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Mahayana Buddhism teaches that people help each other find enlightenment
True
Muhammad reported that an angel had told him that Allah was the one and only true God.
true
Reciting five daily prayers, giving to the poor, and making a pilgrimage to Mecca are all part of the Four Noble Truths.
false
Theravada Buddhism teaches that the best way to attain nirvana is to become a monk or nun.
true
the founder of Hinduism was Siva
false
the majority of Muslims in the world today are Shiites
false
Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina was called the hegira.
true
Devas are sacred Hindu texts
false
in the Ramayana, Rama rescues Sita from the demon king Ravana
true
Hindus believe that the soul, or atman, cannot be destroyed, even by death
True
the four arms of Brahman represent north, south, east, and west.
True
the division between Sunni and Shiite Muslims began because of a disagreement over who should succeed Muhammad as the leader of Islam
true
the name for a Muslims's pilgrimage to Mecca is the hajj
true