(i) He was born in 1824 in a small town of Punjab.
(ii) He belonged to the vaishya caste.
(iii) He spent 15 long years as a wandering ascetic.
(iv) He received education from Swami Birajananda at Mathura.
(v) He passed away in 1890.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) iii, iv and v
(d) i, ii and v
Swami Dayanand
(i) Considered the Vedas to be fallible.
(ii) Opposed idolatry, ritual and priesthood.
(iii) Considered the Puranas to be full of false-hood.
(iv) Considered the two epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, as
nothing more than good literary pieces.
(v) Defended the caste system based on birth.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) iii,iv and v
(d) ii, iv and v
Swami Dayanand
(i) Attacked child marriages and polygamy.
(ii) Encouraged intercaste marriage and widow remarriage.
(iii) Opposed the spread of western sciences.
(iv) Organised social services during natural calamities like floods, droughts,
epidemics and the like.
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) i, ii and iv
(d) i, iii and iv
To which of the following places the Arya Samaj spread its influence?
(i) Punjab
(ii) Uttar Pradesh