10 most difficult religions riddles A list of ten (out of 59) religions related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Religions quiz 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 24% no, there was no such popeno, there was no such pope42%yes, it was Thomas Beckettyes, it was Thomas Beckett14%yes, it was John VIyes, it was John VI17%yes, it was Adrian IVyes, it was Adrian IV24%Created by: Krzysztof Moskal. Statistics based on 4209 answers in 4 languages »popes riddles » 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 3887 answers in 4 languages »Buddhism 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 4371 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia 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%HinduismHinduism39%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5309 answers in 4 languages »Buddha riddles » What is not allowed for an Amish?To have mustache. Among Amish, unmarried men shave their face, 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 pacifistic Amish wanted to distance themselves from militaristic culture.very hard 32% to have mustacheto have mustache32%to shaveto shave30%to lead the businessto lead the business20%to pay taxesto pay taxes16%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 1237 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 Poland12%in Icelandin Iceland10%in Romaniain Romania36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14459 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 11184 answers in 2 languages »Islam 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 13145 answers in 2 languages »brands riddles » How was Haile Selassie known before his coronation to Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930?Ras Tafari. Haile Selassie was born as Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael. As Governor of Harer, he became known as Ras Tafari Makonnen (Ras means Duke). Among the Rastafari movement, which began in Jamaica in 1930s, Haile Selassie is revered as the returned messiah of the Bible, God incarnate. Currently, the movement has between 200,000 and 800,000 followers worldwide.very hard 39% Haile SeHaile Se16%Ras TafariRas Tafari39%Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba28%He had no nameHe had no name15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9702 answers in 2 languages »Caribbean riddles » Where did Gautama Buddha live?In northeastern India. The evidence of the early texts suggests that Siddhartha Gautama was born on the periphery, both geographically and culturally, of the northeastern Indian subcontinent. It was either a small republic, in which case his father was an elected chieftain, or an oligarchy, in which case his father was an oligarch. According to the Theravada Tripitaka scriptures, Gautama was born in Lumbini in modern-day Nepal.very hard 39% in southern Indiain southern India18%in northwestern Indiain northwestern India20%in northeastern Indiain northeastern India39%in Ceylonin Ceylon21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7591 answers in 2 languages »India riddles » Play religions quiz and see all the questions.