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Question 1: It was also the ________ by percentage, having increased its number of adherents by 79 percent between the 1996 and 2001 censuses.
ChristianityMajor religious groupsHinduismClaims to be the fastest-growing religion

Question 2: More arrived throughout the century, mostly involved in the pearling industry in northern Australia, reaching an estimate of 3600 on Thursday Island, and also in Broome and ________.
Transportation in AustraliaDarwin, Northern TerritoryMelbourneTelevision in Australia

Question 3: This was supplemented by further immigration from ________ in the proceeding decades.
SingaporeAsiaContinentEurope

Question 4: Elkin cites what he believes is evidence that traders from Indonesia may have brought fleeting contact of Buddhism and ________ to areas near modern-day Dampier.
AyyavazhiIndian religionsJainismHinduism

Question 5: [1] Buddhism is the second largest religion in the country, after ________.
EcumenismChristian denominationChristianityBaptist

Question 6: A community was believed to exist on Thursday Island in ________.
1876196719721968

Question 7: This temple was also used for Taoism, ________, various cultural deities and even astrological activities.
Han DynastyConfuciusChinese philosophyConfucianism

Question 8: The first Sinhalese Buddhists from ________ arrived in 1870 to work in sugarcane plantations.
MaldivesPakistanSri LankaMalaysia

Question 9: The first specific Buddhist group, the Buddhist Study Group Melbourne, was formed in ________ in 1938 by Len Bullen, but it collapsed during the Second World War.
SydneyMelbourne City CentreMelbourneDarwin, Northern Territory

Question 10: The oldest remaining structure attesting to the establishment of Buddhism in Australia are two ________ trees planted on Thursday Island in the 1890s, although the temple which once stood there no longer does.
NirvanaBuddhism and HinduismAnattaBodhi







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