World Religion: Hinduism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Moksha, the process that releases an individual from the birth and reincarnation cycle, is important to the _____ faith.

Question 2 2. In Hinduism, killing another person could be one's _____ if it protects other people or is necessary for the greater good.

Question 3 3. The Hindu Paths to Salvation are the main focus of which text?

Question 4 4. Karma, Jnana and Bhakti yoga make up the _____.

Question 5 5. Choose the answer that best correlates to the Hermit stage of life in Hinduism.

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Question 6 6. A lack of differentiation between men and women is the primary difference between _____ and Hinduism.

Question 7 7. Judaism and Catholicism differ from Hinduism in that Judaism and Catholicism have _____.

Question 8 8. _____ is a religion that does not look to a single person as its founder or central figure.

Question 9 9. In traditional Hindu society, which concept determined who could teach the Vedas, whom one could marry, and with whom one could associate?

Question 10 10. In Hinduism, the ancient text from which castes were formed is called _____.

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Question 11 11. Rama and Sita are characters in a love story that is a/an _____.

Question 12 12. In the Ramayana, Sita is lifted from the _____?

Question 13 13. Kama, the seeking of pleasure, both physical and mental, is one of the:

Question 14 14. The Christian Bible is widely translated, while the Vedas:

Question 15 15. Serious study of ancient texts called _____ requires an individual to understand Sanskrit, as these texts were never translated.

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Question 16 16. Brahman refers to what concept?

Question 17 17. Hinduism has _____ god(s), but is not strictly a _____ religion.

Question 18 18. Identify the proper term for Mahatma Gandhi's belief in non-violent resistance.

Question 19 19. Select the event that is celebrated by the Hindu Thread Ceremony.

Question 20 20. This form of worship allows individuals to freely choose their god and method of worship they wish to use.

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Question 21 21. A desire to actually understand the nature of knowledge and the reason for ritual correlates to which period in Hinduism?

Question 22 22. Identify why the Vedic Period is important to the history of Hinduism.

Question 23 23. Dharma is the _____ that _____.

Question 24 24. It would be correct to say that the majority of the religious people on the Indian subcontinent are _____.

Question 25 25. In Hinduism, the highest caste is _____ and the lowest caste is _____.

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Question 26 26. A collection of religious poetry and hymns, reflecting the devotion of the early Hindu followers, is known as _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following deities is included in the Trimurti?

Question 28 28. The Hindu atman is _____ after an individual dies, while the Judeo-Christian soul travels to heaven or hell.

Question 29 29. _____ is an atman's duty for one lifetime; _____ is related to its fate in the next lifetime.

Question 30 30. According to Hinduism, how does karma determine the quality of the next life and the lives to come?

World Religion: Hinduism Chapter Exam Instructions

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