Religious trivia

Some more religious trivia for you. These pub quiz questions are all about accepted religions – questions about older or extinct religions can be found in the mythology section.

Q] What is divided into 114 surahs?
A] The Koran – Surah = chapter

Q] In the Bible who was Adam and Eves youngest child?
A] Seth or Shet

Q] What is the name for the group of men who elect a Pope?
A] College of Cardinals

Q] Which Biblical heroes name meant splendid sun?
A] Samson

Q] Agni, face covered in butter, is the Hindu god of what?
A] Fire

Q] On what date Greek Russian orthodox churches celebrate Xmas?
A] January 6th

Q] What was unique about Pope Adrian IV?
A] Only Englishman Nicholas Breakspear

Q] Catholic calendar what is the 50 days following Easter called?
A] Pentecost

Q] In Christianity which day is known as the festival of lights?
A] Candlemas 2nd February

Q] What does a thurifer do?
A] Swing censor Anglican high mass

Q] What is the name for the sacred circle in Tantric Buddhism?
A] Mandala

Q] In the Bible where was Jesus when he ascended into heaven?
A] Bethany

Q] Who is the Patron Saint of boy scouts?
A] Saint George

Q] All inhabitants of Pitcairn island belong to what US religion?
A] Seventh Day Adventists

Q] What is the worlds fifth largest religion?
A] Sikhism

How many people really know their religious trivia?

Religious quiz questions

It always amazes me just how little people know about their own religion and Holy Books, let alone the beliefs of others. Here is a batch of religious quiz questions to confound the unbelievers and expose the hypocrites attending your next quiz evening :-)

Don’t blame me if anybody gets offended…

Q] In Islam what is the third pillar of wisdom there’s 5 in total?
A] Charity – 2.5 % of income

Q] Skadi is the Norse Goddess of what?
A] Winter and the Hunt

Q] The religious text Mishna comes from which religion?
A] Judaism

Q] Meaning person who overcomes name the ancient Indian religion?
A] Jainism

Q] The second piller of Islam Salah involves what?
A] Daily prayers

Q] The religious text Tripitaka comes from which religion?
A] Buddhism

Q] David kills Goliath in which book of the Bible?
A] Samuel

Q] Which religious festival begins with sighting of the new moon?
A] Ramadan

Q] Which organisation officially known as Holy Spirit Association?
A] Unification Church Moonies

Q] Memonites are what Christian sect founded 1525 Conrad Grebel?
A] Anabaptists, like the Amish

Q] In Islam what is the fourth piller of wisdom?
A] Fasting in Ramadan

Q] Boaz appears in which book of the Bible?
A] Ruth

Q] Which group were originally known as the Russellites?
A] Jehovah’s Witnesses

Q] In religious art, which Saint is associated with an ox?
A] Saint Luke