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

 
 

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

 
 

4. Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

10. What are the names of the four Vedas?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

18. Ancient Hindu scriptures were written in which language?

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 

20. According to Mahabharat, how were Vedas created?

 
 
 

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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