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Jainism and Buddhism | Ancient History | Quiz 1
Question 1

Who was the originator of Jain religion?

Question 2

Which of the following was not the Jain Tirthankars?

Question 3

Consider the following statements about Vardhamana Mahavira:

  1. He was born in a village near Vaishali district of north Bihar.
  2. He attained Kaivalya at the age of 30.
  3. His father was the head of Shakya clan.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Question 4

Which of the following doctrine of Jainism was added by Mahavira?

  1. Do not commit violence
  2. Observe continence
  3. Do not tell a lie
  4. Do not hoard
Question 5

Consider the following statements regarding Jainism:

  1. It did not recognize the existence of the gods.
  2. It condemned the varna system.
  3. It attached the utmost importance to ahimsa.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Question 6

Consider the following pairs:

(Sites) – (Location)

  1. Lalitagiri – Odisha
  2. Spituk monastery – Ladakh
  3. Bomdila monastery – Himachal Pradesh

Which of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?

Question 7

Palitana temples are located in which of the state?

Question 8

Shravanabelagola is a pilgrimage site of –

Question 9

Gautama Buddha recommended an eightfold path comprised of –

  1. Right livelihood
  2. Right determination
  3. Right concern
  4. Right observation

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Question 10

Consider the following statements regarding Buddhism:

  1. It does not recognize the existence of god and soul.
  2. It attacked the varna system.
  3. It was liberal and democratic.
  4. The spread of Buddhism is attributed to Chandragupta Maurya.

Which of the above given statements is/are correct?

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