Ch 10: MTTC History: Buddhism

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Let us help you learn all of the elements of the Buddhist religion that you will need to know for the MTTC History exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you multiple ways to learn the material so that you are ready for questions on this topic.

MTTC History: Buddhism - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you comprehend all aspects of the Buddhist religion to prepare you for the MTTC History exam. The videos review the founding history and development of Buddhism, plus how Buddhism is practiced today. Some of the topics covered are:

  • Guatama Buddha and the founding of Buddhism
  • The state of nirvana
  • The four noble truths and the eightfold path to enlightenment
  • The middle way to enlightenment
  • The Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha

Our instructors review all elements of the religion so that you are prepared for the test. By taking our quizzes, you will gain some experience with the types of questions the actual test will present you with. Plus, our combination of brief and entertaining videos and self-assessment quizzes makes learning fun.

Objectives of the MTTC History: Buddhism Chapter

The MTTC History test assesses your knowledge of all aspects of American and world history. A passing grade of at least 220 is required for licensure as a history teacher in the state of Michigan. The topics on religion, including Buddhism, are found in the World History portion of the test, which makes up 33% of the test questions.

The exam can be taken as a paper-and-pencil test or as a computer-based-test (CBT). Either way, it consists of 100 multiple-choice test questions. You will read a passage or a question and then be presented with several possible answer options, from which you'll be asked to select the correct one.

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Other Chapters

Other chapters within the MTTC History: Practice & Study Guide course