What was Buddha’s name when he
was a prince?
• Siddhartha Gautama
What does Buddha say is the cause of
suffering?
• Desire and clinging
What is the word that means “become
a monk”?
• Ordain
Where is the Dalai Lama from?
• Tibet
What kind of water do monks spray on
people?
• Holy Water
What is the “Sangharaja”?
The most important monk in Thailand
Where did the Buddha sit when he
found enlightenment?
• Under the Bodhi Tree
Who was the woman that gave
Buddha food when he was dying?
• Lady Sujata
About how many monks are there in
Thailand?
• About 200,000
What country did the Buddha live his
life in?
• India
About how long ago did the Buddha
live?
• About 2600 years ago
How many Buddhists are there in the
world?
• Over 300 million
What was the first thing the Buddha
did after he was born?
Walk with lotus flowers growing from
his footsteps
Who was the Buddha’s cousin?
Devadatta
What kind of Buddhism do we have in
Thailand
• Theravada
What day do we remember the
birth, death and enlightenment of the
Buddha?

• Visakha Puja
What day do we give robes to the
monks?
• Kathina ceremony day
What is the word for being born again?
• Reincarnation
Whatever you do will come back to
you. This is called _________
• Karma
What are the two main kinds of
Buddhism in the world?
• Theravada and Mahayana
Who is the Buddha of the future?
(mahayana)
Maitreya
What do the monks do in the morning
to get food?
• Go on alms round
How do we say
• The five precepts

in English?
How do we say
• The Noble Eightfold Path

in English?
How do you say
English?
• The four noble truths

in
Why does the Buddha have long
earlobes?
• Because he was a rich prince and had heavy
gold earrings.
What are the gestures the Buddha
does with his hands?
• mudras
What will happen to a monk if he
breaks the Vinaya rules badly?
• He will be disrobed
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Buddhism trivia

  1. 1. What was Buddha’s name when he was a prince? • Siddhartha Gautama
  2. 2. What does Buddha say is the cause of suffering? • Desire and clinging
  3. 3. What is the word that means “become a monk”? • Ordain
  4. 4. Where is the Dalai Lama from? • Tibet
  5. 5. What kind of water do monks spray on people? • Holy Water
  6. 6. What is the “Sangharaja”? The most important monk in Thailand
  7. 7. Where did the Buddha sit when he found enlightenment? • Under the Bodhi Tree
  8. 8. Who was the woman that gave Buddha food when he was dying? • Lady Sujata
  9. 9. About how many monks are there in Thailand? • About 200,000
  10. 10. What country did the Buddha live his life in? • India
  11. 11. About how long ago did the Buddha live? • About 2600 years ago
  12. 12. How many Buddhists are there in the world? • Over 300 million
  13. 13. What was the first thing the Buddha did after he was born? Walk with lotus flowers growing from his footsteps
  14. 14. Who was the Buddha’s cousin? Devadatta
  15. 15. What kind of Buddhism do we have in Thailand • Theravada
  16. 16. What day do we remember the birth, death and enlightenment of the Buddha? • Visakha Puja
  17. 17. What day do we give robes to the monks? • Kathina ceremony day
  18. 18. What is the word for being born again? • Reincarnation
  19. 19. Whatever you do will come back to you. This is called _________ • Karma
  20. 20. What are the two main kinds of Buddhism in the world? • Theravada and Mahayana
  21. 21. Who is the Buddha of the future? (mahayana) Maitreya
  22. 22. What do the monks do in the morning to get food? • Go on alms round
  23. 23. How do we say • The five precepts in English?
  24. 24. How do we say • The Noble Eightfold Path in English?
  25. 25. How do you say English? • The four noble truths in
  26. 26. Why does the Buddha have long earlobes? • Because he was a rich prince and had heavy gold earrings.
  27. 27. What are the gestures the Buddha does with his hands? • mudras
  28. 28. What will happen to a monk if he breaks the Vinaya rules badly? • He will be disrobed

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