Indian History-30

Among the following who is given the credit of carrying Jainism in South India?

(A) Sudharmana
(B) Indrabhuti
(C) Bhadrabahu
(D) Sthulabhadra

Consider the following statements
1. Makkhali Gosala founded the Ajivika sect
2. Mahavira was born in 540 BC in village Kundgram (Vaishali).
3. Rishabha and Arishtanemi two Jaintirthankaras are found in Rigveda.
Which of the following are true choose the correct answer by using the codes given below

(A) 1 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 2
(D) 1, 2 and 3

The Jainas believe that Jainism is the outcome of the teachings of twenty four Tirthankaras. In the light of this statement which one among the following is correct of Vardhamana Mahavira?

(A) He was the first Tirthankara and’the founder of Jainism
(B) He was the twenty third Tirthankara, the first twenty two Tirthankaras being considerd legendary
(C) He was the last and twenty fourth Tirthankara, who was not considered as the founder of the new faith but a reformer of the existing religious sect
(D) He was not one of the twenty four Tirthankaras

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(A) The statue of Gomateshwara at Sravanabelagola represents the last Tirthankara of Jains
(B) India’s largest Buddhist monastery is in Arunachal Pradesh
(C) The Khajuraho temples were built under Chandela kings
(D) The Hoysalesvara temple is dedicated to Siva

Syadvad (the theory of may be) is a doctrine of

(A) Lokayatism
(B) Saivism
(C) Jainism
(D) Vaishnavism

The stupa site which is not connected with any incident of Lord Buddha’s life is

(A) Sarnath
(B) Sanchi
(C) Bodh Gaya
(D) Kushinagar

Prabhasgiri is a pilgrim spot of

(A) Buddhists
(B) Jains
(C) Saivites
(D) Vaishnavites

Who is said to have become the chief of the Jain Sangh after the death of Mahavira?

(A) Jambu
(B) Bhadrabahu
(C) Sthulbhadra
(D) Sudharma

Which of the following were common to both Buddhism and Jainism?
1. Avoidance of extremities of penance and enjoyment.
2. Indifference to the authority of the vedas.
3. Denial of efficacy of rituals.
4. Non-injury to animal life.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 1 and 2

With reference to ancient Jainism, which one of the following statements is correct?

(A) Jainism was spread in South India under the leadership of Sthulabahu
(B) The Jainas who remained under the leadership of Bhadrabahu were called Shvetambaras after the Council held at Pataliputra
(C) Jainism enjoyed the patronage of the Kalinga king Kharavela in the first century BC
(D) In the initial stage of Jainism, the Jainas worshipped images unlike Buddhists

Consider the following statements regarding Jainism
1. The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by 73 universal laws.
2. Anekantvada is a core theory andphilosophy of Jainism.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following statements
1. Samyak Shradha/Viswas (Right Faith), Samyak Gyan (Right Knowledge)and Samyak Karma/Acharana (Right Action/Conduct) are the triratnas of Jainism.
2. Animsa, Satya, Asteya, Apafigraha and Brahmacharya are the Ranch Mahavaratas of Jainism.
3. In the first Jain Council (300 BC) at Pataliputra under the Chairmanship of Sthulabhadra, 12 Angas were compiled.
4. In the secend Jain Council (AD 512) at Vallabhi under the Chairmanship of Devardhi Kshmasramana, 12 Angas and 12 Upangas were finally compiled.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 3
(B) 3 and 4
(C) 1 , 3 and 4
(D) All of these

Buddha did not recognize
1. idol worship
2. existence of soul after death
3. sacrifice
Select the correct answer using codes given below

(A) 1 and 3
(B) Only 1
(C) 2 and 3
(D) None of the above

Consider the following statements According to Hindu Law, marriage is defined as
1. a contract
2. a sacrament
3. mutual understanding
4. indissoluble
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 2 and 4

Which of the following Ashokan inscription is in ‘Kharosthi’ script?

(A) Khalsi
(B) Girnar
(C) Shahvajgadi
(D) Meerut

Which of the following was not a capital of Magadhan empire?

(A) Girivraja
(B) Rajgriha
(C) Pataliputra
(D) Kosambi