10 -Rise of Buddhism

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1).
Which of the following Kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha?
1. Avanti
2. Gandhara
3. Kosala
4. Magadha
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
2).
Who among the following were teachers of Gautama Buddha before his enlightenment ?
1. Alara Kalama
2. Udraka Ramputra 3. Makkhali Gosala 4. Nigantha Nataputta Indicate your answer from the codes given below.
3).
In context with the Mahayana Buddhism faith, the future Buddha is ___?
4).
Who was ‘Kanthaka’ in the context of Gautam Buddha?
5).
According to Buddhist traditions, who was Charioteer of Buddha?
6).
What symbol represents birth of Gautama Buddha?
7).
What symbol represents nirvana of Gautama Buddha?
8).
During whose reign was the Fourth Buddhist Council held?
9).
First Buddhist Council was held during the reign of which of the following kings?
10).
Who presided Second Buddhist Council?
11).
Who presided Fourth Buddhist Council?
12).
Who presided First Buddhist Council?
13).
In which Buddhist Council, Buddhism was divided into Mahayana and Hinayana sects?
14).
During whose reign Mahayana sect of Buddhism came into existence?
15).
Abhidhamma pitaka deals in which of the following?
16).
Which among the following Buddhist scripture deals in the teachings of Buddhism?
17).
Which among the following Buddhist scripture deals in the moral code of conduct?
18).
Which sect of Buddhism does not believe in idol-worship?
19).
Gautma Buddha’s mother ‘Mahamaya’ belongs to which tribe?
20).
Which among the following Bodhisattva holds thunderbolt?
21).
Who among the following was the author of Abhidhamma treatise Kathavatthu?
22).
Which among the following is not among Ashtamahasthanas?
23).
In which Buddhist council, Buddhism was divided into Sthaviravadins and Mahasanghikas?
24).
During whose reign the Third Buddhist Council was organized?
25).
At which age Gautam Buddha got Nirvana?
26).
What was the name of Gautam Buddha’s only son ?
27).
Which among the following Mudra is the gesture of Buddha as depicted in his first sermon?
28).
At which among the following places, the Dharma-Chakra Jina Vihara was constructed by Gahadavala Queen Kumaradevi?
29).
“Revere all the Buddhas, revere the dharma, revere the sangha” Which among the following quotes this _________?
30).
Buddhacharita, the epic biography of Gautama Buddha in Sanskrit was written by__:
31).
Which of the following rulers were contemporary of Buddha?
32).
Who among the following is writer of the ‘Kalpasutra’?
33).
Buddhism from India was introduced to which current region by Kasyapa Matanga?
34).
Sarnath, is related to which among the following events in the life of Buddha?
35).
Kushinara or Kushinagar, where Lord Buddha attained parinirvana was located in which among the following provinces of ancient India?
36).
The Excavated Buddhist Site, Lalitgiri , which was notified as Centrally Protected in the year 1937, is located in which among the following states of India?
37).
At which among the following places, Gautam Buddha preached his last sermon?
38).
Which century Gautama Buddha was born in?
39).
Where is Largest Monastery in India?
40).
“Mahamaya”, the mother of Guautam Buddha belonged to which among the following dynasties?
41).
Ceylon became a stronghold of which among the following branches of Buddhism?
42).
The word ” Vihara” in Buddhism means____________?
43).
Which among the following Buddhist Canon is related to dealing with rules for monks and nuns ?
44).
Which among the following is true about Buddha?
45).
Four Noble Truths are one of the most fundamental truths of which of the following religion?
46).
Which Buddhist council was held during the reign of Kanishka?
47).
Sarnath is associated with which aspect of Buddha’s life?
48).
The Jivaka which is mentioned in Buddhist literature was one among the following ?
49).
Which of the following place of Andhra Pradesh is well known for a Buddhist Stupa?
50).
Katyotsarga pose is a gesture of which of the following
51).
In which of the following the philosophical and spiritual thoughts are contained?
52).
Who among the following belonged to Sakya clan of Kshatriyas?
53).
In which of the following Buddhist Councils , the compilation of Dhamma Pitaka and Sutta Pitaka took Place?
54).
Which of the following religious text is written in the form of questions and answers?
55).
Hemis festival is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava (Gur Rimpoche) venerated as the representative reincarnate of Buddha. In which part of India it is held every year?
56).
Fourth Buddhist Council was held at?
57).
Which among the following statements is incorrect regarding Ajanta Caves?
58).
Twang is an area in Arunanchal Pradesh in India, recently in news papers. It is world famous for which of the following?
59).
Which among the following is also called encyclopedia of Buddhism?
60).
Who among the following Buddhist Philosophers persuaded the Indo Greek King Meander to Accept Buddhism?
61).
The name of the state Bihar comes from an old name which denotes which of the following?
62).
Which among the following Buddhist work is written in Sanskrit?
63).
The first Buddhist Council was held at Rajagriha ________?
64).
Which among the following best suits to Vajrasana?
65).
Under which of the following trees, Buddha got enlightment?
66).
Which among the following Buddhist Text is considered to have been recorded by Buddha himself?
67).
In which of the following Buddhist councils, the Buddhism was divided into Sthaviravada and second Mahasamghikas?
68).
Who among the following was the Russia born Buddhist Monk in Tibet was a study partner and close associate of the 13th Dalai Lama?
69).
Most of the Greeks, Kushanas & Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism. This was because of the fact that ____?
70).
Which among the following is not considered to be a Noble Truth as per the Buddhist Traditions?
71).
Which among the following Second Buddhist Council was held ?
72).
Which among the following is/ are considered to be the first tangible evidence of expansion of Buddhism?
73).
In Buddhism, Patimonkha deals with which among the following?
74).
The sulbasutras of ancient Indian Scholar “Baudhayan” have reached to a most correct value of which among the following?
75).
Which of the following is not an event in ancient Indian history in BC era?
76).
Which of the following is not a correct statement about Buddhist Canonical literature?
1. Which of the following Kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha?
1. Avanti
2. Gandhara
3. Kosala
4. Magadha
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
[A] 1, 2 and 3
[B] 2 and 4
[C] 3 and 4 only
[D] 1, 3 and 4
2. Who among the following were teachers of Gautama Buddha before his enlightenment ?
1. Alara Kalama
2. Udraka Ramputra 3. Makkhali Gosala 4. Nigantha Nataputta Indicate your answer from the codes given below.
[A] 1 and 4
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1 and 2
3. In context with the Mahayana Buddhism faith, the future Buddha is ___?
[A] Krakuchanda
[B] Amitabha
[C] Maitreya
[D] Kanak Muni
4. Who was ‘Kanthaka’ in the context of Gautam Buddha?
[A] Charioteer
[B] Body-guard
[C] Cousin
[D] Horse
5. According to Buddhist traditions, who was Charioteer of Buddha?
[A] Channa
[B] Kanthaka
[C] Devdatta
[D] Chunda
6. What symbol represents birth of Gautama Buddha?
[A] Bodh tree
[B] Lotus
[C] Horse
[D] Wheel
7. What symbol represents nirvana of Gautama Buddha?
[A] Lotus
[B] Wheel
[C] Horse
[D] Bodhi Tree
8. During whose reign was the Fourth Buddhist Council held?
[A] Ashoka
[B] Kalasoka
[C] Ajatsatru
[D] Kanishka
9. First Buddhist Council was held during the reign of which of the following kings?
[A] Ajatsatru
[B] Ashoka
[C] Kanishka
[D] Kalasoka
10. Who presided Second Buddhist Council?
[A] Mahakassapa
[B] Vasumitra
[C] Moggliputra Tissa
[D] Sabakami
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