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1 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography 10 th Edition Classroom Response System Questions Chapter 6

2 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Which of the following is not a universalizing religion? A. Buddhism B. Christianity C. Judaism D. Islam E. Sikhism

3 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Which of the following is not a universalizing religion? A. Buddhism B. Christianity C. Judaism D. Islam E. Sikhism Explanation: Whereas universalizing religions actively seek converts, Judaism is an ethnic religion.

4 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Roman Catholicism predominates in which of the following areas? A. Northern Europe B. East Asia C. Canada D. South America E. Australia

5 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Roman Catholicism predominates in which of the following areas? A. Northern Europe B. East Asia C. Canada D. South America E. Australia Explanation: South America’s colonization by Spain and Portugal brought Roman Catholicism to the continent.

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7 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Which of the following is not one of the five pillars of Islam? A. Accept Allah as the one God B. Donate to charities C. Fast during the month of Ramadan D. Make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem E. Pray five times daily

8 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Which of the following is not one of the five pillars of Islam? A. Accept Allah as the one God B. Donate to charities C. Fast during the month of Ramadan D. Make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem E. Pray five times daily Explanation: Pilgrimages are to be made to Makkah, not Jerusalem.

9 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc In which region are the largest number of adherents to ethnic religions found? A. Africa B. East Asia C. Eastern Europe D. South America E. North America

10 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc In which region are the largest number of adherents to ethnic religions found? A. Africa B. East Asia C. Eastern Europe D. South America E. North America Explanation: Several hundred million people in East Asia practice Confucianism, Daoism, and Shintoism.

11 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Christianity initially spread from Palestine by ___________ diffusion. A. contagious B. expansion C. hierarchical D. relocation E. stimulus

12 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Christianity initially spread from Palestine by ___________ diffusion. A. contagious B. expansion C. hierarchical D. relocation E. stimulus Explanation: Christianity initially diffused by the efforts of missionaries.

13 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Complete the following analogy: Lumbini is to Buddhists as A. Beijing is to Confucianism. B. Bethlehem is to Jews. C. Delhi is to Sikhs. D. Makkah is to Muslims. E. Tokyo is to Shintoism.

14 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Complete the following analogy: Lumbini is to Buddhists as A. Beijing is to Confucianism. B. Bethlehem is to Jews. C. Delhi is to Sikhs. D. Makkah is to Muslims. E. Tokyo is to Shintoism. Explanation: Among universalizing religions, Buddhism and Islam have the largest number of holy places.

15 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Complete the following analogy: Christianity is to church as A. Islam is to mosque. B. Judaism is to synagogue. C. Buddhism is to temple. D. Baha’i is to House of Worship. E. All of the above are correct.

16 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Complete the following analogy: Christianity is to church as A. Islam is to mosque. B. Judaism is to synagogue. C. Buddhism is to temple. D. Baha’i is to House of Worship. E. All of the above are correct. Explanation: Religious buildings are important parts of the cultural landscape. Christians alone consider their buildings to be sacred.

17 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc As a result of the 1967 war, Israel captured which strategically important territory? A. The coastal plain near Tel Aviv B. The east bank of the Jordan River valley C. The hills paralleling the coast and Jordan River D. The desert oases of Saudi Arabia E. None of the above is correct.

18 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc As a result of the 1967 war, Israel captured which strategically important territory? A. The coastal plain near Tel Aviv B. The east bank of the Jordan River valley C. The hills paralleling the coast and Jordan River D. The desert oases of Saudi Arabia E. None of the above is correct. Explanation: The land between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River is divided into three regions: coastal plain, highlands, and river valley.

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20 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc The caste system in India A. places Shudras at the top of the hierarchy. B. was created by the Aryan invaders of India. C. does not affect how individual Hindus practice the religion. D. is enforced by official government policies. E. sees the “untouchables” as closest to enlightenment.

21 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc The caste system in India A. places Shudras at the top of the hierarchy. B. was created by the Aryan invaders of India. C. does not affect how individual Hindus practice the religion. D. is enforced by official government policies. E. sees the “untouchables” as closest to enlightenment. Explanation: The caste system has relaxed over the past several decades in the face of modernization.

22 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Which three religions have holy places in Jerusalem? A. Islam, Judaism, Sikhism B. Christianity, Hinduism, Islam C. Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism D. Christianity, Islam, Judaism E. Christianity, Jainism, Judaism

23 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc Which three religions have holy places in Jerusalem? A. Islam, Judaism, Sikhism B. Christianity, Hinduism, Islam C. Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism D. Christianity, Islam, Judaism E. Christianity, Jainism, Judaism Explanation: These three monotheistic religions each lay claim to holy places in Jerusalem.

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