Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

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

 
 

2. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

5. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?

 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

16. What are the names of the four Vedas?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 


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