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Chandragupta Maurya renounced war and followed the teachings of Buddha
a) True
b) False
c) A
d) B

Asoka permitted nonBuddhists to practice Hinduism
a) True
b) False
c) A
d) B

Sanskrit was the official language of the Gupta Empire
a) True
b) False
c) A
d) B

Under the Gupta Empire the status of women changed
a) True
b) False
c) A
d) B

Buddha rejected all of the following EXCEPT
a) Belief in reincarnation
b) varna system
c) belief in Hindu deities
d) idea that a person's place in life was determined by their birth

The Gupta rulers encouraged learning based on
a) Buddhists principles
b) Islam principles
c) Arab principles
d) Hindu principles

Followers of the Eightfold Path's main goal is
a) eliminate desire
b) obey one's duties
c) be reborn in a higher form
d) practice nonviolence

The main ideas of Buddhism are found in
a) The Four Noble Truths
b) Eightfold Path
c) Upanishads
d) Vedas

What is meditating
a) thinking deeply about sacred things
b) journey to the holy lands
c) spreading of beliefs among people
d) belief in too much desire

Buddhism is popular in all of the following EXCEPT
a) USA
b) China
c) Korea
d) Japan

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