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Questions : Who was Dhanavantri?

(a) A Physician

(b) A Philosopher

(c) A Surgeon

(d) A Chemist

The correct answers to the above question in:

Answer: (a)

Dhanavantri was a physician. Dhanvantari is depicted as Vishnu with four hands, holding medical herbs in one hand and a pot containing rejuvenating nectar called amrita in another. He is often shown with a leech in his hand rather than the scriptures.

The Puranas state that Dhanavantari emerged from the ‘Ocean of Milk’ and appeared with the pot of nectar during the story of the Samudra or Sagar Manthan whilst the ocean was being churned by the Devas and Asuras, using the Mandara mountain and the serpent Vasuki.

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Question : 1

The guild organization described in the Mandsore inscription of Kumaragupta was known as

a) Dantakara

b) Tantuvaya

c) Tailika

d) Kulika

Answer: (b)

Question : 2

Which of the following Orissan temples has a Sikhar of Dravidian style?

a) Lingaraj

b) Rajarani

c) Vaital Devl

d) Jagannath

Answer: (c)

Vaital Deul, the Odishan temples, has a Shikhar of Dravidian style.Vaital Deul temple is a eight century temple situated near Bindu Sarovar where main deity is Chamunda, the Tantric form of goddess Durga.

Question : 3

Who among the following believed in the theory of Bheda-bhed?

a) Nimbarakacharya

b) Madhvacharya

c) Ramanujacharya

d) Vallabhacharya

Answer: (a)

Nimbarakacharya believed in the theory of Bheda-abheda. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu amalgamated the views of all the previous Acaryas in his thesis of Acintya-bhedabheda Tattva explicitly explained by Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana in his Govinda Bhasya of the Vedanta-sutra.

Question : 4

Which of the following inscription was found on iron pillar?

a) Mehrauli

b) Saranath

c) Sanchi

d) Babru

Answer: (a)

Question : 5

Kings Queens
1. Chandragupta-I Kumaradevi
2. Samudragupta Dattadevi
3. Chandragupta-II Dhruvadevi
4. Kumargupta-I Kuberanaga
Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2 and 4

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) 2 and 3

Answer: (a)

Question : 6

Which of the following rulers started Gupta currency system?

a) Chandragupta I

b) Samudragupta

c) Chandragupta II

d) Srigupta

Answer: (a)

It is usually held that Chandragupta I was the first imperial ruler who introduced currency system and that the Chandragupta-Kumaradevi type of gold coins were the earliest gold coins of the dynasty. But according to the scholars, it was Samudragupta who first issued Gupta coins that his first gold coins were of standard type and that later on, he issued the Chandragupta-Kumaradevi type of coins to commemorate his father’s marriage to Lichchhavi princess which had proved to be a great benefit to the Gupta dynasty.

The minting of silver coins was first started in the reign of Chandragupta II and was continued by Kumargupta I and Skandgupta.

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