Zen: Quiz

  
  
  
  

Question 1: The ________ is a Japan-based reformist Zen group, founded in 1954 by Yasutani Hakuun, which has had a significant influence on Zen in the West.
Robert Baker AitkenSanbo KyodanBuddhismKōan

Question 2:
Who played Dôgen the movie Zen?
Tatsuya Fujiwara
Kantarô Nakamura
Kantarô Nakamura
Ryushin Tei

Question 3:
Who played Shunryô the movie Zen?
Kantarô Nakamura
Jun Murakami
Ryushin Tei
Kengo Kôra

Question 4:
Who played Jakuen/Kugyô Minamotono the movie Zen?
Kengo Kôra
Ryushin Tei
Jun Murakami
Kantarô Nakamura

Question 5: While the daily routine in the monastery requires the ________ to meditate several hours a day, during a sesshin they devote themselves almost exclusively to zazen practice.
ShramanaHouseholder (Buddhism)MonkNun

Question 6: Beside the narrator, the main character in this novel was "Japhy Ryder", a thinly-veiled depiction of ________.
Beat GenerationGary SnyderAllen GinsbergJack Kerouac

Question 7: They assert that almost all Japanese temples have become family businesses handed down from father to son, and the Zen priest's function has largely been reduced to officiating at ________.
Death and cultureFuneralCremationBurial

Question 8: The lineage of ________ Roshi is represented by the White Plum Sangha UK, while Taisen Deshimaru Roshi's lineage is known in the UK as IZAUK (Intl Zen Assoc.
John Daido LooriShunryu SuzukiTaizan MaezumiSeung Sahn

Question 9:
What role did Kantarô Nakamura play in the movie Zen?
Ejô
Gikai
Jakuen/Kugyô Minamotono
Dôgen

Question 10:
What role did Kengo Kôra play in the movie Zen?
Ejô
Yoshishige Hatano
Dôgen
Shunryô
















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