use is that of the __________. 

Answer

Circle 

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