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Chapter 1: India in the 6th Century BC: Rise of Jainism and Buddhism

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 9 ICSE History and Civics Chapter 1 India in the 6th Century BC: Rise of Jainism and Buddhism Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Give any two sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements - Jainism and Buddhism.

Exercise | Q 2

Mention two causes which favored the rise of Jainism and Buddhism in the 6th Century BC.

Exercise | Q 3

Name the first and the last two Jain Tirthankaras.

Exercise | Q 4

What was the Original name of Mahavira?

Exercise | Q 5

How did Vardhamana become Mahavira?

Exercise | Q 6

Why were the followers of Mahavira called Janis?

Exercise | Q 7

Mention any two teachings of Mahavira (any two doctrines of Jainism).

Exercise | Q 8

What is known as Triratna in Jainism?

Exercise | Q 9

Name the two sects of Jainism. What is the main difference between the two?

Exercise | Q 10

Mention the “Four Great Sights” of Buddhism.

Exercise | Q 11

What is known as the Great Renunciation?

Exercise | Q 12

How did Gautama come to be known as the Buddha?

Exercise | Q 13

Name the place where Buddha got Enlightenment.

Exercise | Q 14

Name the place where Buddha gave his first Sermon.

Exercise | Q 15

What are the “Four Noble Truths” of Buddhism?

Exercise | Q 16

Mention any four points of the Buddhist Eight-Fold Path.

Exercise | Q 17

Mention any two teachings of Lord Buddha.

Exercise | Q 18

Mention any two similarities in the teachings of Jainism and Buddhism.

Exercise | Q 19

What is the importance of the Jatakas in Buddhism?

Exercise | Q 20

How do Buddhist ideals still affect our life?

Exercise | Q 21

What is called a Vihara?

Exercise | Q 22

Give two reasons why Magadha grew into a powerful kingdom around 600 BC.

Exercise | Q 23

Mention any two factors that led to the growth of Jainism.

Exercise | Q 24

What were the causes of the decline of Jainism?

Exercise | Q 25

Mention two factors that led to the spread and growth of Buddhism.

Exercise | Q 26

Mention any two causes of the decline of Buddhism.

Exercise | Q 27

Mention the contribution of Buddhism to India Literature.

Exercise | Q 28

What was the purpose of a Chaitya?

Exercise | Q 29

Name-any two places were famous for Buddhist rock-cut caves.

Exercise | Q 30

Mention two important features of anyone Chaitya at Ajanta.

Exercise | Q 31

Mention any two features of the Ashokan Pillars.

Exercise | Q 32

Mention two important features of the Lion-Capital of the Samath Pillar.

Exercise | Q 33

What is the significance of the Lion-Capital for modern India?

Exercise | Q 34

What was the purpose of a Stupa?

Exercise | Q 35

Name the religious literature containing the teachings of the Lord Buddha.

Exercise | Q 36

Mention the reason why the teachings of Buddha were called the ‘Middle Path’.

Exercise | Q 37

Name two rulers of Northern India who contributed to the spread of Buddhism in India and abroad.

Exercise | Q 38

Mention the influence of Buddhism on Hinduism.

Exercise | Q 39

Mention two important features of each - Mahayana and Hinayana Buddhism.

Exercise | Q 40

What was the impact of Jainism and Buddhism on the caste system?

Exercise | Q 41

Mention two features of the Brahmanical faith of the 6th Century BC which were opposed by the Buddha.

Exercise | Q 42

Mention any two features of the Brahmanical faith of the 6th Century BC which were accepted by the Buddha.

Exercise | Q 43

Name one of the famous Chaityas at Euora.

Exercise | Q 44

With what religion, was the cave-temple at Udayagiri associated?

Exercise | Q 45

Mention the important features of the Viharas at Udayagiri.

Exercise | Q 46

Name any two places where Ashokan Pillars were found.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 9 ICSE History and Civics Chapter 1 India in the 6th Century BC: Rise of Jainism and Buddhism Structured Questions

Structured Questions | Q 1.1

Examine the sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements - Jainism and Buddhism - under the following head:

Twelve Angas

Structured Questions | Q 1.2

Examine the sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements - Jainism and Buddhism - under the following head:

Tripitakas 

Structured Questions | Q 1.3

Examine the sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements - Jainism and Buddhism - under the following head:

Jatakas

Structured Questions | Q 2.1

There were many factors responsible for the rise of Jainism and Buddhism in the 6th century BC.
In this context, explain the role of the following:

Ritualistic Vedic Religion.

Structured Questions | Q 2.2

There were many factors responsible for the rise of Jainism and Buddhism in the 6th century BC.
In this context, explain the role of the following:

Supremacy of the Priestly Class.

Structured Questions | Q 2.3

There were many factors responsible for the rise of Jainism and Buddhism in the 6th century BC.
In this context, explain the role of the following:

Rigit Caste System.

Structured Questions | Q 2.4

There were many factors responsible for the rise of Jainism and Buddhism in the 6th century BC.
In this context, explain the role of the following:

Difficult Vedic Language.

Structured Questions | Q 3

Give a brief account of the life of Lord Mahavira. Explain his teachings regarding:
(a) The Five Vows
(b) Belief in God
(c) Rejection of Rituals
(d) Treating People on an Equal basis

Structured Questions | Q 4.1

With reference to the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha, explain the following:

How did Buddha get Enlightenment?

Structured Questions | Q 4.2

With reference to the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha, explain the following:

What views did Buddha hold regarding:
(1) Karma Theory (2) Nirvana (3) Existence of God; and (4) Ahimsa?

Structured Questions | Q 5.1

With reference to the spread and growth of Buddhism, explain the role of the following:

Simple Teachings.

Structured Questions | Q 5.2

With reference to the spread and growth of Buddhism, explain the role of the following:

Simple Language.

Structured Questions | Q 5.3

With reference to the spread and growth of Buddhism, explain the role of the following:

The Buddhist Sangha.

Structured Questions | Q 5.4

With reference to the spread and growth of Buddhism, explain the role of the following:

Royal Patronage.

Structured Questions | Q 6.1

With reference to the decline of Buddhism in India, explain the following cause:

The revival of Brahmanical Hinduism.

Structured Questions | Q 6.2

With reference to the decline of Buddhism in India, explain the following cause:

Loss of Royal Patronage.

Structured Questions | Q 6.3

With reference to the decline of Buddhism in India, explain the following cause:

Split in Buddhism.

Structured Questions | Q 6.4

With reference to the decline of Buddhism in India, explain the following cause:

Corruption in Buddhist Sangha.

Structured Questions | Q 7.1

What impact did Buddhism have on: India’s Religion.

Structured Questions | Q 7.2

What impact did Buddhism have on: Literature 

Structured Questions | Q 7.3

What impact did Buddhism have on: Education

Structured Questions | Q 7.4

What impact did Buddhism have on: Art and Architecture.

Structured Questions | Q 8.1

Study the picture of the Stupa at Sanchi and answer the following question:

When and by whom was the Original Stupa built?

Structured Questions | Q 8.2

Study the picture of the Stupa at Sanchi and answer the following question:

Which Dynasty enlarged it?

Structured Questions | Q 8.3

Study the picture of the Stupa at Sanchi and answer the following question:

Mention two important features of the Stupa.

Structured Questions | Q 8.4

Study the picture of the Stupa at Sanchi and answer the following question:

What events are depicted on the Panels of the Gateway?

Structured Questions | Q 9

Mention the points of difference between the two sects of Buddhism the Mahayana and the Hinayana.

Structured Questions | Q 10.1

In the 6th century BC, many Republics developed in India. In this context explain: The administrative system of the Republics.

Structured Questions | Q 10.2

In the 6th century BC, many Republics developed in India. In this context explain: Causes why the Republics collapsed.

Structured Questions | Q 11.1

Study the picture of an excavated hall at Karle and answer the following question: What is the name given to such a Hall?

Structured Questions | Q 11.2

Study the picture of an excavated hall at Karle and answer the following question: Name the State in which Karle Cave is situated.

Structured Questions | Q 11.3

Study the picture of an excavated hall at Karle and answer the following question: What was the purpose of the Hall?

Structured Questions | Q 11.4

Study the picture of an excavated hall at Karle and answer the following question: Mention three important features of the Hall at Karle.

Structured Questions | Q 12.1

During King Bimbisara’s reign, Magadha rose to great prominence. In this context mention briefly:

The conquests and achievements of King Bimbisara.

Structured Questions | Q 12.2

During King Bimbisara’s reign, Magadha rose to great prominence. In this context mention briefly:

Reasons why Magadha became a powerful kingdom.

Structured Questions | Q 13.1

Give a brief account of the life of Lord Mahavira. With reference to his teachings explains: Principle of Ahimsa.

Structured Questions | Q 13.2

Give a brief account of the life of Lord Mahavira. With reference to his teachings explains: No Belief in God.

Structured Questions | Q 13.3

Give a brief account of the life of Lord Mahavira. With reference to his teachings explains: The doctrine of Salvation.

Structured Questions | Q 13.4

Give a brief account of the life of Lord Mahavira. With reference to his teachings explains: Rejection of Rituals.

Structured Questions | Q 13.5

Give a brief account of the life of Lord Mahavira. With reference to his teachings explains: Equality of all Human beings.

Structured Questions | Q 14.1

There are many sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements – Jainism and Buddhism. In this context mention the significance of the following:

The Jataka tales and the Tripitaka.

Structured Questions | Q 14.2

There are many sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements – Jainism and Buddhism. In this context mention the significance of the following:

Stupa at Sanchi and Shravan Belgola.

Structured Questions | Q 14.3

There are many sources to reconstruct the two great religious movements – Jainism and Buddhism. In this context mention the significance of the following: Gandhara School of Art.

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Chapter 1: India in the 6th Century BC: Rise of Jainism and Buddhism

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