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Ancient History MCQs – 6 ( Jainism )

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Ancient History Mini Tests

Ancient History MCQs 6 - Jainism


Syllabus - Jainism

Resource to Study : Jainism

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Q . Which among the following caves is/are related to jainism ?

  1. Udayagiri-Khandagiri Caves(Orissa)
  2. Hathi-gumpha Cave(Odisha)
  3. Sittanavasal Cave(Tamil Nadu)

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Q . What is/are common between the teachings of Jainism and Buddhism?

  1. Acceptance of the theory that God exists.
  2. To practice ahimsa.
  3. Penance and extreme austerity is the only way to achieve salvation

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Q . Consider the following statements about certain beliefs of sects of Jainism.

  1. Digambaras believed that women cannot achieve liberation without first being reborn as a man.
  2. Digambara monks were not allowed any possessions, not even personal begging bowls.

Which of the above is/are correct?

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Q . The Principle of “Right Faith” as propounded by Mahavira Jaina is that

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Q. Consider the following about the spread of Jainism.

  1. Mahavira allowed both men and women to join Jain Sanghas.
  2. The then rulers of Southern Indian patronized Jainism.
  3. Chandragupta Maurya is said to have persecuted Jainas.


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Q. ‘Shravanabelagola’ , one of the most important religious place of jainism is located in the state of :

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Q. Name the last Tirthankara

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Q. Twenty third Jain Tirthankara was associated with ?

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Q. The First Tirthankara of jainism was:

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Q. How many Tirthankaras were there in ancient India?

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