Do You Know Stupa?

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Do You Know Stupa?

Stupas are part of spiritual past and present, they are places for meditation and they contain relics and much more! With this quiz you can find out if you are an expert on this topic!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Stupa is an important architectural form in what tradition?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Shinto

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 2. 
    To when does the earliest evidence of monastic Stupas dates back to?
    • A. 

      1st century BCE

    • B. 

      2nd century BCE

    • C. 

      3rd century BCE

    • D. 

      4th century BCE

  • 3. 
    Stupas were built in Sri Lanka soon after which king converted to Buddhism?
    • A. 

      Mutasiva of Anuradhapura

    • B. 

      Saddha Tissa

    • C. 

      Devanampiya Tissa of Anuradhapura

    • D. 

      Bhatikabhaya Abhaya

  • 4. 
    Which is the tallest Stupa in the world?
    • A. 

      Amaravati Stupa

    • B. 

      Sanchi Stupa

    • C. 

      Bharhut Stupa

    • D. 

      Jetavanaramaya Stupa

  • 5. 
    What type of Stupas were constructed to commemorate visits or to gain spiritual benefits?
    • A. 

      Votive Stupa

    • B. 

      Symbolic Stupa

    • C. 

      Object Stupa

    • D. 

      Relic Stupa

  • 6. 
    What is an important element in every Stupa?
    • A. 

      Tree of Wisdom

    • B. 

      Tree of Life

    • C. 

      Tree of Belief

    • D. 

      Tree of Light

  • 7. 
    To whose birth does Lotus Blossom Stupa refers to?
    • A. 

      Kakusandha Buddha

    • B. 

      Kassapa Buddha

    • C. 

      Gautama Buddha

    • D. 

      Vipassī Buddha

  • 8. 
    Which Stupa refers to death of Gautama Buddha?
    • A. 

      Stupa of Great Miracles

    • B. 

      Enlightenment Stupa

    • C. 

      Stupa of Many Doors

    • D. 

      Stupa of Nirvana

  • 9. 
    How is Stupa of Great Miracles also called?
    • A. 

      Stupa of Heaped Lotuses

    • B. 

      Stupa of the Conquest of Mara

    • C. 

      Stupa of Conquest of the Tirthikas

    • D. 

      Stupa of Many Gates

  • 10. 
    Where is the largest concentration of Stupas in India?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      None of these

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