Hindu Religion Quiz

Hinduism quiz

Sanatna Dharma and Hinduism Quizlet

Ques. Badrinath is situated on the bank of river
(a) Ganga
(b) Yamuna
(c) Alaknanda
(d) Saraswath

Ans. (c)

Ques. Who is the king of wealth?
(a) Agni
(b) Vayu
(c) Indra
(d) Kubera

Ans. (d)

Ques. The Rock cut temple of Kailashnath is situated at
(a) Ajanta
(b) Ellora
(c) Elephants
(d) Mamallapuram

Ans. (b)

Ques. Hindu Pilgrimage centre Sabarimala is located in which city of Kerala?
(a) Kottayam
(b) Pathanamthitta
(c) Kollam
(d) Alappuzha

Ans. (b)

Ques. “Hindu Political Thought” means
(a) Political Thought of Hindu religion
(b) Political Thought given in Vedas
(c) Political Thought of Hindu Rajas
(d) Political Thought which originated in the Indian continent

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Where is Tirupati Balaji (Tirumala Venkateswara Temple) present?
(a) Chittor, Andhra Pradesh
(b) Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kolkata, West Bengal
(d) Cuttack, Odisha

Ans. (a)

Ques. Who is the wife of ‘Ravana’?
(a) Shrutakirti
(b) Simhika
(c) Mandavi
(d) Mandodari

Ans. (d)

Ques. “Yama’, the God of death in Hinduism, uses what animal as his transport?
(a) Buffalo
(b) Raven
(c) Elephant
(d) Camel

Ans. (a)

Ques. Where is Padmanabhaswamy Temple lo­cated?
(a) Kedarnath, Uttarakhand
(b) Mumbai, Maharashtra
(c) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
(d) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Ans. (c)

Ques. “Dharma” means
(a) Virtuous path
(b) Higher Truth
(c) The right duty of a person
(d) All the above

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which temple is also known name “Black Pagoda”.
(a) Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nasik
(b) Banke Bthari Temple, Vrlndavan
(c) Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram
(d) Sun Temple, Konark

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which is the sacred text of Hinduism?
(a) The Vedas
(b) The Bhagavad Gita
(c) The epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana
(d) All of the above

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of the following contains ‘Gyatri Mantra’?
(a) Rig Veda
(b) Yajur Veda
(c) Upanishad
(d) Aranyaka

Ans. (a)

Ques. The Mahabalipuram temples were built by the king of Dynasty
(a) Gupta
(b) Chola
(c) Pallava
(d) Kushana

Ans. (c)

Ques. In the ancient Hindu Political thought, the concept close to ‘Sovereignty’ is called
(a) Dharma
(b) Rajadharma
(c) Rajatva
(d) None of the above

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which of the following rivers flow through Badrinath?
(a) Alaknanda
(b) Bhadra
(c) Brahmani
(d) Brahmaputra

Ans. (a)

Ques. The Khajuraho group of monuments in Madhya Pradesh consists of temples of which religion/religions
(a) Hindu only
(b) Jain only
(c) Both Hindu and Jain
(d) Neither Hindu nor Jain

Ans. (c)

Ques. In the epic Ramayana, which bird tried to prevent Ravana from carrying Slta away?
(a) Vibhishan
(b) Jatayu
(c) Garuda
(d) Bhulinga

Ans. (b)

Ques. The rockcut temples of Mahabalipuram were built under the patronage of the
(a) Chola Kings
(b) Pallava Kings
(c) Pandya Kings
(d) Satavahana Kings

Ans. (b)

Ques. Where is Kamakhya Temple located?
(a) Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
(b) Guwahati, Assam
(c) Mumbai, Maharashtra
(d) Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh

Ans. (b)

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Ques. __ river is the deity river in the Rigveda
(a) The Brahmaputra
(b) The Yamuna
(c) The Ganges
(d) The Saraswati

Ans. (d)

Ques. The Meenakshi Temple was located in which state ?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Kerala

Ans. (c)

Ques. Where is Famous Amarnath Cave located?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) uttrakhand

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which dynasty constructed the Ellora Kailash Temple?
(a) Rashtrakuta
(blSatvahanas
(c) Maurya
(d) Pulkasya

Ans. (a)

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Ques. The ‘Rath Yatra at Puri’ is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity?
(a) Ram
(b) Jaagannath
(c) Shiva
(d) Vishnu

Ans. (b)

Ques. The Longest Epic in the World is
(a) Mahabharata
(b) Shri Ram Charitmanas
(c) Sam Veda
(d) Ramayana

Ans. (a)

Ques. Who was the first European to translate The Bhagwad Gita into English?
(a) Alexander Cunningham
(b) William Jones
(c) James Prinsep
(d) Charles Wilkins

Ans. (d)

Ques. The number of Puranas is
(a) 18
(b) 21
(c) 23
(d) 16

Ans. (a)

Ques. Name the Rig Vedic God who is believed to be the upholder of the “Rta” or Cosmic ‘order’:
(a) Agni
(b) Soma
(c) Indra
(d) Varuna

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which language was used by Tuisidas for Ramcharltmanas
(a) Sanskrit
(b) Pali
(c) Prakrit
(d) Awadhi

Ans. (d)

Ques. Khajuraho temple was built during the period of
(a) Pallavas
(b) Chalukyas
(c) Chandels
(d) Palas

Ans. (c)

Ques. The lengthiest classical epic of Hinduism is:
(a) Bhagwad Gita
(b) Ramayana
(c) Gita Govinda
(d) Mahabharata

Ans. (d)

Ques. The number of Puranas is
(a) 17
(b) 18
(c) 19
(d) 20

Ans. (b)

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Ques. What is the typical style of Hindu temple architecture of South India developed by the Cholas called?
(a) Nagara Style
(b) Dravida style
(c) Cave style
(d) Greek Style

Ans. (b)

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