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Tibetan Buddhism: Quiz


Question 1: Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse — founded by the first ________, this monastery is now the seat of the Panchen Lama
14th Dalai LamaDalai Lama5th Dalai Lama13th Dalai Lama

Question 2: There his chief disciple, Dromtonpa founded the ________ school of Tibetan Buddhism, under whose influence the New Translation schools of today evolved.
TulkuKadam (Tibetan Buddhism)DzogchenVajrayana

Question 3: A renowned exponent, ________ 1182–1251CE was the great grandson of Khon Konchog Gyalpo.
NyingmaDalai LamaTibetan BuddhismSakya Pandita

Question 4: Besides these major schools, there is a minor one, the ________.
VajrayanaJonang14th Dalai LamaTibetan Buddhism

Question 5: There were over 6,000 monasteries in Tibet, but nearly all were ransacked and destroyed by Red Guards during the ________.
Deng XiaopingZhou EnlaiMao ZedongCultural Revolution

Question 6: It was adopted as an official state religion by the Mongol Yuan dynasty and the Manchu Qing dynasty that ruled ________.
Religion in ChinaProvince (China)ChinaTime in China

Question 7: For, example, in order to train in ________, one might use a tantric visualisation as the meditation object.
SamathaBuddhismVipassanāBuddhist meditation

Question 8: The ________ lineage is said to have "six mother monasteries," although the composition of the six has changed over time:
KagyuDzogchenNyingmaTibetan Buddhism

Question 9: He married a Chinese ________ Buddhist princess, Wencheng, who came to Tibet with a statue of Shakyamuni Buddha.
Tang DynastyHan DynastyMing DynastySong Dynasty

Question 10: The Mahāyāna goal of spiritual development is to achieve the enlightenment of ________ in order to most efficiently help all other sentient beings attain this state.
BuddhahoodBuddhismMahayanaBuddhism and Hinduism

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