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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Arts and culture-Prelims booster quiz day-01

Topics:-Art & Culture, Ancient and Medieval History 

Q1. With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements:
 1. Sautrantika and Sammitiya were the sects of Jainism.
 2. Sarvastivadin held that the constituents of phenomena were not wholly momentary, but existed forever in a latent form.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 (a) 1 only
 (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 Q2.The painting of Bodhisattva Padmapani is one of the most famous and oft-illustrated paintings at
 (a) Ajanta
 (b) Badami
(c) Bagh
(d) Ellora

Q3. With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements :
1. The concept of Bodhisattva is central to Hinayana sect of Buddhism.
2. Bodhisattva is a compassionate one on his way to enlightenment.
3. Bodhisattva delays achieving his own salvation to help all sentient beings on their path to it.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
 (b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4.Which of the following kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha?
 1. Avanti
2. Gandhara
 3. Kosala
 4. Magadha
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1, 2 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 3 and 4 only

Q5. Which one of the following describes best the concept of Nirvana in Buddhism?
(a) The extinction of the flame of desire
(b) The complete annihilation of self
(c) A state of bliss and rest
(d) A mental stage beyond all comprehension 

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