Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Buddhism?

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'The mind is everything. What you think you become.'

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:
Shakyamuni Buddha
Dalai Lama
Mahatma Gandhi

2 of 18Choose one!

Buddhism originated in _______.
Ancient India
Ancient Egypt
Ancient China

3 of 18Choose one!

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

4 of 18Choose one!

Dharma translates to:
Initiative
Teachings
Balance

5 of 18Choose one!

Buddhism has ___ noble truths.
Eight
Four
Two

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 _____.
Insubstantial
Impermanent
Unsatisfactory

8 of 18Choose one!

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

9 of 18Choose one!

How many mahayana perfections are there?
Six
Eight
Ten

10 of 18Choose one!

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

11 of 18Choose one!

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

12 of 18Choose one!

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

13 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following terms mean suffering?
Dana
Dharma
Dukha

14 of 18Choose one!

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

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?
Energy
Joy
Pity

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:
Four noble truths
Five hindrances
Foundations of mindfulness
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