How UU are you?

There are many religious beliefs in this world. Where do yours fall on the scale of tolerance and open-mindedness? Do you think that only your faith has gotten it right, or do you have the "your guess is as good as mine" attitude?

In this quiz, you'll be asked a series of questions which will assess your level of open-mindedness and religious acceptance. The questions, and many of their answers, are drawn from the beliefs of the majority of UUs, and from the seven UU principles.

Created by: Pierce Phillips
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
3. For what do the two 'U's in UU stand?
Unitarian and Universalist
Umbrella and Uvula
Umber and Uterus
They can stand for whatever the person wants them to stand for
4. What is your opinion of Jesus Christ?
He is the Messiah--the Lord and Savior of all mankind
He was a great teacher and spiritual leader, but not an ultimate authority
5. What is your take on "Original Sin", the concept that because of Adam and Eve's sin in the Garden of Eden, all humans are inherently sinful. From the moment of birth, we are impure and marred, and we must worship God and pray for his mercy.
That is holy and right
That is depressing, closed-minded, black-and-white, and emotionally harmful
6. What is your take on homosexuality?
It is a sin--it is wrong, and an abomination
Whatever you do in private is your business, but don't make a fuss about it in public
Gays and lesbians have so many rich gifts to share; in addition, they are just as right and good as everyone else, and they have the right to make noise and be heard and stand up for total equality and acceptance
7. What is your first reaction to this sentence?: "When a baby is born, he is a gift to the world."
Sounds perfectly normal to me
Why does it say "he" and not "she"?
8. Everyone has their own concept of religion and spirituality. Do you think that your concept is more correct than that of people who disagree with you?--in other words, do you think that your religion is the only correct one, or do you think that everyone'
My ideas are correct, but everyone is entitled to their own opinion
My faith is the only correct one; everyone else is damned to Hell
Everyone's idea are equally right and valuable--all that matters is whether they give meaning and comfort to that person
9. What is your opinion of "God"?
Anyone who doesn't believe in God is incorrect
Who knows? Maybe there is a God, maybe there are several gods, maybe there are no gods. Your guess is as good as mine.
10. Which of these best sums up your mentality on environmentalism?
I think everyone should look into driving a Prius, I think we need to make huge and immediate strides to prevent further global warming, and I recycle everything I can
I can't stand those tree-hugging, dirt-worshipping hippies. People need to calm down.
11. Do you believe in capital punishment?
Absolutely not! Who has the right to take another's life?
Yes, we need to get those bad people off our streets and out of this world
Only in cases where it is proven beyond any shadow of a doubt that the person committed several heinous crimes against humanity
12. What is your take on anti-abortion and anti-stem-cell-research laws?
Get your religion out of my uterus!
Don't have sex if you don't want a kid. If you're pregnant, it's too late--the Lord put that seed there
13. Do all people, even folks like Hitler and Saddam Hussein, have worth and dignity?
14. Should equity and compassion be applied to all situations--i.e. immigration, law enforcement, foreign affairs, etc.?
Yes, in all cases, always
In some cases
No. Things aren't equal and never will be, just accept that because it's reality
15. Do you believe in a fearless and personal search for truth, meaning, value, and beauty? Or do you believe that religious authority lies with one book, messiah, or organization?
No one should ever stop questioning, exploring, and searching for greater meaning; there should never be creeds or dogma
People should find something that works for them and stop there
People should listen to the dogma and creeds of the Christian church
16. Do you believe in doing something "just because"? For example, supporting the actions of your country's president because he is the president? Or doing something just because it's always been done that way?

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