Each time you take this quiz, you'll be given 10 questions randomly selected from about 20 I've written. Each blank should be filled in with ONE WORD. On a few questions, there is more than one possible correct answer. In addition to testing your knowledge of content, this quiz also (as a side-effect of the fill-in-the-blank format) tests your spelling, but capitalization doesn't count.
Questions and Answers
The Sanskrit word buddha literally means "_______ one." (Two possible answers.)
The Buddha was born in a part of northern India that is now the nation of _______.
Buddhism is known as the "_______ Way" between self-indulgence and self-mortification.
Siddhartha's "Four Visions" were of a(n) _______ man, a sick man, a dead man, and a holy man.
The Buddha attained enlightenment under what is now known as the "_______ Tree."
The Three Treasures of Buddhism are the _______, the Dharma, and the Sangha.
The Sanskrit term for the cycle of life, death, and rebirth is _______.
In Buddhism, liberation from samsara is called _______.
The Five Precepts of Buddhism are not to kill, _______, lie, misuse sexuality, or take intoxicants.
According to the _______ Noble Truth, the cause of suffering is craving.
The _______ Noble Truth is the truth of the path to the cessation of suffering.
The _______ Noble Truth is the truth of the cessation of suffering.
The _______ Noble Truth is the truth of duhkha (suffering, or dissatisfaction).
The Three Poisons (the three root causes of suffering according to Buddhism) are greed, _______, and ignorance of no-self. (Three possible answers.)
The word Mahayana literally means "greater _______."
In "H.H. XIV Dalai Lama," "H.H." stands for "His _______."
The 14th Dalai Lama has lived in what country for most of his life?
The United States government officially considers Tibet to be part of the nation of _______.
In the title "Dalai Lama," the word lama means "_______."
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