Indian History best important quiz with answers and pdf

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Q.1 Bhagavatiam refers to worship of

  1. Vasudeva Krishna
  2. Brahma
  3. Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva
  4. Durga as Shakti

Q.2 Vaishnavism, a later development of Bhagavatism, advocates the worship of

  1. Vishnu
  2. Ram and Krishna
  3. Vishnu and his incarnations
  4. Vishnu and Lakshmi

Q.3 The Hindu social sacraments such as marriage etc. are performed on the basis of the rituals described in the

  1. Rigveda
  2. Yajurveda
  3. Grihyasutras
  4. Upanishad

Q.4 The founder of Jainism was

  1. Rishbha
  2. Neminath
  3. Parsvanatha
  4. Vardhaman Mahavira

Q.5 Vardhamana Mahavira the 24th Tirthankar of Jainism was born at … and died at …….

  1. Vaishali and Rajagriha
  2. Kusinara and Pava
  3. Kundagrama and Pava
  4. Kashi and Champa

Q.6 The ‘Three Jewels’ (Triratnas) of Jainism are

  1. Right faith or intentions, right knowledge and right conduct
  2. Right action, right livelihood and right effort
  3. Right thoughts, non-violence and non-attachment
  4. Right speech, right thinking and right behaviour

Q.7 Of the five vows (Panch Anuvratas) of Jainism, four existed before Mahavira. The one which he added was

  1. Not to kill (non-injury)
  2. Not to steal
  3. Non-attachment to worldly things
  4. Celibacy

Q.8 In Jainism the aim of life is to attain Nirvana or Moksha for which one has to

  1. Follow three jewels and five vows
  2. Practice, non-violence and non-injury to all living beings
  3. Renounce the world and attain right knowledge
  4. Believe in the Jains and absolute non-violence

Q.9 Jainism was divided into two sects – Swetambaras (White-clad) and Digambaras (Skyclad or naked) – During the reign of the

  1. Nandas
  2. Mauryas
  3. Kusanas
  4. Shungas

Q.10 The name Buddha means

  1. Enlightened
  2. Learned
  3. Divine
  4. Sacred

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