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Mahavir Jayanti

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 Source: PIB



Prelims Links

  1. With reference to the religious practices in India, the “Sthanakvasi” sect belongs to (UPSC 2018)

(a) Buddhism
(b) Jainism
(c) Vaishnavism
(d) Shaivism


Ans: B


With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements: (UPSC 2017)

  1. Sautrantika and Sammitiya were the sects of Jainism.
  2. Sarvastivadin held that the constituents of phenomena were not wholly momentary, but existed forever in a latent form.

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


Ans: B


Anekantavada is a core theory and philosophy of which one of the following? (UPSC 2009)

(a) Buddhism
(b) Jainism
(c) Sikhism
(d) Vaishnavism


Ans: B