Hinduism Quiz

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Most forms of Hinduism are ______, which means they worship a single deity, known as “Brahman,” but still recognize other gods and goddesses.

Followers believe there are multiple paths to reaching their ______.

Hindus believe in the doctrines of samsara (the continuous cycle of life, death, and ______).

One of the key thoughts of Hinduism is “atman,” or the belief in ______.

The goal is to achieve “moksha,” or salvation, which ends the cycle of rebirths to become part of the absolute ______.

Hindus strive to achieve ______, which is a code of living that emphasizes good conduct and morality.

Hinduism is closely related to other Indian religions, including Buddhism, Sikhism and ______.

The word swastika means 'good fortune' or 'being happy' in ______, and the symbol represents good luck.

The om symbol is composed of three Sanskrit letters and represents three sounds (a, u and ______), which when combined are considered a sacred sound.

Hindus value many sacred writings as opposed to one holy book. The primary sacred texts, known as the ______, were composed around 1500 B.C.

The Vedas are made up of: The Rig Veda, The Samaveda, Yajurveda, ______.

Most scholars believe Hinduism started somewhere between 2300 B.C. and 1500 B.C. in the Indus Valley, near modern-day ______.

But many Hindus argue that their faith is timeless and has always existed. Unlike other religions, Hinduism has no one founder but is instead a fusion of various ______.

The period when the Vedas were composed became known as the 'Vedic Period' and lasted from about 1500 B.C. to 500 ______.

The Epic, Puranic and Classic Periods took place between 500 B.C. and A.D. ______.

Hindus began to emphasize the worship of deities, especially Vishnu, Shiva and ______.

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Explore the fundamental beliefs and practices of Hinduism, including the concept of Brahman, henotheism, samsara, and the multiple paths to reaching the divine. Learn about the diverse religious ideas that contribute to the rich tapestry of Hinduism.

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