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1. Buddhism differs from many of the other major religions in its Your Answer: belief in salvation through one's own efforts.     CORRECT   2. The future Buddha was born into a family belonging to the traditional Hindu caste called the Your Answer: kshatriyas.     CORRECT   3. The Buddha's teachings on the truths of reality and right conduct are called Your Answer: the dharma.     CORRECT   4. The Buddha developed a systematic approach to bring people to liberation called  Your Answer:
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the Eightfold Path of Liberation.     CORRECT   5. The ultimate goal in the practice of Buddhism is Your Answer: nirvana.     CORRECT   6. The Pali Canon, also known as the ___________, includes the rules for sangha members and a record of the Buddha's teaching  stories. Your Answer: Tipitaka     CORRECT   7. All Buddhists "take refuge" in the __________, consisting of the Buddha, the dharma, and the sangha. Your Answer: Triple Gem     CORRECT  
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8. In Theravada Buddhism, mindfulness meditation techniques called ____________ are used as a method for focusing the mind. Your Answer: Vipassana     CORRECT   9. Bodhidharma's form of Buddhism, called Ch'an in China, became known as __________in Japan. Your Answer: Zen     CORRECT   10. In Zen Buddhism, zazen, a term that means ___________, is an important method of experiencing the Buddha-nature. Your Answer: "sitting meditation"     CORRECT   11. The ultimate purpose of Zen practice is Your Answer: satori or enlightenment.  
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  CORRECT   12. In the Pure Land Buddhism belief system, followers do not have to rely on their own efforts for liberation. They call on  _____________ who prepares a place of bliss for any who call on his name. Your Answer: Amida     CORRECT   13. The thirteenth-century Japanese fisherman's son Nichiren stressed the importance of reforming _____ as well as oneself.  Your Answer: society     CORRECT   14. A zendo is a Your Answer: Zen meditation hall.     CORRECT   15.
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This converted Buddhist activist, born an untouchable Hindu, helped return Buddhism to its native India, and as the chief architect of  India's democracy, fought to end the oppression of the Hindu caste system. Your Answer: B. R. Ambedkar     CORRECT   Match these terms with their definitions. Option Your Answer: 1.1 Buddha     C. "Enlightened One"     1.2 dharma     A. the Buddha's teachings     1.3 bhikshus     D. Buddhist monks     1.4 bhikshunis     B. Buddhist nuns     1.5 sangha     E. the order of Buddha's disciples    
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2. Match these terms with their definitions.
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