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Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part17

161. What is Tirupathi famous for? Sri venkateswara Temple. 162. Gaya is a pilgrimage place of whom? Hindus 163. Which is the largest temple in the world? Angkorwat, in the city of Angkor in North West Combodia. It was built by Khmer Surya Varman II in the early 12th century 164.What was the name of


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part16

151. Who propagated Veera saiva philosophy? Basaveswara 152.Which city is known as holy city of Anantha? Thiruvananthapuram 153. Which Muslim saint is considered as the special protector of children? Shah Madar 154. The Buddhist temples in Burma are known as what? Pagoda 155. Who established the visistadvaita philosophy? Sree Remanujacharya 156. Who composed the Gayathri


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part15

141. Who are Negroes? A black race distinguished by classification according to physical features. 142. Who are Huns? Fierece normatice tribe which invaded Europe and India in the 5 century A.D. 143. Who are Mangols? A war like tribe from Mangolia who expanded under the leadership of Gebghis Khan in the 12th century 144. Who


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part14

131. What was the religion found in Persia in the 6the century B.C.? Zorastrianism 132. Who founded this religion? Prophet Zoraster 133. What were the good spirits called? Ahura Mazda with its helper Mithras, the light. 134. What was the evil spirits called? Ahriman, Lie Demon 135. Which is the holy book of zoroastrianiam? Zend


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part13

121. Which Guru was responsible for the abolition of caste system? Guru Govind Singh 122. What is the meaning of Singh? The lion 123. At which Sikh shrine was the Khalsa initiated by Guru Govind Singh? Anandpur Sahib 124. Which Sikh Guru was killed on the directions of Aurangzeb? Teg Bahadur 125. Taoism is based


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part12

111. With which religion is the Golden temple associated? The Sikh 112. In which religion do men take the last name ‘Singh’ and woman ‘Kaur’? Sikism 113. What the name of the place of worship? Gurudwar 114. Guru Nanaks teachings were compiled in the 17th century in a book called: Adi Granth 115. Who compiled


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part11

101. Who wrote Ramayana? Valmiki 102. What are the three processes of avoiding sin? Ahimsa, Sathya and Brahma chariya 103. Who founded ‘Rama Sanehi’ sect of Hinduism? Ramacharan in Rajasthan 104. What is meant by Shintoism? Shinto means ‘the way of the gods’ or ‘the way of the spirits’, it is the traditional religious beliefs


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part10

91. Who is known as the father of ‘Bhashyakaras’? Patanjali 92. What is Karma? Karma is the consequence of any action and it is the result of the sum total of out actions. Any deed that causes an effect, is called karma. 93. What is karmayoga? It is the practise of desireless action or nishkama


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part9

82. Which sage wrote a metrical commentary on Vyajarna sutras called Vartika? Sage Vartika 83. Who wrote a commentary called ‘Mahabhashya’ ib tge Vartika? Patanjali 84. Hindu society is founded on and governed by the laws made by three great sages. Who are they? Manu,Yaju and Parasara 85. Who wrote ‘Manusmriti’? Manu 86. Who wrote


Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part7

61. What is known as ‘ismailies’? A branch of the Shiite Muslims, who recognized Aga Khan as their spiritual leader. 62. Who is Imam? Islamic official who conducts prayers of mosque 63. Who gave the name Islam? The founder prophet Muhammed. 64. What is called Hegira? The flight of Muhammed from Mecca to Medina in


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