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Overview of Hinduism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the primary goal of the Hermit stage of life?

Question 2 2. Which Veda is a collection of poetry and hymns and is considered the most important?

Question 3 3. Which of these is the ultimate goal of Hinduism?

Question 4 4. The term 'swaraj' can be translated as _____.

Question 5 5. Name the Hindu deity whose actions often bring pain and suffering. This deity can be full of careless passion and extreme emotion, but he also makes way for perfection.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is FALSE about dharma?

Question 7 7. Why did Gandhi adhere to brahmacharya, the act of abstaining from sexual activity?

Question 8 8. How would you describe Hinduism in terms of its morality?

Question 9 9. During the Vedic Period, which two cultures fused to form ancient Hinduism?

Question 10 10. How does the Atharva-Veda differ most from the other Vedas?

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Question 11 11. How is the nature of Hinduism as a religion affected by the belief in deities like Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva existing alongside the belief in the concept of Brahman?

Question 12 12. Those who follow the Hindu religion believe that all of reality and creation is part of a vague, yet divine, entity known as _____.

Question 13 13. According to Hinduism, how does karma determine the quality of the next life and the lives to come?

Question 14 14. The four stages of Hindu life are known as the _____.

Question 15 15. Hinduism is believed to have originated in the _____ River Valley.

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Question 16 16. The generation of Americans that care for both their children and parents at the same time is often called the 'Sandwich Generation' What Hindu stage of life is similar?

Question 17 17. Which of the following aspects of the Vedas is not agreed upon and is debated by scholars?

Question 18 18. The Hindu goal of kama, from which we get the Kamasutra, makes it permissible to seek _____.

Question 19 19. A Hindu's ultimate goal is freedom from the cycle of rebirth and death, which is also known as moksha. This occurs during which stage?

Question 20 20. Why was the Labour Party hostile to England's imperialism in the 1940s?

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Question 21 21. The three main deities of Hinduism are collectively known as the _____.

Question 22 22. In which Hindu period was the belief in Karma formed?

Question 23 23. A young Hindu man is beginning to think of marriage and family. He is most likely at the end of the _____ stage of life.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the best definition of the Vedas?

Question 25 25. How did the Upanishads go beyond the Vedas?

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Question 26 26. Wealth and power are permissibly sought for through the Hindu goal of _____.

Question 27 27. Gandhi organized the Salt March in 1930 in order to _____.

Question 28 28. What famous Hindu text exemplifies the importance of dharma?

Question 29 29. How were Gandhi's actions in South Africa and India similar?

Question 30 30. How did the Aryan invasion influence the Hindu faith?

Overview of Hinduism Chapter Exam Instructions

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