Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

Take a Quiz on Hindu Scriptures

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

4. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?

 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

9. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

18. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

20. What are the names of the four Vedas?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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