A Unique Quiz On Buddhism And Hinduism

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 105

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Hinduism and Buddhism are two religions that are two of the most common in Asia. These religions are too different from each other but have some similarities too. Take this unique quiz on Buddhism and Hinduism and see how much you know about each an every beliefs the worshipers practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Brahma is...
    • A. 

      Creator god in Hindu belief system

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Highest rank in Hindu caste system

  • 2. 
    Brahmin is...
    • A. 

      Creator god in Hindu belief system

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Highest rank in Hindu caste system

  • 3. 
    Brahmen is...
    • A. 

      Creator god in Hindu belief system

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Highest rank in Hindu caste system

  • 4. 
    The first Indian dynasty was
  • 5. 
    The creator of the Mauryan dynasty is
  • 6. 
    The most impressive ruler of the Maurya dynasty was...
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Ashoka

    • C. 

      Siddhartha

  • 7. 
    Buddha's name is...
  • 8. 
    The large scale way to organize the people based on class/caste rather than smaller sclae jati system is called...
  • 9. 
    Which group was it that invaded the Indus River Valley and brought in Hinduism?
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Aryans

    • C. 

      Ashoka

  • 10. 
    The term used for the release from the cycle of rebirth is... 
  • 11. 
    What are the two different types of Buddhism?
  • 12. 
    Siddhartha was born a...
    • A. 

      Brahmin

    • B. 

      Prince (Kshatriya)

  • 13. 
    Mayahana Buddhism requires their adherents to become monks and nuns.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 14. 
    Using the body as a tool in meditation is called...
  • 15. 
    People could move freely through the different castes.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 16. 
    The ultimate goal in life was achieving oneness with Brahmin/ the universe in which religion? 
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Both

  • 17. 
    What were the Four Noble Truths?
  • 18. 
    Define ahisma.
  • 19. 
    Explain the relationship between varnas and jatis.
  • 20. 
    Which religion emphasized the caste system?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Both

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