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Neopaganism: Quiz


Question 1: Wiccan beliefs of an ancient monotheistic ________ were inspired by Marija Gimbutas's description of Neolithic Europe.
GoddessDeityPolytheismFeminist theology

Question 2: The Romantic movement of the 18th century led to the re-discovery of ________ and Old Norse literature and poetry.
Middle IrishPrimitive IrishIrish phonologyOld Irish

Question 3: The term eventually developed a pejorative meaning, "uneducated non-Christian", which emerged in ________ from the 4th century.
Classical LatinVulgar LatinMedieval LatinOld Latin

Question 4: Neopagans often feel a duty to protect the Earth through activism, and support causes such as rainforest protection, organic farming, permaculture, ________ and so on.
Animal rightsAnimal testingAnimal liberation movementPeter Singer

Question 5: In Wicca, (especially Dianic Wicca) the concept of an Earth or Mother ________ similar to the Greek Gaia is emphasized.
PolytheismDeityGoddessFeminist theology

Question 6: In the 1920s ________ theorized that a Witchcraft religion existed underground and in secret, and had survived through the witchcraft prosecutions that had been enacted by the ecclesiastical and secular courts.
Gerald GardnerWitch-cult hypothesisRonald HuttonMargaret Murray

Question 7: [19] The Romantic poets, essayists, artists and authors who employed these themes in their work were later associated with socially progressive attitudes towards sexuality, ________, pacifism and similar issues.
Women's suffrageGender equalityFeminismWomen's rights

Question 8: [20] Murray's ideas nevertheless exerted great influence on certain Neopagan currents; in the 1940s, Englishman ________ claimed to have been initiated into a New Forest coven.
Bricket Wood covenWiccaCecil WilliamsonGerald Gardner

Question 9: Neopaganism generally emphasizes the sanctity of the ________ and Nature.

Question 10: Other Germanic mysticist groups, such as the ________ of Ludwig Fahrenkrog were disendorsed by the Nazi regime.
Neo-völkisch movementsNeopaganism in German-speaking EuropeGermanic NeopaganismNeopaganism

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