Shaiva, Bhagavata Religion related mcq pdf
???? Who were Nayanars?
(A) Shaiva (B) Shakta
(C) Vaishnava (D) Suryopasaka
???? Ardhanarisvara, a figure of half Shiva and half Parvati, represents
(A) Union of male and female
(B) Union of God and Goddess
(C) Union of God with his Shakti
(D) None of the above
????. Which one of the following was a Shaiva sect in ancient India?
(D) Isanasivagurudeva Paddhati
????. According to ancient Indian cosmogonic ideas, the sequential order of the cycle of four epochs
(A) Dvapara, Krita, Treta and Kali
(B) Krita, Dvapara, Treta and Kali
(C) Krita, Treta, Dvapara and Kali
(D) Treta, Dvapara, Kali and Krita
????. Who among the following was not an ‘Alvar Saint’?
???? Who were the ‘Nayanars’?
(D) Sun worshippers
???? The originator of Bhagavata Religion was
(A) Janak (B) Krishna
(C) Yagyavalkya (D) Surdas
???? Who contributes the most in the development of Bhagavata sect?
(B) Indo-Greek people
????Who were the first to worship Vasudeva Krishna?
(A) Bhagavatas (B) Vedic Aryans
(C) Tamilians (D) Abhirs
???? Which of the following epic has primarily mentioned Krishna, son of Devaki?
(B) Chandogya Upanishad
(D) Bhagavata Purana
????. The number of forms of bhakti in the Bhagavata cult is
(A) 7 (B) 8
(C) 9 (D) 10
???? Who among the following deities is represented in art as holding the plough?
(A) Krishna (B) Balarama
(C) Kartikeya (D) Maitreya
????. The earliest archival evidence related to Bhagavat Religion is
(A) Allahabad’s inscription of Samudragupta
(B) Besnagar’s inscription of Heliodorus
(C) Bhitri’s inscription of Skanda Gupta
(D) Mehrauli’s pillar inscription
???? The Besanagar inscription of Heliodorus is associated with
(A) Sankarshan and Vasudeva
(B) Sankarshan and Pradyumna
(C) Sankarshan, Pradyumna and Vasudeva
(D) Only Vasudeva
???? Heliodorus of ‘Besanagar inscription’ was a resident of
(B) Takshila (Taxila)
???? The earliest known epigraphic evidence of Bhagvatism is
(A) Prayaga Prashasti of Samudra Gupta
(B) Nasik inscription of Gautami Balshri
(C) Garuda column at Besnagar
(D) Ayodhya inscription of Dhanadeva
???? Which one of the following is the distinctive features of a nastika and astika system in India?
(A) Belief in the existence of God
(B) Belief in the doctrine of rebirth
(C) Belief in the authenticity of the Vedas
(D) Belief in the existence of heaven and hell
????. Which incarnation of Vishnu is depicted as saving the Earth from the Sea?
???? Which one of the following is not included in ‘Prasthan trayi’?
(B) Bhagavad Gita
(C) Brahma Sutra
????. Which one of the following gives equal importance to Jnana, Karma and Bhakti as a means of liberation?
(A) Advaita Vedanta
(B) Vishistadvaitvad Vedanta
(C) Bhagavad Gita
????. Which Kand of Ramayana describes the first meeting of Rama and Hanumana?
(A) Kishkindha Kand
(B) Sunder Kand
(C) Bal Kand
(D) None of the above
???? The ancient place where the narration of entire Mahabharata was read in the conference of 60,000 hermits
????. Kumbh Mela at Nasik is held on which of the following river bank?
(A) Tapti River
(B) Narmada River
(C) Koyna River
(D) Godavari River
????. The Rathyatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity?
(A) Lord Rama
(B) Lord Vishnu
(C) Lord Jagannath
(D) Lord Shiva
????. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below. List-I
(d) Christianity List-II
4. Varanasi Code
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 1 4 2 (B) 1 2 4 3
(C) 3 4 1 2 (D) 2 3 1 4
????. In context of Indian culture who among the following is called Ananga?