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Question 1: Within ________ a large number of personalities, or 'forms', are worshipped as murtis.
BuddhismHinduismIndian religionsAyyavazhi

Question 2: Particular forms of the Universal Mother include Lakshmi, Sarasvati, Parvati, ________, and Kali.

Question 3: Later scriptures called the Puranas recount traditional stories about each individual deity, such as Ganesha and ________, and avatars such as Rama and Krishna.
SitaJatayu (Ramayana)HanumanRamayana

Question 4: ________, Sri Ramachandra, the prince and king of Ayodhya, appeared in the Treta Yuga.

Question 5: Some popular Hindu deities include ________, Krishna, Vishnu, Shiva, Ganesha, Hanuman, Kali, Murugan, Venkateshwara, Nataraja, Rama, and Lakshmi

Question 6: There is also a "hidden avatar" mentioned in 11th canto of the ________.
Bhagavata PuranaAgni PuranaGaruda PuranaBhagavad Gita

Question 7: ________, the Man-Lion (Nara = man, simha = lion), appeared in the Satya Yuga.

Question 8: Contemporary Hinduism has four major divisions: ________, Shaktism, Smartism, and Vaishnavism.
Hindu deitiesHindu denominationsJyotirlingaShaivism

Question 9: Often these beings are depicted in humanoid, or partially-humanoid forms, complete with a set of unique and complex ________ in each case.
Halo (religious iconography)Madonna (art)Gothic artIconography

Question 10: [5] This does not imply that Ishvara is a kind of ________ or lord of all the other deities; Ishvara is just the name used to refer to God in general, when no particular deity is being referred to.


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