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Question 1:
What type is thing is Nalanda?
town / village
Rural Town
big town

Question 2:
What district number does Nalanda represent?

Question 3: A consortium led by Singapore and including ________, India, Japan and other nations will attempt to raise $500 million to build a new university and another $500 million to develop necessary infrastructure.
ChinaProvince (China)Religion in ChinaTime in China

Question 4: According to Hwui-Li, a Chinese visitor, Nalanda was held in contempt by some ________ for its emphasis on Mahayana philosophy.
BuddhismTheravadaThird Buddhist councilEarly Buddhist schools

Question 5: The site of Nalanda is located in the Indian state of ________, about 55 miles south east of Patna, and was a Buddhist center of learning from 427 to 1197 CE.
BiharBihari cultureUttar PradeshBihari people

Question 6: The Chinese pilgrim-monk ________[4] gives several explanations of the name Nālandā.
XuanzangBodhidharmaPure Land BuddhismGuan Yin

Question 7: ________ Buddhism was also taught at Nalanda University, but its teachings were not developed further there, as Nalanda was not a strong center of Theravada.
Pāli CanonEarly Buddhist schoolsThird Buddhist councilTheravada

Question 8: The ________ Chinese pilgrim Xuanzang left detailed accounts of the university in the 7th century.
Han DynastySong DynastyMing DynastyTang Dynasty

Question 9: In 1193, the Nalanda University was sacked by an Islamic fanatic Bakhtiyar Khilji, a Turk;[19] this event is seen by scholars as a late milestone in the ________.
Decline of Buddhism in IndiaHistory of BuddhismAshoka the GreatHistory of Buddhism in India

Question 10: [3] Nalanda was sacked by Turkic Muslim invaders under Bakhtiyar Khalji in 1193, a milestone in the ________.
History of BuddhismDecline of Buddhism in IndiaHistory of Buddhism in IndiaAshoka the Great


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