Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

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

 
 

2. What are the names of the four Vedas?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

4. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?

 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

10. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

15. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 


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