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RELS101 s06 midterm exam

RELS101 s06 midterm exam - ‘ NAME MIDTERM EXAMINATION...

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Unformatted text preview: ‘ NAME: MIDTERM EXAMINATION SPRING 2006: RELS 101 Date: February 28, 2006 SH247 Instructions: 0 Please ensure that your name is clearly written on every document t Please ensure that your FORMAT LETTER is clearly written on your scantron I DO NOT talk to each other ‘ 0 DO NOT be verbose in your essay questions. You should use them as an exercise to show you can be as precise as possible. 0 Use any size of blue book. GOOD LUCK! Name:_' 'M ”nu-HUClass: Date: midterm 2006 Multiple Choice ' Identg‘fiv the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. --... 1- The Nana. Ca) lived on the west side of Canada, enjoying abundant timber. ,b’. were essentially Plains Indians of the United States. lived on the east coast of Canada, struggling for existence. are the Cherokees who went to the Oklahoma area. __ 2. Most of the people in the Religions of the Americas chapter 5 have descendants who sometimes practice parts of their old tradition. have descendants who are invariably Christians. c. continue to practice their old religions. d. were exterminated completely by Europeans. The term "Mantu" was used by Naskapi for a soul in humans, to distinguish from animals. . souls in humans, animals, and nature. c. fimctions of a body that needs no soul. (1. soul in animals, to distinguish from humans. @‘I‘he Kwakiutl custom of giving away as much wealth as possible is known as a. totem. b. mamanatowick. . C. potlatch. ' 4f reincarnation. S. In recent scholarship X all scholars agree on the common features of Native American religions. b. European religious concepts have received greater emphasis. . many people disagree about the "common features" of Native American religions. d. ., less attention is being paid to writers who are Native Americans. 6. Hindu sacred writings based on what was "heard." a. Varna b. Caste . Shru‘ti, d. Smriti u‘ E 7. Commentaries and-miraafs‘to guide Hindu priests. a. Aranyakas Emigration Upanishads Vedanta __ 8. The Hindu God of faithfulness and keeping promises 2a? Brahma b. Rita‘— Varuna has Name: ' i 18. In Hinduism, a path of discipline is a. moksha. b. kalpa. . yoga. 19. d. shruti. In the Rig-Veda, the god of fire is ‘ Agni. 20. b. Soma. c. Indra. d. Purusha. [n the Upanishads, the experience that Brahman and atman are really different is based on revelation . maya fillmgrw memory. 0 S‘WSw -*‘Ca r war a, E O®In Hinduism, the term for concentration that unifies through absorption' IS W “Zi'm 22. The Laws of Mann a. are the same as the Law of Karma. b. are explained in the Bhagavad Gita c. teach that women are without value. reflect ideal practices in India between 200 B.C.E. and 200 CE. I . -23. ich goal for Hindus is the pursuit of power and wealth? K . Karma At- 24. c. Dharma D d. Moksha % The Law of Karma .J says that every moral act has consequences. [email protected] b. is the same as fate. c. applies to the body but not to the mind. is another name for the Law of Manu. The main problem for Hindus IS a. Atman. . m @ Samsara. A Brahman. 5 ‘ __ 26. The most 1‘ cos god of the Bhagavad Gita 1s Krishna, the incarnation of a Vishnu"; b. Kali. c. Ganesha. d. Shiva. Name: ‘ 36. The Buddhist doctrine that there are no permanent entities is Tara b. Soka Gakkai. G. . . Anieca. 37. In the Four Passing Sights, which one does not belong? , a. a sick person. b. an old person. . abarber. d acorpse. 38. The Buddhist term for the "large vehicle" is a. Yogacara. b. Madhyarnika. c. Hinayana. - O Mahayana. 39. In Buddhism, when grasping ceases, one passes from suffering to . Nirvana. b. Bodhigaya. c. Sarnath. d. Dukkha. _ 40. In Buddhism, craving that leads to suffering is a. llama. b. Sangha. Tanha. Dharma. __ 41. In Buddhism, a being who is qualified for Nirvana but remains behind to help others is a. a Satori. b. a Kean. c. a Dhyana. a Bodhisattva. 42. According to the Buddha, the Brahman path of salvation was- ‘ foolish, since Brahmanas had no direct experience of Brahman. a b. based on the Brahmanas direct experience of Brahman. 4" was to be followed, for religious speculation is superior to direct experience. was to be followed by faith, although no one had experienced its truth. 43. Anicca means impermanence. . Western Paradise. c. only that there is no body. 63 only that there is no soul. 44. c Buddhist monastic order was the Sangha. @ Bodhgaya c. Dharma. d. Arhat. Name: . I 1]): A T 60. Brahman is not usually seen as a physical image. I 61. The goal of raja yoga is to' train the body to free the soul. PWM dA‘KC’LPUfi/u T 62. The main Indus river is now in Pakistan. ' _I_ 63. Puja is the worship of household deities. l 64. Indra, in the Rig-Veda, is the creator and ruler of the universe. 1 65. Upanishads means sittingflose to a teacher. LA RS E 66. Some, an intoxicating driiik, was used in Hindu recreation bu t in worship. _( Manu was the charioteer of Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita. 68. Yashodhara was married to Siddhartha Gautama. _IE 69. Since he was a Brahman, The Buddha became a priest. I 70. Tanha means desire or grasping. E 71. 'I'heravadins think of the Buddha as the only one God. E 72. Buddhism was never accepted in Sri Lanka. _E 73. Mahayana Buddhism is the only religion of India today. _E 74. The Buddha left home and became enlightened in only one year. g 75. The Buddha died at age 60, at home with his wife. I 76. The Sangha eventually included laypersons as well as ascetics I '77. For the Buddha, the Middle Path was between the extremes of denying the body and attachment to worldly endeavors. T' 78. Nirvana in Buddhism is release from egocentrism to joy and peace. I 79. In Theravadin Buddhism, no self exists over and beyond the five skandhas. I 80. Theravadin Buddhists preferred-imitating the ascetic life of the Buddha. 1 8]. Can Jesus be seen by some Hindus as an avatar? Write the letter of the best answer. ,a' Calendar Stone b Potlatch (EB Wisakon ’67 Wakan Tanka . 28’ Forced migration west A 82 Qak' tul % E 83. Dakotla Peoples A _h Name: 9. The Hindu concept of Samsara refers to a. Matter, as opposed to purusha, spirit. b. Brahman, as he is in himself. c. Brahman as known through his attributes. . The wheel of réhirth which turns foreter. 10. A path of disciplined in Hinduism a. is called guru. Q is called yoga. c. is called sannyasin. _d. is called tantra. 11. The Hindu term meaning "not seeing things as the); are": C? avidya. - . ya. c. . 7" d. '. ' 12. The oldest scriptures of the Hindus, whose name means knowledge of Wisdom a. Upanishads. C Veda. c. Mahabharata. :1. Laws of Manu .-,.-_.~ 13. The Hindu term for the primal spirit or soul of an individual 14. The Rig-Veda god who is named as creator and ruler of the universe. a. Varuna b. Soma Mitre Indra _ 15. In the Upanishads, the essence of the highest deity, present in individuals Maya Brahman c Smriti 16. Release of a Hindu from a cycle of rebhths-isfloggn, as _ a. kalpa. é moksha. c. smriti. d. samsara. l7. “thCngvad Gite, the centraleharacter manifesting God _ Kristi . b. Rant. 0. Mann. d. Juana. Kanficlg/L Name: ‘- 1 3 ID: A 27. The goal of the person seeking release from rebirth t. a. Artha. . b. Kama. c. Dharrna. o Moléha.apf\£z.W Which set of terms is inconsistent? Brahma--Tantra -—~—_.._..- . Rama-«Sim Krishna-Radha Shiva-Kali 29. "The sage ‘of his clan," applied to the Buddha, is a. M apa. ® Sangha. c. Dukkha. Shakayamuni. _........ 30. e Buddha ‘ 6 married and had a son before his enlightenment. married and had a son afier his enlightenment. c. was always an ascetic monk. d. believed that women could not become nuns. 31. The Buddha's first sermon was delivered a. to the king of New Delhi. b. to King Menander (Melinda). to five ascetics at Benares. d. to Uruvela Kashyapa. 32. In the Eight-fold path of the Buddha, which term does not belong? Q Right view of illness. b. Right Speech, avoiding abusive language. c. Right effort in eliminating evil in oneself. Right sacrifice of animal offerings. 33. Th cc of human suffering, said the Buddha, is primarily (1%.. an e. Dharma. . Tanha. 34. The more expansive major division of Buddhism. a. isthe TERM} is eMahaan' c. is the Theravadin. d. is the Yogacara. C 3 The Buddha was primarily interested in eliminating a. caste. b. discrimination against women. m suffering. d. poverty. Name: ' ID: "A 7 45. In Buddhism the Eightfold Path in Buddhism ' a. is one of the five skandhas. is one of the Four Noble Truths. J is one of the four passing sights. d. all of these answers. 46. Space set apart from ordinary use may be considered a. secular © epic c. profane. ! sacred 47. myth differs from an epic in that scriptures are about epics rather than myths. in a myth, supernatural beings represent the worldview of a people. . a myth is about humans rather than gods. at? a myth is about gods rather than humans. 48. In religions, if scriptures are compared to oral messages most religions emphasize writing above oral messages. b. oral messages are always more important. 0. only in Hinduism is scripture more important than oral messages. d. written messages are always more important. 49. In religions, dance and drama can be part of a. rituals. b. rites of passage. 0 all three answers. d. the sacred. 50. In the animiSt perspectiVe, the concept is that a. All humans are animals . . Everything has life, and the distinction between humans and the cosmos is not clear. c. Divinity is in everything d. Religions are for humans only True/False . Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 51. Some Native American writers differ in point of view from European writers. 52. Knowing that tobacco was always poisonous, Native Americans never used it but gave it to their enemies. 53. Since Powhatans hunted and gathered, they had no practice of agriculture. 54. Among Native Americans, monogamy was unusual. 55. Since they moved around a lot, Native Americans never observed funeral rites. 56. Today, Native Americans live both on reservations and in general society. 57. Totems indicate people's desire to share good qualities of chosen animals. 58. In Hinduism, Juana means knowledge or wisdom. 59. Bh‘akti is the Way of Works in Hinduism. It HHHiflini'lliflH l4 N 6 g 14 W11 W R P. the» Name: _ ID: A; . . i9) 85. Powhatans ~15 86. Cherokees Write the letter of the best answer. a. Kshatriya K n b. Shudra- l 023” 3 c. Vaishya — i/ )1! Brahmin Frisi-I- 5 . Laborer . Merchant . Priest- 8‘] 88 89 )9: Warrior, King Write the letter of the best answer. ‘ (g :1. Karma . \A b. Moksha e.Artha >\ L0 /d-/ Kama b 91. Asearch for pleasures Fad/“0U . d\ C M. A search for power and wealth ““ 9 93. Commitment to live by duties of caste-3 b 94. Search for release from samsara “'i i 95. In Hinduism, how are caste, karma, and reincarnation related? 96. A woman came to the Buddha and. asked him to bring her dead daughter back to life. What do you think of his answer and how would you use it to show his philosophy? 97. Discuss the reiationship of Hindus to other religions. 98. The difference between Theravadin and Mahay yarn forms of Buddhism. mWfiu 99. The most important events in the Buddha' s life prior to his establishment of the snngha. 100. The Buddha' s enlightenment. ...
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