The Foundations of Buddhism Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Rupert Gethin
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6, No Self, Personal Continuity and Dependent Arising.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According the the author, what lies at the heart of Buddhism is _____.
(a) Brahma.
(b) Dharma.
(c) India.
(d) Karma.

2. One of the ten rules of training for a monk involves refraining from wearing _____.
(a) Hats.
(b) Jewelry.
(c) Cloaks.
(d) Belts.

3. The five aggregates of _____ are suffering.
(a) Throwing.
(b) Grasping.
(c) Repeating.
(d) Repealing.

4. The various Indo-Aryan dialects, the vernacular of Buddha's time, are known as _____.
(a) Pali.
(b) Prakrit.
(c) Taisho.
(d) Sanskrit.

5. One of a monk's four basic resources is a robe made of _____.
(a) Discarded rags.
(b) Hemp.
(c) Red-dyed wool.
(d) Sheets of bleached cotton.

Short Answer Questions

1. Atman is the Sanskrit word for self or _____.

2. The Nikayama/Agama are collections of sutras or _____.

3. The three types of suffering are pain, change, and _____.

4. The notion of self is born of _____.

5. An awareness of ourselves as thinking subjects is called _____.

(see the answer key)

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