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1According to Mahabharata, how many years Pandavas spent in the forests after defeat in Juda (gambling) with Kauravas?
2
5
8
12
 

Right Answer: 4
Pandavas played Juda (Game of gambling) with Kauravas. Sakuni uncle of Dhuryodhana deceived Pandavas and won the game. After loosing the game Pandavas went to the forest to spent for twelve years and one year agnata vasa (hiding).
Question ID: 500

2Who was the Indra Putra in Pandavas?
Dharmaja
Bhima
Arjuna
Nakul
 

Right Answer: 3
Middle man of Pandavas, Arjuna was born with the blessings of Indra the king of gods. He also known as Indra Putra, Kiriti, Arjuna, Phalguna, Pardha, Kiriti, Bibatsa, Savyasachi etc…
Question ID: 491

3In how many parts (Adhyaya) that the Bhagavad Gita was divided?
Fifteen
Eighteen
Seventeen
Fourteen
 

Right Answer: 2
The Shrimad Bhagavad Gita is a 700-verse (in 18 chapters) Hindu scripture that is part of the epic Mahabharata in Mahabharata called the Bhishma Parva.
Question ID: 489

4What is meaning of word 'Mahisha' in the name of demon 'Mahishasura'?
Tiger
Buffalo
Lion
Bull
 

Right Answer: 2
Mahishasura was a demon in Hinduism. Mahisha means buffalo and asura means demon.
Question ID: 308

5The bird which informed about Sitha, when Sita was kidnapped by Ravanasura was ______
Pigeon
Garuda
Jatayu
Jatakshi
 

Right Answer: 3
Jatayu is a demi-god who has the form of a vulture or eagle. He is younger son of Aruna, brother of Sampathi and nephew of Garuda.
Question ID: 496

6Who was the author of Epic Ramayana?
Valmiki
Veda Vyas
Kalidas
Pothana
 

Right Answer: 1
The epic, traditionally ascribed to the Maharishi Valmiki, narrates the life of Rama, a legendary prince of Ayodhya city in the kingdom of Kosala.
Question ID: 180

7Who was the great grand father of demon Mahishasura?
Kashyapa
Kapila
Brahma
Brihaspati
 

Right Answer: 1
Mahishasura was the son of Mahisi (Buffalo), and the great-grandson of Brahmarshi Kashyapa.
Question ID: 309

8What is the another name of Laxmana in Ramayana?
Dasarathi
Soumithri
Phalguna
Bhargava
 

Right Answer: 2
He was the son of Sumithra. So he was called as Soumithri.
Question ID: 503

9On which day demon 'Mahishasura' was killed?
Maha Saptami
Durgashtami
Maharnavami
Vijaya Dashami
 

Right Answer: 4
Demon Mahishasura was killed on Vijaya Dashami by Shakti Durga.
Question ID: 310

10Who learned Viluvidhya from Parasu Rama by introducing himself as Brahmin?
Eka Lavya
Karna
Arjuna
Aswadhama
 

Right Answer: 2
Karna, also known as Vasusena, Anga-raja, and Radheya, is one of the major characters of the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
Question ID: 494

11Which of the following was not the Veda?
The Mahabharatha
The Rig
The Sama
The Yajur
 

Right Answer: 1
The Mahabharatha is not a Veda however it is treated as fifth Veda.
Question ID: 78

12Who killed devil 'Mahishasura'?
Maha Shiva
Satyadevi
Kanaka Durga
Lord Vishnu
 

Right Answer: 3
Mahishasura was the son of Mahisi (Buffalo), and the great-grandson of Brahmarshi Kashyapa. He was ultimately killed by Goddess Durga.
Question ID: 307

13Who was the charioteer to Karna in the Battle of Kurukshethra?
Krishna
Malyadri
Balarama
Shalya
 

Right Answer: 4
In the epic Mahabharata, King shalya was the brother of Madri (mother of Nakula and Sahadeva), as well as the ruler of the Madra kingdom. He was the charioteer to Karna in the Battle of Kurukshethra.
Question ID: 502

14Who was never married in clan of Kuru?
Santhana
Bishma
Vyasa
Dritharastra
 

Right Answer: 2
Originally named Devavrata, he was made the heir-apparent of the kingdom. However, he ceded his rights for his fathers happiness and took the vow of lifelong celibacy.
Question ID: 497

15On which tree, Pandavas kept their weapons for safe keeping before going to Viratha Rajaya?
Peepal
Shami
Banyan
Neem
 

Right Answer: 2
Pandavas kept all their weapons on Shami tree for safe keeping before going to Viratha Rajaya for hiding their identity one year. On Vijaya Dashami, Arjuna took back weapons to fight with Kauravas.
Question ID: 312

16Which astra (weapon) was used by Rama to kill demon 'Ravana'?
Brahmastra
Nagaastra
Vayuvaystra
Vajrayudha
 

Right Answer: 1
Lord Rama killed demon Ravana on Vijaya Dashami. He used Brahmastra to kill Ravana.
Question ID: 313

17Who was the brother of Sri Krishna in Mahabharata?
Vasudev
Balarama
Satyaki
Drupada
 

Right Answer: 2
Balarama and Subhadra were siblings of Shri Krishna. Balarama and subhadra are particularly significant in the Jagannath tradition, as one of the triad deities.
Question ID: 498

18Which among the following was the birth place of Sri Krishna?
Kedari Nath
Madhura
Dwaraka
Hrishikesh
 

Right Answer: 2
Lord Krishna appeared over five thousand years ago in Mathura, India to couple Devaki and Vasudeva in the jail cell of the tyrant Kamsa.
Question ID: 495

19Which city is famous for Vijaya Dashami festival celebrations? There deity is Chamundeswari Devi.
Bangalore
Varanasi
Vijayawada
Mysore
 

Right Answer: 4
Mysore (Mahishooru) gets its name from Mahishasuramardini, a manifestation of Goddess Durga.
Question ID: 311

20Which ethihas tells us the punishments to be given after death?
Mahabharata
Garuda Puran
Upanishad
Yama Puran
 

Right Answer: 2
Garuda Purana is the text based on the conversation of Lord Vishnu (Shree Hari) and his vahana Garuda. Garuda Purana tells us that the soul goes through hell or heaven before being reborn.
Question ID: 501


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