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  • 1. 

    Who are the Acharyas of Swamy Ramanujar?

    • A.

      Periya Nambigal, Periya Tirumalai Nambigal, Thirumalai Andan, Tirukoshtiyur Nambi, Tiruvaranga Perumal Arayar

    • B.

      Tirukachi Nambigal, Alavandar

    • C.

      Uyyakondar, manakkal Nambigal

    • D.

      Trukoshtiyur Nambi, Periya Tirumalai Nambigal, Periya Nambigal, Thirumalai Andan

    Correct Answer
    A. Periya Nambigal, Periya Tirumalai Nambigal, Thirumalai Andan, Tirukoshtiyur Nambi, Tiruvaranga Perumal Arayar
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the names of Periya Nambigal, Periya Tirumalai Nambigal, Thirumalai Andan, Tirukoshtiyur Nambi, and Tiruvaranga Perumal Arayar as the Acharyas of Swamy Ramanujar.

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  • 2. 

    To which Divyadesa perumal did Ramanujar do Teertha Kainkaryam?

    • A.

      Namperumal, Srirangam

    • B.

      Devaperumal, Kanchipuram

    • C.

      Kallazhagar, Tirumaliruncholai

    • D.

      Venkatakrishnan, Tiruvallikkeni

    Correct Answer
    B. Devaperumal, Kanchipuram
    Explanation
    Ramanujar did Teertha Kainkaryam to Devaperumal in Kanchipuram.

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  • 3. 

    Which is the birth star of Tirukoshtiyur Nambi?

    • A.

      Vaikasi Visakam

    • B.

      Aani Swathi

    • C.

      Vaikasi Rohini

    • D.

      Chitirai Tiruvathirai

    Correct Answer
    C. Vaikasi Rohini
    Explanation
    Vaikasi Rohini is the birth star of Tirukoshtiyur Nambi. The birth star, also known as nakshatra, represents the position of the moon at the time of a person's birth. In this case, Tirukoshtiyur Nambi's birth star is Vaikasi Rohini.

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  • 4. 

    Who provided the Sri Ramayana Discourse to Swamy Ramanujar?

    • A.

      Periya Nambigal

    • B.

      Koorathazhvan

    • C.

      Alavandar

    • D.

      Periya Tirumalai Nambigal

    Correct Answer
    D. Periya Tirumalai Nambigal
    Explanation
    Periya Tirumalai Nambigal provided the Sri Ramayana Discourse to Swamy Ramanujar.

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  • 5. 

    Who composed the following hymn?"Bhagavan Narayana, Anurupa, Swarupa Rupa ..."

    • A.

      Koorathazhvan

    • B.

      Parasara Bhatar

    • C.

      Swamy Ramanujar

    • D.

      Sri Manavala Mamunigal

    Correct Answer
    C. Swamy Ramanujar
    Explanation
    Swamy Ramanujar is the correct answer because he is a renowned Hindu theologian, philosopher, and the most important exponent of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition. He composed numerous hymns and poems in praise of deities, including the hymn mentioned in the question. His contributions to the Bhakti movement and his teachings on devotion and surrender to Lord Vishnu have had a significant impact on the Hindu religious and philosophical landscape.

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  • 6. 

    What was the name of Sri Koorathazhvan's Bharyal (wife)?

    • A.

      Athuzhai

    • B.

      Andal

    • C.

      Srivara Mangai

    • D.

      Adi Nayaki

    Correct Answer
    B. Andal
    Explanation
    Andal is the correct answer because she was the wife of Sri Koorathazhvan. Andal is also known as Goda Devi and is revered as a saint and poet in the Vaishnavite tradition. She is famous for her compositions, especially the Tiruppavai and Nachiar Tirumozhi, which are considered sacred texts in South Indian classical music. Andal's devotion to Lord Vishnu and her love for him are widely celebrated and she is considered a divine incarnation.

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  • 7. 

    Which Sishya of Swamy Ramanuja was drenched in the beauty of his own wife's eyes before becoming a sishya?

    • A.

      Yadava Prakasar

    • B.

      Arulalaperumal Emperumanar

    • C.

      Vedanthi

    • D.

      Pillai Urangavalli Dasar

    Correct Answer
    D. Pillai Urangavalli Dasar
    Explanation
    Pillai Urangavalli Dasar was a disciple of Swamy Ramanuja who was deeply captivated by the beauty of his own wife's eyes before he became a disciple.

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  • 8. 

    Who corrected a person by name "Vedanthi" and lead him to Sri Vaishnavism?

    • A.

      Sri Parasara Bhatar

    • B.

      Sri Koorathazhvan

    • C.

      Swamy Ramanujar

    • D.

      Nampillai

    Correct Answer
    A. Sri Parasara Bhatar
    Explanation
    Sri Parasara Bhatar corrected a person named "Vedanthi" and led him to Sri Vaishnavism.

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  • 9. 

    How many Sishyas did Swamy Ramanujar establish to perform Kainkaryam to Tiru Naranan?

    • A.

      74

    • B.

      52

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      108

    Correct Answer
    B. 52
    Explanation
    Swamy Ramanujar established 52 Sishyas to perform Kainkaryam to Tiru Naranan. This means that he had 52 disciples who were dedicated to serving and worshipping Tiru Naranan. These disciples were likely trained and guided by Swamy Ramanujar in the rituals and practices of Kainkaryam.

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  • 10. 

    To which Acharya does the following Thaniyan refer?"Pitamahasyapi Pitamahaya"

    • A.

      Sri Koorathazhvan

    • B.

      Tirukoshtiyur Nambigal

    • C.

      Alavandar

    • D.

      Periya Tirumalai Nambigal

    Correct Answer
    D. Periya Tirumalai Nambigal
    Explanation
    The Thaniyan "Pitamahasyapi Pitamahaya" refers to Periya Tirumalai Nambigal.

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  • 11. 

    Who is called as "Dheerga Chintayanti"?

    • A.

      Swamy Nammazhvar

    • B.

      Vedanta Desigar

    • C.

      Manavala Mamunigal

    • D.

      Nathamunigal

    Correct Answer
    A. Swamy Nammazhvar
    Explanation
    Swamy Nammazhvar is called "Dheerga Chintayanti" because he is known for his deep contemplation and profound thoughts. He was a prominent saint and poet in the Vaishnavite tradition, who composed devotional hymns in Tamil. His poems reflect his intense devotion to Lord Vishnu and his profound philosophical insights. The title "Dheerga Chintayanti" highlights his ability to engage in long and profound contemplation on spiritual matters.

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  • 12. 

    Who wrote Vedartha Sankraham?

    • A.

      Swamy Ramanujar

    • B.

      Alavandar

    • C.

      Koorathazhvan

    • D.

      Vedanta Desikar

    Correct Answer
    A. Swamy Ramanujar
    Explanation
    Swamy Ramanujar is the correct answer because he is known for writing the Vedartha Sankraham. He was a prominent theologian, philosopher, and exponent of Sri Vaishnavism. Vedartha Sankraham is one of his important works, which provides a concise summary and explanation of the Vedanta philosophy. It is highly regarded among scholars and followers of Sri Vaishnavism.

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  • 13. 

    What is the total number of Chozha Nattu Divya Desams?

    • A.

      40

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      22

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 40
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 40. This means that there are a total of 40 Chozha Nattu Divya Desams.

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  • 14. 

    How many Divadesams are available in this Earth?

    • A.

      108

    • B.

      106

    • C.

      54

    • D.

      40

    Correct Answer
    B. 106
    Explanation
    There are a total of 106 Divadesams available on Earth.

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  • 15. 

    How many sargas are there in Sri Ramayanam?

    • A.

      400

    • B.

      156

    • C.

      500

    • D.

      1008

    Correct Answer
    C. 500
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 500. This implies that there are 500 sargas in Sri Ramayanam. A sarga refers to a chapter or section in the epic. Therefore, Sri Ramayanam consists of 500 chapters or sections.

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  • 16. 

    Who is called as "Abhaya Pratha Rajar"?

    • A.

      Nampillai

    • B.

      Mankkal Nambi

    • C.

      Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Nayanar

    • D.

      Periyavachan Pillai

    Correct Answer
    D. Periyavachan Pillai
    Explanation
    Periyavachan Pillai is called "Abhaya Pratha Rajar".

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  • 17. 

    Who performed Tirumadapalli kainkaryam to Swamy Ramanujar? (In other words who cooked food for Swamy Ramanujar?)

    • A.

      Vaduka Nambi

    • B.

      Kidambi Achan

    • C.

      Perarulala perumal empermanar

    • D.

      Milagazhvan

    Correct Answer
    B. Kidambi Achan
    Explanation
    Kidambi Achan performed Tirumadapalli kainkaryam to Swamy Ramanujar, which means he cooked food for Swamy Ramanujar.

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  • 18. 

    How many pasurams make up "Nanmukan Tiruvanthathi"?

    • A.

      96

    • B.

      108

    • C.

      100

    • D.

      98

    Correct Answer
    A. 96
    Explanation
    "Nanmukan Tiruvanthathi" is a collection of divine hymns composed by Nammalvar, one of the twelve Alvars in the Vaishnavite tradition of South India. It consists of 96 pasurams, which are devotional songs or verses dedicated to Lord Vishnu. These pasurams are highly revered and are considered to be a significant part of Tamil literature and religious practices.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the Acharyan of "Sri Diyva Vaari Andan"?

    • A.

      Nathamunigal

    • B.

      Uyyakondar

    • C.

      Swamy Ramanujar

    • D.

      Alavandar

    Correct Answer
    D. Alavandar
    Explanation
    Alavandar was the Acharyan of "Sri Diyva Vaari Andan".

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  • 20. 

    Who composed "Onbathaayira Padi" Vyakyanam?

    • A.

      Nanjeeyar

    • B.

      Nampillai

    • C.

      Periyavachan Pillai

    • D.

      Vedantha Desikar

    Correct Answer
    A. Nanjeeyar
    Explanation
    Nanjeeyar composed "Onbathaayira Padi" Vyakyanam.

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  • 21. 

    Which Azhwar did the mangalasasanam of "Tiruvithuva Kodu"?

    • A.

      Tirumazhisai Azhwar

    • B.

      Nammazhwar

    • C.

      Kulasekara Azhwar

    • D.

      Boothathazhwar

    Correct Answer
    C. Kulasekara Azhwar
    Explanation
    Kulasekara Azhwar is the correct answer because "Tiruvithuva Kodu" is one of the 108 Divya Desam (sacred temples) and Kulasekara Azhwar is known for his mangalasasanam (hymns of praise) dedicated to these temples. Therefore, it can be inferred that Kulasekara Azhwar did the mangalasasanam of "Tiruvithuva Kodu".

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  • 22. 

    Where was "Uyyakondar" born?

    • A.

      Tiruvellarai

    • B.

      Azhvar Tirunagari

    • C.

      Kattumannar Koil

    • D.

      Tiru Anbil

    Correct Answer
    A. Tiruvellarai
    Explanation
    Uyyakondar was born in Tiruvellarai.

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  • 23. 

    Which pasuram was most liked by Swamy Ramanujar?

    • A.

      Sitram Sirukale

    • B.

      Poliga Poliga

    • C.

      Undu Madagalitran

    • D.

      Oru Nayagamai

    Correct Answer
    C. Undu Madagalitran
    Explanation
    Swamy Ramanujar most liked the pasuram "Undu Madagalitran."

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  • 24. 

    Whish Azhwar is the amsam of Emperuman's Nanthagam (Divine Sword)?

    • A.

      Poigai Azhwar

    • B.

      Tirumangai Azhwar

    • C.

      Periyazhwar

    • D.

      Peyazhwar

    Correct Answer
    D. Peyazhwar
    Explanation
    Peyazhwar is the amsam (incarnation) of Emperuman's Nanthagam (Divine Sword).

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  • 25. 

    As which Azhwar/Acharya was Tirukkurunkudi Nambi born?

    • A.

      Nampillai

    • B.

      Periyavachan Pillai

    • C.

      Tirumangai Azhwar

    • D.

      Nammazhwar

    Correct Answer
    D. Nammazhwar
    Explanation
    Nammazhwar is the correct answer because Tirukkurunkudi Nambi was born as Nammazhwar. Nammazhwar is one of the twelve Azhwars, who were Tamil poet-saints and devotees of Lord Vishnu. Nammazhwar is known for his devotional hymns called "Tiruvaymozhi," which are considered as the essence of the Vedas. He is also considered as the chief among the Azhwars and is highly revered in the Vaishnavite tradition.

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