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Concept Review

Our Concept Review exercises will test your knowledge of the basic concepts and ideas offered in Chapter 6, Religion. By successfully reviewing these concepts, you will reinforce your comprehension of these geographic ideas.

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
Using this map of world distribution of religions identify the largest category (percentage-wise). This graph will help.

 
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Question 2.
Using this diffusion map of religion, the hearths of the three religions illustrated in this map are

 
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Question 3.
Using our world religions map, identify the three major branches of Christianity.

 
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Question 4.
Using this map of the branches of Christianity, European Protestantism is located primarily in

 
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Question 5.
From this map of the Distribution of Christians in the United States, identify the region most heavily dominated by the Episcopalians.

 
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Question 6.
Identify one of the pillars of Islam.

 
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Question 7.
Using this map of the Diffusion of Islam, which European country became Muslim by 750 A.D. but no longer is?

 
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Question 8.
Using the same map, which Muslim country, the fourth most populated in the world, is spatially isolated from the Islamic core region?

 
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Question 9.
Using this map of the diffusion of Buddhism, identify which island country first accepted Buddhism in the third century, but did not become entirely Buddhist until around the eighth century.

 
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Question 10.
This map illustrates the distribution of Shintos and Buddhists in Japan. How can some regions of this nation show both Shinto and Buddhist as containing majorities?

 
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Question 11.
Sri Lanka is experiencing ethnic strife. Why?

 
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Question 12.
The predominent religion of South America is:

 
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Question 13.
The largest percentage of Protestants in the United States belong to which denomination?

 
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Question 14.
Lutherans in the United States are concentrated in the:

 
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Question 15.
Which of the following is NOT a universalizing religion?

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following religions is NOT associated with an individual prophet?

 
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Question 17.
The "Four Noble Truths" are religious concepts associated with:

 
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Question 18.
The Eastern Orthodox branch of Christianity is found primarily in:

 
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Question 19.
Islam diffused from present-day:

 
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Question 20.
The Western Wall in Jerusalem remains an effective boundary between:

 
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