Indian History MOCK TEST-46 -

Indian History MOCK TEST-46

Question No:1

Buddha means—

A. the enlightened one
B. the religious preacher
C. the genius
D. the powerful

Question No:2

Name the clan Buddha belonged to—

A. Gnathrika
B. Maurya
C. Sakya
D. Kuru

Question No:3

In which state was the Nalanda University located in India ?

A. Bengal
B. Bihar
C. Orissa
D. Uttar Pradesh

Question No:4

Mahavira was born in 6th century BC at—

A. Vaishali
B. Magadha
C. Sarnath
D. None of these

Question No:5

The religious literature of the Jains at the early stage was written in—

A. Ardhamagadhi
B. Pali
C. Sanskrit
D. None of these

Question No:6

Which of the following places is associated with Jainism ?

A. Kapilvastu
B. Pava
C. Prayag
D. Shravasti

Question No:7

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists :

List-I (Term)
A. Abhidhamma Pitak
B. Sutta Pitaka
Vinaya Pitaka


(Meaning / Explanation)

Matters of doctrine and ethics
Rules of Monk order
Members of great community
Matters of psychology and metaphysics



A. 2414
B. 3142
C. 2143
D. 4123

Question No:8

Who was the author of ‘Buddha Charita’ ?

A. Asvaghosha
B. Nagasena
C. Nagarjuna
D. Vasumitra

Question No:9

Who is also known as Nigantha Nataputra ?

A. Vardhamana Mahavira
B. Gautam Buddha
C. Nagarjuna
D. Shankaracharya

Question No:10

The principle that distinguishes Jainism from Buddhism is the—

A. practice of the eight—fold path
B. rejection of the infallibility of the Vedas
C. attribution of a soul to all beings and things
D. belief in rebirth

Question No:11

Buddha lived approximately at the same time as—

A. Confucius
B. Moses
C. Prophet Mohammad
D. Hammurabi

Question No:12

Buddha’s preaching were mainly related to—

A. belief in one God
B. practice of rituals
C. purity of thought and conduct
D. idol worship

Question No:13

The third vehicle in Buddhism was known as—

A. Mahasanghika
B. Zen
C. Vajrayana
D. None of these

Question No:14

Which State is called the ‘Cradle of Buddhism’ ?

A. Sikkim
B. Bihar
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Madhya Pradesh

Question No:15

Who of the following was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha ?

A. Bhadrabahu
B. Chandragupta Maurya
C. Parsvanath
D. Vardhaman Mahavira

Question No:16

Gandhara school of art came into existence in—

A. Hinayana sect
B. Mahayana sect
C. Vaishanava sect
D. Shaiva sect

Question No:17

Consider the following places :

1. Lumbini
2. Bodh Gaya
3. Sarnath
4. Kushinagar

In the context of the life of Buddha, the correct chronological sequence of these places is—

A. 1-2-3-4
B. 1-2-4-3
C. 2-1-3-4
D. 2-1-4 -3

Question No:18

With reference to Indian literary works, what is Digha Nikaya ?

A. An important Buddhist text in Pali
B. Miscellaneous work in prose and verse associated with Mudrarakshasha
C. Collection of long sermons ascribed to Mahavira
D. Collection of short stories ascribed to Kautilya

Question No:19

Consider the following statements—

1. Jainism in ancient India condemned the varna system.
2. Jain religious literature was written in Ardhamagadhi.
3. Mahavira admitted women into the order of his followers.

Which of these statements is / are correct ?

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 1 and 2
C. 3 only
D. 2 and 3

Question No:20

Which one of the following is NOT included in the eightfold path of Buddhism ?

A. Right speech
B. Right contemplation
C. Right desire
D. Right conduct