Q1. True/False

                              i.        Tribal societies had rich oral traditions. _______

                             ii.        Pulaiyar and the Panars were the caste of barahamans. _______

                            iii.        Abhang is a Marathi devotional hymn. _______

                            iv.        Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of the Hindu. _______

                             v.        All of Nanak’s compositions were compiled by Guru Arjan in 1604.____

                            vi.        By the word "MAYA" Shankara meant illusion. _______

           vii.        The doctrine of vishishtadvaita was propounded by sankracharya. ________


Q2. Fill in the blanks

                             i.        Shankara was an advocate of ___________.

                            ii.        Ramanuja was influenced by the ___________.

                           iii.        ____________, _____________and ______________were advocates of Virashaivism.

                           iv.        ______________was an important centre of the Bhakti tradition in Maharashtra.

                            v.        In the process, local myths and legends became a part of the ____________stories.

                           vi.        Alvars’ songs were compiled in the ________________.

           vii.        Nayanars saints were devoted to ___________and Alvars saints were devoted to___________.

          viii.        Bhakti and Sufi movements have evolved since the ________century.


Q3. Who translated the bible into german language?


Q4. What is the new name of dharmsal?


Q5. How many Alvars were there?


Q6. How many Nayanars were there?


Q7. What is Abhang?


Q8. What is Langar?


Q9. Where is the Vitthala temple located?


Q10. What is Guru Granth Sahib?


Q11. Who were Sufis?


Q12. Name any two great Sufis of Central Asia.


Q13. What was known as dharmsal?


Q14. Who composed Ramcharitmanas?


Q15. Name the holy law developed by Muslim scholars.


Q16. What is Hagiographies?


Q17. What are namghars?


Q18. Which is the earliest example of Tamil literature, composed during the early centuries of the Common Era?


Q19. Name the two sets of compilations of Nayanar’s songs.


Q20. What does khanqah or hospice mean?


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