10 most difficult religions riddles A list of ten (out of 55) 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 26% HinduismHinduism4%BuddhismBuddhism26%ChristianityChristianity52%IslamIslam16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3203 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 27% no, there was no such popeno, there was no such pope40%yes, it was Thomas Beckettyes, it was Thomas Beckett15%yes, it was John VIyes, it was John VI16%yes, it was Adrian IVyes, it was Adrian IV27%Created by: Krzysztof Moskal. Statistics based on 2592 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% RomeRome35%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 27%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)30%PersiaPersia5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2822 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 35% nonenone35%YainismYainism7%ShikhismShikhism20%HinduismHinduism36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3917 answers in 4 languages »Buddha 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 38% in Portugalin Portugal39%in Polandin Poland11%in Icelandin Iceland10%in Romaniain Romania38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10635 answers in 2 languages »Romania 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 India19%in northeastern Indiain northeastern India39%in Ceylonin Ceylon22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5049 answers in 2 languages »India 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.hard 40% MazdaMazda40%ToyotaToyota10%SuzukiSuzuki32%NissanNissan16%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8956 answers in 2 languages »brands 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. hard 40% in Christianityin Christianity2%in Buddhismin Buddhism24%in Islamin Islam40%in Hinduismin Hinduism31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7043 answers in 2 languages »Islam riddles » Which founder of a religion abdicted the royal throne?Siddartha Gautama. According to tradition, Siddartha Gautama was a son of King Suddhodana, who was an elected leader of the Shakya people. The Śākyas formed an independent republican state, with the capital of Kapilavastu in present-day Nepal. As Gautama Buddha founded a new religion and abdicted the throne, so the lineage continued with his brother Rahula.hard 40% Siddartha GautamaSiddartha Gautama40%ZoroasterZoroaster19%LaoziLaozi8%MuhhamadMuhhamad31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5609 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » Where do the Amishes originate from?Switzerland. The history of the Amish church began with a schism within a small group of Swiss Anabaptists in 1693 led by Jakob Ammann. In the 18th century, about 200 Amishes emigrated to the United States. Currently there are over 250 000.hard 41% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands35%GermanyGermany13%SwitzerlandSwitzerland41%SwedenSweden9%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8106 answers in 2 languages »Switzerland riddles » Play religions quiz and see all the questions.