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1 Which of the following sites is famous for stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars ?
A Gooty
B Hatta
C Sanchi
D Amarjpura

Answer: Option [C]

Sanchi is known for its Stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars dating from the 3rd century B.C. to the 12th century A.D.

2 The Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) in it's current form established in :
A 1790
B 1861
C 1901
D 1944

Answer: Option [B]

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was established in 1861 under the Ministry of Culture for the protection of the cultural heritage of the country.



3 Which of the following site is associated with Ashoka Pillar ?
A Sanchi
B Khajuraho
C Mandu
D Chatri

Answer: Option [A]

The majestic Ashokan pillar edicts have been found at Topra, Rampurva, Nigali Sagar, Lauriya-Araraj, Lauriya Nandangarh, Sarnath, Sanchi, Meerut and Prayagraj (Queen's edict).

4 The eulogies or “prashasti” among the following inscriptions :
I. Aihole Inscription of Pulakesin II.
II. Allahabad Pillar Inscription of Samudra Gupta.
III. Junagarh Inscription of Rudradaman.
IV. Hathigumpha Inscription of Kharavela.
A I, II and III are correct.
B I and II are only correct.
C II and III are only correct.
D I, III and IV are correct.

Answer: Option [B]

The eulogies or “prashasti” among the following inscriptions :

  • Aihole Inscription of Pulakesin II.
  • Allahabad Pillar Inscription of Samudra Gupta.
5 The Bodhisattva Doctrine is associated with
A Mahayana Buddhism
B Hinayana Buddhism
C Vajrayana Buddhism
D Theravada Buddhism

Answer: Option [A]

Bodhisattva is the Sanskrit term associated to Mahayana Buddhism. A bodhisattva is who follows the ideal of the Mahayana, aims at the highest Good for himself and also for others and is motivated by great compassion and has generated bodhicitta and wish to attain buddhahood.

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