Reasons for war

Welcome to our fourth lesson in the unit on Religion, Peace and Conflict. We will be focusing on the reasons for war. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard! The lesson we're about to complete contains references to war. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support.

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Reasons for war

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Q1.Which of these terms is best defined by "a selfish desire for something"?

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Q2.Which of these terms is best defined by "deliberately harming someone/a group/a nation as a response to them harming you"?

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Q3.Which of these terms is best defined by "acting to prevent harm to yourself"?

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Q4.Which religions traditionally may accept that conflict may sometimes be necessary in order to defend yourself?

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Q5.Which religions would traditionally encourage retaliation?

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Q6.Which religions would traditionally accept greed as an acceptable motivation for war?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Reasons for war

Check you can recall the key content from the reasons for war lesson by completing this quiz

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which of these terms is best defined by "a selfish desire for something"?

1/6

Q2.Which of these terms is best defined by "deliberately harming someone/a group/a nation as a response to them harming you"?

2/6

Q3.Which of these terms is best defined by "acting to prevent harm to yourself"?

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Q4.Which religions traditionally may accept that conflict may sometimes be necessary in order to defend yourself?

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Q5.Which religions would traditionally encourage retaliation?

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Q6.Which religions would traditionally accept greed as an acceptable motivation for war?

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