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World Religion: Hinduism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to the Bhagavad Gita, which Hindu god is Krishna incarnated from?

Question 2 2. What famous Hindu text exemplifies the importance of dharma?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Hinduism holds moksha to be the _____.

Question 5 5. Why did Gandhi adhere to brahmacharya, the act of abstaining from sexual activity?

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Question 6 6. Which aspect of the Hindu belief system reminds you of the phrase: What goes around comes around?

Question 7 7. Brahmins are the _____.

Question 8 8. Which statement about Brahma in Hinduism is FALSE?

Question 9 9. Why do some people think that Theosophy is closely linked to Hinduism?

Question 10 10. Why are Mahatmas essential to Theosophy?

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Question 11 11. Select the best description of the Sama-Veda from the options below.

Question 12 12. According to Hinduism, how does karma determine the quality of the next life and the lives to come?

Question 13 13. What does the concept of Brotherhood refer to in Theosophy?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Rama is the incarnation of what deity?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the best definition of the Vedas?

Question 17 17. In which Hindu period was the belief in Karma formed?

Question 18 18. Which of the following aspects of the Vedas is not agreed upon and is debated by scholars?

Question 19 19. In Hinduism, atman is defined as one's _____.

Question 20 20. Wealth and power are permissibly sought for through the Hindu goal of _____.

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Question 21 21. The Festival of Colors, the most popular of the Hindu festivals, is also called _____.

Question 22 22. How does the Atharva-Veda differ most from the other 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. Gandhi organized the Salt March in 1930 in order to _____.

Question 25 25. Which Veda is a collection of poetry and hymns and is considered the most important?

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Question 26 26. The Bhagavad Gita describes the Three Paths to Salvation as being _____.

Question 27 27. Why could we say that the Ramayana is much more than just a love story?

Question 28 28. The four stages of Hindu life are known as the _____.

Question 29 29. How did the Upanishads go beyond the Vedas?

Question 30 30. The Hindu term that denotes a repetitious word, or sound, that aids in the concentration of worship is _____.

World Religion: Hinduism Chapter Exam Instructions

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