Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

With reference to the history of medieval India, the 'ashtadiggajas' were

Q2

With reference to literary tradition of India, what are the 'Mandalas'?

Q3

The Brahmanas are part of the revealed knowledge or literature. Each Veda has a Brahmana attached to it. Which of the following Brahmanas is/are associated with with Rig Veda?

1. Shatpatha Brahmana

2. Taittiriya Brahmana

3. Aitareya Brahmana

4. Gopatha Brahmana

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q4

Regarding the Upanishads, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. They are known as Vedanta.

2. They exhibits the guru-shishya parampara.

3. They are the texts attached to the Vedas and describe the rituals and sacrifices.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q5

With reference to 'Kalaripayattu' one of the oldest martial arts in India, consider the following statements:

1. It is accompanied by drumming and songs by local artists.

2. Women don't practice this art.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q6

Which of the following festivals are associated with Jainism?

1. Songkran

2. Gyana Panchami

3. Ulambana

4. Cheti Chand

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. Adi Granth was compiled by Guru Arjan Dev.

2. Both the Adi Granth and the Guru Granth Sahib were written in Gurumukhi script.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q8

Consider the following pairs:

Text/work                           Author

1. Silappadikaram:          Ilango-Adigal

2. Manimekalai:              Thiruvallurar

3. Kural:                            Sattanar

Which of pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q1.

With reference to the history of medieval India, the 'ashtadiggajas' were

a) The council of ministers of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
b) A group of learned literary personages during the time of Krishnadevaraya.
c) The team of court poets of the Mughal Empire Akbar.
d) A group of strong proponent of Bhakti movement in south India.
Q2.

With reference to literary tradition of India, what are the 'Mandalas'?

a) Proses and Poems written on various themes of life such as death, creation, sacrifice etc.
b) Division of literary works according to geographical regions of India.
c) Texts of the oldest existing Veda organized according to varying age and length.
d) Division of literary works according to major speech groups prevailing in India.
Q3.

The Brahmanas are part of the revealed knowledge or literature. Each Veda has a Brahmana attached to it. Which of the following Brahmanas is/are associated with with Rig Veda?

1. Shatpatha Brahmana

2. Taittiriya Brahmana

3. Aitareya Brahmana

4. Gopatha Brahmana

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 1, 2 and 4 only
Q4.

Regarding the Upanishads, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. They are known as Vedanta.

2. They exhibits the guru-shishya parampara.

3. They are the texts attached to the Vedas and describe the rituals and sacrifices.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

With reference to 'Kalaripayattu' one of the oldest martial arts in India, consider the following statements:

1. It is accompanied by drumming and songs by local artists.

2. Women don't practice this art.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

Which of the following festivals are associated with Jainism?

1. Songkran

2. Gyana Panchami

3. Ulambana

4. Cheti Chand

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 3 and 4 only
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. Adi Granth was compiled by Guru Arjan Dev.

2. Both the Adi Granth and the Guru Granth Sahib were written in Gurumukhi script.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

Consider the following pairs:

Text/work                           Author

1. Silappadikaram:          Ilango-Adigal

2. Manimekalai:              Thiruvallurar

3. Kural:                            Sattanar

Which of pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 only
d) 2 and 3 only