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IAS Previous Year Art & Culture Questions | Lecture 08 | Jainism

Q.1) The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by  

(a)Mahayana Buddhism

(b)Hinayana Buddhism

(c)Jainism

(d)the Lokayukta school

Q.2) Assertion (A) : The emphasis of Jainism on non- violence (ahimsa) prevented agriculturalists from embracing Jainism.

Reason (R) : Cultivation involved killing of insects and pests

Select the correct answer using the code given below:  

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.3) With reference to ancient Jainism, Which one of the following statements is correct? 

(a)Jainism was spread in South India under the leadership of Sthulubahu

(b)The Jainas who remained under the leadership of Bhadrabahu were called Shvetambars after the Council held at Pataliputra

(c)Jainism enjoyed the patronage of the Kalinga king Kharavela in the first century BC

(d)In the initial stage of Jainism, the Jainas worshipped images unlike Buddhists

Q.4) Which of the following statements is/are applicable to Jain doctrine?  

1.The surest way of annihilating Karma is to practice penance

2.Every object, even the smallest particle has a soul

3.Karma is the bane of the soul and must be ended

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a)1 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.5) The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by  

(a)Universal Law

(b)Universal Truth

(c)Universal Faith

(d)Universal Soul

Q.6) Anekantavada is a core theory and philosophy of which one of the following?  

(a)Buddhism

(b)Jainism

(c)Sikhism

(d)Vaishnavism

Q.7) With reference to the religious practices in India, the “Sthanakvasi” sect belongs to  

(a)Buddhism

(b)Jainism

(c)Vaishnavism

(d)Shaivism

Q.8) Mahamastakabhisheka, a great religious event, is associated with and done for who of the following?  

(a)Bahubali

(b)Buddha

(c)Mahavira

(d)Nataraja

Q.9) Which one of the following is not a part of early Jaina literature? 

(a)Therigatha

(b)Acarangasutra

(c)Sutrakritanga

(d)Brihatkalpasutra

Q.10) Consider the following statements: 

1.Vardhaman Mahavira’s mother was the daughter of Lichchhavi chief Chetaka

2.Gautama Buddha’s mother was a princess from the Koshalan dynasty

3.Parshvanatha,  the twenty-third Tirthankara, belonged to Banaras

Which of these statements is/are correct?

(a)Only 1

(b)Only 2

(c)2 and 3

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.11) Which of the following were common to both Buddhism and Jainism? 

1.Avoidance of extremities of penance and enjoyment

2.Indifference to the authority of the Vedas

3.Denial of efficacy of rituals

4.Non-injury to animal life

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a)1, 2, 3 and 4

(b)2, 3 and 4

(c)1, 3 and 4

(d)1 and 2

Q.12) With reference to the history of ancient India, which of the following was/were common to both Buddhism and Jainism?  

1.Avoidance of extremities of penance and enjoyment

2.Indifference to the authority of the Vedas

3.Denial of efficacy of rituals

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a)1 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

 

 

 

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