09 -Rise of Jainism

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers with explanation on Rise of Jainism for SSC, PCS, UPSC, IAS,NEET, CBSE /UGC NET, Class IX, X, XI and XII Students.

1. On the bank of which river, Mahavira attained Kaivalaya?

[A] Niranjana
[B] Rijupalika
[C] Yamuna
[D] Jamuna

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2. In which year, Vardhamana Mahavira was born?

[A] 563 BC
[B] 540 BC
[C] 533 BC
[D] 560 BC

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3. Where was the first Jain council held?

[A] Pavapuri
[B] Pataliputra
[C] Jimbhikagrama
[D] Vaishali

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4. Where was the second Jain council held?

[A] Pataliputra
[B] Vallabhi
[C] Patliputra
[D] Vaishali

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5. Under whose leadership Shvetambara sect formed?

[A] Bhadrabahu
[B] Sthalabahu
[C] Chandragupta Maurya
[D] Ashoka

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6. Which among the following define the similarities between Buddhism and Jainism?

[A] Both opposed Brahmanical domination and caste system
[B] Both accepted the theories of rebirth
[C] Both preached truth and non-violence
[D] All of the above

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7. Acharanga Sutra is associated with which of the following religions?

[A] Jainism
[B] Buddhism
[C] Sikhism
[D] Ayyavazhi

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8. In which of the following modern State, most of the 24 Tirthankar of Jainism attained nirvana?

[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Odisha

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9. Nigashtha, Natputra, Nirgranth & Saatputra are various names of which of the following?

[A] Mahavira
[B] Gautam Buddha
[C] Chandra gupta Vikramaditya
[D] Ashoka

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10. Which among the following is not Correctly matched?

[A] Milinda Panho – Buddhism
[B] Tatwarthadhigam – Vaishnavism
[C] Mahapurana – Jainism
[D] All are correct

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