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KM Grade 7 History Quiz Book


Buddhism and Christianity


In this chapter, you have learnt about two great religions of the world: Buddhism and Christianity, their teachings, and how they spread to different parts of the world.


You have understood:


Who Buddha was and his quest for ‘enlightenment,’ and his ‘eightfold path to Nirvana’

How Buddhism spread to the subcontinent, beyond, and other parts of Asia

Who Jesus Christ was and his teachings, and the crucifixion and its relevance in Christianity

How Rome became the main centre for Christianity, leading to the formation of the early Church, and its spread to other parts of the world

How the Holy Roman Empire was formed, and the role of monasteries and convents

The role of the Church in the Middle ages, and its effect on European peoples’ lifestyles