(c) Kanphatas
(d) Virasaivas
Which of the following statements about the Mahabharata are true?
(i) It is attributed to Krishna Dvaipayana, also known as Vyasa.
(ii) It consists of over 90,000 stanzas, divided into eithteen books or sections.
(iii) It includes the Harivamsa, but which is a much later addition and in style
resembles the popular works called Puranas.
(iv) It also includes the Bhagavad Gita, which is however a later day
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i and ii
(b) ii and iii
(c) i, iii and iv
(d) All of them
The mysterious beings called yaksas are common to all the following
religions, except one. Find out the exception.
(a) Brahmanism
(b) Bhagavatism
(c) Buddhism
(d) Jainism
How many spokes are there in the Sudarsana-chakra of Lord Vishnu?
(a) Eight
(b) Tweleve
(c) Six
(d) Twenty four
Which one of the following Vaishnava cults was a strongly ritualistic cult?
(a) Vaikhanasa
(b) Srivaishnava
(c) Pancharatra
(d) Bhagavata
Which one of the following cults was an offshoot of the Pancharatra cult?
(a) Madhva cult
(b) Vitthala cult
(c) Srivaishnava cult