Indian Mythology - I

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Indian Mythology - I - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mahishasura was killed by

    • A.

      Chamundi

    • B.

      Vishnu

    • C.

      Bharatha

    • D.

      Vishwamitra

    Correct Answer
    A. Chamundi
    Explanation
    Mahishasura, a powerful buffalo demon, was killed by Chamundi, a fierce form of the Hindu goddess Durga. According to mythology, Mahishasura had acquired a boon that made him invincible against male gods. In order to defeat him, the female deities combined their powers and created Chamundi. She fought a fierce battle with Mahishasura and ultimately killed him, restoring peace and order. Chamundi's victory over Mahishasura is celebrated during the festival of Navaratri in India.

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  • 2. 

    Monkey kings lived in a area called Kishkindha. Where is this place located in modern India?

    • A.

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B.

      Tamil Nadu

    • C.

      Maharashtra

    • D.

      Karnataka

    Correct Answer
    D. Karnataka
    Explanation
    Kishkindha, the area where the Monkey kings lived, is located in modern-day Karnataka.

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  • 3. 

    Hiranyakashipu's brother's name was ?

    • A.

      Hiryanmayi

    • B.

      Hirayanaksha

    • C.

      Gathodkatcha

    • D.

      Bakasura

    Correct Answer
    B. Hirayanaksha
    Explanation
    Hiranyakashipu's brother's name was Hirayanaksha.

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  • 4. 

    Lopamudra was the wife of ?

    • A.

      Agastya Muni

    • B.

      Durvasa Muni

    • C.

      Vishwamitra

    • D.

      Kashyap

    Correct Answer
    A. Agastya Muni
    Explanation
    Lopamudra was the wife of Agastya Muni.

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  • 5. 

    Parikshit was the Son of ?

    • A.

      Arjuna

    • B.

      Ashwathama

    • C.

      Abhimanyu

    • D.

      Angad

    Correct Answer
    C. Abhimanyu
    Explanation
    Parikshit was the son of Abhimanyu. Abhimanyu was the son of Arjuna and Subhadra, making Parikshit Arjuna's grandson. Parikshit played a significant role in the Mahabharata as the sole surviving heir of the Pandava dynasty after the Kurukshetra war. He later became the king of Hastinapur.

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  • 6. 

    How is Janamejaya related to Arjun

    • A.

      Father-in-law

    • B.

      Son-in-law

    • C.

      Great-Grandson

    • D.

      Grandson

    Correct Answer
    C. Great-Grandson
    Explanation
    Janamejaya is the great-grandson of Arjun. This means that Janamejaya is the fourth generation descendant of Arjun.

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  • 7. 

    Chitrangada is the son of

    • A.

      Parikshitha

    • B.

      Nakula

    • C.

      Shantanu

    • D.

      Vichitravairya

    Correct Answer
    C. Shantanu
    Explanation
    Chitrangada is the son of Shantanu.

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  • 8. 

    Suddhodana was the father of

    • A.

      Siddartha Gauthama

    • B.

      Bharadwaja

    • C.

      Vedavyasa

    • D.

      Agastya

    Correct Answer
    A. Siddartha Gauthama
    Explanation
    Suddhodana was the father of Siddartha Gauthama, who is more commonly known as Gautama Buddha. Siddartha Gauthama was the founder of Buddhism and is revered as a spiritual leader and teacher. Suddhodana played a crucial role in Siddartha's life, as he was the one who raised him and provided him with a privileged upbringing. However, Siddartha eventually renounced his luxurious lifestyle and embarked on a spiritual journey, ultimately attaining enlightenment and becoming the Buddha.

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