The Foundations of Buddhism Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Rupert Gethin
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9, The Mahayana, The Great Vehicle.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Flowers, incense, and lamps are _____ in modern Buddhism.
(a) Distractions.
(b) Bribes.
(c) Offerings.
(d) Discards.

2. Vinaya is the word Buddhists use for _____.
(a) Discipline.
(b) Oration.
(c) Text.
(d) Community.

3. One of the five hindrances is _____.
(a) Sleepiness.
(b) Sleep.
(c) Satiation.
(d) Thirst.

4. Buddhism does not involve the belief in a _____.
(a) Creator God.
(b) Sangha.
(c) System of practices.
(d) Meditative state.

5. One of the three fundamental defilements in Buddhism is _____.
(a) Delusion.
(b) Distraction.
(c) Dissent.
(d) Consent.

Short Answer Questions

1. A _____ is a being from a lower realm of existence in Buddhist cosmology.

2. Earlier texts state that the universe as a whole comprises a vast number of _____.

3. One of a monk's four basic resources is lodging _____.

4. Nagas are mythical _____.

5. The scholar Etienne Lamotte was from _____.

(see the answer key)

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