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World Religion: Hinduism: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Brahmins are the _____.

Question 2 2. The four stages of Hindu life are known as the _____.

Question 3 3. The three main deities of Hinduism are collectively known as the _____.

Question 4 4. Name the path to salvation in Hinduism that is also known as the 'path of action'.

Question 5 5. Which statement about Brahma in Hinduism is FALSE?

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Question 6 6. One of Theosophy's main founders was:

Question 7 7. Why could we say that the Ramayana is much more than just a love story?

Question 8 8. How does Hinduism approach the concept of reality?

Question 9 9. Why did Gandhi adhere to brahmacharya, the act of abstaining from sexual activity?

Question 10 10. Puja is the _____.

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Question 11 11. How does the Atharva-Veda differ most from the other Vedas?

Question 12 12. Which aspect of the Hindu belief system reminds you of the phrase: What goes around comes around?

Question 13 13. 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.

Question 14 14. Dharma, the moral force which orders the universe, could also be defined as one's _____.

Question 15 15. Hinduism holds moksha to be the _____.

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Question 16 16. Why do some people think that Theosophy is closely linked to Hinduism?

Question 17 17. While seeking a sincere and loving connection to the divine, one treads on the path of _____ Yoga.

Question 18 18. Why did Sita throw herself into a fire?

Question 19 19. Which of these is the ultimate goal of Hinduism?

Question 20 20. The Festival of Colors, the most popular of the Hindu festivals, is also called _____.

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Question 21 21. Diwali is the _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is the best definition of the Vedas?

Question 23 23. Those who follow the Hindu religion believe that all of reality and creation is part of a vague, yet divine, entity known as _____.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. How did the Upanishads go beyond the Vedas?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. The Hindu goal of kama, from which we get the Kamasutra, makes it permissible to seek _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following aspects of the Vedas is not agreed upon and is debated by scholars?

Question 29 29. How does the Ramayana highlight the virtue of duty?

Question 30 30. Gandhi organized the Salt March in 1930 in order to _____.

World Religion: Hinduism: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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