The World of Buddhism
Test your knowledge of this wonderful religion in the general 15-question quiz - and good luck! 15 Questions.
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Gotama Siddharta Shakyamuni, the Buddha, was born in:
He was born into a family of:
The Buddha achieved Enlightenment in which city of India?
The Buddha declared that life is made up of the Three Marks of Existence. They are Suffering (Dukkha), Impermanence (Annica) and:
The earliest Buddhist teachings were recorded in which language?
The ‘path’ which the Buddha taught was described as what?
The Great Way Path
The Eightfold Path
The Mindful Path
The Path of Purification
The Buddha’s message of the law of cause and effect is called:
What nationality is the Dalai Lama?
The meditation technique called ‘anapanasati’ is known as:
Mindfulness of the body
Mindfulness of the breath
Mindfulness of the hands
Mindfulness of the feelings
Zen Buddhism is the main school of Buddhism in which one of these countries?
Both Theravada and Mahayana schools of Buddhism believe that there is a Buddha to come. What is his name?
In Mahayana Buddhism a Bodhisattva is what?
A sacred statue
A reincarnated Buddha
In Sri Lanka, there is a famous temple in the hill town of Kandy. What is it famous for?
It is where the Buddha died
It houses one of the Buddha's teeth
It is where the Buddha delivered his first sermon
It is where the Buddha first shaved his head
Who founded the Buddhist Society in London, England, in 1924?
Dr T.W. Rhys Davids
Which of these famous actors is a practicing Buddhist?
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