Which one of the following statements is incorrect about the concept of
‘action’ in Bhagavatism?
(a) We should live an active life completely dedicated to god.
(b) We should not give up action, but we have to do our duty without any
(c) We should seek union with god in the life after death, and actions for the
preservation of life are irrelevant.
(d) We should surrender the fruits of action to god.
Which one of the following schools of philosophy was the main off-shoot of
Bhagavatism considers bhakti as the best means to overcome all sins. What is
the correct reason?
(a) Repentance is necessary for atonement and true repentance is possible
only for a devotee.
(b) In devotion one dedicates one’s actions to god, which destroys all sins.
(c) Sins are destroyed by penances.
(d) All other forms of atonement are not practicable.
Bhagavatism had accepted many concepts of Vedic religion, except one.
What is that?
(a) The doctrine of samsara
(b) Vedic literature as divine revelation
(c) Sacrificial rituals as divine revelation
(d) Sacrificial rituals as the only means of salvation
Which one of the following statements is incorrect about Siva?
(a) Siva was evolved from the fierce Vedic god Rudra.
(b) He lurks in horrible places such as battle fields, cremation grounds, etc.
(c) He is not ambivalent.