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(All the answers represent your own opinions and knowledge )

(all the work on this test must be your own)



Question 1 – Which of the following statements about the art of Theravada Buddhism is wrong?

It is the artistic tradition of Sri Lanka and several Southeast Asian countries.

It features a very elaborate and complex pantheon of Buddhist deities.

The style is conservative in nature.

It is largely focused on the representation of the historical Buddha.

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Question 2

What does the image of the “welcoming descent of Buddha Amitabha” represent?

Amitabha is welcoming the souls of the deceased to the Nirvana.

Amitabha is welcoming souls to the Buddhist hell.

Amitabha is welcoming the souls of the deceased to his Pure Land.

Amitabha is welcoming new practitioners of Buddhism.

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Question 3

Which statement about depiction of the Buddhist Hell is wrong?

It features scenes of torture and suffering.

It often features one of the kings of Hell judging the souls of the deceased.

It represents one of the six realms of rebirth.

It often features the historical Buddha preaching to the souls of the deceased

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Question 4

Which of the following bodhisattvas is represented as a monk with a staff and a wish-fulfilling jewel?

Kshitigarbha

Maitreya

Manjusri

Avalokiteshvara

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Question 5

A two-dimensional representation of a deity’s palace used during visualization practices is called a _____(write your answer below).

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Question 6

A type of painting executed on textile that is popular in Esoteric Buddhism is called____(write you answer below).

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Question 7

Five hundred ____ are semi-legendary enlightened disciples of Buddha Shakyamuni and are considered protectors and propagators of his teaching; they often are represented in East Asian art as Indian monks with personalized features (fill the gap with the word below).

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Question 8

Match the name of each bodhisattva with the correct iconographic attributes:

Water-Moon Guanyin

[ Choose ]

A sword and a book of sutra

A monk staff and a wish-fulfilling jewel

A bottle and a willow branch

Manjusri

[ Choose ]

A sword and a book of sutra

A monk staff and a wish-fulfilling jewel

A bottle and a willow branch

Kshitigargha

[ Choose ]

A sword and a book of sutra

A monk staff and a wish-fulfilling jewel

A bottle and a willow branch

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Question 9

Identify the style, region, and approximate period of the following artwork. Please explain your answer (no more than 50 words).