20 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ON RELIGIOUS MOVEMENT OF ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY

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  1. Where did lord buddha take his last breathe (Mahapari-nirvan)

Rajgir

Bodh Gaya

Sarnath

Kushinagar

Answer:- Kushinagar

  1. Where has the monolithic statue of Budhha (world’s largest) has been installed?

Bamiyan

Hyderabad

Kandy

Lhasa

Answer:- Bamiyan

  1. Which among the following is the sacred book of the Buddhists?

Upanisha

Vedas

Tripitaka

Vedas

Agams

Answer:- Tripitaka

  1. Buddha means:-

The enlightened one

The religious preaches

The genius

The powerful

Answer:- The enlightened one

  1. Name the clan Buddha belonged to:-

Gnathrika

Maurya

Sakya

kuru

Answer:- Sakya

  1. In which state Nalanda University located in india?

Bengal

Bihar

Orissa

Uttar pradesh

Answer:-Bihar

  1. Mahavira was born in 6th Century B.C. at:-

Vaishali

Magadha

Sarnath

None of these

Answer:-Vaishali

  1. The religious literature of the jains at the early stage was written in:-

Ardhamagadhi

Pali

Sanskrit

None of these

Answer:- Ardhamagadhi

  1. Which of the following places is associated with Jainism?

Kapilvastu

Pava

Prayag

Shravasti

Answer:- Pava

  1. Who was the author of Buddha charita ?

Asvaghosha

Nagasena

Nagarjuna

vasumitra

Answer:- Asvaghosha

  1. Who is also known as Nigantha Nataputra?

Vardhamana mahavira

Gautama Buddha

Nagarjuna

Shankaracharya

Answer:- Vardhamana mahavira

  1. The principle that distinguishes Jainism and Buddhism is the :-

Practice of the eight fold path.

Rejection of the infallibility of the Vedas.

Attribution of a soul to all beings and things

Belief in rebirth

Answer:- Attribution of a soul to all beings and things

  1. Buddha lived approximately at the same time as:-

Confucius

Moses

Prophet Mohammed

Hammurabi

Answer:- Confucius

  1. In religious movement of ancient history,Buddha’s preaches were mainly related to :-

Belief in one god.

Practice of rituals

Purity of thought and conduct

Idol worship

Answer:- Purity of thought and conduct

  1. The third Vehicle in Buddhism was known as:-

Mahasanghika

Zen

Vajrayana

None of these

Answer:- Vajrayana

  1. Which state is called cradle of Buddhism?

Sikkism

Bihar

Uttar Pradesh

Madhya pradesh

Answer:- Uttar Pradesh

  1. Who of the following was the contemporary of Gautama Buddha?

Bhadrabahu

Chandra gupta Maurya

Parsvanath

Vardhaman Mahavira

Answer:- Vardhaman Mahavira

  1. Gandhara school of Art Came into existence in:-

Hinayan sect

Mahayana sect

Vaishanava sect

Shaiva sect

Answer:- Mahayana Sect

  1. With reference to Indian literacy works,what is Digha Nikaya?

Misc. work in prose and verse associated with Mudrarakshasha.

Collection of long sermons ascribed to mahavira

An important  Buddhist text in pali

Answer:- An important  Buddhist text in pali

  1. Which one of the following is not consider in the eight fold path of Buddhism

Right speech

Right contemplation

Right desire

Right Conduct

Answer:-Right Desire