Š Multiple Choice / Matching (23 marks)
Š Short Answer (12 marks)
Terms and Concepts
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Answer ONE of the following questions in proper argumentative essay format (5 paragraphs). Make sure you have a clear introduction, thesis, 3 arguments & evidence and conclusion. (15 marks)
1. Hinduism can be viewed as a religion with many
freedoms and choices in worship, or on the other hand, as a religion that has
many structures and restrictions. Argue ONE side of this issue by referring to
any three aspects of Hinduism.
2. Some people argue that Buddhism is atheistic or
a philosophy because Buddhists do not believe in a god or creator of the
universe. Prove that Buddhism CAN still be considered a
religion, by referring to three aspects of Buddhism.
3. How similar are the religions of Hinduism and Buddhism? Compare and contrast the origins, beliefs, goals and practices of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Reminder of Proper Essay Format
- background information
-list 3 subtopics
TEST ESSAY CHECKLIST
Ensure that your answer…
…contains a thesis that is insightful, critical and clearly frames subtopics
…contains arguments that are detailed, accurate and offer exceptional insight and analysis
…contains evidence that is supportive, critical and always supports thesis
and uses proper essay structure in a natural with a logical progression of
…contains exceptional use of language conventions and academic language which enhances the arguments