Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

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1. Chandogya Upanishad and Kena Upanishad are embedded in the Vedas? Yes/No


2. The Upanishads contain philosophical concepts and ideas of Hinduism, some of which are shared with Buddhism and Jainism? Yes/No


3. What are the names of the four Vedas?


4. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?


5. Ancient Hindu history can be found in Mahabharata, Ramayan and Puranas? Yes/No


6. Shastaras mean a treatise on a certain area of expertise? Yes/No


7. The word Tantrism can be found in ancient Indian texts? Yes/No


8. Each Smriti text was written by an author and they have gone through many revisions?


9. Vedas were written about 4,500 years ago? Yes/No


10. Atharva Veda is the oldest record of  practices in medicine and healing of Indo-European antiquity?


11. Shruti texts were never revised and passed are one from one generation to next as it is? Yes/No


12. Sankhya, Nyaya, Yoga, Vedanta and other schools of Hindu philosophy all have the same core scriptures? Yes/No


13. Which of the following Hindu texts are classified as Shruti texts?


14. Puranas contain history and geography of ancient Hindu land? Yes/No


15. Shruti texts are considered as core scriptures of Hinduism?


16. A Stotra is a piece of prose describing a difficult concept for lay readers? Yes/No


17. The three main branches of Agama texts are Shaivism, Vaishnavism, Shaktism? Yes/No


18. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?


19. Sutras are like a theorem where in a knowledge has been distilled into a few words? yes/No


20. Do Nāstika (heterodox) philosophies such as the Cārvākas accept the authority of the śrutis?


21. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?


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  1. HI I am not sure why this test never seems to register as comp[lete, I have taken it a few times now but no luck. All the other lessons are complete so only have this one pending:

    Course Lessons
    What is Hinduism – Completed
    Hindu Denominations – Completed
    Hindu Beliefs – Completed
    Hindu Scriptures – Not completed
    Hindu Festivals – Completed
    Hindu Society and Institutions – Completed
    Hindu History – Completed
    Hindu Diaspora – Completed
    Hindu Symbols and Icons – Completed
    Hindu Rituals – Completed

    Can you please help me correct this issue.

    Thank you

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