hinduism and buddhism webquest

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Name: _______________________________________________
Date: _____________________
Hinduism Webquest
Instructions: Visit the following web-site in order to answer questions about Hinduism, one of the major
religions throughout the world. http://www.hinduismfacts.org/
How many followers are there of Hinduism worldwide?___________________________________________________
Place of Origin:_______________________________________
Sacred Text:_________________________________________
Sacred Building:______________________________________
Holy place of Hinduism:_________________________________________________________________
Who is the founder of Hinduism?__________________________________________________________________________________
Name and draw the main symbol of Hinduism:
Name:______________________
Hindus believe in reincarnation. What is reincarnation? _____________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What is moksha?________________________________________________________________________________________________
Name and describe the four main goals of a Hindu’s life:
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
3. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
4. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Name the four paths that Hindus may use to achieve Moksha:
1.
_______________________________________
2.
_______________________________________
3.
_______________________________________
4.
_______________________________________
Hindus only believe in one god, _______________________________________.
Name and describe the three most important Hindu gods (each is a form of Brahman):
1.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________
2.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________
3.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________
Name the three basic practices of all Hindus:
1.
______________________________________________________________
2.
______________________________________________________________
3.
______________________________________________________________
Describe what a caste system is:_____________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Name: _______________________________________________
Date: _____________________
Buddhism WebQuest
Instructions: Visit the following web-site in order to answer questions about Buddhism, one of the major
religions throughout the world. http://www.aboutbuddhism.org/
How many followers are there of Buddhism worldwide?___________________________________________________
Place of Origin:_______________________________________
Founder:____________________________________________
Sacred Text:_________________________________________
Name the major Buddhist festival:___________________________________________
Describe the story of how Siddharta Gautama became the Buddha (begin with where/when he was born, end with him
searching for an answer to why suffering exists in the world): ___________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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Draw and name the three main Buddhist symbols:
Name:____________________
Name:____________________
Name:_______________________
Name the two places where Buddhists worship: __________________________ and __________________________________
What is Nirvana?________________________________________________________________________________________________
Buddhists believe that they can achieve enlightenment by following the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold path. Name
the Four Noble Truths:
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
3. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
4. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Name the components of the Eightfold Path:
1.
_____________________________________________
2.
____________________________________________
3.
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4.
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5.
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6.
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7.
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8.
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