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Patanjali is well known for the compilation of

A) Yoga Sutra B) Panchatantra
C) Brahma Sutra D) Ayurveda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Yoga Sutra

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Which one of the following four vedas contains an account of magical charms and spells

A) Rigaveda B) Samaveda
C) Yajurveda D) Atharvaveda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Atharvaveda

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Who of the following was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha?

A) Bhadrabahu B) Chandragupta Maurya
C) Parsvanath D) Vardhaman Mahavira
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Vardhaman Mahavira

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Vardhamana Mahavira, also known as Mahavira, was the twenty-fourth tirthankara who revived Jainism.

 

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Both Mahavira and Gauthama Buddha are contemporary to each other as they propound their religions Jainism and Buddhism in India.

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A Copper Chariot of Harappa times was discovered at

A) Kuntal B) Rakhigarhi
C) Daimabad D) Banawali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Daimabad

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Which one of the following dynasties was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander's invasion

A) Nanda B) Maurya
C) Sunga D) Kanva
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nanda

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Which Party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in the Year 1939 after he broke away from the congress?

A) Indian Freedom Party B) Azad Hind Fauj
C) Revolutionary Front D) Forward Bloc
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Forward Bloc

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Gandhara school of art came into existence in

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A) Hinayana sect B) Mahayana sect
C) Vaishanava sect D) Shaiva sect
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mahayana sect

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The Gandhara school of art came into existence in Mahayana sect.

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Who translated Ramayana into Persian?

A) Abdul Fazi B) Badauni
C) Isar Das D) Abdul Latif
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Abdul Fazi

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In 1574 Akbar started a Maktab Khana or a house of translation works in Fatehpur Sikri. He endorsed the work to a few officials to make translations of the Sanskrit books Rajatarangini, Ramayana and Mahabharata into the Persian language.

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In that officials, Abdul Fazi translated Ramayana into Persian.

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