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Religious Movements in India - General Awareness Questions with Answers for RRB Exams

Religious Movements in India Questions Answers
1 Which of the following is not included in the great Eight-fold path of Buddhism ?
A Right Action
B Right Speech
C Right Criticism
D Right View

Answer: Option [C]

The noble Eight-fold path of Buddhism are

1. Right View

2. Right Intention

3. Right Action

4. Right Speech

5. Right Effort

6. Right Livelihood

7. Right Mindfulness

8. Right Concentration

2 Dharmachakra is a symbol of which one of the following religion ?
A Jainism
B Buddhism
C Sikh
D Christian

Answer: Option [B]

The Wheel of the Law (dharmachakra) is the single most important symbol of Buddhism, denoting the Buddha's First Sermon in the forest at Sarnath, where he set Buddhist Law (dharma) in motion.



3 The first Buddhist council was held in the region of :
A Bimbisara
B Jhansi
C Kanishka
D Ajatashatru

Answer: Option [D]

First Buddhist Council was held soon after the mahaparinirvana of the Buddha, around 400 BC under the patronage of king Ajatshatru with the monk Mahakasyapa presiding, at Rajgriha.

4 Image of Lord Buddha inscribed on the coins in the reign of which of the following King ?
A Kanishka
B Ashoka
C Dharmapala
D None of above

Answer: Option [A]

Kanishka the king of Kushan Empire was the first king to have the image of Lord Buddha on his coins. All these coins were minted on gold. On the coins, the Buddha was shown wearing the monastic robe.

5 The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by
A Universal Law
B Universal Truth
C Universal Faith
D Universal Soul

Answer: Option [A]

The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by Universal Law. ​Jainism does not support belief in a creator deity. According to the Jain doctrine, the universe and its constituents (soul, matter, space, time, and motion) have always existed.

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