Quiz: Only A True Buddhist Can Answer These 16 Questions. Can You?


How well do you really know Buddhism?

 Oct 09, 2017

1 of 16Choose your answer!

"Budhi" means what?
To love
To suffer
To awaken

2 of 16Choose your answer!

Under what tree did Buddha become enlightened?
The Buddhism Tree
The Buddha Tree
The Bodhi Tree

3 of 16Choose your answer!

What is Nirvana?
A form of hell
The ultimate bliss
A place in Nepal

4 of 16Choose your answer!

How many noble truths are there?

5 of 16Choose your answer!

Which of these is NOT a noble truth?
Suffering is caused by craving and attachment
Existence is suffering
Selfish acts are sin

6 of 16Choose your answer!

The Eightfold Path is made up of how many steps?

7 of 16Choose your answer!

Buddhists are meant to be "right" in which of these areas?

8 of 16Choose your answer!

What are the two major schools of Buddhism?
Theravada and Vajrayana
Mahayana and Theravada
Mahayana and Vajrayana

9 of 16Choose your answer!

Buddhists believe in which of these concepts?
The absence of an afterlife
The concept of reincarnation
To remove all suffering

10 of 16Choose your answer!

When one stops the cycle of rebirth, what happens next?
They are reincarnated
They are truly awoken
They enter Nirvana

11 of 16Choose your answer!

What is karma?
The belief that if one does good, good will come back to them
The belief that there is an afterlife
The belief that everything is predetermined

12 of 16Choose your answer!

In what part of the world is Buddhism the most prominent?
North America

13 of 16Choose your answer!

Who is the Dalai Lama?
Another name for Buddha
An American monk
A Buddhist leader

14 of 16Choose your answer!

What is the Pali Tipitaka?
A collection of sacred Buddhist writings
A Buddhist leader
A palace

15 of 16Choose your answer!

About how old is Buddhism?
2,500 years
200 years
1,000 years

16 of 16Choose your answer!

What is the meaning of life in Buddhism?
To enjoy what one has
To end suffering
To help others
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