Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                              i.        ___________, near Varanasi, where Buddha taught for the first time.

                             ii.        The Buddha attained enlightenment at______________.

                            iii.        Upanishadic thinkers believed that the ________and __________ere ultimately one.

                           iv.        The Vinaya Pitaka is a ___________scripture.

                             v.        Vardhamana Mahavira was a kshatriya prince of the____________.

                           vi.        The Buddha belonged to a small gana known as the______________.

          vii.        The Prakrit spoken in Magadha was known as_____________.


Q2. True/False

                          i.        Gargi was the woman Upanishadic thinker who was famous for her learning. ______

                         ii.        Buddha taught people to be kind, and to respect the lives of others, including animals. ________

                        iii.        Buddha believed that karma do not affect our life. _________

                        iv.        The individual soul is referred to as brahman. _________

                          v.        The Buddha described cravings and desires as thirst or tanha. ______

                        vi.        Satyakama Jabala, who was named after his mother, the Brahmin woman Jabali. _________


Q3. Who was Zoroaster?


Q4. What is Avesta?


Q5. What was Lord Buddha’s birth name?


Q6. Who were Jainas?


Q7. Who prepared grammar for Sanskrit?


Q8. Where is Karle cave?


Q9. Where does the word Jaina come from?


Q10. Who was the founder of Buddhism?


Q11. Why Buddha left the comforts of his home?


Q12. Who accepted Satyakama as a student?


Q13. Where Buddha died?


Q14. Where did Siddhartha attain enlightenment?


Q15. How did Mahavira attain enlightenment?


Q16. Name the famous thinker who developed the ideas of the Upanishads.


Q17. Who could join the Sangha?


Q18. The teaching of Buddhism and Jainism were propagated in which language?


Q19. What are the four ashramas?


Q20. Explain ‘Sangha’.


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