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 awaken
To suffer
To love

2 of 16Choose your answer!

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

3 of 16Choose your answer!

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

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
Selfish acts are sin
Existence is suffering

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?
Mahayana and Theravada
Mahayana and Vajrayana
Theravada and Vajrayana

9 of 16Choose your answer!

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

10 of 16Choose your answer!

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

11 of 16Choose your answer!

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

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?
A Buddhist leader
An American monk
Another name for Buddha

14 of 16Choose your answer!

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

15 of 16Choose your answer!

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

16 of 16Choose your answer!

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