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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Spiritism is __________________________.
(a) not in existence anymore
(b) one of the oldest forms of religious cult
(c) is a melting pot of cults
(d) a relatively new cult
2. The Mormon Church ______________________________.
(a) requires the donation of twenty hours per week
(b) asks members to donate as much money as they can afford
(c) requires missionary work of all if members
(d) requires the Biblical tithe of one tenth
3. Scientology was founded by ____________________.
(a) L. Ron Hubbard
(b) Joseph Smith, Jr.
(c) Faustus Socinos
(d) Herbert W. Armstrong
4. What is a part of cult membership?
(a) Free choice
(b) Psychological conditioning
(c) Promotion of free thinking
(d) Empasis on logic
5. Satori is defined as ___________________________.
(a) a study of meditation
(b) understanding of reality
(c) a state of prayer
(d) a form of reincarnation
Short Answer Questions
1. Christ warned against ________________.
2. Jehovah's Witnesses ________________________________.
3. The Bible warns against the teachings of _________________________.
4. The Unitarian Universalist Church resulted from a merger of the Unitarians and Universalists in what year?
5. What is used to measure the veracity of cults?
Short Essay Questions
1. What, according to Fey and Gill, happens if an article presents cults favorably?
2. Do Jehovah's Witnesses believe that the return of Christ has occurred?
3. Did Russell have the background and training that he claimed to have?
4. What was the Miracle Wheat fraud?
5. What does Scientology promise its followers?
6. How do the teachings of Christian Science compare to those of traditional Christianity?
7. What was common to the writings of Mary Baker Eddy?
8. What is the basic view of the Theosophist?
9. How do Zen Buddhists differ from Buddhists regarding the achievement of Nirvana?
10. Who assumed control of the Christian Science Church after Mrs. Eddy's death?
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