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Quiz on Buddhism and Jainism_WBCS

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Question 1

Which of the following statements is incorrect about Buddhism and Jainism?

Question 2

A common feature of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism is belief about

Question 3

Which of the following is a similarity between Jainism and Buddhism?

Question 4

With reference to Jainism and Buddhism, which amongst the following statements is/are true?

1) Religious texts in Jainism is known as Tripitaka, whereas religious texts in Buddhism is known as Agamas.

2) Both Buddhism and Jainism stressed the principle of non-violence against animals.

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Question 5

Which caves is a cultural mix of religious arts of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism?

Question 6

Consider the following statements:

1) Jainism did not criticize Varna system but Buddhism did.

2) Jainism did not recognize the existence of god while Buddhism did.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 7

Consider the following statements about the reason for rising of Buddhism and Jainism:

1- The Vedic philosophy has lost its original purity.

2- The Vedic religion has become increasingly complex, ritualistic, and superstitious.

3- Vaishyas wanted to improve their social standing.

4- In the sixth century BC, Magadha Ruler patronised both Jainism and Buddhism.

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Question 8

The most striking way in which the rising heterodox faiths like Jainism and Buddhism differed from the later Vedic view of life was in relation to

Question 9

With reference to the Jainism and Buddhism:

1) Vardhman Mahavira, is regarded as the founder of Jainism. He was born in 599 BC near Vaishali in Bihar. He was the first tirthankara of Jainism.

2) Buddha used Pali language spoken by masses to propagate his teachings.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 10

Yaksha worship is a characteristic of which of the following religions?

1) Jainism

2) Buddhism

3) Hinduism

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