buddhism jainism & religious movement Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions

Question : 1

Which one of the following hills is/are sacred to the Jainas?

  1. Satrunjauyagiri
  2. Urjayantogiri
  3. Arbudagiri
  4. Chandragiri

a) 1, 2, 3, and 4

b) 1 only

c) 2 and 4

d) 1 and 3

Answer: (d)

Question : 2

Ashoka carved out rock-cut caves at Barabar and Nagarjun hills in Bihar for one of the following:

a) Ajivika

b) Hinayana

c) Digambara

d) Mahayana

Answer: (a)

Question : 3

The admission of which of the following to the Sangha, at the instance of Ananda (the personal attendant of the Master), marked the beginning of an order of nuns i n India?

a) Ghositaramma monastery at Piparhawa

b) Yashodhara, the wife of the Buddha

c) Gautami, the widowed stepmother of the Buddha

d) Sujata, the merchant’s daughter who offered a bowl of milk to the Buddha after he had decided to give up austerities

Answer: (c)

Question : 4

Who among the following is given the credit of carrying Jainism in South India?

a) Sthulbhadra

b) Indrabhuti

c) Sudharma

d) Bhadrabahu

Answer: (d)

Question : 5

Mahavir was born at

a) Lumbini

b) Kapilvastu

c) Champa

d) Kundgram

Answer: (d)

Lord Mahavira was the twenty-fourth and last Tirthankara of Jain religion. He was born in Kundagrama, i.e. Basukund of today in 599 BC.

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