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Mini-Quiz: Committing Suicide for Religion

by Ron Kurtus (22 September 2016)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Why did the followers of the Heavens Gate group kill themselves?

They really weren't sure of the reason they did it

They believed their souls would be transported to a alien spaceship

They thought it would be a fun thing to do

2. Why do some extremist followers of Islam kill themselves?

They are depressed by their extremism

No one is sure why they do it

It is a way to kill non-believers

3. What is a result of a Buddhist monk setting himself on fire?

It gains publicity about their cause in the papers

It causes others to change their religions

It shows how tough the person is

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Religion. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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