General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Gupta and Post-Gupta Period | Part 5

61. ‘Live well, as long as you live. Live well even by borrowing, for once cremated, there is no return.’ This rejection of afterlife is an aphorism of the [IAS (Pre) 1994]

(A) Kapalika Sects
(B) Sunyavada of Nagarjuna
(C) Ajivikas
(D) Charvakas

62. The Nyaya Philosophical system was propagated by [UPPCS (Pre) 2005 UPPCS (Mains) 2005]

(A) Charvaka
(B) Gautama
(C) Kapila
(D) Jaimini

63. Author of ‘Nyaya Darshan’ was [UPPCS (Mains) 2005]

(A) Gautama
(B) Kapila
(C) Kanad
(D) Jaimini

64. The founder of Nyaya Philosophy was [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2016]

(A) Kapil
(B) Kanad
(C) Gautam
(D) Jaimini

65. Mimansa was initiated by [Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007]

(A) Kanad
(B) Vasistha
(C) Vishwamitra
(D) Jaimini

66. The theory of Karma is related with [UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

(A) Nyaya
(B) Mimansa
(C) Vedanta
(D) Vaisheshika

67. Which of the following schools of philosophy is of the opinion that Vedas contain the eternal truth? [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2013]

(A) Sakhya
(B) Vaisheshika
(C) Mimansa
(D) Nyaya

68. Which one of the following pairs does not form part of the six systems of Indian Philosophy? [IAS (Pre) 2014]

(A) Mimansa and Vedanta
(B) Nyaya and Vaisheshika
(C) Lokayata and Kapalika
(D) Sankhya and Yoga

69. The Founder of Advait Philosophy is [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2014]

(A) Sankaracharya
(B) Ramanujacharya
(C) Madhvacharya
(D) Mahatma Buddha

70. By which of the following according to Advaita Vedanta, Mukti can be obtained? [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2015]

(A) Gyana
(B) Karma
(C) Bhakti
(D) Yoga

71. Who among the following is not related to the Philosophy of Vedanta? [MPPCS (Pre) 2014]

(A) Shankaracharya
(B) Abhinav Gupta
(C) Ramanuja
(D) Madhava

72. Who among the following is called founder of Indian Atomism? [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2016]

(A) Maharshi Kapil
(B) Maharshi Gautam
(C) Maharshi Kanad
(D) Maharshi Patanjali

73. The Badami rock inscription of Pulakesin I is dated in the Saka year 465. If the same were to be dated in Vikrama Samvat, the year would be [IAS (Pre) 1997]

(A) 601
(B) 300
(C) 330
(D) 407

74. A Chalukya inscription is dated in the year 556 of the Saka era. It is equivalent to [Kerala PSC (Pre) 2018 UPPCS (Mains) 2002]

(A) 478 A.D.
(B) 499 A.D.
(C) 613 A.D.
(D) 634 A.D.

75. According to Puranas, the prime place of Chandravansh’s ruler was [Telangana PSC (Pre) 2019 UPPCS (Pre) 2009]

(A) Kashi
(B) Ayodhya
(C) Pratishthanpur
(D) Shravasti


Answer Sheet:-

61. (D)

62. (B)

63. (A)

64. (C)

65. (D)

66. (B)

67. (C)

68. (C)

69. (A)

70. (A)

71. (B)

72. (C)

73. (A)

74. (D)

75. (C)


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