World Religion Facts: How Much Do You Know? Trivia Quiz

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World Religion Facts: How Much Do You Know? Trivia Quiz

How much do you understand about world religion? Do you think you could pass this quiz? Studying theology can help us with exploring the similarities and differences between our perspectives from others. World History has the propensity to change your philosophy of life. It may also be a springboard to shifting your personal beliefs. Take this quiz and find out more about world religion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Buddhism comes to Japan when?
    • A. 

      9th century

    • B. 

      5th century

    • C. 

      6th century

    • D. 

      3rd century

  • 2. 
    Who was an early patronage figure and Sutra commentator in Japan?
  • 3. 
    Names of Sutras that were part of Japanese Buddhism.
  • 4. 
    What indigenous religion in Japan did Buddhism associate with?
  • 5. 
    When did Buddhism reach the U.S.?
  • 6. 
    When do Chinese get imported and why?
  • 7. 
    What is the year range that Japanese Buddhism grew in the U.S.?
  • 8. 
    What was the Exclusion Act?
  • 9. 
    What organization did the Buddhists make for young men?
  • 10. 
    Where did the Japanese start their communities in the U.S.?
  • 11. 
    What day did the Japanese adopt for observance?
  • 12. 
    Where was the boom in Japanese immigration and how many annually?
  • 13. 
    Who was the first ordained western woman?
  • 14. 
    Where was her temple opened and when? What kind of temple was it?
  • 15. 
    What are the Four Noble Truths?
  • 16. 
    What are the different folds in the Eightfold Path?
  • 17. 
    What are the Characteristics of Existence in Buddhism?
  • 18. 
    What is Anatman?
  • 19. 
    What are Skandas?
  • 20. 
    What is Nirvana?
  • 21. 
    What is Prititya-Samupatra?
  • 22. 
    What is another name for Theravada?
  • 23. 
    Is prayer a petition to the Buddha?
  • 24. 
    Is Karma transferable between persons?
  • 25. 
    Does the Theravada reject sutras composed after the early Councils?
  • 26. 
    Do sacred persons offer liberation to people in Theravada Buddhism?
  • 27. 
    What is required for liberation in Theravada Buddhism?
  • 28. 
    What is Vinaya?
  • 29. 
    What is the goal for Theravada bhikshus or bhikshunis?
  • 30. 
    Where is this tradition practiced?
  • 31. 
    What is Mahayana?
  • 32. 
    Is ordainment necessary for liberation in Mahayana
  • 33. 
    What is Sunyata?
  • 34. 
    What is Upaya
  • 35. 
    What is Trikaya?
  • 36. 
    What are the three bodies called?
  • 37. 
    What are the 6 forms into which you can be reborn?
  • 38. 
    What is Dharmakaya?
  • 39. 
    What does Mahayana believe about the Buddhadharma?
  • 40. 
    What is vajrayana known as?
  • 41. 
    What are Mandalas?
  • 42. 
    What are Thankas?
  • 43. 
    What are two Bodhisattvas in Vajrayana Buddhism?
  • 44. 
    What are the 3 vehicles of Buddhism?
  • 45. 
    What is Dana?
  • 46. 
    What is Buddha Day?
  • 47. 
    What funeral ritual is common in Theraveda Buddhism?
  • 48. 
    What are of great importance in Mahayana Buddhism?
  • 49. 
    What does the Chinese culture value in Buddhism?
  • 50. 
    What is Zen?
  • 51. 
    What is Koan?
  • 52. 
    What is zazen?
  • 53. 
    Which school of Buddhism contains Pure Land Buddhism?
  • 54. 
    Who is Amithaba Buddha?
  • 55. 
    Who founded Nichiren Buddhism?
  • 56. 
    What type of people is Nichiren Buddhism popular with?
  • 57. 
    What Abidharmakosa?
  • 58. 
    Madhayamika are part of what school?
  • 59. 
    What is Prajna?
  • 60. 
    What is Nagarjuna?
  • 61. 
    What is Vijnana?
  • 62. 
    What was Tendai's purpose?
  • 63. 
    In the Realm of Daharma what are the two patterns of principle?
  • 64. 
    Dalai Lama is from where?
  • 65. 
    What is Parinirvana?