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Overview of Buddhism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is TRUE of the first jewel of the Triple Gem of Buddhism?

Question 2 2. A person who has the ability to attain Nirvana but delays it in order to help others is known as a _____.

Question 3 3. During a Buddhism lecture, your classmates talk about a tree that signifies wisdom to Buddhists. They are probably talking about the _____.

Question 4 4. The _____ refers to Buddha's teachings.

Question 5 5. Who is considered the founder of Buddhism?

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Question 6 6. What is the mnemonic device that helps new converts remember the ORDER of the Triple Gem of Buddhism?

Question 7 7. The Middle Path is most closely associated with a life of _____.

Question 8 8. Which term is used to signify the total of Buddha's teachings?

Question 9 9. What is another term for the Triple Gem of Buddhism?

Question 10 10. Why did Siddhartha Gautama turn to a life of asceticism?

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Question 11 11. Who was the founder of Buddhism?

Question 12 12. Why should an arhat live a life that is free from ego, pride and selfishness?

Question 13 13. Which tree is known in Buddhism as the Tree of Wisdom?

Question 14 14. Which of the following individuals could also be considered an arhat?

Question 15 15. Which of these statements adheres to the Four Noble Truths?

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Question 16 16. The state of freedom from suffering, desire, and the sense of self is known to Buddhists as _____.

Question 17 17. Nirvana can be defined as _____ .

Question 18 18. One of Buddha's famous recitations, in which he won fellow ascetics as his first converts, was the _____.

Question 19 19. Asceticism can be understood as _____

Question 20 20. A person who follows severe self-discipline through his or her life is living a life of _____.

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Question 21 21. Siddhartha Gautama grew up as the _____.

Question 22 22. One of Buddhism's most sacred texts is the _____.

Question 23 23. A Buddhist temple would be a place to practice which of the jewels from the Triple Gem of Buddhism?

Question 24 24. In Western terms, Nirvana is _____.

Question 25 25. Buddha can be translated as the

Overview of Buddhism Chapter Exam Instructions

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