Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Buddhism?

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If you practice Buddhism or are thinking about converting, then you should test your knowledge with this quiz! Do you know the basic beliefs?

 Apr 11, 2018

1 of 18Choose one!

The teachings of Buddhism are based on the life of:
Mahatma Gandhi
Shakyamuni Buddha
Dalai Lama

2 of 18Choose one!

Buddhism originated in _______.
Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Ancient India

3 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following is not one of the jewels of refuge?
Sangha
Dharma
Theravada

4 of 18Choose one!

Dharma translates to:
Balance
Teachings
Initiative

5 of 18Choose one!

Buddhism has ___ noble truths.
Two
Four
Eight

6 of 18Choose one!

There is an eight-fold path to the cessation of suffering.
True
False

7 of 18Choose one!

According to the teachings, all phenomena are _____.
Impermanent
Insubstantial
Unsatisfactory

8 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following is not one of the skandhas?
Form
Recognition
Peace

9 of 18Choose one!

How many mahayana perfections are there?
Eight
Ten
Six

10 of 18Choose one!

What is the name of the tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment?
Bodhi Tree
Dhana Tree
Karuna Tree

11 of 18Choose one!

Dana is also known as the practice of:
Self-awareness
Giving
Forgiving

12 of 18Choose one!

What are the basic building blocks of reality?
Suffering
Truth
Selflessness

13 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following terms mean suffering?
Dharma
Dana
Dukha

14 of 18Choose one!

What is the ancient language of the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism?
Alibata
Sanskrit
Pali

15 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following is not one of the factors of enlightenment?
Generosity
Concentration
Tranquility

16 of 18Choose one!

What is viriya?
Pity
Energy
Joy

17 of 18Choose one!

How many sense doors do we have?
6
5
7

18 of 18Choose one!

The existence of suffering is one of the:
Five hindrances
Four noble truths
Foundations of mindfulness
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