Q.1: Buddha belonged to a small gana known as ________ gana.
Q.2: ________ stupa was built to mark the place where Buddha first taught his message.
Q.3: Buddha means _________.
a) The wise one
b) The brave one
c) The kind one
Q.4: Buddha taught in the language of ordinary people i.e. ________.
Q.5: Buddha meditated for days on end under a _______ tree at Bodh Gaya in Bihar.
Q.6: _________ literally means ‘approaching and sitting near’.
b) Sanskrit Texts
Q.7: Buddha passed away at __________.
b) Bodh Gaya
Q.8: According to Buddha, why life is full of unhappiness?
a) Because of our karmas
b) Because of work
c) Because we have cravings and desires
Q.9: __________ was a woman thinker, who was famous for her learning and participated in debates held in royal courts.
Q.10: Buddha described the cravings and desires as _________.
Q.11: Many of the ideas of the Upanishads were later developed by the famous thinker ____________.
Q.12: The word Jaina comes from the term _______, meaning conqueror.
Q.13: ___________ prepared a grammar for Sanskrit.
Q.14: Which of these statements are true about Vardhamana Mahavira?
a) He was a kshatriya prince of the Lichchhavis
b) At the age of thirty, he left home and went to forest.
c) Both are true
Q.15: At the end of ________ years, Mahavira attained enlightment.
Q.16: The Prakrit spoken in Magadha was known as _______.
Q.17: Jainism was supported mainly by __________.
Q.18: ________ is an association of those who left their homes.
Q.19: Which of these was not a rule for followers of Mahavira?
a) They should steal
b) They should lead a life of celibacy
c) They should be honest
Q.20: The teachings of Mahavira were written down and are presently available at a place called ________, Gujarat.
Q.21: The rules made for the Buddhist sangha were written down in a book called _____________.
a) Vinaya Pitaka
b) Sutta Pitaka
c) Abhidhamma Pitaka
Q.22: The only time the monks stayed at one place was during the ________ season.
Q.23: The monasteries built for monks were known as ____________.
Q.24: _________ means a stage of life.
Q.25: Generally, ______ were not allowed to study the Vedas.
Q.26: The ashrama in which men had to marry and live as householders is _____________.
Q.27: The teachings of Zoroaster are contained in a book called the ___________.
Q.28: The men who joined sanghas had to beg for food and that is why they were called as ____________.