General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Jain Religion | Part 1

1. Parshvanatha, the Jain ‘Tirthankara’ was associated mainly with which of the following places? [UPPCS (Mains) 2016]

(A) Varanasi
(B) Kaushambi
(C) Giribraja
(D) Champa

2. Where was Mahavira Swami born? [53rd to 55th BPSC (Pre) 2011 47th BPSC (Pre) 2005 42nd BPSC (Pre) 1997]

(A) Kundagram
(B) Pataliputra
(C) Magadha
(D) Vaishali

3. The originator of the Jain religion is [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

(A) Arya Sudharma
(B) Mahavira Swami
(C) Parshwanath
(D) Rishabh Dev

4. Who was the first Tirthankara of Jain religi[Telangana PSC (Pre) 2019ChhattisgarhPCS(Pre)2013]

(A) Parsvanath
(B) Rishabhanath
(C) Mahavira
(D) Chetaka

5. Kundalpur is the birthplace of [UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2004]

(A) Emperor Ashoka
(B) Gautam Buddha
(C) Mahavira Swami
(D) Chitanya Mahaprabhu

6. Mahavira Jain breathed his last at [45th BPSC (Pre) 2001]

(A) Rajgir
(B) Ranchi
(C) Pavapuri
(D) Samastipur

7. The word Tirthankara is related to[UPPCS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Buddhists
(B) Christians
(C) Hindus
(D) Jains

8. Who was the last one in the order of Jain Tirthankaras? [IAS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Parshvanath
(B) Risabhdev
(C) Mahavira
(D) Manisuvrata

9. Which one of the following was not a Jain Tirthankara? [UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]

(A) Chandraprabhu
(B) Nathamuni
(C) Nemi
(D) Sambhav

10. Prabhasgiri is a pilgrim spot of[UPPCS (Spl)(Pre) 2008]

(A) Buddhists
(B) Jains
(C) Saivites
(D) Vaishnavites

11. In Jain religion, which word is used for ‘Complete Intellect’? [IAS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Jin
(B) Ratna
(C) Kaivalya
(D) Nirvana

12. The doctrine of three jewels-Right faith, Right action and RightKnowledge, is the crowning gloryof [UPPCS (Pre) 2004]

(A) Buddhism
(B) Christianity
(C) Jainism
(D) None of these

13. The correct of Anuvrata was advocated by [IAS (Pre) 1995]

(A) Mahayana Buddhism
(B) Hinayana Buddhism
(C) Jainism
(D) The Lokayata school

14. Syadvad is a doctrine of [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2005]

(A) Lokayatism
(B) Saivism
(C) Jainism
(D) Vaishnavism

15. The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by [IAS (Pre) 2011]

(A) Universal Law
(B) Universal Truth
(C) Universal Faith
(D) Universal Soul

16. Anekantavada is a core theory and philosophy of which one of the following? [IAS (Pre) 2009Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2011]

(A) Buddhism
(B) Jainism
(C) Sikhism
(D) Vaishnavism

17. Which of the following religions does not trust in the concept ofn‘final annihilation of the world’?[UPPCS (Mains) 2014]

(A) Buddhism
(B) Jainism
(C) Hinduism
(D) Islam

18. The basic point of Jainism is [UPPCS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Act
(B) Loyalty
(C) Non-violence
(D) Disfavour

19. Yapaniya was the sect of [UPPCS (Pre) 2010]

(A) Buddhist
(B) Jainism
(C) Shaivists
(D) Vaishnavists

20. Which of the following is the earliest holy book of Jain?[40th BPSC (Pre) 1995]

(A) Twelve Angas
(B) Twelve Upangas
(C) Fourteen Purvas
(D) Fourteen Uppurva

21. In which one of the following lan-guages was the earliest Jain litera- ture compiled? [UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

(A) Ardh-Magadhi
(B) Paali
(C) Prakrit
(D) Sanskrit


Answer Sheet:-

1. (A)
2. (A)
3. (D)
4. (B)
5. (C)
6. (C)
7. (D)
8. (C)
9. (B)
10. (B)
11. (C)
12. (C)
13. (C)
14. (C)
15. (A)
16. (B)
17. (B)
18. (C)
19. (B)
20. (C)
21. (A)


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