Buddhism: Quiz


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Question 1: Decisive in distinguishing Buddhism from other schools of ________ is the issue of epistemological justification.
Buddhist philosophyEastern philosophyIndian philosophyHindu philosophy

Question 2: Buddhism may have spread only slowly in India until the time of the Mauryan emperor ________, who was a public supporter of the religion.
Greco-BuddhismAshoka the GreatGautama BuddhaSarnath

Question 3: In the Tibetan tradition, these practices can include ________, though only for some very advanced practitioners.
DzogchenMindstreamTantra techniques (Vajrayana)Vajrayana

Question 4: Buddhists generally classify themselves as either Theravada or ________.
Buddhist textsMahayanaBuddhismMahayana sutras

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Chinese seated Buddha, Tang Dynasty, Chinese Buddhism is of the Mahayana tradition, with popular schools today being Pure Land and Zen.
  A monk in the Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai, China.
  Bodhnath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal
  Japanese Buddhist monk

Question 6: Sarvastivada teachings—which were criticized by Nāgārjuna—were reformulated by scholars such as Vasubandhu and Asanga and were adapted into the ________ (Sanskrit: yoga practice) school.
MadhyamakaBuddha-natureYogacaraTathagatagarbha doctrine

Question 7:
Which of the following titles did Buddhism have?
Associate Professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology, Boston College
Founder of Ju014Ddo Shinshu016B Buddhism
Founder of Shingon Buddhism
Articles Related to Buddhism

Question 8: Buddhists believe ________ was the first to achieve enlightenment in this Buddha era and is therefore credited with the establishment of Buddhism.
Buddhism and HinduismGautama BuddhaKaundinyaAshoka the Great

Question 9: According to the Theravada Tipitaka scriptures, the Buddha was born in Lumbini, around the year 563 BCE, and raised in Kapilavastu; both in modern-day ________.

Question 10: [168] An alternative scheme used by some scholars[169] divides Buddhism into the following three traditions or geographical or cultural areas: ________, East Asian Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism.
Pāli CanonEarly Buddhist schoolsThird Buddhist councilTheravada

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