(a) All of them
(b) i, ii, iii and iv
(c) ii, iii and v
(d) iii, iv and v
What is the chronological order of the five Buddhas of Mahayanism?
(i) Gautama Buddha
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) iv, ii, v, i and iii
(b) v, iv, ii, iii and i
(c) ii, iii, iv, v and i
(d) iii, iv, v, i and ii
The 7th to the 5th centuries before the Christian era witnessed an intellectual
ferment all over the world, including India. Which one of the following
preachers did not belong to that period?
(a) Greek philosophers
(b) Roman philosophers
(c) Confucius in China
(d) Zoroaster in Persia
Which unorthodox teacher of the sixth century BC opined that transmigration
proceeded according to a rigid pattern controlled by an all powerful cosmic
principle, called niyati or fate?
(a) Sanjaya Belathipura
(b) Ajita Kesakambalin
(c) Gosala Makhali
(d) Purana Kassapa
Gautama took a bath in the stream of the river Niranjana before beginning his
meditation at Bodh Gaya. What is the modem name of this river?