Intellectual Awakening and Socio-Political Changes Important Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Identify the founder of a new sect who exemplified simplicity and self-denial

    (a)

    Buddha

    (b)

    Lao-tze

    (c)

    Confucius

    (d)

    Zoroster

  2. The Magadha king influenced by the teachings of Mahavira

    (a)

    Dhananandha

    (b)

    Chandragupta

    (c)

    Bimbisara

    (d)

    Shishunaga

  3. The account which throws light on Mauryan polity and society

    (a)

    Marco Polo

    (b)

    Fahien

    (c)

    Megasthanes

    (d)

    Seleucus

  4. The doctrines and rituals of the Zoroastrians have much similarity to those of the __________.

    (a)

    Buddhism'

    (b)

    Vedas

    (c)

    Jainism

    (d)

    Taoism

  5. Chandragupta' s son was _______.

    (a)

    Bimbisara

    (b)

    Bindusara

    (c)

    Ajatasatru

    (d)

    None of the above

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. ______________ is a collection of sacred literature of different epochs, containing prayers, confessions and myths

    ()

    Zend Avesta

  8. Jains believe that ______________ came in a long line of Tirthankaras and he was the twenty - fourth and the last

    ()

        Mahavira

  9. The rock edicts form the reliable source to know about the Mauryan

    ()

      Ashoka

  10. The philosophy of Confucius gave the Chinese people an awareness about their ________.

    ()

    Political rights

  11. The statue of Bahubali at _______ in Karnataka is the tallest jain statue ever carved out in India.

    ()

    Shravanabelgola

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. Eight fold path

  14. (1)

    first Tirthankara

  15. The Spring and Autumn Annals

  16. (2)

    Zoroastrianism

  17. Rishabha

  18. (3)

    path to attain the purest state of mind

  19. Zend Avesta

  20. (4)

    First Non-Kshatriya dynasty

  21. The Nandas

  22. (5)

    a code of political morality

    2 x 4 = 8
  23. Gautama Buddha
    (a) What was the original name of Buddha?
    (b) Name the birth place of Buddha.
    (e) Where did he get enlightenment?
    (d) Mention the place of his first sermon.

  24. Confucius.
    (a) When was confucius born?
    (b) Mention the five important works of Confucius.
    (c) What are the five cardinal principles of "Confucius" Ethics?
    (d) Mention the three virtues to be possessed by a superior man.

  25. 4 x 2 = 8
  26. Who were the two great thinkers in the sixth century BCE?

  27. Name the seven qualities of Ahura Mazda.

  28. Write a short note on "split in Jainism".

  29. What do you know about Nanda dynasty?

  30. 3 x 3 = 9
  31. Elaborate the term “Tri-ratnas”.

  32. What do you know of Ajatasatru?

  33. What does the Edict of Kalinga convey?

  34. 2 x 5 = 10
  35. Discuss the five cardinal principles of Confucius

  36. Give reasons for the decline of Buddhism.

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