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Quiz about Numbers in Religions
Quiz about Numbers in Religions

Numbers in Religions Trivia Quiz


Have you ever noticed how certain numbers occur in religions? Try this little quiz and see what I mean. Good Luck and as ever enjoy.

A multiple-choice quiz by Fiachra. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Fiachra
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
176,333
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. According to the Book of Exodus 20:2-17 how many Commandments did God give to Moses? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. How many tribes were in Israel according to the Book of Genesis (Chapter 35)? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. What number connects these things: sacraments in the Catholic Church, Champions of Christendom, deadly sins? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. In the teachings of Islam, one of the pillars is Zakat. Which of these principles describes Zakat? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. In the Book of Exodus 7-11 how many plagues befell Egypt? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Who wrote letters to the seven churches of Asia Minor? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. At Easter time how many stations of the cross are commemorated by Catholics? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. What number connects the Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the Last Things? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. According to Buddhist belief how many steps must be followed in the path to break the cycle of birth and death? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. The five Ks are part of which religion? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. According to the Book of Exodus 20:2-17 how many Commandments did God give to Moses?

Answer: 10

In Saint Matthew's Gospel 22: 35-40 Jesus identified the two most important: love God and love thy neighbour. What a tragedy so many have forgotten.
2. How many tribes were in Israel according to the Book of Genesis (Chapter 35)?

Answer: 12

Jacob had twelve sons and the tribes were called after them. The eldest was Reuben and the youngest was Benjamin.
3. What number connects these things: sacraments in the Catholic Church, Champions of Christendom, deadly sins?

Answer: 7

The seven champions of Christendom are Saints Andrew, Anthony, David, Denis, George, James and Patrick.
4. In the teachings of Islam, one of the pillars is Zakat. Which of these principles describes Zakat?

Answer: Giving alms

Giving alms is called Zakat in the Qu'ran 11:51 and is often numbered as the third Pillar of Islam. A basic principle of Islam is that all wealth belongs to God and is held in trust by mankind so a certain portion must be set aside for the poor.
5. In the Book of Exodus 7-11 how many plagues befell Egypt?

Answer: 10

Water turned to blood, frogs, lice/fleas, swarms of flies, cattle died, boils and sores, hail, locusts, darkness and death of the firstborn.
6. Who wrote letters to the seven churches of Asia Minor?

Answer: John

These are found in the Book of Revelation, the last book of the New Testament. John was exiled on the island of Patmos and wrote letters to the churches in Ephesus, Pergamum, Sardis, Laodicea, Smyrna, Thyatira and Philadelphia. (All these cities are in modern Turkey, attaman.com).

Some scholars believe that this was the same John who wrote the Gospel of John, but this is not universally agreed.
7. At Easter time how many stations of the cross are commemorated by Catholics?

Answer: 14

These commemorate the Passion of Jesus, beginning with Him being condemned to death and ending with Him being laid in the tomb.
8. What number connects the Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the Last Things?

Answer: 4

The four Last Things are death, judgment, heaven and hell.
9. According to Buddhist belief how many steps must be followed in the path to break the cycle of birth and death?

Answer: 8

Right views, right thoughts, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration. These are called the Noble Eightfold Path of Righteousness.(Buddhism.com).
10. The five Ks are part of which religion?

Answer: Sikhism

Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Kirpan and Kaccha are the five Ks. These are clothing practices followed by stricter Sikhs called Khalsa Saints.
(Sikhism.com).
Source: Author Fiachra

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