Buddha Religion Previous Year All Important Questions And Answers

Who amongst the following is known as the ‘Light of asia’ ?

  1. Jesus Christ
  2. Lord Buddha
  3. Prothet Mohammad sahab
  4. Zarathustra

Lord Buddha

What is the fundamental difference between Hinayana and Mahayana sects of Buddhism

  1. Belief in Non-violence
  2. Caste free society
  3. Worship of God and goddes
  4. Worship of stupas

Worship of God and Goddes

Goutam Buddha was elevated to the position of God during the period of

  1. Ashoka
  2. Kanishka
  3. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
  4. Harsha


The first human statue worshipped in India were those of

  1. Brahma
  2. Vishnu
  3. Buddha
  4. Shiva


Which of the following laid the foundation of idol worship in the country

  1. Jainism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Ajivikas
  4. Vedic religion


Name the ‘Mudra’ which is represented by the Gandharan Buddha image of sarnath first sermon

  1. Abhaya
  2. Dhyana
  3. Dharm Chakra
  4. Bhumisparsha

Dharm Chakra

The standing statue of Goutam Buddha was built in which period

  1. Gupta Period
  2. Kushana Period
  3. Maurya Period
  4. Guptotar Period


Sarnath Buddha image of Bhumisparsha Mudra belongs to

  1. Maurya Period
  2. Shunga Period
  3. Kushana Period
  4. Gupta Period

Gupta Period

In the Mahayana Buddhism, the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara was also known as

  1. Vejrapani
  2. Manjusri
  3. Padmapani
  4. Maitreya


The largest and the most evolved rock-cut Chaitya hall of the Hinayana phase is situated at

  1. Pitalkhora
  2. Junnur
  3. Karle
  4. Bedsa


Which Indian Buddhist monk had been sent to China in the first century A.D

  1. Tsang
  2. Aahvaghosha
  3. Vasumitra
  4. Nagarjuna


The Doctrine of void was propounded by the Buddhist philosopher

  1. Nagarjuna
  2. Nagasena
  3. Ananda
  4. Aahvaghosha


To which Buddhist School did Nagarjuna belong?

  1. Sautrantika
  2. Vaibhashika
  3. Madhyamika
  4. Yogachara


Buddhist centre of learning is

  1. Vikramshila
  2. Varanasi
  3. Girnar
  4. Ujjain


Which among the following state ‘Odantipur’ education centre was situated?

  1. Bengal
  2. Bihar
  3. Gujurat
  4. Tamilnadu


Nalanda University was founded during the Dynasty of

  1. Maurya
  2. Kushan
  3. Gupta
  4. Pala


Who was the founder of Nalanda University?

  1. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
  2. Kumar Gupta
  3. Dharmapal
  4. Pushya Gupta

Kumar Gupta

Why was Nalanda University famous in the world ?

  1. Medical Science
  2. Philosophy
  3. Buddhist Religious Philosophy
  4. Chemical Science

Buddhist Religious Philosophy

Nav Nalanda Mahavihar’ is famous for

  1. Hsuan-Tsang memorial
  2. Birthplace of Mahavir
  3. Pali research centre
  4. Museum

Pali Research Centre

Which one of the following is not common between Buddhism and Jainism ?

  1. Ahimsa
  2. Indifference to Vedas
  3. Self-mortification
  4. Rejection of Rituals


Both Jainism and Buddhism believe that

  1. Philosophy of karma and transmigration of soul were correct
  2. Salvation could be possible only after death
  3. Both men and women could attain salvation
  4. Middle course of life was the best one

Philosophy of karma and transmigration of soul were correct

Whom of the following did Goutam nominate for the leadership of Buddhist Sangha after his death?

  1. Ananda
  2. Mahakassapa
  3. Upali
  4. None of the above

None of the above

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