God Is Red: A Native View of Religion Test | Final Test - Easy

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 17, Deloria ponders whether old tribal religions can do which of the following?
(a) Save the world.
(b) Survive in a modern world.
(c) Convert Christians.d.
(d) Change with the times.

2. What people do Deloria claim fears death more than any other group?
(a) Baptists.
(b) Catholics.
(c) Indians.
(d) Christians.

3. Deloria states that thousands of people have near-death experiences that indicate some type of afterlife existence . Finish the following statement, "...although it does not seem to have any connection with _____________________."
(a) Tribal beliefs.
(b) Any recognizable religion that we follow today.
(c) Modern Christianity.
(d) Christian philosophy.

4. Deloria encourages cultures outside tribal cultures to do which of the following?
(a) Observe tribal religious traditions.
(b) Respect sacred places.
(c) Embrace the correlation between religion and nature.
(d) Abandon Christianity.

5. Name one problem with modern society and tribal cultures according to Deloria.
(a) Some tribes choose not to use modern conveniences, such as electricity.
(b) The Indians prefer to live in tepees.
(c) Most tribes prefer to use their native language instead of English.
(d) Automobiles are not allowed on reservations.

6. In Chapter 17, Deloria claims the earth is _______________________________________.
(a) Suffering greatly from neglect and abuse.
(b) Misunderstood.
(c) Large enough for all religions to live together peacefully.
(d) Suffering from religious tension.

7. In Chapter 16, how does Deloria explain why the Indians altered the dates of their ceremonial year?
(a) To coincide with governmental and Christian holidays.
(b) To make it easier to celebrate holidays.
(c) To make peace with the Christians.
(d) The BIA ordered them to do so.

8. Deloria explains that the Amish relate land, community, and religion into _____________________.
(a) A disastrous combination.
(b) One integrated whole.
(c) No answer is correct.
(d) Anti-Christian beliefs.

9. Who does Deloria claim came onto the reservations attempting to change Indian culture?
(a) Homeless people.
(b) Lawyers.
(c) Missionaries.
(d) Politicians.

10. Chapter 12 details __________________ and how it affects religious cultures.
(a) Personal beliefs.
(b) Political movements.
(c) Church hierarchy.
(d) Group mentality.

11. Deloria feels that religions that depend on articulation of doctrinal propositions to maintain themselves are which of the following?
(a) Doomed to disappear.
(b) All answers are correct.
(c) Destined to fail.
(d) Ultimately going to be rejected.

12. What does Deloria claim the Iroquois and Cherokee use as part of their religious practices?
(a) Rain dances.
(b) The Bible.
(c) Dream interpretation.
(d) Incense.

13. Deloria names which of the following as the second type of sacred land?
(a) Reservations.
(b) Where oil is discovered.
(c) Buffalo Gap.
(d) Wounded Knee.

14. Name the example Deloria gives for the third type of sacred land.
(a) Where the Lord spoke to Moses.
(b) Where monuments are built.
(c) Where presidents are buried.
(d) Where Indians are buried.

15. According to Deloria, what other group has similar success to the Amish?
(a) Methodists.
(b) Baptists.
(c) Catholics.
(d) Mormons.

Short Answer Questions

1. Deloria claims that in Australia, the Aborigines ____________.

2. The pope and Billy Graham believe that the revival of demonism, devil worship, astrological and numerological sciences are the devil's work. How does Deloria view these forms or worship?

3. In Chapter 12, Deloria refers to Jimmy and Tammy Faye Bakker as _____________,

4. Indians also believe human beings are an integral part of the natural world. How does Deloria explain what happens to the bodies upon their death?

5. Deloria declares that the interpretation of religion has always been done through which of the following?

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