10 most difficult religion riddlesChristianity quiz
Which saint on the icons was depicted as a knight with a dog's head?
In the Eastern Orthodox Church, certain icons covertly identify Saint Christopher with the head of a dog. The background to the dog-headed Christopher is laid in the reign of the Emperor Diocletian, when a man named Reprebus, Rebrebus or Reprobus was captured in combat against tribes dwelling to the west of Egypt in Cyrenaica.
In which city is the largest basilica in the world?
The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is a Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, the administrative capital of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Guinness World Records lists it as the largest "church" in the world, having surpassed the previous record holder, St. Peter's Basilica, upon completion. It can accommodate 18,000 worshippers.
What religion is the most common in Vietnam?
Most of the Vietnemese (around 45%) follows traditional folk beliefs. The other popular religions are Buddhism (around 16%) and Catholicism (around 8%). Many of Vietnamese consider themselves to be atheist (around 30%).
What is the name of this temple in Beijing?
Temple of the Earth
Temple of the Moon
Temple of the Sun
Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Taoist temple.
Which of the orders was founded by Saint Joseph Calasanctius ?
The Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools is the oldest Catholic educational order. The primary goal of the order is to provide free education for poor children.
Which country is an example of a theocracy?
A theocracy is a type of government ruled by a religious leader. Iran's supreme leader is also the most powerful Islamic leader in Iran. Iran's laws are based on Islamic principles.
Which Evangelist was symbolised in art as a lion?
Mark the Evangelist is most often depicted writing or holding his gospel. In Christian tradition, Mark the Evangelist, the author of the second gospel is symbolized by a lion – a figure of courage and monarchy.
What does this silver star mark?
center of Kaaba
birthplace of Jesus Christ
center of the Earth in Lhasa
Saint Peter's tomb
The Grotto of the Nativity, an underground cave located beneath the Church of Nativity, enshrines the site where Jesus is said to have been born. The exact spot is marked beneath an altar by a 14-pointed silver star set into the marble floor and surrounded by silver lamps.
Which religion is dominant in Czechia?
Czechia is historically a Christian country, but is currently one of the most secular countries on Earth. According to the general census from year 2011, 10,3% of Czechs identifies with Catholicism, 0,9% with Protestantism, 2,7% with other religions, 6,7% defined themselves as believers, but didn't identify with any religion, and 79,4% stated they're irreligious or undeclared their beliefs. It is therefore the least religious European country.