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This week, The Answer Man looks at religions around the world.

1. Who was the first Roman emperor to become a Christian, and in what year was his acceptance?

2. Born Siddhartha Gautama, a royal prince, this sixth-century B.C. prophet achieved enlightenment and became the name to which he is currently referred.

3. Who is the monk who serves as the leader of Tibetan Buddhism? The current one was born in Tibet in 1935.

4. Founded in 16th-century India, Sikhism is directed by men called gurus, who wear elaborate headdresses.

For what purpose do they wrap their hair?

5. The same archangel who delivered the good news of the Immaculate Conception to Mary also revealed God's words to an illiterate shepherd named Muhammad. Who was it?

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1. Constantine, in A.D. 312.

2. The Buddha.

3. The dalai lama.

4. To hold up an immense hair bun, as men are not permitted to cut their hair throughout their life.

5. Gabriel.

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