Sanskrit Quiz - 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1) What are called त्रयी (Thrayee) ?

    • A.

      Upanishads

    • B.

      Vedas

    • C.

      Brahmanas

    • D.

      Araynakas

    Correct Answer
    B. Vedas
    Explanation
    The Vedas are called त्रयी (Thrayee). The Vedas are the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism and are considered to be the ultimate authority in Hindu philosophy and rituals. They are divided into four main texts: Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda, and Atharvaveda. The Vedas contain hymns, prayers, rituals, and philosophical teachings. The term "Thrayee" refers to the three main parts of the Vedas, namely Samhitas (hymns), Brahmanas (ritualistic texts), and Aranyakas (texts on rituals and meditation).

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  • 2. 

    2) Who is the author of "गीत गोविन्दम्" (Geetha Govindam) ?

    • A.

      Kalhana

    • B.

      Shankaracharya

    • C.

      Leela suka

    • D.

      Jayadeva

    Correct Answer
    D. Jayadeva
    Explanation
    Jayadeva is the author of "गीत गोविन्दम्" (Geetha Govindam).

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  • 3. 

    3) Which of the following is called "भट्टि काव्यम्" Bhatti kavyam ?

    • A.

      Hanuman Natakam

    • B.

      Paarijaatha-apaharanam

    • C.

      Malathi Madhavam

    • D.

      Ravana Vadaham

    Correct Answer
    D. Ravana Vadaham
    Explanation
    Ravana Vadaham is called "भट्टि काव्यम्" or Bhatti kavyam.

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  • 4. 

    4) Who is the author of "The Sacred Books of the East" ?

    • A.

      A.B. Keith

    • B.

      Sir William Jones

    • C.

      Max Muller

    • D.

      Prof. Macdonell

    Correct Answer
    C. Max Muller
    Explanation
    Max Muller is the correct answer because he is the author of "The Sacred Books of the East."

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  • 5. 

    5) Which one is authored by Poet भवभूति: (Bhava Bhuthi)

    • A.

      Ramayana Champu

    • B.

      Kadabari

    • C.

      Uththara Rama Charitham

    • D.

      Dasakumara Charitham

    Correct Answer
    C. Uththara Rama Charitham
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Uththara Rama Charitham". This is a work authored by the poet Bhava Bhuthi.

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  • 6. 

    6) Which one is not authored by भर्तृहरि (Bharthruhari) ?

    • A.

      Vairagya Sathakam

    • B.

      Amaru Sathakam

    • C.

      Sringara Sathakam

    • D.

      Neeti Satakam

    Correct Answer
    B. Amaru Sathakam
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Amaru Sathakam because it is not authored by Bharthruhari. Amaru Sathakam is a collection of poems on love and romance, attributed to the poet Amaru. On the other hand, Vairagya Sathakam, Sringara Sathakam, and Neeti Satakam are all authored by Bharthruhari. Vairagya Sathakam talks about detachment and renunciation, Sringara Sathakam discusses the theme of love and beauty, and Neeti Satakam focuses on moral and ethical principles.

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  • 7. 

    7) Which of the following is authored by भोजराज: (Bhoja Raj) ?

    • A.

      Visva-gunaa-darsa-champu

    • B.

      Nala-Champu

    • C.

      Sarasvathi kantabharanam

    • D.

      Raja-tharangini

    Correct Answer
    C. Sarasvathi kantabharanam
    Explanation
    Sarasvathi kantabharanam is authored by भोजराज: (Bhoja Raj).

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  • 8. 

    8) The Female Sanskrit Poet who had written "मधुरा विजयम्" Madura Vijayam..

    • A.

      Ganga Devi

    • B.

      Meera Bhai

    • C.

      Lalleswari

    • D.

      Bhavakaa Devi

    Correct Answer
    A. Ganga Devi
    Explanation
    Ganga Devi is the correct answer because she is the female Sanskrit poet who wrote "मधुरा विजयम्" (Madura Vijayam). Meera Bhai, Lalleswari, and Bhavakaa Devi are not associated with this particular Sanskrit poem.

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  • 9. 

    9) "Nama-Linganusasanam" written by

    • A.

      Shudraka

    • B.

      Bhatti

    • C.

      Vethala Bhatta

    • D.

      Amara Simha

    Correct Answer
    D. Amara Simha
    Explanation
    "Nama-Linganusasanam" is a Sanskrit text that deals with the etymology of names. It is a work on lexicography and is attributed to Amara Simha, who was a renowned scholar and poet in ancient India. He is known for his significant contributions to Sanskrit literature, including the famous "Amara Kosha," a lexicon that lists and defines thousands of Sanskrit words. Therefore, the correct answer is Amara Simha.

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  • 10. 

    10) Who was the one turned as वाल्मीकि: "Valmiki" ?

    • A.

      Sudraka

    • B.

      Badarayana

    • C.

      Narada

    • D.

      Ratnakara

    Correct Answer
    D. Ratnakara
    Explanation
    Ratnakara is the correct answer because he is the one who turned into Valmiki. Valmiki is the author of the epic Ramayana and was originally a robber named Ratnakara. After a profound transformation, Ratnakara became a sage and was given the name Valmiki. He is revered as the first poet in Sanskrit literature and is considered the Adi Kavi, or the original poet.

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