10 most difficult religions riddles A list of ten (out of 68) religions related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Religions quiz Which of these religions is the least popular in India?Buddhism. Indian Buddhism peaked in the 3rd century BC, during the reign of Asoka the Great, who patronised Buddhism following his conversion. He sent missionaries abroad, allowing Buddhism to spread across Asia. However, Indian Buddhism declined constantly following the loss of royal patronage, and today only 0.8% of Indian population are Buddhists.very hard 25% HinduismHinduism4%BuddhismBuddhism25%ChristianityChristianity53%IslamIslam16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4052 answers in 4 languages »Buddhism riddles » Was an Englishman a pope?Yes, it was Adrian IV. Nicholas Breakspeare, better known as Adrian IV (b. Approx. 1100 in the Abbots Langley) was the pope in the period from December 4, 1154 to September 1, 1159, the only Englishman on the Chair of Peter. He was the son of a monk Robert of St. Albans. Nicholas began his schooling at St Albans, but soon moved to France, where he joined the Congregation of Canons Regular of St. Rufus.very hard 25% no, there was no such popeno, there was no such pope42%yes, it was Thomas Beckettyes, it was Thomas Beckett15%yes, it was John VIyes, it was John VI17%yes, it was Adrian IVyes, it was Adrian IV25%Created by: Krzysztof Moskal. Statistics based on 4393 answers in 4 languages »popes riddles » What was the first major empire in the world to officially adopt Christianity as a state religion?Kingdom of Aksum (Africa). In about 316 AD, Frumentius and his brother Edesius from Tyre were taken to the Ethiopian court as slaves. They were given positions of trust by the monarch, and converted members of the royal court to Christianity. Ethiopia, a major empire at the time, was the second country to officially adopt Christianity (after Armenia).very hard 30% RomeRome37%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 26%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)30%PersiaPersia5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4562 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia riddles » Saint Paul from Tarsus, known as the Apostle of the Nations, was born as a ...Jew. Paul the Apostle was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world. Paul is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age and in the mid-30s to the mid-50s AD he founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. He took advantage of his status as both a Jew and a Roman citizen to minister to both Jewish and Roman audiences.very hard 31% GreekGreek21%RomanRoman32%AryanAryan14%JewJew31%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3966 answers in 2 languages »saints riddles » Which religion did the young Gautama Buddha learn?None. By tradition, Gautama Buddha is said to have been destined by birth to the life of a prince. His father, wishing for his son to be a great king, shielded him from religious teachings and from knowledge of human suffering. Gautama first met an ascetic man and learned about religion when he left his home at the age of 29.very hard 32% nonenone32%YainismYainism7%ShikhismShikhism20%HinduismHinduism38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5518 answers in 4 languages »Buddha riddles » How many Muslims are living in Germany?2,6-5%. There are 2.1 to 4 million Muslims in Germany. A large discrepancy between the above data results from the fact that, as research has shown, even half of the 4.2 million people from the Muslim world are non-believers. It is certain, however, that 1.1 million of them have German citizenship. (In the photo Şehitlik Mosque in Berlinvery hard 32% 1-2,5%1-2,5%8%2,6-5%2,6-5%32%5,1-7,5%5,1-7,5%30%7,6-10%7,6-10%28%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3320 answers in 2 languages »Islam riddles » What are Amish men not allowed to do?To have mustache. Unmarried Amish men shave their faces, while married ones wear beards. What is interesting, the mustaches are not tolerated. For centuries the wearing of mustaches by soldiers was a requirement in many armies, and pacifist Amish wanted to distance themselves from militaristic culture.very hard 34% to have mustacheto have mustache34%to shaveto shave29%to lead the businessto lead the business19%to pay taxesto pay taxes16%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 1475 answers in 2 languages »North America riddles » In which European country, the most common surname comes from the word "priest"?In Romania. Such occupational surname could have been passed to next generations only in areas dominated by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have children. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.very hard 36% in Portugalin Portugal40%in Polandin Poland11%in Icelandin Iceland10%in Romaniain Romania36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14900 answers in 2 languages »Romania riddles » In which active religion is cat a revered animal?In Islam. Muhammad is reported to have said that "a love of cats is an aspect of faith". He prohibited the persecution and killing of cats. His favourite cat was a female named Muezza. According to a legend, a cat saved Muhammad from a snake. The grateful prophet stroked the cat's back and forehead, thus blessing all cats, and leaving the stripes on his forehead some cats still have on their coats. very hard 36% in Christianityin Christianity2%in Buddhismin Buddhism25%in Islamin Islam36%in Hinduismin Hinduism34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11538 answers in 2 languages »cats riddles » Which Japanese car company shares its name with a deity?Mazda. Ahura Mazda is the primary deity of Zoroastrianism, which served as the national or state religion of a significant portion of the Iranian people for many centuries.very hard 37% MazdaMazda37%ToyotaToyota11%SuzukiSuzuki34%NissanNissan15%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 13502 answers in 2 languages »brands riddles » Play religions quiz and see all the questions.