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Q.1 The oldest Jain scriptures are regarded to be the

  1. Fourteen Purvas
  2. Twelve Upangas
  3. Twelve Angas
  4. Fourteen Uparvas

Q.2 Who among the following rulers had embraced Jainism?

  1. Chandragupta Maurya
  2. Bindusara
  3. Ajatashatru
  4. Pulakesin

Q.3 The original teachings of Mahavira are contained in the

  1. Jatakas
  2. Tripitakas
  3. Purvas
  4. Angas

Q.4 Which of the following rulers did not enter the Buddhist Cold?

  1. Harsha
  2. Samudragupta
  3. Kanishka
  4. Ashoka

Q.5 In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period, women and Sudras speak

  1. Sanskrit
  2. Pali
  3. Prakrit
  4. Sauraseni

Q.6 According to tradition, a mighty king In India in the fourth century BC had been raised to power by a Taxila brahmin, named

  1. Chanakya
  2. Patanjali
  3. Pushyamitra
  4. Manu

Q.7 Who had established the four Mathas or Monastic seats in the four corners of India?

  1. Madhavacharya
  2. Shankaracharya
  3. Bhaskaracharya
  4. Ramanujacharya

Q.8 The term used to denote a group of families in the vedic society was

  1. Vish
  2. Jana
  3. Grama
  4. Gotra

Q.9 The Svetambaras and Digambaras refer to two sects of

  1. Saivism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Vaishnavism
  4. Jainism

Q.10 According to the Mimansa School of Philosophy, liberation is possible through

  1. Yoga
  2. Bhakti
  3. Karma
  4. Jnana

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