Test: Bhagavatism And Brahmanism - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which one of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 2

Which one of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 3

What was the unique quality of Brahmanism?

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QUESTION: 4

Which statement on Brahmanism by the close of the ancient period is incorrect?

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QUESTION: 5

Which statement on Brahmanism is not correct?

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QUESTION: 6

Who of the following rulers was the first staunch supporter of orthodox Brahmanical faith?

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QUESTION: 7

Which one of the following statements about the Brahmana concepts of the mantra is correct?

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QUESTION: 8

Which one of the following is the cause for reconciliation between Bhagavatism and Brahmanism?

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QUESTION: 9

Which of the following mentions Buddha and Arjun as the secondary avataras?

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QUESTION: 10

The founder of Pasupata sect was

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QUESTION: 11

A work called ‘Pancharthavidya’ now lost but quoted by Madhavacharya was written by

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The correct option is D.
Lakulisa has been regarded as the founder of Pancharthavidya, the 28th Angamas and the last incarnation of Shiva. Lakulisa is considered to be the author of Pancharthavidya. The Mathura Inscription of the reign of Chandra Gupta II

QUESTION: 12

The Pasupata vow is summarily described in the

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following rulers very often describes himself in his coin-lengends as Devavrata or Sudevavrata?

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following kings was a Shaiva?

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QUESTION: 15

Which one of the following was not the five well-known Brahmanical sects (Panchopasakas)?

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QUESTION: 16

Which of the following refers to a body of Indians whose special objects of worship were the sun and the moon?

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QUESTION: 17

The figures of Kartikeya or his different aspects described variously (on the coins of Huvishka) as:

(i) Skanda
(ii) Kumara
(iii) Visakha
(iv) Mahasena

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QUESTION: 18

Match the following:

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following refers to the worship of Vasudeva-Krishna?

I. Megasthenes Indica
II. Panini’s Ashtadyayayi
III. Ptolemy’s Geography
IV. Patanjali’s Mahabhasya

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QUESTION: 20

In Kashmir two moderate school of Shaivism were founded. Vasugupta founded ‘Pratyabhijna’ school and his pupils, Kallata and Somananda founded the

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QUESTION: 21

Mattamayuras, a moderate school of Shaiva was flourished in

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QUESTION: 22

Which of the following upheld Ramanuja’s teachings?

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QUESTION: 23

What was ‘Prabandhas’?

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QUESTION: 24

Virs-Shaivas flourished in

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QUESTION: 25

Which of the following is not considered as the extreme sect of Shaivism?

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QUESTION: 26

The second God of Brahmanism was the cosmic god Narayana of the Brahmanas, mentioned in the

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QUESTION: 27

The story of Krishna subjugating Naga Kaliya symbolises

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QUESTION: 28

The spirit of the folk cults finally penetrated in the bahmanical fold in the form of the worship of Ganesa—an amalgam of the

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QUESTION: 29

The Jainas had a great respect for the founder of Bhagavatism, for they held Vasudeva to be a near relation of

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QUESTION: 30

Which of the following were included among the sixty-three Salaka-Purushas, or eminent per-sonalities of the Jainas?

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