Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

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


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


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


4. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?


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


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


7. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


17. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?


18. What are the names of the four Vedas?


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


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


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


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