Easy Religion & Mythology Quiz 2 (20 Questions)

1.) Buddha went by what name at birth?

2.) King Arthur took whom as his queen?

3.) According to 1 Samuel 17:4, what Biblical figure stood at “six cubits and a span”, a height equal to nine feet and six inches?

4.) What three words begin the Book of Genesis?

5.) What Greek wisdom goddess sprang full-grown from Zeus’ head because he swallowed his pregnant first wife?

6.) King Arthur wielded what sword?

7.) Leading to the institution of the marathon, the Greek soldier Pheidippides ran where from the Battle of Marathon?

8.) The basis for Kosher law, what Book of the Old Testament prohibits the consumption of shellfish, pig and several other animals?

9.) Jesus proclaimed “he that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her” regarding a woman that committed what sin?

10.) What mythical creature possesses the body of a lion and the head of a man in Egyptian lore yet possesses the head of a woman and wings in Greek mythology?

11.) What religious movement began in Jamaica circa 1930?

12.) Who married the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenatan?

13.) Later killed by Zeus, King Salmoneus dragged bronze kettles behind his chariot to imitate what?

14.) What Book of the Bible mentions the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

15.) Most Biblical scholars agree that the Last Supper occurred on what day of the week?

16.) What prized object comprises the coat of the winged ram that flew Phrixus to safety?

17.) Captain Alfred Bulltop Stormalong soaped his ship to squeeze through the English Channel. The soap rubbed off on what cliffs, turning them white?

18.) Romans crucified Jesus on what day?

19.) Samson married what woman?

20.) The subject of radiocarbon dating tests in 1988, what name belongs to the length of linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have suffered physical trauma in a manner consistent with crucifixion?

Answers
1.) Siddhartha Gautama
2.) Guinevere
3.) Goliath
4.) “in the beginning”
5.) Athena
6.) Excalibur
7.) to Athens
8.) Leviticus
9.) adultery
10.) the sphinx
11.) Rastafarianism
12.) Nefertiti
13.) thunder
14.) Revelation
15.) Thursday
16.) Golden Fleece
17.) Cliffs of Dover
18.) Good Friday
19.) Delilah
20.) Shroud of Turin

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