Various kings have played important role in spread of Buddhism and Jainism in India. Ashoka, Kanishka and others were instrumental in spread of these religion through out world.The Buddha was born Siddhartha Gautama, a prince of the Sakya tribe of Nepal, in approximately 566 BC. When he was twentynine years old, he left the comforts of his home to seek the meaning of the suffering he saw around him. After six years of arduous yogic training, he abandoned the way of self-mortification and instead sat in mindful meditation beneath a bodhi tree.
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Question 1 of 10
Ashoka was much influenced by a Buddhist monk called:Correct
Question 2 of 10
The Fourth Buddhist Council was held by:Correct
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Who among the following rulers held a religious assembly at Prayag every five yearsCorrect
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During the time of Harshavardhana, a great Buddhist assembly was held at:Correct
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The introduction of Buddhism intoChinais traditionally attributed toCorrect
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Which one of the following is the most fundamental difference between Mahayana Buddism and Hinayana Buddhism?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following statements about Mahavira is / are correct?
1.Mahavira’s doctrines include observance of continence
2.The division of Jainism into Svetambara and Digambara sects took place during Mahavira’s time
3.Mahavira condemned the VarnasystemCorrect
In Jainism, R̥ṣabha (Sanskrit: ऋषभ “Bull”) or Ādinātha (आदिनाथ “Original Lord”), also known as the “Lord of Kesariya”) was the first of the 24 Tīrthaṅkaras. According to Jain beliefs, R̥ṣabha founded the Ikshvaku dynasty and was the first Tīrthaṅkara of the present age. Because of this, he was called Ādinātha [source wikipedia ]Incorrect
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According to Jains ,who was the founder of Jainism?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Buddha did not recognize:
2.Existence of soul after death
Question 10 of 10
With which religion is Kaivalya associated?Correct
Kaivalya (कैवल्य), which is the ultimate goal of yoga, means solitariness or detachment. The 34 Yoga Sutras of Patanjali of the fourth chapter deals with impressions left by our endless cycles of birth and the rationale behind the necessity of erasing such impressions. It portrays the yogi, who has attained kaivalya, as an entity who has gained independence from all bondages and achieved the absolute true consciousness or ritambhara prajna described in the Samadhi Pada.Incorrect