Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

5. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?

 
 
 

6. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

15. What are the names of the four Vedas?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

17. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 


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