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Jainism (Grade 8)

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Jainism

1. 
Jainism follows a mixture of Hindu and Buddhist teachings.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Jainism originated in which country?
  1. India
  2. Napal
  3. Pakastan
  4. Bangladesh
3. 
Parshvanatha, the earliest Jain leader who can be reliably dated, lived between the 8th and 7th centuries BCE.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
What was the title of the founders and spiritual leaders of Jainism?
  1. tirthankara
  2. digambaras
  3. ahimsa
  4. veda
5. 
How many tirthankaras are there during each half of the time cycle?
  1. 6
  2. 12
  3. 24
  4. 30
6. 
What are the ethical duties of Jainism called?
  1. the Five Vows
  2. the Middle Path
  3. the Eightfold Path
  4. the Four Noble Truths
7. 
The most important ethic duty of Jainism is                , or nonviolence.
  1. karma
  2. asteya
  3. ahimsa
  4. brahmacharya
8. 
The vow of brahmacharya requires celibacy for monks and nuns.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
What does aparigraha require Jain monks and nuns to do?
  1. tell the truth
  2. make a pilgrimage
  3. renounce material possessions
  4. not take anything without permission
10. 
The vow to not steal or take things without permission is called                   .
11. 
The vow of satya requires Jains to do what?



12. 
In practicing ahimsa, Jains practice vegetarianism.
  1. True
  2. False
13. 
In Jainism, a soul escapes the rebirth cycle of samsara after 8,400,000 births.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
What are the Jainist texts called?
  1. Vedas
  2. Sutras
  3. Agamas
  4. Puranas

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