Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

81. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. Vittalaswamy and Hazara Ramaswamy temples built by Deva Raya I.
2. Hazara Ramaswamy temple adorned with sculptures illustrates the main events from the Ramayana.
3. Vittalaswami temple is a portrays magnificence in floral sculpture.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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82. Which of the following are also variously known as fuqara and dervish?

[A] Followers of Sufism
[B] Followers of HInduism
[C] Followers of Bhakti movement
[D] Followers of Jainism

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83. The sufi philosophy is primarily based on the concept of which of the following?

[A] Unity with beloved
[B] Unity with god
[C] Unity with universe
[D] None of the above

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84. ‘Wali’ refers to which of the following?

[A] Teacher
[B] Beloved
[C] Friend
[D] Servant

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85. Which of the following statements are correct about Islamic mysticism?
1. First is the initial appearance of early asceticism.
2. It is followed by the development of a classical mysticism based on divine love.
3. Last is the creation of various mystical orders.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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86. The spiritual way of life was adopted by individual Sufis in the ninth and tenth centuries came to be known as?

[A] Tariqah
[B] Haqiqah
[C] Tasawwuf
[D] None of the above

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87. Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti came to India in which of the following years?

[A] 1107 CE
[B] 1260 CE
[C] 1206 CE
[D] 1175 CE

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88. Which of the following statements are correct about Sufism?
1. The doctrine of fanaa or annihilation of the self was considered by all Sufis to be the ultimate step in achieving divine        communion with god.
2. Sunnah in Islam refers to the sayings and living habits of Prophet Muhammad as recorded in the hadith.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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89. ‘Ziyarat’ refers to which of the following?

[A] To observe tolerance
[B] Practice of visiting tombs
[C] Repentance over bad deeds
[D] Surrender to achieve salvation

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90. Which of the following was the spiritual successor of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki?

[A] Fariduddin Masud
[B] Shaikh Ahmed
[C] Shaikh Nizamuddin
[D] Shaikh Farid

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