Religious Movement

  1. Buddha means :
    1. The enlightened one
    2. The religious preacher
    3. The genius
    4. The powerful
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    The word Buddha actually means enlightened one and is the name given to Gautama Siddhartha after his enlightenment under the Bodhi tree.

    Correct Option: A

    The word Buddha actually means enlightened one and is the name given to Gautama Siddhartha after his enlightenment under the Bodhi tree.

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  1. Gautam Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana at
    1. Kapilvastu
    2. Kushinagar
    3. Bodhgaya
    4. Rajgriha
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    Kushinagar is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Gautama Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death.

    Correct Option: B

    Kushinagar is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Gautama Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death.

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  1. Which one among the following Tirthankaras was according to the Svetamber tradition, a lady?
    1. Sumatinatha
    2. Shantinatha
    3. Mallinatha
    4. Arishtanemi
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    Svetambaras maintain that the 19th Tirthankara, Mallinath, was a woman. They also believe that woman are able to obtain Moksha.

    Correct Option: C

    Svetambaras maintain that the 19th Tirthankara, Mallinath, was a woman. They also believe that woman are able to obtain Moksha.

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  1. The twenty - third Jain Tirthankara was associated with
    1. Vaishali
    2. Kausambi
    3. Varanasi
    4. Sravasti
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    Tirthankar Parshvanath was the son of king Ashvasena and queen Vama of Varanasi. He achieved Nirvana on the Sammet Sikhar. He lived in Varanasi around 800 BC. Parsvanatha is the 23rd Jain Tirthankar.

    Correct Option: C

    Tirthankar Parshvanath was the son of king Ashvasena and queen Vama of Varanasi. He achieved Nirvana on the Sammet Sikhar. He lived in Varanasi around 800 BC. Parsvanatha is the 23rd Jain Tirthankar.

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  1. The teaching of Parsvanatha is collectively known as
    1. Triratna
    2. Pancha Mahavrata
    3. Panchsila
    4. Chaturyama
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    Parsvanatha was the twenty - third Tirthankara of Jainism. Chaturyama Dharma the 'fourfold teaching' of the Parshvanath. Chaturyama Dharma, abstention from violence, theft, untruth and acquisitiveness.

    Correct Option: D

    Parsvanatha was the twenty - third Tirthankara of Jainism. Chaturyama Dharma the 'fourfold teaching' of the Parshvanath. Chaturyama Dharma, abstention from violence, theft, untruth and acquisitiveness.

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