Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 27

Free UPSC Indian History Questions And Answers Practice GK General Knowledge Questions Online test Quiz  Set 27 IAS Prelims civil service exams,   for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL)

1 .Name the ruler whose patronage had been enjoyed by Jainism.
A.  Kanishka
B.  Kharavela
C.  Pushyamitra Sunga
D.  Samudragupta
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2 .To whom is the introduction of Buddhism into China traditionally attributed?
A.  Nagarjuna
B.  Samprati
C.  Vasubandhu
D.  Kashyapa Matanga
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3 .Name the ruler whose reign was a witness to both Vardhaman Mahavira and the Buddha preaching their respective doctrines?
A.  Udayin
B.  Bimbisara
C.  Ajatashatru
D.  Harshvardhana
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4 .The famous Indo-Greek king to embrace Buddhism was
A.  Alexander
B.  Strato I
C.  Menander
D.  Democritus
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5 .What is the first discourse that the Buddha had delivered at the Deer Park in Sarnath called?
A.  Mahaparinirvana
B.  Mahamastabhisheka
C.  Mahabhiniskraman
D.  Dharmachakrapravartan
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6 .The oldest Jain scriptures are regarded to be the
A.  Fourteen Purvas
B.  Twelve Upangas
C.  Twelve Angas
D.  Fourteen Uparvas
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7 .The original teachings of Mahavira are contained in the
A.  Jatakas
B.  Tripitakas
C.  Purvas
D.  Angas
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8 .In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period, women and Sudras speak
A.  Sanskrit
B.  Pali
C.  Prakrit
D.  Sauraseni
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9 .Which of the following rulers did not enter the Buddhist Cold?
A.  Harsha
B.  Samudragupta
C.  Kanishka
D.  Ashoka
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10 .Who among the following rulers had embraced Jainism?
A.  Chandragupta Maurya
B.  Bindusara
C.  Ajatashatru
D.  Pulakesin
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11 .Where was Mahavira born?
A.  Sravasti
B.  Vaishali
C.  Rajagriha
D.  Pataliputra
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12 .The term used to denote a group of families in the vedic society was
A.  Vish
B.  Jana
C.  Grama
D.  Gotra
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13 .According to the Mimansa School of Philosophy, liberation is possible through
A.  Yoga
B.  Bhakti
C.  Karma
D.  Jnana
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14 .The great Hindu law giver was
A.  Manu
B.  Banabhatta
C.  Kapil
D.  Kautilya
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15 .The Svetambaras and Digambaras refer to two sects of
A.  Saivism
B.  Buddhism
C.  Vaishnavism
D.  Jainism
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