World Religion: Hinduism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A lack of differentiation between men and women is the primary difference between _____ and Hinduism.

Question 2 2. Identify why the Vedic Period is important to the history of Hinduism.

Question 3 3. A desire to actually understand the nature of knowledge and the reason for ritual correlates to which period in Hinduism?

Question 4 4. In Hinduism, the highest caste is _____ and the lowest caste is _____.

Question 5 5. In Hinduism, the ancient text from which castes were formed is called _____.

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Question 6 6. Kama, the seeking of pleasure, both physical and mental, is one of the:

Question 7 7. The Hindu Paths to Salvation are the main focus of which text?

Question 8 8. Karma, Jnana and Bhakti yoga make up the _____.

Question 9 9. Select the event that is celebrated by the Hindu Thread Ceremony.

Question 10 10. This form of worship allows individuals to freely choose their god and method of worship they wish to use.

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Question 11 11. Identify the proper term for Mahatma Gandhi's belief in non-violent resistance.

Question 12 12. In Hinduism, killing another person could be one's _____ if it protects other people or is necessary for the greater good.

Question 13 13. Moksha, the process that releases an individual from the birth and reincarnation cycle, is important to the _____ faith.

Question 14 14. Brahman refers to what concept?

Question 15 15. Hinduism has _____ god(s), but is not strictly a _____ religion.

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Question 16 16. _____ is a religion that does not look to a single person as its founder or central figure.

Question 17 17. It would be correct to say that the majority of the religious people on the Indian subcontinent are _____.

Question 18 18. Choose the answer that best correlates to the Hermit stage of life in Hinduism.

Question 19 19. Rama and Sita are characters in a love story that is a/an _____.

Question 20 20. In the Ramayana, Sita is lifted from the _____?

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Question 21 21. The Christian Bible is widely translated, while the Vedas:

Question 22 22. A collection of religious poetry and hymns, reflecting the devotion of the early Hindu followers, is known as _____.

Question 23 23. In traditional Hindu society, which concept determined who could teach the Vedas, whom one could marry, and with whom one could associate?

Question 24 24. Dharma is the _____ that _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following deities is included in the Trimurti?

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Question 26 26. Judaism and Catholicism differ from Hinduism in that Judaism and Catholicism have _____.

Question 27 27. Serious study of ancient texts called _____ requires an individual to understand Sanskrit, as these texts were never translated.

Question 28 28. _____ is an atman's duty for one lifetime; _____ is related to its fate in the next lifetime.

Question 29 29. The Hindu atman is _____ after an individual dies, while the Judeo-Christian soul travels to heaven or hell.

Question 30 30. Hinduism is believed to have originated in the _____ River Valley.

World Religion: Hinduism Chapter Exam Instructions

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