The major religions of the world share some similarities, but also have a whole lot of differences! Humans have been practicing faith in all sorts of ways for centuries and centuries. The many cultures of the world are rich with ideas, traditions, and more. Each has its own holidays, foods, taboos, and moral codes. From Mumbai to Mexico City, almost every individual, family, and community has its own unique beliefs and ways of exercising them.
Throughout the world today, the most practiced religions are Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Each has had a sweeping effect throughout the world and even changed the course of all of human history. Each has its own unique practices and a following of millions around the world. More than 30 percent of the world is Christian, making it the world's most largely followed religion. More than 2.4 billion people identify as Christian. The next largest religion is Islam, with 1.8 billion followers globally. And, of course, there are countless other religions practiced around the globe!
If you are a religion buff who knows your stuff when it comes to all of the major religions of the world, see if you can match the tradition to its correct religion with this quiz!