Question Answer A-100 ANSWER: The Universal Spirit; the unifying oneness of the universe QUESTION: What is Brahman?
Question Answer A-200 ANSWER: The soul; a spark of Brahman QUESTION: What is atman?
Question Answer A-300 ANSWER: Enlightenment; The goal of Hindu life QUESTION: What is moksha?
Question Answer A-400 ANSWER: The material world; impermanent & illusory QUESTION: What is maya?
Question Answer A-500 ANSWER: The cycle of birth & rebirth; reincarnation QUESTION: What is samsara?
Question Answer ANSWER: Mohenjo-Daro QUESTION: Where was the Great Bath located? B-100
Question Answer B-200 ANSWER: A place ideally located for the development of a new civilization. QUESTION: What is a Cradle of Civilization?
Question Answer B-300 ANSWER: The Aryans QUESTION: Who were the successors to the Indus Valley Civilization?
Question Answer B-400 ANSWER: The Vedas QUESTION: What are the most sacred scriptures of Hinduism?
Question Answer B-500 ANSWER: Sanskrit QUESTION: In what language are the Vedas written?
Question Answer C-100 ANSWER: Vishnu’s avatar and charioteer to Arjuna QUESTION: Who is Krishna?
Question Answer C-200 ANSWER: He learns a very important lesson about dharma from his charioteer. QUESTION: Who is Arjuna?
Question Answer C-300 ANSWER: The human form of a god or goddess. QUESTION: What is an avatar?
Question Answer C-400 ANSWER: I illustrate the concept of dualism because I am the creator and destroyer and the god of life and death. QUESTION: Who is Shiva?
Question Answer C-500 ANSWER: I am considered the creator god. QUESTION: Who is Brahma?
Question Answer D-100 ANSWER: Laws that describe duties based on age, gender, and “color”. QUESTION: What are the Laws of Manu?
Question Answer D-200 ANSWER: I am the primordial man and the varnas emerged from my body parts. QUESTION: Who is Purusha?
Question Answer D-300 ANSWER: We are of the highest caste and our role in society is to perform rituals and to teach. QUESTION: Who are Brahmins?
Question Answer D-400 ANSWER: We are the fighting and ruling caste. QUESTION: Who are the Kshatriyas?
Question Answer D-500 ANSWER: We emerged from Purusha’s stomach and are merchants, businessmen, or landowners. QUESTION: Who are the Vaishyas?
Question Answer E-100 ANSWER: We support the entire caste system by providing manual labor. QUESTION: Who are the shudras?
Question Answer E-200 ANSWER: We perform such impure tasks that we are outside the caste system and cannot come in contact members of other castes lest they become contaminated. QUESTION: Who are the untouchables?
Question Answer E-300 ANSWER: We are more spiritually evolved than the shudras and, therefore, can study the Vedas. QUESTION: What are the twice-born castes?
Question Answer E-400 ANSWER: The real name of Hinduism, meaning the eternal truth. QUESTION: What is Sanatana Dharma?
Question Answer E-500 ANSWER: Student, Householder, Forest Dweller, Sannyasin. QUESTION: What are the Four Stages of Life?
Question Answer FINAL JEOPARDY ANSWER: By explaining the unexplainable (Brahman, atman, maya, samsara, moksha) and by providing a code of ethics (Laws of Manu). QUESTION: How does Hinduism as a belief system provide order in Hindu society?