Great Thinkers and New Faiths Book Back Questions

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    3 x 1 = 3
  1. What is the name of the Buddhist scripture?

    (a)

    Angas

    (b)

    Tripitakas

    (c)

    Tirukkural

    (d)

    Naladiyar

  2. How many Tirthankaras were there in Jainism?

    (a)

    23

    (b)

    24

    (c)

    25

    (d)

    26

  3. Where was the third Buddhist Council convened?

    (a)

    Rajagriha

    (b)

    Vaishali

    (c)

    Pataliputra

    (d)

    Kashmir

  4. 3 x 1 = 3
  5. The doctrine of Mahavira is called _____________.

    ()

    Jajnjsm.

  6. _____________ is a state of freedom from suffering and rebirth.

    ()

     Nirvana

  7. _____________ was the founder of Buddhism.

    ()

    Gautama Buddha

  8. 3 x 1 = 3
  9. Buddha believed in Karma.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  10. Gautama Swami compiled the teachings of Mahavira.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  11. Emperor Ashoka followed Buddhism.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  12. 2 x 2 = 4
  13. Consider the following statements regarding the causes of the origin of Jainism and Buddhism
    I. Sacri ficial ceremonies were expensive.
    II. Superti tious beliefs and practices confused the common man.
    Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct?
    a. Only I
    b. Only II
    c. Both I & II
    d. Neither I nor II

  14. All the following statements are true of Siddhartha Gautama except:
    a. He is the founder of Hinduism.
    b. He was born in Nepal.
    c. He attained Nirvana.
    d. He was known as Sakyamuni.

  15. 1 x 2 = 2
  16. Place the following words in the appropriate column.
    Words: Jina, Mahayana, Tirthankaras, Stupas Nirvana, Digambara, Tripitakas, Agama

    Jainism Buddhism
       
  17. 3 x 5 = 15
  18. Name the eight-fold path of Buddhism?

  19. Jainism and Buddhism flourished in Sangam period. Give any two evidences for each.

  20. Make a Venn diagram to indicate similarities and dis-similarities of Jainism and Buddhism.

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