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What Is Buddhism? - Beliefs & History

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Who founded the Buddhist faith?

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1. The Eightfold Path describes...

2. The sect of Buddhism that focuses on Buddha as a historical figure demonstrating the path to nirvana is...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics of Buddhism. Some of the elements that you will be assessed on include the origin of Buddhism and the Eightfold Path.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Founder of the Buddhist faith
  • Purpose of the Eightfold Path
  • Various sects of Buddhism
  • 20th Century decrease of Buddhists in the East
  • Current population of Buddhists

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of Buddhism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the origin of the religion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the beliefs of Buddhists

Additional Learning

To learn more about this religion, review the accompanying lesson called What is Buddhism? - Beliefs & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the origins of Buddhism
  • Understand the religion's basic beliefs
  • Recognize the cause of Buddhism's spread through the world
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