Test: The Religious Movements In The Fifteenth And Sixteenth Centuries - 2


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Ravidas, Kabir and Sena were the disciples of

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QUESTION: 2

The monism preached by which one of the following leaders of Bhakti movement is known as Suddha-dvaita or ‘Pure non-dualism’?

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QUESTION: 3

One of the earliest Vaishnavites who took pupils even from the so-called depressed classes, who used vernacular instead of Sanskrit, and who introduced the cult of Rama and Sita in place of the worship of Krishna and Radha, was

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following is the most satisfactory explanation for the popularity of Bhakti movement?

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QUESTION: 5

Which philosophy constitutes the core: “that nothing exists but the supreme spirit of Brahma and that it is shrouded by `maya’ or `ignorance’?

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QUESTION: 6

Bhakti teachers emphasised that

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QUESTION: 7

Who was the great Acharya who counselled Surdasa to sing of Lord’s creative play (Bhagvata Lila)?

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QUESTION: 8

Who wrote the Telgu version of the Mahabharata?

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QUESTION: 9

The Bhakti idea of the adoration of a personal God seems to have developed with the growing popularity of

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following Bhakti saints is said to have travelled far and wide and engaged in discussions with the Sufi saints in Delhi?

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QUESTION: 11

Which Bhakti saint taught his doctrine of Bhakti to all the fourvarnas and enrolled disciples from all castes?

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QUESTION: 12

The ‘Trinity’ of Bhakti movement in north India refers to

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QUESTION: 13

Which Bhakti saint’s oral teachings are collected in the Bijaka and the Sukhnida?

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QUESTION: 14

Universal brotherhood was emphasised by

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QUESTION: 15

Which Bhakti saint opined that there is one supreme being who has different names like Ram, Rahim, Khuda and Govinda?

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QUESTION: 16

Who said, “I am neither in Kaba nor in Kailash” and “God is the breath of all breath”?

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QUESTION: 17

Which Bhakti saint composed hymns and sang them to the accompaniment of the rabab , a stringed instrument played by his faithful attendant, Mardana?

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QUESTION: 18

Which Bhakti saint popularised musical gathering or kirtan ?

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QUESTION: 19

Who remarked “I spent many births in search for Ram. Ultimately I discovered him within my own self”?

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QUESTION: 20

Which Bhakti saint laid great emphasis on the purity of character and conduct as the first condition of approaching God, and the need of a guru for guidance?

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QUESTION: 21

Which Bhakti saint developed different modes of religious emotionalism such as vatsalya , dasya, sakhya andmadhuriya?

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QUESTION: 22

Which saint is not as sociated with Vaishnavism?

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QUESTION: 23

Which saint is believed to have been the founder of the Vaishnava school?

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QUESTION: 24

Which saint popularised Vaishnavism in the Vijayanagar empire and had the most profound impact on Vaishnava saints?

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QUESTION: 25

Which beliefs were common to Sufi and Bhakti thoughts?

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QUESTION: 26

By the efforts of which Bhakti saint’s disciples did Vrindaban become a place of pilgrimage?

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QUESTION: 27

Which saint preached a non-sectarian (nipakh) path?

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QUESTION: 28

The philosophy of activism is associated with

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QUESTION: 29

The worship of Vithoba , a form of Vishnu, was popular in

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QUESTION: 30

Who wrote Sur-Sarawali, Sahitya Ratna and Sur Sagar?

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