DAILY MCQ FOR GOVT JOBS DAY 5

UPSC PRELIMS QUESTIONS

The word Hindu as a reference to the people of Hindu was first used by

  • A  The greeks
  • B   The Romans
  • C   The Chinese
  • D   The Arabs

ANSWER D

2. Who among the following was a Brahmavadini who composed some hymns of the Vedas

  • A  Lopamudra
  • B  Gargi
  • C  Leelavathi
  • D  Savitri

ANSWER A

3. In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period women and Sudras speak

  • A Sanskrit
  • B Prakrit
  • C Pali
  • D Sauraseni

ANSWER  B

4. The Name by which Ashoka is generally referred to his inscriptions is

  • Chakravarti
  • Dharmadeva
  • Dharmakiriti
  • Priyadarshini

ANSWER D

5. The term Yavanapriya mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted.

  • A fine variety of Indian Muslim
  • Ivory
  • Damsels sent to the Greek court for dance
  • Pepper

ANSWER D

6. The Concept of Anuvrata was advocated by

  • Mahayana Buddhism
  • Hinayana Buddhism
  • Jainism
  • The Lokayata school

ANSWER C

7. According to Mimamsa system  of philosophy, liberation is possible by mean by

  • Jnana
  • Bhakti
  • Yoga
  • Karma

ANSWER D

8. Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with

  • Eight hands
  • Six hands
  • Four hands
  • Two hands

ANSWER C

9. Which one of the following temples figured in the news regarding the institution of devadasi

  • Jagananath temple, puri
  • Pashupatinath Temple Kathmandu
  • Kandariya  Mahadev temple Khajuraho
  • Chausath Yogini temple, Bhedaghat

ANSWER A

10. The river most mentioned  in early Vedic literature is

  • Sindhu
  • Sutudri
  • Sarasvathi
  • Ganga

ANSWER A

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