What Is Hinduism? - Definition & History

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Which one of the following best defines Hinduism?

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1. Which one of the following is key to the practice of Hinduism?

2. Non-practitioners of Hinduism may be familiar with karma, yoga and tantras. Tantras is/are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz/worksheet pairing will check your understanding of the defining characteristics of Hinduism. Some of the key topics covered on the assessment include the faith's history and forms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will ask you about the following:

  • Whether Hinduism is a new religious practice
  • Whether Hindus believe in one god
  • Yoga
  • Hindu scriptures and hymns

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history and characteristics of Hinduism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding whether Hindus believe in one or many gods
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hindu hymns and scriptures

Additional Learning

Explore this religion in more depth by reviewing the lesson called What is Hinduism? - Definition & History. The following objectives will be met:

  • Define Hinduism
  • Understand the religion's origin
  • Identify the basic tenets of Hinduism
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