Practice Quiz for Religious Leaders

No. of Questions= 6

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1 Which of the following types of religious leaders are found mostly in large-scale societies?
a) priest
b) shaman
c) prophet
2 A ____________ is an individual who receives divine revelation calling for the restructuring of religion and usually of society as well.
a) priest
b) shaman
c) prophet
3 Which of the following religious specialists is most likely to use spirit helpers to cure a patient?
a) priest
b) shaman
c) prophet
4 The rank and function of a priest is a result of his or her:
a) position within an organized priesthood
b) ability to enter the spirit world, usually through a trance state
c) good fortune in receiving a divine revelation concerning a restructuring of religion and society
5 Which kind of religious leader is most likely to be an individual entrepreneur contracting with people to perform supernatural actions for them?
a) priest
b) shaman
c) prophet
6 Which of the following is characteristic of a prophet?
a) They usually come from humble or unknown origins.
b) They usually call for a major change in the way people have been doing things.
c) Their ideas are usually welcomed by priesthoods.
d) A and B
 


 

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