Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 67 of 130)

  1. Upsatha was practiced

    1. By windows of the

    2. By Buddhist monks in an assembly

    3. By the Kapalikas as symbolic renunciation of pleasure in external objects

    4. By the Tantriks as part of their worship of Shakti

  2. Which of the following believed in the worship of the Yakshas and Yakshinis?

    1. Brahmanism

    2. The Kalamukha sect

    3. Buddhism

    4. Jainism

  3. The doctrine that the human personality consists of five skandhas is associated with

    1. Buddha

    2. Mahavira

    3. Parsvanatha

    4. Maskariputra Gosla

  4. The concept of the Eight-fold path forms the theme of

    1. Dharma Chakra Pravartana Sutta

    2. Divyavadana

    3. Dipavamsa

    4. Mahaparinibban Sutta

  5. Nagarjuna's Sunjavada is expounded in

    1. Yogachara

    2. Vaibhashika

    3. Madhyamika

    4. Sautrantika

  6. Purvasailas were a branch of

    1. The Sthaviravada sect of Buddhism

    2. The Mahasanghika sect of Buddhism

    3. The Svetambara sct of Jainism

    4. Purva-mimamsakas

  7. Which among the following accepts only Pratyaksha Pramana?

    1. Mimamsa

    2. Nyaya

    3. Samkhya

    4. Lokayata

  8. biographies of jaina Tirthankaras are found in

    1. Bhagavati sutra

    2. Kalpa sutra

    3. Niryavali sutra

    4. Uvasagadasao

  9. Which of the following hills is/are sacred to the jains?

    1. Arbudagiri

    2. Satrunjayagiri

    3. Chandragiri

    4. Urjayantagiri

      1. 1 only

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2 and 4

      4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  10. Among the Panchaviras who belonged to the Vrishni clan, Samba was the son of

    1. Rohini

    2. Rukmini

    3. Jambavati

    4. Devaki

  11. Which of the following were ruling powers in whose records the worship of Skanda is found mentioned?

    1. Stavahanas

    2. Yaudheyas

    3. Ikshvakus

    4. Chedis

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2 and 3

      4. 3 and 4

  12. The term Satvata Vidhi denotes

    1. Tantrik practices

    2. Bhagavata ritual

    3. Mahayana philosophy

    4. Mode of Lakulisa worship

  13. Who among the following were the Kushna rulers whose coins bear either Siva, Siva and bull or one of the emblems of siva?

    1. Huvishka

    2. Kanishka 1

    3. Kujula Kadphises

    4. Wima Kadphises

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 2, 3 and 4

      3. 1, 3 and 4

      4. 1, 2 and 4

  14. Periyapuranam is a work on

    1. Bengal Vaishnavism

    2. Tamil Saivism

    3. Kashmir Salvism

    4. Post-Gupta Saktism

  15. Gopis (cowherd girls) became and important par of the Krishna legend in art and literature in

    1. the Sunga period

    2. the Kushana period

    3. the Gupta period

    4. the early medieval period