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QUESTION: 1

_____ are grand, long compositions, about heroic men and women, and include stories about gods.

Solution:

Vedas are indian. books contain all types of information. Inscriptions are written on Stone or any material about lifestyle of that people.

QUESTION: 2

Purana literally mean

Solution:

The word Purana literally means "ancient, old", and it is a vast genre of Indian literature about a wide range of topics, particularly myths, legends and other traditional lore.

QUESTION: 3

Aryabhata wrote a book known as

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Aryabhatiya or Aryabhatiyam, a Sanskrit astronomical treatise, is the magnum opus and only known surviving work of the 5th century Indian mathematician Aryabhata. Based on the parameters used in the text, the philosopher of astronomy Roger Billard estimated that the book was written around 510 CE.

QUESTION: 4

The Puranas contain stories about gods and goddesses, such as

Solution:

Different Puranas describe a number of stories where Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva compete for supremacy. In some Puranas, such as Devi Bhagavata, the Goddess Devi joins the competition and ascends for the position of being Supreme. Further, most Puranas emphasize legends around one who is either Shiva, or Vishnu, or Devi.

QUESTION: 5

Most familiar star in universe is

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QUESTION: 6

Who is recognised as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana

Solution: Depending on the methods of counting, as many as three hundred versions of the Indian epic poem, the Ramayana, are known to exist. The oldest version is generally recognized to be the Sanskrit version attributed to the sage Valmiki.
QUESTION: 7

Which are two Tamil epics

Solution:

The most famous of these Tamil epics are the Cilappatikaram, Manimekalai. These two epics were written by Ilango Adigal and Seethalai Sathanar in the 1st century CE and 1st century CE or 5th century CE respectively.

QUESTION: 8

Aryabhata was a

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QUESTION: 9

Who was the wife of Rama

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QUESTION: 10

Where is located the Great stupa in Madhya Pradesh?

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