Oxtoby Eastern, Third Edition: Chapter 5 - Buddhist Traditions

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Question 1:


a) 649 BCE
b) 496 BCE
c) 339 BCE
d) 590 CE

Question 2:


a) Jataka
b) Sattva
c) Pratyeka
d) Vinaya

Question 3:


a) King Dharmachakra
b) King Rahula
c) King Shuddhodana
d) King Mahamaya

Question 4:


a) Upali
b) Shariputra
c) Shakyamuni
d) Ananda

Question 5:


a) no more learning
b) only 9 more births
c) Zen mind
d) never returner

Question 6:


a) Mon
b) Khmer
c) Siyam Nikaya
d) Thammayut Nikaya

Question 7:


a) Upaya
b) Avalokiteshvara
c) Paramitas
d) Amida

Question 8:


a) only in process of perceiving
b) only by grace of Amitabha
c) only in shunyata
d) Neither exists.

Question 9:


a) Shaolin
b) Daruma
c) Huike
d) Huineng

Question 10:


a) 1415–49
b) 1222–82
c) 1239–89
d) 1356–1413

Question 11:


a) the interplay of male and female
b) the chakras
c) the Mahavairocana Sutra
d) Ratnasambhava yoga

Question 12:


a) Vaishakha
b) Oirots
c) Dana
d) Paritta

Question 13:


a) the Theravada
b) the Vajrayana
c) Hinduism
d) the Mahasanghika

Question 14:


a) Bodhisattva vows
b) Vipassana meditation
c) worshiping Amida
d) 100,00 bowings

Question 15:


a) Obon
b) Koan
c) Bardo Thodol
d) circumambulation

Question 16:


a) Tenzin Gyatso
b) The State Oracle
c) the preta
d) the Chinese government

Question 17:


a) Todaiji
b) Bodhi Dharma Hall
c) Angor Wat
d) Ajanta

Question 18:


a) Ryoanji
b) Dizang
c) Manjusri
d) Meiji

Question 19:


a) Milo
b) Honji
c) Manjusri
d) Meiji

Question 20:


a) wrote the Indian constitution
b) restored Bodhgaya
c) took the Three Refuges
d) became a Dharma lawyer

Question 21:


a) convert to Catholicism
b) self-immolate
c) become Theravada
d) enter retreat

Question 22:


a) Chogye Buddhists
b) Christians
c) Shintos
d) chosen dynasty

Question 23:


a) Dual Shinto shrines
b) Son temples
c) abortion temples
d) Taixu centres

Question 24:


a) Daisetsu T. Suzuki
b) Alfred North Whitehead
c) Shaku Soyen
d) Nishida Kitaro

Question 25:


a) Roswell
b) Lethbridge
c) Munster
d) Halifax