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  • 1. 

    Name the four (4) Vedas.

    • A.

      Raja, Karma, Jnana, Bhakti.

    • B.

      Satya, Treta, Dwapar, Kali.

    • C.

      Rig, Atharva, Yajur, Sama.

    • D.

      Rig, Yajur, Atharva, Sambandar.

    Correct Answer
    C. Rig, Atharva, Yajur, Sama.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rig, Atharva, Yajur, Sama. These are the four Vedas in Hinduism. The Rigveda is the oldest and contains hymns and prayers. The Atharvaveda focuses on spells and incantations. The Yajurveda provides instructions for rituals and ceremonies. The Samaveda consists of melodies and chants used in rituals. These four Vedas are considered sacred texts and are the foundation of Hindu philosophy and religious practices.

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  • 2. 

    On what day do we worship Rishi Vedavyasa?

    • A.

      Maha Shivaratri.

    • B.

      Guru-Purnima. 

    • C.

      Christmas.

    • D.

      Kalpataru.

    Correct Answer
    B. Guru-Purnima. 
    Explanation
    Guru-Purnima is the day on which we worship Rishi Vedavyasa. This day is dedicated to expressing gratitude and reverence towards our gurus or teachers. Rishi Vedavyasa is considered one of the greatest gurus in Hindu mythology, as he is believed to have compiled and divided the Vedas, the ancient Hindu scriptures. Therefore, Guru-Purnima is the appropriate day to worship and honor Rishi Vedavyasa.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the book that showcases the discussion between Sri Krishna and Arjuna?

    • A.

      The Bible.

    • B.

      The Mahabharata.

    • C.

      The Ramayana.

    • D.

      The Bhagavad Gita.

    Correct Answer
    D. The Bhagavad Gita.
    Explanation
    The Bhagavad Gita is the correct answer because it is a sacred Hindu scripture that contains a conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna. It is a part of the Indian epic, the Mahabharata, and is considered to be a philosophical and spiritual guide. The Bhagavad Gita discusses various aspects of life, duty, and the nature of reality, making it a significant text in Hindu philosophy and spirituality.

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  • 4. 

    Ratnakar (later Valmiki) was a (fill in the blank from the options below) before he became a sage?

    • A.

      Robber

    • B.

      Priest

    • C.

      Beggar

    • D.

      Singer

    Correct Answer
    A. Robber
    Explanation
    Ratnakar was a robber before he became a sage. This is evident from the fact that his name was later changed to Valmiki, which means "one born out of ant-hill". It is believed that Ratnakar was a notorious robber who used to loot people passing through the forest. However, his life took a transformative turn when he encountered the sage Narada, who enlightened him about the consequences of his actions. This realization led Ratnakar to renounce his life of crime and eventually become the sage Valmiki, who is known for composing the epic Ramayana.

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  • 5. 

    Dasaratha, king of Ayodhya, was the father of: 

    • A.

      Yudhishthira, Bheema, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva.

    • B.

      Sri Ram, Bharata, Lakshmana and Shatrughna.

    • C.

      Sarada, Naren and Gadadhar.

    • D.

      Ganesha and Muruga.

    Correct Answer
    B. Sri Ram, Bharata, Lakshmana and Shatrughna.
    Explanation
    Dasaratha, king of Ayodhya, was the father of Sri Ram, Bharata, Lakshmana, and Shatrughna.

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  • 6. 

    Ranti Deva was the king who gave his food to a hungry:

    • A.

      Pig.

    • B.

      Cow.

    • C.

      Dog.

    • D.

      Monkey.

    Correct Answer
    C. Dog.
    Explanation
    Ranti Deva, the king, showed kindness and compassion by giving his food to a hungry dog. This act highlights his generosity and empathy towards all living beings, emphasizing the importance of caring for others, even animals in need.

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  • 7. 

    Siddharta (later Lord Buddha) gave up the throne when he saw:

    • A.

      The hungry.

    • B.

      The wicked.

    • C.

      The downtrodden.

    • D.

      The sick, the old and the dead.

    Correct Answer
    D. The sick, the old and the dead.
    Explanation
    Siddharta (later Lord Buddha) gave up the throne when he saw the suffering of the sick, the old, and the dead. This experience made him realize the impermanence and suffering that exists in the world. It inspired him to seek enlightenment and dedicate his life to finding a way to alleviate the suffering of all beings.

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  • 8. 

    Name two child devotees of God from the Hinduism for Children Book.

    • A.

      Luv and Kush.

    • B.

      Prahlada and Sambandar.

    • C.

      Rahula and Dwaipayana.

    • D.

      Karthikeya and Ganesha.

    Correct Answer
    B. Prahlada and Sambandar.
    Explanation
    Prahlada and Sambandar are two child devotees of God mentioned in the Hinduism for Children Book. Prahlada is known for his unwavering devotion to Lord Vishnu, despite facing opposition from his father, and is considered a symbol of steadfast faith. Sambandar, on the other hand, is one of the 63 Nayanars, the poet-saints of Shaivism, who composed devotional hymns in praise of Lord Shiva at a very young age. Both Prahlada and Sambandar exemplify the devotion and spiritual fervor that can be found in children.

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  • 9. 

    To whom were the Pandavas married?

    • A.

      Draupadi.

    • B.

      Yashodhara.

    • C.

      Sita.

    • D.

      Matsya-gandhi.

    Correct Answer
    A. Draupadi.
    Explanation
    The Pandavas were married to Draupadi. In the epic Mahabharata, Draupadi was the daughter of King Drupada and she became the wife of all five Pandava brothers - Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula, and Sahadeva. This unique arrangement was a result of a vow taken by the Pandavas' mother, Kunti, who mistakenly asked them to share whatever they brought home. Draupadi is a central character in the Mahabharata and her marriage to the Pandavas played a significant role in the unfolding of the epic tale.

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  • 10. 

    How many Kauravas were there?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      99

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    D. 100
    Explanation
    There were 100 Kauravas in the Mahabharata, making it the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    What is the definition (meaning) of prayer according to the Hinduism for Children Book? Prayer is:

    • A.

      To ask for nice things.

    • B.

      To get your way.

    • C.

      The remembrance and praise of God.

    • D.

      Closing our eyes and putting our hands together.

    Correct Answer
    C. The remembrance and praise of God.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The remembrance and praise of God." In Hinduism, prayer is not just about asking for nice things or getting our way, but it is a way to remember and praise God. It is a form of communication and connection with the divine, expressing gratitude, seeking guidance, and offering devotion. Prayer involves a deep sense of reverence and acknowledgement of the divine presence, and it can be done through various rituals, chants, mantras, or meditation practices.

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  • 12. 

    Where can we do our prayers?

    • A.

      Anywhere.

    • B.

      Only at a mosque (Muslim place of worship).

    • C.

      Only at a church or synagogue (Christian or Jewish place of worship).

    • D.

      Only at a temple or ashram (Hindu place of worship).

    Correct Answer
    A. Anywhere.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Anywhere" because prayer is a personal and spiritual practice that can be done in any location. While places of worship such as mosques, churches, synagogues, temples, and ashrams provide a designated space for communal prayer, individuals are not limited to these locations. Prayer can be performed in the privacy of one's home, in nature, or anywhere that allows for a connection with a higher power or inner self.

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  • 13. 

    Mother Saraswati is the Goddess of:

    • A.

      Knowledge, learning, music, purity and wisdom.

    • B.

      Water and air.

    • C.

      Earth and fire.

    • D.

      Books.

    Correct Answer
    A. Knowledge, learning, music, purity and wisdom.
    Explanation
    Mother Saraswati is commonly known as the Goddess of knowledge, learning, music, purity, and wisdom. In Hindu mythology, she is revered as the deity who bestows wisdom, creativity, and intellect upon her devotees. She is often depicted playing the veena, a musical instrument, symbolizing her association with music and the arts. Additionally, Saraswati is believed to be the embodiment of purity and is worshipped for her ability to guide individuals towards spiritual enlightenment. Therefore, the correct answer is knowledge, learning, music, purity, and wisdom.

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  • 14. 

    What does Mother Saraswati hold in hands?

    • A.

      Guitar, books and japa mala.

    • B.

      Sitar, books and japa mala.

    • C.

      Veena, books and a japa mala.

    • D.

      Veena, trident and japa mala.

    Correct Answer
    C. Veena, books and a japa mala.
    Explanation
    Mother Saraswati is often depicted holding a Veena, which is a traditional Indian musical instrument. She is also associated with knowledge and learning, which is represented by the books in her hands. The japa mala is a string of prayer beads used for meditation and chanting, symbolizing her spiritual nature. Therefore, the answer "Veena, books and a japa mala" accurately represents the traditional depiction and symbolism associated with Mother Saraswati.

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  • 15. 

    How many Gods are there?

    • A.

      Billions.

    • B.

      Three.

    • C.

      Nine.

    • D.

      One. The names and forms are many.

    Correct Answer
    D. One. The names and forms are many.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "One. The names and forms are many." This answer suggests that there is ultimately only one God, but this God can be worshipped and represented in different names and forms by different cultures and religions. This explanation acknowledges the diversity of religious beliefs and practices while emphasizing the underlying unity of the divine.

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  • 16. 

    What type of leaf is offered to Lord Shiva?

    • A.

      Bilva.

    • B.

      Tulsi.

    • C.

      Betel (Paan).

    • D.

      Curry.

    Correct Answer
    A. Bilva.
    Explanation
    Bilva leaves are offered to Lord Shiva because they are considered sacred and have a special significance in Hindu mythology. It is believed that offering Bilva leaves to Lord Shiva can bring blessings, purification, and fulfillment of desires. These leaves are also known for their medicinal properties and are used in various Ayurvedic remedies. Tulsi leaves are generally offered to Lord Vishnu, while betel leaves and curry leaves are not specifically associated with any particular deity. Therefore, Bilva is the correct answer.

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  • 17. 

    What does the word Dipavali mean?

    • A.

      Firecrackers.

    • B.

      Sweetmeats.

    • C.

      Row of candles.

    • D.

      Row of lights.

    Correct Answer
    D. Row of lights.
    Explanation
    The word Dipavali is derived from the Sanskrit words "dipa" meaning lamp and "avali" meaning row. Therefore, Dipavali means a row of lights. This is a significant meaning as Diwali, also known as Dipavali, is the festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains. During this festival, people light up their homes with rows of oil lamps or candles to symbolize the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.

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  • 18. 

    Which deity (form of God) did the Master take part as when he was a young boy?

    • A.

      Brahma.

    • B.

      Vishnu.

    • C.

      Shiva.

    • D.

      Hanuman.

    Correct Answer
    C. Shiva.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shiva. In Hindu mythology, Shiva is one of the principal deities and is known as the destroyer of evil and the transformer. As a young boy, the Master took part in the form of Shiva, which suggests that he possessed qualities associated with this deity such as power, strength, and the ability to bring about change. Shiva is often depicted as a youthful figure, making it fitting for the Master to embody this form during his youth.

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  • 19. 

    What is Sri Sarada Devi also known as?

    • A.

      Mother Saraswati.

    • B.

      The Holy Mother.

    • C.

      Mother Mary.

    • D.

      Mother Kali.

    Correct Answer
    B. The Holy Mother.
    Explanation
    Sri Sarada Devi is also known as The Holy Mother. This title is given to her because she was the wife and spiritual counterpart of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, a revered Indian mystic and saint. She played a significant role in his spiritual journey and was regarded as the embodiment of divine motherhood and purity. The title "The Holy Mother" signifies her elevated spiritual status and the reverence she commands among followers of Sri Ramakrishna's teachings.

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  • 20. 

    When Swami Vivekananda travelled out of India, which countries did he visit?

    • A.

      Hawaii and Mexico.

    • B.

      China and Japan.

    • C.

      South Africa and Zimbabwe.

    • D.

      America and England.

    Correct Answer
    D. America and England.
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda visited America and England when he travelled out of India.

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  • 21. 

    Did Mohan the merchant spend his money?

    • A.

      No. He put it in the bank.

    • B.

      Yes. He shared it with others.

    • C.

      No. He kept it in a pot, buried it in his garden and only counted it.

    • D.

      Yes. He bought nice things for himself.

    Correct Answer
    C. No. He kept it in a pot, buried it in his garden and only counted it.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No. He kept it in a pot, buried it in his garden and only counted it." This answer is supported by the statement that Mohan the merchant kept his money in a pot, buried it in his garden, and only counted it. It implies that he did not spend his money or share it with others, but rather kept it for safekeeping.

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  • 22. 

    How did Yajur become successful?

    • A.

      He farmed corn, sold it and earned gold through hard work.

    • B.

      He sat around doing nothing all day.

    • C.

      He inherited land and money from his father.

    • D.

      He robbed people.

    Correct Answer
    A. He farmed corn, sold it and earned gold through hard work.
    Explanation
    Yajur became successful by farming corn, selling it, and earning gold through hard work. This implies that he put in effort and dedication to cultivate and sell his produce, resulting in financial success.

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  • 23. 

    Kripa the tiger says:

    • A.

      No exercising.

    • B.

      No watching TV.

    • C.

      No smoking, no alcohol, no drugs and no gambling.

    • D.

      No extra-mural activities.

    Correct Answer
    C. No smoking, no alcohol, no drugs and no gambling.
    Explanation
    The given answer, "No smoking, no alcohol, no drugs and no gambling," aligns with the restrictions mentioned by Kripa the tiger. Kripa explicitly states that there should be no smoking, alcohol, drugs, or gambling. The other statements about no exercising, no watching TV, and no extra-mural activities are not mentioned by Kripa and therefore do not contribute to the answer.

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  • 24. 

    In which village did Sri Krishna grow up?

    • A.

      Jayrambati.

    • B.

      Ayodhya.

    • C.

      Gokul. 

    • D.

      Hastinapura.

    Correct Answer
    C. Gokul. 
    Explanation
    Sri Krishna grew up in the village of Gokul.

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  • 25. 

    Who were Sri Krishna's FOSTER parents?

    • A.

      Vasudev and Devaki.

    • B.

      Nanda and Yashoda.

    • C.

      Nanda and Yashodhara.

    • D.

      Shiva and Parvati.

    Correct Answer
    B. Nanda and Yashoda.
    Explanation
    Sri Krishna's foster parents were Nanda and Yashoda. This is a well-known fact from Hindu mythology. Nanda and Yashoda raised Krishna as their own child, unaware of his true identity as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. They showered him with love and care, and Krishna grew up in their household in the village of Vrindavan.

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  • 26. 

    Whose heavy bow did Sri Rama lift? What happened once He did so?

    • A.

      Lord Indra. Sri Rama and Mother Sita were united in marriage.

    • B.

      Lord Vishnu. Sri Rama and Mother Sita were united in marriage.

    • C.

      Lord Brahma. Sri Rama won a lot of money.

    • D.

      Lord Shiva. Sri Rama and Mother Sita were united in marriage.

    Correct Answer
    D. Lord Shiva. Sri Rama and Mother Sita were united in marriage.
  • 27. 

    With what creature did Ganesha play?

    • A.

      A fish.

    • B.

      A cat.

    • C.

      A dog.

    • D.

      A bird.

    Correct Answer
    B. A cat.
    Explanation
    Ganesha played with a cat. This is a well-known story in Hindu mythology where Ganesha's mother, Parvati, created a cat out of clay and brought it to life. Ganesha was delighted and played with the cat, giving it love and attention. This story symbolizes the playful and compassionate nature of Ganesha and his love for all creatures, big or small.

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  • 28. 

    When Ganesha returned home after hurting this creature what did He find? 

    • A.

      A plateful of laddoos.

    • B.

      His Brother, Karthikeya, with all His toys.

    • C.

      His Mother Parvati with marks all over Her body.

    • D.

      His Father Lord Shiva with a wooden spoon.

    Correct Answer
    C. His Mother Parvati with marks all over Her body.
  • 29. 

    People who follow the teachings of Lord Buddha are known as:

    • A.

      Christians.

    • B.

      Buddhists.

    • C.

      Muslims.

    • D.

      Catholics.

    Correct Answer
    B. Buddhists.
    Explanation
    People who follow the teachings of Lord Buddha are known as Buddhists. Lord Buddha was the founder of Buddhism, a religion and philosophy that originated in ancient India. Buddhists believe in the Four Noble Truths and follow the Eightfold Path to attain enlightenment and liberation from suffering. They strive to live a moral and ethical life, practice meditation, and cultivate mindfulness. The term "Buddhists" specifically refers to individuals who adhere to the principles and teachings of Buddhism as espoused by Lord Buddha.

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  • 30. 

    What were the names of the Divine Nectar and poison that came out of the Milky Ocean?

    • A.

      Gautama and Suddhodana.

    • B.

      Aditi and Narakasura.

    • C.

      Dhritarashtra and Gandhari.

    • D.

      Amrit and Kalakoota.

    Correct Answer
    D. Amrit and Kalakoota.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Amrit and Kalakoota. In Hindu mythology, there is a story about the churning of the Milky Ocean by the gods and demons to obtain the Divine Nectar, also known as Amrit, which grants immortality. During the churning, a poison called Kalakoota also emerged, which was so toxic that it could destroy all life. The gods and demons had to work together to ensure that the poison was not consumed, and ultimately, the Amrit was obtained. Therefore, Gautama and Suddhodana, Aditi and Narakasura, and Dhritarashtra and Gandhari are not the correct names for the Divine Nectar and poison that came out of the Milky Ocean.

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  • 31. 

    When Sambandar's father left him on the steps of the temple pool, who came to see Sambandar?

    • A.

      Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati. 

    • B.

      Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi.

    • C.

      Lord Brahma and Mother Saraswati.

    • D.

      Lord Shiva and Mother Saraswati.

    Correct Answer
    A. Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati. 
    Explanation
    When Sambandar's father left him on the steps of the temple pool, Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati came to see Sambandar.

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  • 32. 

    Which form of God appeared before Prahlada and Hiranyakasipu?

    • A.

      Agnidev, the fire deity.

    • B.

      Sagar, the deity of the sea.

    • C.

      Narasimha, the man-lion.

    • D.

      Simba, the lion king.

    Correct Answer
    C. Narasimha, the man-lion.
    Explanation
    Prahlada and Hiranyakasipu were confronted by Narasimha, the man-lion form of God. This form was a combination of a human body and a lion's head, and it appeared to protect Prahlada and defeat Hiranyakasipu, who was a demon king. This form of God is significant in Hindu mythology as it represents the divine power that can overcome evil forces.

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  • 33. 

    Which two animals wanted to eat the donkey?

    • A.

      The hare and the fox.

    • B.

      The fox and the wolf.

    • C.

      The wolf and the hare.

    • D.

      The hare and the bear.

    Correct Answer
    B. The fox and the wolf.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The fox and the wolf." This can be inferred from the question which asks for two animals that wanted to eat the donkey. Out of the given options, only the combination of the fox and the wolf fits this criteria.

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  • 34. 

    As his final job, for whom did the carpenter build a house?

    • A.

      The contractor.

    • B.

      The engineer.

    • C.

      Himself.

    • D.

      Mohan the merchant.

    Correct Answer
    C. Himself.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Himself. This means that the carpenter built the house for himself as his final job.

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  • 35. 

    What did the old man tell Naren about the tree in the neighboring garden?

    • A.

      He said a princess lived there.

    • B.

      He said nothing as he wanted the kids to play there.

    • C.

      He said the tree would come alive and eat Naren.

    • D.

      He said a ghost lived there which would grab Naren by his neck and kill him. 

    Correct Answer
    D. He said a ghost lived there which would grab Naren by his neck and kill him. 
    Explanation
    The old man told Naren that a ghost lived in the tree in the neighboring garden and that it would grab Naren by his neck and kill him.

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  • 36. 

    What was the name of the teacher who taught the Master about Islam and the Muslim way to God?

    • A.

      Bhairavi Brahmani and Totapuri.

    • B.

      Mohammed Ali.

    • C.

      Wajed Ali Khan.

    • D.

      Shah Rukh Khan.

    Correct Answer
    C. Wajed Ali Khan.
  • 37. 

    Whose picture did the Master see that prompted him to practice Christianity?

    • A.

      Allah.

    • B.

      Lord Buddha.

    • C.

      Mother Saraswati.

    • D.

      Mother Mary and Baby Jesus.

    Correct Answer
    D. Mother Mary and Baby Jesus.
    Explanation
    The Master saw a picture of Mother Mary and Baby Jesus, which prompted him to practice Christianity.

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  • 38. 

    Under what tree did Lord Buddha receive Enlightenment?

    • A.

      Bo-tree.

    • B.

      Palm tree.

    • C.

      Oak tree.

    • D.

      Banyan tree.

    Correct Answer
    A. Bo-tree.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bo-tree. Lord Buddha received Enlightenment under the Bo-tree. This tree is also known as the Bodhi tree and is considered sacred by Buddhists. Lord Buddha meditated under this tree for several days and attained enlightenment, becoming the Buddha. The Bo-tree holds great significance in Buddhism and is a symbol of wisdom and spiritual awakening.

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  • 39. 

    Who was the author of the Thirukkural?

    • A.

      Vedavyasa.

    • B.

      Valmiki.

    • C.

      Viswamitra.

    • D.

      Thiru-Valluvar.

    Correct Answer
    D. Thiru-Valluvar.
    Explanation
    Thiru-Valluvar is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the author of the Thirukkural, a classic Tamil text that consists of 1330 couplets. Thiru-Valluvar is considered a saint and philosopher, and his work covers various aspects of life, including ethics, love, and governance. The Thirukkural is highly regarded for its moral teachings and has had a significant influence on Tamil literature and culture. Vedavyasa, Valmiki, and Viswamitra are not associated with the Thirukkural and are known for their contributions to other ancient Indian texts.

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  • 40. 

    What question did Naren ask the Master when they first met? 

    • A.

      Sir, where is God?

    • B.

      Sir, who is God?

    • C.

      Sir, why is God?

    • D.

      Sir, have you seen God?

    Correct Answer
    D. Sir, have you seen God?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sir, have you seen God?" This question implies that Naren is seeking evidence or proof of God's existence. By asking if the Master has seen God, Naren is indirectly asking for validation or confirmation of God's presence.

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  • 41. 

    Why is Diwali celebrated?

    • A.

      It signifies the churning of the Milky Ocean between the Devas and Asuras.

    • B.

      It signifies the bursting of firecrackers.

    • C.

      It signifies good over evil, when Sri Rama destroyed Ravana and returned to Ayodhya.  

    • D.

      It signifies the Mahabharata War on the battlefield of Kurukshetra.

    Correct Answer
    C. It signifies good over evil, when Sri Rama destroyed Ravana and returned to Ayodhya.  
  • 42. 

    What is meditation according to the Hinduism for Children Book?

    • A.

      It is the continuous flow of thought and concentration towards God.

    • B.

      It is thinking about our duties and pastimes/hobbies.

    • C.

      It is sleeping.

    • D.

      It is doing nothing with our eyes closed.

    Correct Answer
    A. It is the continuous flow of thought and concentration towards God.
  • 43. 

    What are some good qualities to adopt?

    • A.

      Keep your room untidy and be disrespectful to all living creatures.

    • B.

      Bunk school and don't help anyone.

    • C.

      Read good books, be disciplined, have a daily routine, keep good company and be active.

    • D.

      See the faults in others, be selfish and let your mind be restless.

    Correct Answer
    C. Read good books, be disciplined, have a daily routine, keep good company and be active.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that good qualities to adopt include reading good books, being disciplined, having a daily routine, keeping good company, and being active. These qualities promote personal growth, self-improvement, and a positive lifestyle. Reading good books expands knowledge and understanding, while discipline and daily routines help in achieving goals and maintaining a structured life. Keeping good company ensures positive influences, and being active promotes physical and mental well-being. Overall, these qualities contribute to a balanced and fulfilling life.

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  • 44. 

    Who was the lady who paid for the construction of the Dakshineshwar Kali Temple?

    • A.

      Rani Mukerji.

    • B.

      Rani Rasmani.

    • C.

      Ranti Deva.

    • D.

      Bhagavatiyar.

    Correct Answer
    B. Rani Rasmani.
    Explanation
    Rani Rasmani is the correct answer because she was the lady who paid for the construction of the Dakshineshwar Kali Temple. Rani Rasmani was a wealthy widow and a devotee of Goddess Kali. She commissioned the construction of the temple in the early 19th century and it was completed in 1855. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is located in Dakshineshwar, near Kolkata, India. Rani Rasmani's contribution to the temple's construction is well-documented and she is recognized for her patronage and devotion to the deity.

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  • 45. 

    What did the hunter do all night when he was in the forest?

    • A.

      He slept soundly.

    • B.

      He continued to hunt animals.

    • C.

      He thought about his family.

    • D.

      He dropped special leaves on a Shiva-linga.

    Correct Answer
    D. He dropped special leaves on a Shiva-linga.
  • 46. 

    Who appeared to Ratnakar and told him the error of his ways?

    • A.

      Pandu, Kunti and Madri.

    • B.

      Rishi Narada.

    • C.

      Sage Vedavyasa.

    • D.

      Nakula.

    Correct Answer
    B. Rishi Narada.
    Explanation
    Ratnakar was approached by Rishi Narada, who enlightened him about the mistakes he was making in his life. Rishi Narada appeared to Ratnakar and showed him the error of his ways, guiding him towards a better path.

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  • 47. 

    Fill in the blanks for the following prayer meaning, in the CORRECT ORDER AS LISTED: A person should (blank) themselves through the power of their own (blank). They should never let themselves be (blank) by the lower self will. The (blank) will is the only friend of the Self and the negative will is the only (blank) of reaching the Self.

    • A.

      Improve; will; degraded; positive; enemy

    • B.

      Improve; enemy; positive; degraded; will

    • C.

      Worsen; will; uplifted; negative; friend

    • D.

      Worsen; mind; fulfilled; positive; enemy

    Correct Answer
    A. Improve; will; degraded; positive; enemy
    Explanation
    A person should improve themselves through the power of their own will. They should never let themselves be degraded by the lower self will. The positive will is the only friend of the Self and the negative will is the only enemy of reaching the Self.

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  • 48. 

    Fill in the blanks for the following prayer meaning in the CORRECT ORDER AS LISTED: If a (blank) worships me and meditates upon me with an (blank) mind, devoting every moment to Me, I shall supply all their (blank) and protect their possessions from (blank).

    • A.

      Lady; distracted; wants; loss

    • B.

      Man; distracted; wants; loss

    • C.

      Person; undistracted; needs; loss

    • D.

      Person; distracted; needs; breaking

    Correct Answer
    C. Person; undistracted; needs; loss
    Explanation
    If a person worships me and meditates upon me with an undistracted mind, devoting every moment to Me, I shall supply all their needs and protect their possessions from loss.

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  • 49. 

    Fill in the blanks for the following prayer meaning in the CORRECT ORDER AS LISTED: We (blank) on the effulgent (blank) of that Adorable, Divine Being Who is the (blank) of the universe. May He enlighten our (blank) so that we may realize the Supreme (blank).

    • A.

      Meditate; light; Destroyer; heads; Truth

    • B.

      Meditate; glory; Creator; intellect; Truth

    • C.

      Pray; glory; Preserver; minds; Truth

    • D.

      Think; memory; Protector; intellect; Truth

    Correct Answer
    B. Meditate; glory; Creator; intellect; Truth
    Explanation
    The prayer is asking us to meditate on the glory of the Creator, using our intellect, in order to realize the Supreme Truth.

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  • 50. 

    How did Mother Sarada help her parents as a little girl?

    • A.

      She would not listen to them.

    • B.

      She would hide in the forest and avoid her duties.

    • C.

      She would sit in her room doing nothing all day.

    • D.

      She would carry food to the workers, cut grass for the cows and collect grain.

    Correct Answer
    D. She would carry food to the workers, cut grass for the cows and collect grain.
    Explanation
    As a little girl, Mother Sarada helped her parents by carrying food to the workers, cutting grass for the cows, and collecting grain. This shows that she actively participated in household chores and contributed to the well-being of her family.

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