India Buddhism Quiz

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India Buddhism Quiz

Use questions in this quiz to prep for your Unit Lesson quiz on India Buddhism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are Buddhist texts called?
    • A. 

      Proverbs.

    • B. 

      Sutras.

    • C. 

      I-Mojis.

    • D. 

      Musings.

  • 2. 
    When Prince Gautama left his family compound for the first time he saw things that changed his life. What were those things?
    • A. 

      A horse, a donkey, and a cow.

    • B. 

      An iron man, a rocket man, and a muffin man.

    • C. 

      An old man, an omen, and an ashram..

    • D. 

      An old man, a sick man, and a corpse.

  • 3. 
    What is the Buddha's real name?
    • A. 

      Enlightened One.

    • B. 

      Buddha is his real name.

    • C. 

      Siddhartha Gautama.

    • D. 

      Gautama Raja.

  • 4. 
    What are the Three Treasures of Buddhism?
    • A. 

      The Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha

    • B. 

      Greed, anger, and ignorance.

    • C. 

      The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

    • D. 

      Sickness, old age, and death.

  • 5. 
    According to the Buddha's teachings, how many Noble Truths are there?
    • A. 

      There are two Noble Truths.

    • B. 

      There is only one true Noble Truth.

    • C. 

      There are eight Noble Truths.

    • D. 

      There are four Noble Truths.

  • 6. 
    According to Buddhist teachings, the way to end one's personal suffering is to...
    • A. 

      Pray for peace.

    • B. 

      Follow the eightfold path.

    • C. 

      Read the Buddhist Sutras daily.

    • D. 

      Eat only small meals.

  • 7. 
    Buddhism is the middle way between...
    • A. 

      Taoism and Confucianism.

    • B. 

      Theism and atheism.

    • C. 

      Luxury and extreme self-denial.

    • D. 

      The material world and the spiritual world.

  • 8. 
    What does the word "buddha" literally mean?
    • A. 

      Prince.

    • B. 

      Enlightened one.

    • C. 

      Teacher.

    • D. 

      Holy one.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following phrases is NOT one of Buddhism's Noble Truths.
    • A. 

      Suffering makes us stronger

    • B. 

      Our desires cause suffering.

    • C. 

      Life is suffering.

    • D. 

      Suffering will stop when people stop wanting things.

  • 10. 
    Buddhists believe that the Buddha is...
    • A. 

      An avatar of Shiva.

    • B. 

      A teacher who taught a path to Nirvana.

    • C. 

      The one true god of all people.

    • D. 

      The creator of the universe.

  • 11. 
    What important event happened beneath the tree known as the "Bodhi tree"?
    • A. 

      The Buddha taught his first lessons.

    • B. 

      The Buddha stopped laughing.

    • C. 

      Siddhartha was enlightened.

    • D. 

      Siddhartha was born.

  • 12. 
    What is the eightfold path?
    • A. 

      The quickest way to reach the top level of Halo.

    • B. 

      A guide to living the "Middle Way."

    • C. 

      The original name of the route Dorothy followed to get to Oz

    • D. 

      The correct way to eat Indian nan bread.

  • 13. 
    For Buddhists, what is nirvana?
    • A. 

      The human soul.

    • B. 

      The state of living identified by an absence of suffering.

    • C. 

      A pioneering Seattle grunge rock band.

    • D. 

      The path to enlightenment.

  • 14. 
    What is one of the ways that Buddhist teachings spread beyond India?
    • A. 

      Buddhist crusaders conquered distant lands.

    • B. 

      Laughing Buddha's were placed outside of restaurants

    • C. 

      Buddhist teachings spread by way of the ancient Silk Road.

    • D. 

      Sutras were offered as raffle prizes.

  • 15. 
    In Buddhism, what does the term "dharma" refer to?
    • A. 

      A person's immortal soul.

    • B. 

      The Buddhist community.

    • C. 

      The divine order of the universe.

    • D. 

      The Buddhist teachings.