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Enlightenment Quizzes & Trivia

Spiritual enlightenment can mean many different things, but it is a term most often used in Eastern religions such as Buddhism. Did you know that the idea comes from terms that mean “insight” and “awakening”? Did you know that the ultimate enlightenment is the reaching of Nirvana, a state of peace where there is no more rebirth?

Did you know that the Buddha reached enlightenment while sitting under a tree? According to tradition, he gained three insights - knowledge of his past lives, understanding of karma and reincarnation, and discovery of the Four Noble Truths. If you knew all of those answers, then maybe these questions are too easy for you. Check out some of our quizzes for a bigger challenge!
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Enlightenment is a process of bringing light where there was darkness. Spiritual enlightenment is like a light bulb in our mind that gradually increases its brightness, giving us insight and understanding about the meaning and...

Questions: 35  |  Attempts: 14567   |  Last updated: Sep 15, 2016
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    I often feel very much connected to the people around me.

In the late eighteenth century, Romanticism (a movement which valued creative expression, individualism, idealism, and the depth of human feelings) emerged as a reaction against Rationalism (the Enlightenment-sparked movement...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 10726   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2013
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    Click on the statement with which you most agree.

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Questions: 26  |  Attempts: 79   |  Last updated: Dec 18, 2014
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    Which thinker thought we have the right to have life, liberty, and property?

In the 18th and 19th century monarchs had absolute power over their subjects and could do as they wished without being brought to book. This form of ruling led to a lot of rebellions. How well do you understand the absolutism...

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 638   |  Last updated: Jun 27, 2018
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    What is absolutism?

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Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 946   |  Last updated: Sep 15, 2016
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    All of the following apply to Montesqueiu... (pick 3)
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