Study Guide Midterm

Study Guide Midterm - MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE 1. Which one of...

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-1MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE 1. Which one of the following is NOT an Indo-European language? C) Azeri 2. Which one of the following is NOT a Sino-Tibetan language? A) Korean 3. The section of the Vedas which deals with philosophy is called: A) Upanishad 4. In Vedic Hinduism the round-shaped western fire-altar is called: A) Garhapatya 5. The Sanskrit term for the cycle of births and deaths is called: D) Samsara 6. The correct sequence in the chart depicting the cycle of births and deaths is: C) Ignorance, Desire, Deed 7. In the Vedic Hind caste system, the farmer and merchant class is called: C) Vaishya 8. In the Dumezilian tripartite scheme the gods Thor, Mars, and Indra belong to the: B) Second level 9. The lowest level of purification in Zoroastrianism is: B) Padyab 10. The Sea Battle of Salamis between the Greeks and the Persians took place in the year: C) 480 BCE 11. In Zoroastrianism, the angel who weighs the deeds of the departed soul at the Chinvat Bridge is: C) Rashnu 12. In Zoroastrianism, the archangel who is in charge of the animal world is: D) Vohu Manah 13. In Zoroastrian cosmology, which one of the following is the proper order of creation: C) Sky, Water, Earth, Plant 14. In Zoroastrianism, the term “hukatha” means: B) Good Word 15. In Zoroastrian eschatology, the first of the three saviors is: A) Aushetar 16. In Vedic Hinduism, a world-period is called: B) Kalpa 17. In Zoroastrianism, the sacred vest put on the youngster at the time of initiation is: B) Sudreh 18. Which one of the following is NOT an Ural-Altaic language? C) Tajik 19. In the Zoroastrian scriptures, the teachings of Zoroaster are found in the: D) Yasna 20. To which genre of the Hindu Scriptural corpus do the Vedas belong to? A) Shruti 21. Which one of the following major Jain holy places has the temple exclusively
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dedicated to the 1 st Jina? C) Mt. Abu
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