Religious Movements of 6th Century BCE MCQ Questions from the previous year exam question paper. This practice set of objective question answer is very useful for the preparation of upcoming UPSC, SSC, UPSSSC competitive exams.
Religious Movements of 6th Century BCE Questions
Qns 1 : The originator of the Jain religion is ……
(a) Arya Sudharma
(b) Mahavira Swami
Qns 2 : In Jain religion, which word is used for ‘Complete Intellect’?
Qns 3 : Which of the following is not the ‘Tri Ratna’ of Jainism?
(a) Right faith
(b) Right knowledge
(c) Right view
(d) Right conduct
Qns 4 : The word Tirthankar is related to
Qns 5 : Who was the first Tirthankara of Jain religion?
Qns 6 : Name the last Tirthankara.
Qns 7 : Where was Mahavira Swami born?
Qns 8 : Which philosophy is recognised as ‘Tri Ratna’?
(a) Vedic Philosophy
(b) Nayaya Philosophy
(c) Yoga Philosophy
(d) Jain Philosophy
Qns 9 : The sacred books of Jains are called
(a) Agama Sidhanta
Qns 10 : Gautama Buddha was born at
Qns 11 : Which of these is another name of Buddha?
(d) None of these
Qns 12 : Who amongst the following is known as the ‘Light of Asia’?
(a) Jesus Christ
(b) Lord Buddha
(c) Paigamber Mohammad
Qns 13 : Gautama Buddha attained “Mahaparinirvana” in kingdom of
Qns 14 : Who was Alara Kalama?
(a) A disciple of Buddha.
(b) A distinguished Buddhist monk.
(c) A king of Buddha’s time.
(d) A teacher of Buddha.
Qns 15 : Where did Gautama Buddha deliver his first sermon?
(a) Bodh Gaya
Qns 16 : Where did Gautama Buddha attain Nirvana (enlightenment)?
(d) Bodh Gaya
Qns 17 : Sarnath is in the state of
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Qns 18 : Mahaparinirvana Temple is located at
(c) Bodh Gaya
Qns 19: The Stupa site which is not connected with any incident of Lord Buddha’s life, is
(c) Bodh Gaya
Qns 20 : Name the ‘Mudra’ which is represented by the Gandharan Buddha image of Sarnath first Sermon.
Qns 21 : Who of the following was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha?
(b) Chandragupta Maurya
(d) Vardhamana Mahavira
Qns 22 : Which of the following statements is/are correct about Lord Buddha?
I. He was born in Kapilvastu.
II. He attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya.
III. He discarded the Vedic religion.
IV. He preached noble truths.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) II and III
(b) I and III
(c) I, II and III
(d) I, II, III and IV
Qns 23 : Match the following.
List I List II (Event Related to Buddha) (Place) A. Birth of Buddha 1. Bodh Gaya B. Enlightenment 2. Lumbini C. First Sermon 3. Kushinagar(Kasia) D. Death of Buddha 4. Sarnath 5. Rajgriha Codes A B C D A B C D (a) 2 1 3 4 (b) 1 3 4 5 (c) 2 1 4 3 (d) 4 2 5 3
Qns 24 : Why was Nalanda-University famous in the world?
(a) Medical Science
(c) Buddhist Religious Philosophy
(d) Chemical Science
Qns 25 : Who was the author of ‘Buddha Charita’?
Qns 26: ‘Tripitaka’ texts are related to which religion?
(a) Vedic religion
Qns 27 : Who was the founder of Nalanda University?
(a) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
Qns 28 : Who founded the Lingayat Movement?
Qns 29 : Who were the first to worship Vasudeva Krishna?
(b) Vedic Aryans
Qns 30 : The Rathyatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity?
(a) Lord Rama
(b) Lord Vishnu
(c) Lord Jagannath
(d) Lord Shiva
Qns 31 : Kumbh Mela at Nasik is held on which of the following river banks?
(a) Tapti River
(b) Narmada River
(c) Koyna RIver
(d) Godavari River
Qns 32 : The first human statue worshipped in India where those of
Qns 33 : ‘Saptaparni Cave’ is situated in