POLL ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATION 06.10.2020

1.)  The oldest Jain scriptures are regarded to be the

A. Twelve Angas
B. Fourteen Uparvas
C. Twelve Upangas
D. Fourteen Purvas

Ans: A

2.)  The title of Mahakavi Rai was given by Shah Jahan to

A. Todar Mal
B. Jagannath
C. Birbal
D. Tansen

Ans: B

3.)  The first grammarian of the Sanskrit language was

A. Kalhana
B. Panini
C. Kalidasa
D. Maitreyi

Ans: B

Detail: Panini was a Sanskrit grammarian from Pushkalavati, Gandhara. He is known for his Sanskrit grammar, particularly for his formulation of the 3,959 rules of Sanskrit morphology, syntax and semantics in the grammar known as Ashtadhyayi (meaning ‘eight chapters’).

4.)  The Phrsae the ‘Light of Asia’ is applied to

A. Chandragupta Maurya
B. Alexander
C. The Buddha
D. Mahavira

Ans: C

5.)  To whom is the statement ‘Cowardice and ahimsa do not go together any more than water and fire’ attributed?

A. Acharya Narendra Dev
B. Swami Vivekananda
C. Jayaprakash Narayan
D. M K Gandhi

Ans: D

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