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Buddhism Quiz

Question 1
The Buddha attained nirvana at

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A
Sarnath
B
Bodh Gaya
C
Sanchi
D
Kusinagara
Question 2
The original Buddhist religious texts had been written in

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A
Sanskrit
B
Pali
C
Magadhi
D
Brahmi
Question 3
In ancient India, Nalanda University represented a great centre for the study of
A
Hinduism
B
Jainism
C
Hinayana Buddhism
D
Mahayana Buddhism
Question 4
Buddha delivered his first sermon at____.
A
Kapilvastu
B
Sarnath
C
Sanchi
D
Vaisali
Question 5
Outside India, Buddhism was first accepted in
A
Japan
B
China
C
Sri Lanka
D
Tibbet
Question 6
The name Buddha means
A
enlightened
B
sacred
C
learned
D
divine
Question 7
The Jatakas are a collection of stories

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A
Based on pet Hindu myths
B
Pertaining to several different earlier births of the Buddha
C
Meant for children
D
About Jains saints
Question 8
Gautam Buddha as a prince was known as
A
Suddhodhana
B
Siddhartha
C
Rahul
D
Gautam
Question 9
Ashoka has been particularly Influenced by the Buddhist monk
A
Asvaghosha
B
Ambhi
C
Vasubandhu
D
Upagupta
Question 10
The caves of Ajanta and EIlora belonged to
A
Jains
B
Sikhs
C
Buddhists
D
Hindus
Question 11
The worship of images (of Buddha) in India began during the period
A
Kushana
B
Sunga
C
Mauryan
D
Gupta
Question 12
The Phrsae the 'Light of Asia' is applied to
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Alexander
C
Mahavira
D
The Buddha
Question 13
Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh is known for:
A
Diamond Mines
B
Buddhist Stupas
C
Jain Temples
D
Ancient Caves
Question 14
Which of the following are beliefs of Buddhism?
  1. The world is full of sorrows.
  2. People suffer on account of desire.
  3. If desires are conquered, nirvana will be attained.
  4. The existence of God and soul must be recognised.
A
(2), (3) and (4)
B
(2) and (3)
C
(1), (2) and (3)
D
(1), (2), (3) and (4)
Question 15
Sarnath is associated with Lord Buddha because he:
A
resided there
B
preached his first summon there
C
was born there
D
died there
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