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Subject: Tibetan/Buddhist Studies Multiple Choice Questions Instruction: Please choose the most appropriate amongst the

option given. 1. What was the name of the clan in which Buddha born? a. Koliya b. Sakya c. Maurya d. Nanda 2. Identify the name of country who follows Mahayana tradition of Buddhism a. Thailand b. Myanmar c. Tibet d. Sri Lanka 3. Identify the country who follows Sthaviravada or Hinayana tradition of Buddhism a. China b. Sri lanka c. Tibet d. Bhutan 4. Where is Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) situated? a. Patna b. Delhi c. Mumbai d. Sarnath 5. Identify the ordained name of present Dalai Lama a. Thubten Gyatso b. Tenzin Gyatso c. Sonam Gyatso

Zhi gyapa (Chatuh stavak) of Arya Dev c. Kalsang gyatso c. Gelug Sect of Buddhism in Tibet c. Ti song Deu Tsan b. Tsayangg Gyatso c. Identify the person who is also known as Guru Rinpoche a. Sakya Sect of Buddhism in Tibet 10. Nagarjuna 11. Lalitavistara 9. eleven c. Rinchen Phrengba (Ratnamala) of Nagarjuna d. Gelek Gyatso 6. Sonam Gyatso b. Thirteen 7. Fourteen b. Gaden and Drepung are the name of . Gedun Druk d. Kargyud Sect of Buddhism in Tibet b. “All things are devoid of intrinsic nature” this statement is taken from a. Tsod Dog (vigrahavyawartani) of Nagarjuna b. Padmasambhava d.d. Who was the King responsible for introduction of Buddhism in Tibet? a. Tsonkhapa was the founder of a. Sera. Nying Ma Sect of Buddhism in Tibet d. Twelve d. Srong Tsan Gampo 8. How many Dalai Lama has been incarnated in Tibet before the present one? a.

Ignorance c. Sulakshana . Contact b. Great centers of learning in Nepal d. Death 14. Way to cessation of Suffering d. Suffering c. Prince Siddhartha was brought up by his step mother and aunt named a. Birth d. are part of a. Right Concentration etc. Dependant origination c. Right Action. Theory of Void (Sunyavada) d. Eightfold Path b. Which according to Buddha is the Fourth Noble Truth? a. Cause of suffering 15. The Dependant Origination is a twelve point rules that describes us the root cause of Suffering. Cessation of Suffering 13. Buddhist caves of Dunhuang in China 12. Eminent persons of Tibetan Buddhism b. As per this theory the root cause of suffering is a. Cause of Suffering b. Vishakhamigarmata c.a. Great Monasteries of Tibet c. Mahamaya b. Right speech. Gotami d.

Rajgriha d. Lord Buddha. Birth place of The Buddha d. Vaishali b. The Second Buddhist council was held at a. The first Buddhist council was convened at a. Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha b. Lumbini is the place associated with a. Box containing items related to worship of Buddha 17. gave his first sermon Dhammachakkappavattana or turning the wheel of Dharma into motion at a. compilation of Codes of conduct for monks and nuns b. Vaishali b. Patliputra c. Vinaya Pitaka is name of the collection of a. Patliputra Sarnath c. Where Buddha got enlightenment c. Rajgriha d. Higher Philosophical and Logical texts d.16. Sarnath 20. Vaishali 19. Where first Buddhist council was convened 18. Rajgriha d. Patliputra c. Words of Buddha c. Sarnath . b.

Kargyud c. Sakya and koliya b. Contemporary thinkers of Buddha b.21. Gelug 24. Followers of Buddha . Sarnath 22. Milaras pa. Nyingma b. The third Buddhist Council was convened at a. Kargyud c. Sakya d. Purankashyap. Patliputra c. Rajgriha d. one of the most famous personality of Tibetan Buddhism was great teacher in a. Minister of King Shuddodana c. Vaishali b. Gelug 25. Ajitkesakambali. Sakya d. Nyingma b. Sanjayvelatthiputta were a. Maurya and Sakya c. The famous water dispute of the Rohini river at the time of Buddha was between a. The first sect of Buddhism established in Tibet by Pdmasambhava is a. Koliya and Naga 23. Guptas and Maurya d.

Dignaga 27. Srong Tsang Gampo c. After the demise of the Buddha. As per Tibetan Sources Vajrayana was propounded by a. Kalsang 29. Name the Nepalese wife of King Srong Tsen Gam Po? a. Who was the first Grammarian making the Tibetan alphabets? a. Aryadeva b. Lord Buddha at sixteenth year of his enlightenment at Sridhanyakataka in third Dhammachakkappavattana d. Cousins of Devadatta 26.d. Vasubandhu c. Wang Yan d. The Seventh Dalai Lama d. Ananda Propounded it at Rajgriha 28. Thonmi Sambhota . Bhrikuti c. Madhyamakkarika was wrriten by a. Lord Buddha in thirteenth year of his enlightenment at Gridhakuta mountain in Second Dhammachakkappavattana c. Gedun Drub b. The first Dalai lama b. Nagarjuna d. Lord Buddha in first year of his enlightenment at Rishipattana in First Dhammachakkapavattana b. Tse School of Tibetan Buddhism was founded by a. Sonam b. The Fifth Dalai Lama c. The fourteenth Dalai lama 30.

Nominative. Ladon is the name of group of case endings pertaining to the a. Four d. Accusative. Ablative and vocative cases d. Instrumental and Possessive cases c. Dative and Locative cases b. Three c.d. 30 b. Instrumental and Possessive cases 34. Accusative. Accusative. Ten c. How many vowels are there in Tibetan Alphabet? a. How many letters are said to be surmounted letters in Tibetan Grammar? . Idon is the name of group of case endings pertaining to the a. Ablative and vocative cases d. Four 33. Thonmi Anu 31. How many letters are said to be sub-joint letters in Tibetan Grammar? a. Instrumental and Possessive cases 35. Twelve b. Dative and Locative cases b. 31 c. Accusative. Instrumental and Possessive cases c. Nominative. 34 32. Two b. Six 36. 33 d. Six d. How many consonants are there in Tibetan Alphabet? a.

Five 37. Six d. Li-Chan b. Eight 40. Dzong kha c. Four d. Fourteen d. Twelve c.a. Twenty 39. Five c. One b. What is the name of script of Tibetan Language used for Buddhist Texts? a. Two b. How many letters are as additional suffix in Tibetan Grammar? a. Three c. Three . How many prefixes are there in Tibetan Grammar? a. Four b. How many suffixes are there in Tibetan Grammar? a. Roman 38. U-Chan d. Ten b. Two c.

Rajgrih b. Kanishka c. Devadatta c. Brahmadatta 45. Nanda . Vaishali d. Spirit 43. Buddhism does not approve existence of soul yet affirms rebirth. Name the cousin. abbot of Monastery d. a. Shuddodana d. Jhanna 44. Ajatsatru d. Pannha d. Pudgala c. Great exponent of Buddhism c. Patliputra c. Ananda b. In his childhood prince Siddhartha saved a swan from his cousin. Buddhist teachings were First time collected at a. Guru b. Name the king who received direct teaching from Buddha in his life time a.d. Ashoka b. What does the word “Lama” means? a. What is the term used for the existence that revives in next birth? a. Four 41. Atma b. Kashmir 42.

Rites and rituals in Buddhism are same by another names as prevalent in all major religions 49. R. In the modern era of Globalization. . It supports all the Gods of all religions c. The Statue of Buddha is worship among almost all races and class hence created a base for social change c. c. Buddhism created a base for social equality among the feudal structure of Indian class system b. No. Yes. Buddhism is relevant because of a. Drafting the constitution for free India make Ambedkar important. Parajika b. Yes. Gender inequality is a common phenomenon across the time and space. B. b. Buddhism is also like other religions and its field is spiritual upliftment. No. Its teachings are based on action and results and hence set an order in society that is an essential for growth across the Globe b. Does Buddhism created a revolution for social change in 6th Century BCE? a. DhammaSangini 48. What is so special about its idea? a. Ambedkar made conversion legal. one should change one’s religion as per own wish. Ambedkar created a history when a mass conversion took place at Nagpur in 1956. On the basis of action and result theory and dependant origination.46. Eight Guru Dhamma d. not social change. d. What is the name of special rules meant for women in Vinaya? a. Pachitya c. hence relevant to all 47. It creates monotheism in society hence relevant d. Its teaching are available in all major languages of world. hence conversion took political gains. If your present religion is not providing solutions to your individual and social problems.

d. if everybody will leave household life. 50. Arhathood or Buddhahood. b. all worldly affairs will come to stand still and the food and shelter for all including monks and nuns will become impossible. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx . Yes. c.d. Independent India paved the way of converting downtrodden and deprived section of the society to Buddhism. Considering the Buddhist order of monks and nuns can it be said that Buddhism negates family life? a. only monk can achieve the highest goal. No. Yes. we must renounce the household life as Buddha did. Buddha never condemned household life. for emancipation. Although mendicancy is mandatory to reach at higher stages of practices. Hence no need to renounce household life. following the eightfold path.