Sanskrit Literature - 1 By Kalidasa Kendram

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Govindarajan is the founder of Kalidasa Kendram, a Sanskrit group that offers various tools for learners, including books, video lessons on YouTube, and online Sanskrit classes for beginners.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    माहेश्वरसूत्राणि - How many in number ?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 14
    Explanation
    There are 14 Maheshwarasutras.

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  • 2. 

    What is the real name of भजगोविन्दम् authored by Sankaracharya ?

    • A.

      Moha mudgaram

    • B.

      Subhashitaratnaavali

    • C.

      Geeta govindam

    • D.

      Saptasathi

    Correct Answer
    A. Moha mudgaram
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Moha mudgaram" because भजगोविन्दम् is the real name of the book authored by Sankaracharya. The other options mentioned in the question are different books and not the real name of भजगोविन्दम्.

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  • 3. 

    Author of "Ramayana champu"

    • A.

      Harshavardhana

    • B.

      Venkatadvarin

    • C.

      Bhavabhuti

    • D.

      Bhojaraj

    Correct Answer
    D. Bhojaraj
    Explanation
    Bhojaraj is the author of "Ramayana champu".

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  • 4. 

    Author of "Daya satakam" stotram

    • A.

      Raamnujacharya

    • B.

      Vedanta Desika

    • C.

      Manavala Mamuni

    • D.

      Lokacharya

    Correct Answer
    B. Vedanta Desika
    Explanation
    Vedanta Desika is the author of the "Daya Satakam" stotram.

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  • 5. 

    Sribhashyam - is commentary for the following work

    • A.

      Bhrama Sutras

    • B.

      Bhagavath Gita

    • C.

      Upanishads

    • D.

      Yajur Veda

    Correct Answer
    A. Bhrama Sutras
    Explanation
    Sribhashyam is a commentary for the Bhrama Sutras. The Bhrama Sutras are aphorisms that summarize the teachings of the Upanishads, which are ancient Hindu scriptures. The Sribhashyam commentary provides further explanation and interpretation of the Bhrama Sutras, helping readers to better understand and apply their teachings. This commentary is widely respected and studied by scholars and practitioners of Hindu philosophy.

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  • 6. 

    Which work is praised as "5th Veda" ?

    • A.

      Bhagavatha Puranam

    • B.

      Vishnu Puranam

    • C.

      Mahabharatham

    • D.

      Ramayanam

    Correct Answer
    C. Mahabharatham
    Explanation
    Mahabharatham is praised as the "5th Veda" because it is considered to be a sacred text in Hinduism that contains profound teachings and insights about life, ethics, and spirituality. It is often regarded as the fifth Veda because it is believed to contain the essence of the four Vedas (Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda, and Atharvaveda) and is considered to be a comprehensive guide to understanding the principles of dharma (righteousness) and the complexities of human existence.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the one not written by King Harshavardhana ?

    • A.

      Ratnavali

    • B.

      Priyadarshika

    • C.

      Kaadambari

    • D.

      Naganandam

    Correct Answer
    C. Kaadambari
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the book that was not written by King Harshavardhana. Among the given options, "kaadambari" is the correct answer as it was not written by King Harshavardhana. The other three options, Ratnavali, Priyadarshika, and Naganandam, were written by King Harshavardhana.

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  • 8. 

    Work of Bharavi is

    • A.

      Kiratha-Arjuneeyam

    • B.

      Nalopakyanam

    • C.

      Sishupalavadham

    • D.

      Kumarasambhavam

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiratha-Arjuneeyam
    Explanation
    Bharavi's work Kiratha-Arjuneeyam is the correct answer. Kiratha-Arjuneeyam is an epic poem written by Bharavi, which narrates the story of the Kirata (a tribal hunter) and Arjuna from the Hindu epic Mahabharata. The poem explores themes of valor, friendship, and the challenges faced by Arjuna in his encounter with the Kirata. It is considered one of Bharavi's most significant works and showcases his mastery of poetic language and storytelling.

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  • 9. 

    Work of Bhaskaracharya

    • A.

      Surya Siddhanth

    • B.

      Tarka sangraha

    • C.

      Jyothish Ratnam

    • D.

      Leelavathi

    Correct Answer
    D. Leelavathi
    Explanation
    Leelavathi is a work of Bhaskaracharya. It is a mathematical treatise that covers various topics such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. The book is known for its clear and concise explanations and its practical approach to solving mathematical problems. It is considered one of the most important works in Indian mathematics and has had a significant influence on the development of mathematics in the region.

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  • 10. 

    Who is expert in all 9 Sanskrit Grammar ?

    • A.

      Rama

    • B.

      Hanuman

    • C.

      Lakshman

    • D.

      Sage Agasthya

    Correct Answer
    B. Hanuman
    Explanation
    Hanuman is considered an expert in all 9 Sanskrit Grammar because in Hindu mythology, it is believed that Hanuman possessed immense knowledge and wisdom. He is considered as the embodiment of devotion, strength, and intelligence. Hanuman is also known as "Sankat Mochan" which means the one who can relieve all troubles. Therefore, it can be inferred that Hanuman's vast knowledge and understanding extend to all aspects of Sanskrit grammar.

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  • 11. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1

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