Take a Quiz on Hindu Society and Institutions

Take a Quiz on Hindu Society and Institutions

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1. Which of the following correctly describe the head of a Matha, a Hindu monastry? You can tick more than one answer.

 
 
 
 
 
 

2. Varna categorization of Hindu society is based on one’s birth? Yes/No

 
 

3. A Hindu temple can have only one murti (idol of a God form) in a building?

 
 

4. It is not possible to build a new Hindu temple in Australia?

 
 

5. Every Hindu must belong to one of the four Varna categories to be called a Hindu? Yes/No

 
 

6. A Hindu monastery is called?

 
 
 
 

7. It is imperative for a Hindu to enter into these stages of life (Asharamas) sequentially? Yes/No

 
 

8. One’s Jati (the clan of birth) determines one’s Varna or categorisation? Yes/No

 
 

9. Hindu vegetarianism is an off shoot of observing non-violence? Yes/No

 
 

10. Usually, Hindus of one Jati can marry anyone else in the same Jati? Yes/No

 
 

11. Hindu society is categorized into classes, called Varna. How many Varna categories are there?

 
 
 
 

12. A Hindu temple is a place where humans and God can come together?

 
 

13. All Hindus are vegetarians? Yes/No

 
 

14. A Hindu takes to Sanyaas (monastic life) because?

 
 
 

15. Hindu life is divided into how many stages (Asharamas)? Yes/No

 
 
 
 


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