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Multiple Choice Question on Buddhism

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Buddhism Quiz

Question 1
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), (3) and (4)
D
(1), (2) and (3)
Question 2
The original Buddhist religious texts had been written in

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A
Sanskrit
B
Brahmi
C
Pali
D
Magadhi
Question 3
Ashoka has been particularly Influenced by the Buddhist monk
A
Ambhi
B
Vasubandhu
C
Upagupta
D
Asvaghosha
Question 4
The worship of images (of Buddha) in India began during the period
A
Kushana
B
Sunga
C
Gupta
D
Mauryan
Question 5
Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh is known for:
A
Diamond Mines
B
Jain Temples
C
Buddhist Stupas
D
Ancient Caves
Question 6
The Phrsae the 'Light of Asia' is applied to
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Alexander
C
Mahavira
D
The Buddha
Question 7
The Buddha attained nirvana at

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A
Bodh Gaya
B
Sarnath
C
Sanchi
D
Kusinagara
Question 8
The caves of Ajanta and EIlora belonged to
A
Sikhs
B
Hindus
C
Jains
D
Buddhists
Question 9
Which of the following is not a part of three gems of the Buddhism?
A
Sangha
B
Dhamma
C
Buddha
D
Ahimsa
Question 10
Gautam Buddha as a prince was known as
A
Rahul
B
Siddhartha
C
Suddhodhana
D
Gautam
Question 11
In ancient India, Nalanda University represented a great centre for the study of
A
Hinayana Buddhism
B
Jainism
C
Mahayana Buddhism
D
Hinduism
Question 12
Outside India, Buddhism was first accepted in
A
Japan
B
China
C
Tibbet
D
Sri Lanka
Question 13
Buddha delivered his first sermon at____.
A
Kapilvastu
B
Sarnath
C
Sanchi
D
Vaisali
Question 14
Sarnath is associated with Lord Buddha because he:
A
was born there
B
preached his first summon there
C
resided there
D
died there
Question 15
The Jatakas are a collection of stories

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A
Meant for children
B
Based on pet Hindu myths
C
About Jains saints
D
Pertaining to several different earlier births of the Buddha
Question 16
The name Buddha means
A
enlightened
B
learned
C
sacred
D
divine
There are 16 questions to complete.

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  • Buddha attained Nirvana at Bodh Gaya (Nirvana means to attain enlightenment) and he attained maha parinirvana at Khusinagar which means his death.