Oxtoby Eastern, Third Edition: Chapter 4 - Jain Traditions

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Question 1:


a) members of Jainism
b) A ‘ford-maker’ in Jainism
c) a sect of Jainism
d) a reformer in Jainism

Question 2:


a) jiva
b) paramo
c) jina
d) dilwara

Question 3:


a) shramana movement
b) the guru
c) samsara
d) correct intuition

Question 4:


a) Jnatrpura
b) Vardhamana
c) Parsavanath
d) Manatunga

Question 5:


a) Angabahya
b) Agamas
c) Purvas
d) aryikas

Question 6:


a) Hari
b) Jainasena
c) Millinath
d) Rsabha

Question 7:


a) Bhaktamara
b) Hara Stotra
c) Satkhandagama
d) Adinatha

Question 8:


a) Kasayaprabhrta
b) Saman Suttam
c) Acharyas
d) Anuyogas

Question 9:


a) Umasvati
b) pudgala
c) samsari
d) akash

Question 10:


a) 1st century BCE
b) 1st century CE
c) c. 5th century CE
d) c. 10th century CE

Question 11:


a) strict rules against non-Jaina
b) wealth and power
c) discrimination
d) wives and children

Question 12:


a) illusion
b) created by God
c) fate
d) real

Question 13:


a) no gambling
b) non-intoxication
c) celibacy
d) honouring thy parents

Question 14:


a) wearing a mask
b) praising the Jinas
c) burying the dead
d) never cutting your nails

Question 15:


a) chastity in marriage
b) sex only on certain days
c) no sex with your boyfriend/girlfriend
d) no sex after you are 40 years old

Question 16:


a) heroic subservience
b) heroic length in meditation
c) heroic fasting
d) heroic sati

Question 17:


a) limited fasting
b) abstaining from sex
c) 48 minutes of meditation
d) freeing wild animals

Question 18:


a) long meditations
b) fasting until death
c) living under the trees
d) philanthropy

Question 19:


a) Neminath
b) Jinasena
c) Kundakunda
d) Hemachandra

Question 20:


a) Namo Buddhaya
b) Namo Dharma
c) Namo Tirthankara
d) Namo Acharyas

Question 21:


a) wiping the slate clean
b) a naked monk parade
c) tossing coloured powder
d) abstaining from light

Question 22:


a) forgiveness
b) liberalism
c) ‘not one-sided’
d) samskaras

Question 23:


a) worshiping Jinas
b) renunciatory ethos
c) fasting until death
d) temple membership

Question 24:


a) a great scholar
b) a central prayer
c) one stage in enlightenment
d) a pilgrimage site in Bihar

Question 25:


a) a ritual fast at New Years
b) ritual flagellation
c) a colossal statue in Karnataka
d) one of the great vows