Who was Siddhartha Gautama?

In this lesson we will be learning about Siddhartha Gautama. He is the first individual to have achieved enlightenment through the practice of meditation. He became known as Buddha, which means ‘the enlightened one’. We will learn about his life and his journey to enlightenment. You will need a piece of paper, a pen and your brain.

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Who was Siddhartha Gautama?

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Q1.When did the Buddha live?

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Q2.Through meditation, Buddhists attempt to reach...

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Q3.Where did Buddhism first originate?

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Q4.How long did Siddhartha Gautama meditate for before he became enlightened?

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Q5.Which of the following did Siddhartha Gautama see on his walk? (Be careful - you must select four answers to get all four marks!)

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Who was Siddhartha Gautama?

End of lesson quiz

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.When did the Buddha live?

1/5

Q2.Through meditation, Buddhists attempt to reach...

2/5

Q3.Where did Buddhism first originate?

3/5

Q4.How long did Siddhartha Gautama meditate for before he became enlightened?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following did Siddhartha Gautama see on his walk? (Be careful - you must select four answers to get all four marks!)

Select four (4) boxes

5/5

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