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Question 1: In mid eighteenth century, Tshe-dbang-rnam-rgyal gave away the control of Diskit monastery to the Rinpoche of ________ and this arrangement has been perpetuated to this day.
Mulbekh MonasteryThikse MonasteryStongdey MonasteryAlchi Monastery

Question 2: It belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of ________.
AtishaNaropaTibetan BuddhismPadmasambhava

Question 3: At that time, Nubra people prevailed on him and preventing him from invading Hor in ________, as trade with Yarkand was considered crucial to Nubra.
KazakhstanUyghur peopleXinjiangUzbekistan

Question 4: Diskit Monastery also has an elevated cupola, with a fresco depicting the ________ of Tibet.
Ṣalu MonasterySera MonasteryTradruk TempleTashilhunpo Monastery

Question 5: [3][4] It is a sub-gompa of the ________ gompa.
Thikse MonasteryDiskit MonasteryMulbekh MonasteryAlchi Monastery

Question 6: The valley is also the natural home of the double backed ________.
Bactrian CamelWild boarElkReindeer

Question 7: The valley was part of the Caravan Route between Tibet and ________.
Time in ChinaReligion in ChinaChinaProvince (China)

Question 8: A statue of ________ is enshrined in the hall.
AvalokiteśvaraMaitreyaKalachakraKalpa (aeon)

Question 9: The local ruler assisted a Gelugpa order advocate to build the monastery at Diskit and deify the idol of ________, the founder of the Gelugpa sect, in the monastery.
KagyuNyingmaKarmapaJe Tsongkhapa

Question 10: It was founded by Changzem Tserab Zangpo, a disciple of ________, founder of Gelugpa, in the 14th century.
KagyuKarmapaJe TsongkhapaNyingma


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