The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by:
(a) Mahayana Buddhism
(b) Himayana Buddhism
(d) The Lokayata school
The concept of “Anuvrata” was advocated by Jainism. Anuvrata was the five “Mahavrata” – Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Aparigraha and Brahmacharya followed by the married people. It was not as harsh as that followed by Jaina monk.
The Barrah dacoity was the first major venture of the revolutionary terrorists of the freedom movement in:
(a) Bombay – Karnataka
(c) East Bengal
(d) The Madras Presidency
The Barrah decoity took place at a place called Barrah in East Bengal in which the state treasury was looted. This was the first major venture of the revolutionary terrorist of freedom movement in East Bengal.
In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi started Civil Disobedience Movement from:
On 12th March 1930, Mahatma Gandhi, started the Civil Disobedience Movement from Sabarmati Ashram by breaking the salt law.
Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) Jamnalal Bajaj – Satyagraha Ashram at Wardha
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji – Bombay Association
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai – National School at Lahore
(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak – Satya Shodhak Sabha
Satya Shodhak Sabha was founded by Jyotiba Phule in 1873 not by Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
According to ancient Indian cosmogonic ideas the sequential order of the cycle of four acons (yugas) is:
(a) Dvapara, Krita, Treta and Kali
(b) Krita, Dvapara, Treta and Kali
(c) Krita, Treta, Dvapara and Kali
(d) Treta, Dvapara, Kali and Krita
The sequential order of the cycle of four acons (Yuga) is Krita, Treta, Dvapara and Kali, according to ancient Indian Cosmogonic ideas.
Which one of the following rivers thrice forks into two streams and reunites a few miles farther on, thus forming the islands of Srirangappattanam, Sivasamudram and Srirangam?
Cauvery thrice forks into two streams and reunites a few miles farther on, thus forming the islands of Srirangappattanam, Sivasamudram and Srirangam.
Which one of the following temples figured in the news regarding the institution of the Devadasis?
(a) Jagannath temple, Puri
(b) Pasupatinath temple, Kathmandu
(c) Kandariyamahadev temple, Khajuraho
(d) Chaunsathyogini temple, Bheraghat
The temple of Jagannath at Puri in Orissa was in the news regarding the institution of the Devdasis.
The river most mentioned in Early Vedic literature is:
In Early Vedic Literature or Rigveda, there is mention of many rivers but Sindhu is the most mentioned river.
Which one of the following is not a part of early Jains literature?
Therigatha was compiled but Buddhist nuns and was a collection of poems on Lord Buddha so it is not a part of early Jaina literature.
The Sarabandi (no tax) campaign of 1922 was led by:
(a) Bhagat Singh
(b) Chittaranjan Das
(d) Vallabhbhai Patel
The Sarabandi (no tax) campaign of 1922 was led by Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat.