MCQs on Indian Religions & Philosophy - 3

1. The work which mentions Buddha’s last journey to Kushinagara, is
(A) Mahaparinirvana Sutra
(B) Lalitavistara
(C) Buddha - Charita
(D) The Jatakas

2. Which of the following is the Sri Lankan Buddhist source?
(A) Lankavatara Sutra
(B) Ashokavadana
(C) Dipavamsa
(D) None of the above

3. From whose accounts do we know about the functioning of the Nalanda University?
(A) Megasthenes
(B) Hiuen-Tsang
(C) Bana
(D) Fa-hien

4. The hymns of which God are dedicated in the Ninth Book of Rigveda?
(A) Indra
(B) Agni
(C) Mitra
(D) Soma

5. The Upanishad which mentions all the four Ashramas for the first time, is
(A) Isha
(B) Chhandogya
(C) Jabalopanishad
(D) Brihadaranayaka

6. In which language has Mahavira given his sermons?
(A) Magadhi
(B) Shuraseni
(C) Ardha-Magadhi
(D) Pali

7. Which of the following are the characteristics of the Advaita Philosophy of Shankara?
(A) Brahman an ultimate reality
(B) All mistakes due to ignorance
(C) Two levels of realities – conventional reality and absolute reality.
(D) All the above

8. The Pancharatr system is a part of which sect?
(A) Vaishnavism
(B) Jainism
(C) Shaivism
(D) Ajivikism

9. Medhatithi was the commentator of which of the following smritis?
(A) Manu Smriti
(B) Vishnu Smriti
(C) Narada Smriti
(D) Katyayana Smriti

10. Point out the work which do not concern with the life of Sankaracharya.
(A) Shankaravijaya
(B) Shankaradigvijaya
(C) Shri Shankarabhyudayamahakavya
(D) Shankarabharana

11. Who among the following Sufi saints did not belong to the Chishti Order (Silsilah)?
(A) Shaikh Hamiduddin Nagori
(B) Shwaja Qutubuddin BakhtiyarKaki
(C) Shaikh Bahuddin Zakaria
(D) Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya

12. The Jatakas are the part of which Nikaya?
(A) Digha Nikaya
(B) Anguttara Nikaya
(C) Khuddaka Nikaya
(D) Sayutta Nikaya

13. Which Upanishad gives the description of the transmigration of soul for the first time?
(A) Isha Upanishad
(B) Chhandogya Upanishad
(C) Brihadaranayaka Upanishad
(D) Kathopanishad

14. Gita contains the philosophies of:
(A) Samkhya
(B) Yoga
(C) Karma
(D) All the above

15. The Anekatmavada is associated with: 
(A) Buddhism
(B) Jainism
(C) Ajivikism
(D) Brahmanism



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