Mark (c) if both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) explains (A).
Mark (d) if both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) does not explain (A).
. Assertion (A): Jaina sources give an elaborate explanation to show that
Bimbisara was not murdered by his son Ajatasatru.
Reason (R): Ajatasatru was a great patron of Jainism.
. Assertion (A): Jainism did not secure a mass following.
Reason (R): Jainism advocated extreme austerities that could not appeal to
the common man.
. Assertion (A): Jainism did not establish monas-teries.
Reason (R): Jainism believed in extreme austeri- ties and so the Jaina monks
had to have no comforts whatsoever.
. Assertion (A): The regimen of a Jaina monk was and still is strict in the
Reason (R): At his initiation his hair was not shaved, but pulled out by the
roots and had to go through many such hardships.
. Assertion (A): Jainism had special social doctrines.
Reason (R): The domestic rites of the layman of Jainism such as birth,
marriage and death, were similar to those of the Hindus.
Asserrtion (A): There was a great exodus of Jaina monks from the Ganga
valley to the Deccan, where they established important centres of their faith.
Reason (R): According to a strongly held Jaina tradition Chandragupta
Maurya joined Jaina order.
The oldest clear reference to the pastoral Krishna where he plays his flute and
sports with milkmaids comes from:
(a) Ettutogai
(b) Brahmanas
(c) Samhitas
(d) Puranas
The earliest name of the Mahabharata is
(a) Bharata
(b) Maha Samhita
(c) Jaya Samhita