Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 37

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Q. Sankaracharya was:

(I) An exponent of Advaitavada,

(II) A believer in ‘sauna Brahman’ .

(III) One of the first Indian philosophers to discard the theory of infallibility of the Vedas.

(IV) A profounder of the ‘Janamarga’ as one of the three ways to salvation.

(a) All of them are true

(b) I & II are true

(c) I & III are true

(D) III & IV are true

Answer: D

Q. Which one of the following pairs correctly matched?

(a) Simhavishnu – Vatapikonda

(b) Mahendravarman I – Mathavilasa

(c) Narasimhavarman I – Jayasimha

(d) Narasimhavarman II – Avanisimha

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following pairs are incorrectly matched?

(I) Bharati – Vikramankacharita

(II) Dan din – Dasakumaracharha

(III) Balham – Kiratajuniya

(IV) Mahendravarman I – Mathavilasprahasana

Select the answer from the codes below:

(a) I & II

(b) I & III

(c) II & IV

(d) III & IV

Answer: B

Q. Match the following:

Kingdom and It՚s Place
List IList II
I. SarasinA. Bihar
II. Arhar MagadhaB. Berar
III. MagadhaC. Mathura and its surroundings
IV. MaharashtraD. Oudh and Bundelkhand
E. Bengal

Codes: I II III IV

(a) C D A B

(b) D C E A

(c) A E C D

(d) B A D C

Answer: A

Q. Which one of the following does not belong to Jain philosophy?

(a) Syadvada

(b) Nevada

(c) Anekantavada

(d) Theravada

Answer: D

Q. Which one of the four Arya satyrs (Noble Truths) of Buddhism contains the doctrine of patichchha sanruppada or dependent origination?

(a) First

(b) Second

(c) Third

(d) Fourth

Answer: B

Q. What was varnasamkara?

(a) Illegitimate child

(b) Outcaste

(c) Mixed – caste

(d) Foreigner

Answer: C

Q. Which was the oldest Smriti?

(a) Manu Smriti

(b) Nerada Smriti

(c) Brihaspati Smriti

(d) Yajnavalkya Smriti

Answer: A

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