A Concise Introduction to World Religions 2e: Chapter 7

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Question 1:


a) Prayer
b) Chastity
c) Non-attachment
d) Truth

Question 2:


a) Correct practice
b) Correct intuition
c) Correct knowledge
d) Correct community

Question 3:


a) 10
b) 12
c) 24
d) 108

Question 4:


a) Purification of the soul through ‘samvara’ and ‘nirjara’
b) To become a Tirthankara
c) To attain nirvana
d) To realize that ultimately this world is an illusion

Question 5:


a) Divali
b) Navaratri
c) Mahavira Jayanti
d) Paryushana/Daslakshana

Question 6:


a) The founder of their religion
b) The final Jina of the current age
c) An avatar of Vishnu
d) The supreme deity

Question 7:


a) Widow immolation on a funeral pyre
b) The only allowable violent act
c) The highest form of ascetic piety
d) A very common Jaina ritual

Question 8:


a) Eliminate the consciousness and disappear
b) Be reborn in a heavenly realm
c) Attain physical immortality on earth (‘feast on illusion’)
d) To free the soul of all karma to attain liberation

Question 9:


a) ‘Victor’
b) ‘Warrior’
c) ‘Disciple’
d) ‘Preacher’.

Question 10:


a) ‘Tat tvam asi.’
b) ‘Ahmsa paramo dharma.’
c) ‘Hare Krishna.’
d) ‘Om mani padme hum.’