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Islam: Holy book

Koran

2

Christianity: Archbishop of Cyprus

Archbishop Makarios

3

Islam: Founder

Mohammed (570-632)

4

Judaism: scull cap

Yarmulke

5

Buddhism: tantric form

Mantra

6

Hare Krishna: Spiritual leader

Swami

7

Christianity: Last anti-pope

Felix V

8

Christianity: When was Pius XII pope?

1939-1958

9

Hinduism: Hindu universal spirit

Brahman

10

Christianity: Home for nuns

Convent

11

Christianity: Who is the current pope?

Benedict XVI

12

Christianity: Site where virgin mary seen in 1531

Guadeloupe Mexico

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Hinduism: Two letter chant

"om"

14

Islam: Number of pillars of Islam

five

15

Hinduism: Avatar of Vishnu

Krishna

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Christianity: Mormon leader who led followers to Salt Lake City

Brigham Young

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Christianity: When was Paul VI pope?

1963-1978

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Christianity: Catholic order of friars with pointed hoods

Capuchin

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Christianity: Mormon prophet

Moroni

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Confucianism: Principal Country

China

21

Islam: Holy house in Mecca

Kabaa

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Confucianism: Founder

Confucius

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Buddhism: State of peaceful blessedness

Nirvana

24

Judaism: Jewish population outside of Israel

diaspora

25

Judaism: Candelabra

Menorah

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Christianity: Betsy Ross' religion

Quaker

27

Hinduism: Ancient Scriptures

Badas

28

Christianity: Number of Luther's theses

95

29

Islam: Holy pilgrimage to Mecca

Hajj

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Founder of the Unification Church

Sun Myung Moon

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Christianity: Site where virgin mary seen in 1917

Fatima Portugal

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Christianity: When was John Paul I pope?

1978

33

Judaism: Feast of lights or feast of dedication

Hannukah

34

Christianity: First mass-produced bible

Gutenberg Bible

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Hinduism: Great epic

Rada

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Judaism: Founder

Abraham

37

Christianity: Largest Protestant sect

Lutheran (60 million)

38

Christianity: Who was pope 1978-2005?

John Paul II

39

Buddhism: Head of Tibetan Buddhists

14th Dalai Lama

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Christianity: Founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses

Charles Taze Russell

41

Islam: Kabaa center piece

Black Stone

42

Christianity: Founder of Christian Science

Mary Baker Eddy

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Christianity: Who was pope 1963-1978?

Paul VI

44

Chief God of Taoism

Jade Emperor

45

Hinduism: sacred rivers

Ganges and five others

46

Principal countries for the Unification Church

South Korea and USA

47

Judaism: Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur

48

Islam: Movement founded by Wali Fard - 1934

Nation of Islam

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Christianity: Who was "The Smiling Pope"

John Paul I

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Judaism: Passover feast

Seder

51

Hare Krishna: Principal country

India

52

Islam: Holy war

Jihad

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Christianity: Apostle of California

Junipero Serra

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Christianity: Preachers who travelled the old west

Circuit riders (mostly methodist)

55

Christianity: First pope

Peter

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Judaism: Door post

Mazuzah

57

Christianity: When was Pius XI pope?

1922-1939

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Buddhism: The enlightened one

Buddha

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Christianity: Standard latin bible

Vulgate

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Christianity: Founder of the Mormon Church

Joseph Smith

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Buddhism: Branches

Tharavada - Mahayana - Gautama

62

Founder of Taoism

Lao-Tse (c. 400 BC)

63

Islam: Prayer tower

Minaret

64

Founders of Sikhism

Kabir and Nanak

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Judaism: Wedding rite

Breaking of the glass

66

Christianity: Molokai priest

Father Damian (died of leprosy)

67

Hinduism: Triune of gods

Brahma (The Preserver) - Shiva (The Destroyer) - Vishnu (The Creator)

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Islam: Major sects

Sunni - Shiite

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Judaism: New Year; day of judgement

Rosh Hashana

70

Christianity: "Isa Ibn Mary am"

Jesus

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Christianity: Vatican Guard

Swiss Guard

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Christianity: Founder of the Quakers

George Fox

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Judaism: Holy City

Jerusalem

74

Islam: House of worship

Mosque

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Christianity: Founder of the Shakers

Mother Ann Lee

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Christianity: Papel residence

Castel Gandolfo

77

Islam: Highest office

Caliphate

78

Buddhism: Buddha's teachings - universal truth

Dharma

79

Christianity: Founder of Methodism

John Wesley

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Christianity: When was John Paul II pope?

1978-2005

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Buddhism: Ancient Cambodian Temple

Angor Wat

82

Religion of the four noble truths

Buddhism

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Christianity: Who was pope 1958-1963?

John XXIII

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Islam: Holy cities

Mecca - Medina - Jerusalem

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Judaism: Mountain fortress

Masada

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Christianity: Archbishop of New York - 1939

Archbishop Spellman

87

Judaism: Coming of age rite

Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah

88

Christianity: Who was pope in 1978?

John Paul I

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Christianity: Mormon city in Illinois

Nauvoo

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Christianity: John Calvin's followers

Presbyterians

91

Christianity: Christmas story

passion play

92

Christianity: French protestants

Huguenots

93

Christianity: 1378 split of the catholic church

The Great Schism

94

Judaism: Jewish mourning prayer

Caddish

95

Christianity: Swiss-French reformist

John Calvin

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Christianity: When was John XXIII pope?

1958-1963

97

Islam: Month of fasting

Ramadan

98

Christianity: Conservative Mennonite group from Pennsylvania

Amish

99

Christianity: Protestant reformation initiator

Martin Luther

100

Christianity: Who was pope 1922-1939?

Pius XI

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Christianity: Founder of the Amish

Jacob Amman

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Christianity: Who was pope 1939-1958?

Pius XII