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World Buddhism Quiz

This is a 10-question quiz on a variety of basic questions relating to Buddhism worldwide. 10 Questions.

 
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1

The Dalai Lama is the spiritul leader of which country?

  • Mongolia
  • Thailand
  • Tibet
  • China

2

The Buddha, Siddharta Gotama, was born in which country?

  • India
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • Burma

3

The original teachings of the Buddha were recorded in which language?

  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Pali

4

The Buddhist Society, based in London, was established by whom?

  • Alan Watts
  • Alexandra David-Neel
  • Christmas Humphreys
  • Sir Edwin Arnold

5

Which of the following is NOT a Mahayana school of Buddhism?

  • Theravada
  • Zen
  • Vajrayana
  • Chan

6

The ‘Wheel of Life’ in all schools of Buddhism refers to what?

  • Enlightenment
  • Impermanence
  • Suffering
  • Life, death, rebirth

7

The crossed-legs position when sitting in meditation is called what?

  • The full lotus
  • The half-lotus
  • The quarter-lotus
  • The lotus flower

8

The word ‘Karma’ means what in Buddhism?

  • The Eightfold Path
  • Suffering whilst in human form
  • Cause and causation
  • Rebirth in an earthly form

9

Which one of the following celebrities IS a Buddhist?

  • Samantha Janus
  • John Travolta
  • Ewan McGregor
  • Richard Gere

10

A Buddhist monk of the Theravada School of Buddhism is called what?

  • Roshi
  • Lama
  • Bhikkhu
  • Ajahn

 

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