Buddhist Revision Guide 1: Buddha begins!

OK ... I created this quiz so me and my friends could revise the Buddhism section for our R.E GCSEs... but if anyone else thinks that they want to see if they are Buddhawise, or if they need to revise to they are welcome to take this quiz!

So... ARE YOU BUDDHAWISE? Do you know your Budha from your Bhikkuni? If you think you got the brains, click this way and be prepared to get that GCSE!!

Created by: Anna P
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1. What was the Buddha's real name?
Siddhartha Guatamo
Siddhartha Gautama
Sidney Guavo
Sidius Guatama
Siddhartha Guatomo
2. When and where did Buddhism start?
6th century BC. Northern India
4th century BC, Northern India
6th century BC, Northern Italy
6th century AD, Southern India
4th century AD, Northen India
3. Siddhartha was a rich prince and had everything he wanted. However, his father was told by a fortune teller that his son would become a great king or a religious leader. Anxious that his son should be a king what did the King do?
he showed his son the ways of the world by taking him outside the palace.
he locked his son in a dungeon and tortured him if he asked questions
he kept him surrounded by beautiful things and never let him leave the palace to hear of suffering
he did nothing what so ever and neglected his duties as a father
he commited suicide at the very thought that his son may have even considered being religious!
4. He began to feel disastified with life and its meaning. Whilst out one day with his charioteer, what did he see that changed his life forever.
A sick man, a rich man, a beggar and a holy man
a corpse, a holy man and a Brahmin.
an old man and a street merchant
a sick man, an old ma, a corpse and a holyman
a Hindu, a Christian, a Jew and a Sikh
5. Before becoming enlightened, what practice did Siddhartha undertake that failed to show him life's meanings?
sadism
obesity
Nazism
Sikhism
ascetism
6. Buddha became enlightened one night whilst thinking deeply about life and meditating underneath a Bodhi tree. What order did his enlightenment take?
knowledge of his past life, understanding existance, the wheel of life and Nirvana
Nirvana, existance, the wheel of life, his past lives
The wheel of life, knowledge of his past lives, Nirvana and existance
Existance, Nirvana. knowledge of his past, wheel of life
existance, knowledge of his past life, wheel of life, Nirvana
7. Siddhartha gathered followers and they began to travel and preach around India. There were two types of followers- monks and nuns and then ordinary folk who worshipped in their households. What is the name given to these three groups?
Bhikkus, Bhiks and lay Buddhists
Bhukkis, Brahmas and lay Buddhists
Bags, Biccinis and Bras
Bhikkus, Bhikkuni and lay Buddhists
8. The Buddha eventually died after 45 yars of teaching. What happened to his bones when he died?
They were thrown into a sacred river
They were boiled down to make holy water
They were distributed and put under huge mounds called Stupas which are used for worship during pilgimages
Huge mounds called Sutras were built over them and they are worshipped 5 times a day
They vere buried but lost during the Indian Civil War of 1348
9. What does the word Buddha mean?
Enlightened one
Wise one
Light of the world
Truthful one
Peaceful one
10. What flower is commonly associated with Buddhism?
rose
lily
lotus
iris
blossom

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