A Quiz On Buddhism!

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A Quiz On Buddhism!

Buddhism is one of the biggest religions in the world. Originating in India, Buddhism is one of the most peaceful and accepting beliefs in the world. Take this Quiz to Learn more about Buddhism and to Test your preexisting knowledge of it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • B. 

      Gautama Buddha

    • C. 

      Buddha is his actual name

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Old man

    • B. 

      Sick man

    • C. 

      Ascetic

    • D. 

      Lying man

    • E. 

      Dieing man

  • 3. 
    What is nirvana?
    • A. 

      The human soul

    • B. 

      The path to heaven

    • C. 

      Supreme realization of the end of suffering

  • 4. 
    Annica is part of?
    • A. 

      The Four Noble Truths

    • B. 

      The Eightfold path

    • C. 

      The three characteristics of Existence

  • 5. 
    What does annica mean?
    • A. 

      World is always changing, nothing stays for long

    • B. 

      Every animal and human experiences suffering

    • C. 

      You can't look at one part without looking at the whole thing

  • 6. 
    What does Dukkha mean?
    • A. 

      World is always changing nothings stays for long

    • B. 

      Every animal and human experiences suffering

    • C. 

      You cant look at one part without looking at the whole thing

  • 7. 
    What does anatta mean?
    • A. 

      World is always changing, nothings stays for long

    • B. 

      Every animal and human experiences suffering

    • C. 

      You can't look at one part without looking at the whole thing

  • 8. 
    How many noble truths are there?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    The Four Noble Truths are?
    • A. 

      Suffering

    • B. 

      Abstain from killing

    • C. 

      Origin of suffering

    • D. 

      Extinction of suffering

    • E. 

      Following the five moral precepts

    • F. 

      Path leading to the extinction of suffering

    • G. 

      To reunite Atman with Brahma

  • 10. 
    Which is not a moral precept?
    • A. 

      Abstain from killing

    • B. 

      Abstain from improper sexual conduct

    • C. 

      Abstain from false speech

    • D. 

      Abstain from stealing

    • E. 

      Abstain from alcohol and harmful drugs

    • F. 

      Abstain from the caste system

  • 11. 
    How many moral precepts are there?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

  • 12. 
    How many extra precepts are there for monks?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5

  • 13. 
    Which ones are extra precepts?
    • A. 

      Avoid eating in the afternoon

    • B. 

      Avoid polluting

    • C. 

      Avoid cows

    • D. 

      Avoid using comfortable beds

    • E. 

      Abstain from accepting gold or silver

    • F. 

      Avoid looking at dancing, singing or drama

    • G. 

      Avoid perfumes

  • 14. 
    Which is not a buddhist holy day?
    • A. 

      Dhamma day

    • B. 

      Budha day

    • C. 

      Sangha day

    • D. 

      Diwali

  • 15. 
    What are mudras?
    • A. 

      A form of meditation

    • B. 

      Hand gestures

    • C. 

      A type of flower