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Question 81. The expounder of Yoga philosophy was :
  1.    Shankaracharya
  2.    Patanjali
  3.    Jaimini
  4.    Gautam
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option B. -> Patanjali
Answer: (b)
Question 82. Consider the following statements relating to Jain literature :

  1. The sacred books of the Jainas are known as Siddhanta or Agama.

  2. The language of the earliest Jain texts is eastern dialect of Pali known as Ardha Magadhi.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  1.    2 only
  2.    1 only
  3.    Both 1 and 2
  4.    Neither 1 nor 2
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option B. -> 1 only
Answer: (b)
Question 83. Which of the following pairs indicating the contents of the sacred Buddhist Pitakas is not correctly matched?
  1.    Abhidhamma Pitaka — philosophical development of the Buddha’s teachings
  2.    Vinaya Pitaka — rules of monalstic discipline
  3.    Suttra Pitaka — Stories of the Buddha’s previous births (Jataka stories)
  4.    Dhammapada — The original sermon of the Buddha of Sarnath
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> Dhammapada — The original sermon of the Buddha of Sarnath
Answer: (d)
Question 84. With reference to the Jambudvipa, consider the statements

  1. Bharatvarsha was also called Jambudvipa.

  2. Early Buddhist evidence suggests that Jambudvipa was a territorial designation from the third century BC.

Which of the above is/are correct?
  1.    2 only
  2.    1 only
  3.    Both 1 and 2
  4.    Neither 1 nor 2
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option C. -> Both 1 and 2
Answer: (c)
Question 85. The Third Tamil Sangam was held at
  1.    Madurai
  2.    Tanjore
  3.    Kanjeevaram
  4.    Mahabalipuram
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option A. -> Madurai
Answer: (a)
Question 86. In India, from which rock-shelter, pictures has been found the most?
  1.    Ghagharia
  2.    Bhimbetka
  3.    Lekhahia
  4.    Adamgarh
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option B. -> Bhimbetka
Answer: (b)
Question 87.
st I
List II
A. Abhidhamma
1. Matters of doctrine Pitaka and ethics
B. Sutta Pitaka
2. Rules of monk order
C. Vinaya Pitaka
3. Members of great community
D. Mahasanghika
4. Matters of psychology and metaphysics
Codes: A B C D
  1.    3 1 4 2
  2.    2 4 1 3
  3.    2 1 4 3
  4.    4 1 2 3
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> 4 1 2 3
Answer: (d)
The Abhidhamma Pitaka is the last of the three Pitakas constituting the Pali Canon, the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. Abhidhamma has been variously described as philosophy, psychology, metaphysics, etc.
Sutta Pitaka matches with matters of doctrine and ethics. The Vinaya Pitaka is a Buddhist scripture, one of the three parts that make up the Tripitaka.
Its primary subject matter is the monastic rules for monks and nuns. Mahasanghika matches with members of a great community.
Question 88.  
List-I (Author)
List-II  (Work)
A. Sudraka
1. Mrichhakatikan  
B. Visakhadatta
2. Mudrarakshasa
C. Kalidasa 
3. Vikramorvasiyam 
D. Bhavabhuti 
4. Uttara Ramacharita
Codes: A B C D
  1.    2 3 1 4
  2.    1 2 3 4
  3.    4 2 3 1
  4.    3 1 4 2
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option B. -> 1 2 3 4
Answer: (b)
The Correct match list of author and their works are:
Author & Work
Sudraka - Mrichhakatikam
Visakhadatta - Mudrarakshasa
Kalidasa - Vikramorvasiyam
Bhavabhuti - Uttara Ramacharita
Sudraka’s Mrichhakatikam (The little clay Cart) is unquestionably a masterpiece in the realm of ancient Sanskrit drama. If we expect literature of the time to faithfully represent the age then the little clay cart has achieved this criterion more than any other plays of ancient Sanskrit tradition.
The Mudrarakshasa (“Signet Ring of the Rakshasa, the Chief Minister of the last Nanda King”), a historical play in Sanskrit by visakhadatta (4th century CE) narrates the ascent of king Chandragupta Maurya to power in Northern India with the aid of Chanakya, his Guru, and Chief Minister.
Vikramorvasiyam (Urvasi won Through valor) is based on the old legend of the love of the mortal Pururavaas for the heavenly damse Urvasi.
Uttara Ramacharita ( The story of Rama’s later life), depicts Rama’s coronation, the abandonment of Sita, and their reunion.
Question 89. Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at
  1.    Sarai Nahar Rai
  2.    Damdama
  3.    Mahadaha
  4.    Langhnaj
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option B. -> Damdama
Answer: (b)
Question 90. Robert Bruce foote, who discovered first palacothic tool in India, was originally a
  1.    Geologist
  2.    Palaeobotanist
  3.    Archaeologist
  4.    Historian
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option A. -> Geologist
Answer: (a)

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