Comparative Study of Religions 2012 December UGC NET Solved Question Paper II

Comparative Study of Religions 2012 December UGC NET Solved Question Paper II

1. Match the following Item – I and Item – II and identify the correct combination:

Item – I                                   Item – II

1. William James                     a. The Golden Bough

2. James Frazer                        b. The varieties of religious experience

3. Emile Durkheim                  c. The primitive culture

4. Tylor                                    d. The elementary forms of religious life

Identify the correct combination:


      1 2 3 4

(A) b a d c

(B) a c b d

(C) c b d a

(D) d a b c

Answer: (A)

2. Arrange the following scriptures in the Chronological order, choose the correct code:

i. Rigved

ii. Quran

iii. Srimad Bhagvad Gita

iv. Ishopnishad


(A) i, iii, iv, ii

(B) i, iv, iii, ii

(C) i, iv, ii, iii

(D) i, iii, ii, iv

Answer: (B)

3. Tripitak means

(A) Three baskets

(B) Three wise men

(C) Three directions

(D) Three seats

Answer: (A)

4. What is the essential element for religious harmony?

(A) Faith in God

(B) Faith in sacred text

(C) Studying other’s religion

(D) Understanding and respecting other’s religion

Answer: (D)

5. Pluralistic society is

(A) In which people of different faiths live in peaceful manner.

(B) In which people worship God

(C) In which people are atheists.

(D) None among above is true.

Answer: (A)

6. Choose the correct statement from the following:

(A) Tribal religions have prophets.

(B) All tribal, religions have apostles.

(C) Tribal religions have their scripture.

(D) Tribal religions have special festivals.

Answer: (D)

7. Vedas are originally revealed in the language of

(A) Prākrit language

(B) Māgadhi language

(C) Sanskrit language

(D) Vedic Sanskrit language

Answer: (D)

8. Read the following:

Item – I                       Item – II

a. Vedas                      i. Gautama

b. Brahms– utra           ii. Kaāda

c. Kavyaprabandha     iii. R. sis

d. Drama                     iv. Vyāsa

Identity the correct pair:

(A) (a) and (iii)

(B) (b) and (iv)

(C) (c) and (ii)

(D) (d) and (i)

Answer: (A)

9. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

(A) Sānkhya – Vaiśeik

(B) Yoga – Vedānta

(C) Sānkhya – Nyāya

(D) Sankhya – Yoga

Answer: (D)

10. The concept follows the Vedic culture

(A) Mahāyanism

(B) Communism

(C) Srama ism

(D) Puruārth-Ćatutya

Answer: (D)

11. One of the following is true, identify:

(A) Vālm –I ki Rāmāya a is a prose scripture

(B) Vālm –I ki Rāmāya a is a poetics

(C) Vālm –I ki Rāmāya a is an epic scripture

(D) Vālm –I ki Rāmāya a is a Drama scripture

Answer: (C)

12. Prominent preacher of Vaiavabhakti movement is

(A) AchāryaŚankar

(B) Śankar Deva

(C) Jagannāth

(D) Kabir

Answer: (B)

13. The founder of Arya Samaj is

(A) Keśava ĆandraS en

(B) Rājā Rāmamohan Rāi

(C) Swām–i Dayānand Saraswati

(D) Guru Virjānand

Answer: (C)

14. Tirthakar R. abhadev was born in

(A) Ayodhyā

(B) Kāśi

(C) Rājgiri

(D) Vasuku a

Answer: (A)

15. This principle is closely related to Jainism

(A) Theory of Ś–uyavāda

(B) Theory of Syadvāda

(C) Theory of Brahmavāda

(D) Theory of Satkāryavāda

Answer: (B)

16. AcharyaHaribhadra S– uri is the author

(A) Pramā a par –I kśā

(B) Devāgam s–utra

(C) Ātmānuśāsana

(D) adarśana Samuccaya

Answer: (D)

17. The meaning of ‘Pudgal substance’ in Jainism is

(A) Medium of motion

(B) Medium of rest

(C) Matter

(D) Immorality

Answer: (C)

18. The name of the third Jaināgama text is

(A) S–utrakataga S–utra

(B) Sthānāga S–utra

(C) Upāsakadaśānga S–utra

(D) Vipākas–utra

Answer: (B)

19. The Sramaavelagolā Jain temple is located in

(A) Orissa

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Karnataka

Answer: (D)

20. The name of the Parśvanath’s mother was

(A) Vāmādev–i

(B) Marudev–i

(C) Trisalā

(D) Māyā

Answer: (A)

21. Author of Abhidharkośa is

(A) Vasumitra

(B) Vasubandhu

(C) Nagsen

(D) Nagarjuna

Answer: (B)

22. The commentator of the Tripitaka is

(A) Buddhaghosa

(B) Nāgasen

(C) Vasumitra

(D) Vasubandhu

Answer: (A)

23. Buddhism prominently consists of

(A) Theory of Karma

(B) Secularism

(C) Satyāgrah

(D) Tourism

Answer: (A)

24. The third Buddhist council was held at

(A) Bodhgaya

(B) Rajagaha

(C) Vesāl–i

(D) Pāaliputta

Answer: (D)

25. The propagator of Sarvastivāda Buddhist Philosophy was

(A) Asaga

(B) Nāgasena

(C) Nāgārjuna

(D) Vasubandhu

Answer: (D)

26. ‘Madhyamika Kārikā was authored by’

(A) Vasumitra

(B) Nāgārjuna

(C) Vasubandhu

(D) Śāntarakśita

Answer: (B)

27. Ananda belonged to

(A) Parśvanath

(B) Mahavir

(C) Buddha

(D) Makkhal–i

Answer: (C)

28. Who was Moses?

(A) A Disciple of Christ

(B) First Pope

(C) An Evangelist

(D) A Prophet

Answer: (D)

29. Letters of St. Paul are found in

(A) Jewish History

(B) Old Testament

(C) New Testament

(D) Roman History

Answer: (C)

30. The head of the Apostles was

(A) St. Peter

(B) St. Thomas

(C) St. John

(D) St. Paul

Answer: (A)

31. The Book of Genesis speaks about

(A) The Birth of Jesus

(B) Creation of the first humans

(C) Christian Roman Empire

(D) Egyptian Kings

Answer: (B)

32. Parables of Jesus are found in

(A) Books of the Prophets

(B) Gospels of the New Testament

(C) Acts of the Apostles

(D) Egyptian Kings

Answer: (B)

33. Identify the correct chronological order using the codes given below:

I. St. Paul

II. St. Augustine

III. Karl Barth

IV. Anselm of Canterbury


(A) I, III, II, IV

(B) I, II, IV, III

(C) II, I, IV, III

(D) IV, I, III, II

Answer: (B)

34. Match the following and identify the correct codes:

a. Roman Emperor                              i. Protestant Reform

b. Archbishop of Canterbury              ii. Apostle of India

c. St. Thomas                                      iii. Anglican Church

d. Martin Luther                                 iv. Constantine the Great


       a b c d

(A) iv iii ii i

(B) iii i iv ii

(C) i iv ii iii

(D) iii ii i iv

Answer: (A)

35. The Aqsa Mosque is situated in

(A) Medina

(B) Mecca

(C) Jerusalem

(D) Cairo

Answer: (C)

36. The Prophet Muhammad migrated from Mecca to Medina in the year

(A) 570 A.D.

(B) 600 A.D.

(C) 622 A.D.

(D) 630 A.D.

Answer: (C)

37. The battle of Badr was fought in the year

(A) 624 A.D.

(B) 625 A.D.

(C) 628 A.D.

(D) 630 A.D.

Answer: (A)

38. The Shafeli Fiqh School of jurisprudence was founded by

(A) Malik Ibn Anas

(B) Abu Yusuf

(C) Muhammad Ibn Idris

(D) None of the above

Answer: (C)

39. Arrange the following battles in order in which they appeared. Use the code given below:

I. Yamamah

II. Siffin

III. Uhud

IV. Qadisia


(A) I, II, III, IV

(B) III, I, IV, II

(C) I, III, IV, II

(D) II, III, IV, I

Answer: (B)

40. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(A) IbnArabi – Wahdat al- Shuhud

(B) Imam Ghazali – Hujjatullahal-Balighah

(C) Shah Wali- Allah – Kitab al- Hind

(D) MaulanaMaududi – Tafhim al- Quran

Answer: (D)

41. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

(A) The Prophetic Mosque – Medina

(B) Capital of the Abbasids – Damascus

(C) Quran – The Book of Allah

(D) Hadith – Sayings of Prophet Muhammad

Answer: (B)

42. Identify the KachiBani from the following:

(A) Bawan Akhri

(B) Patti

(C) Suchaji-Kuchaji

(D) PranSangli

Answer: (D)

43. Who were Guru Arjun Dev’s contemporary emperors?

(A) Babar and Akbar

(B) Akbar and Jehangir

(C) Humayun and Jehangir

(D) Jehangir and Shahjahan

Answer: (B)

44. Who is the Author of Ramkali Sad?

(A) Baba Sunder

(B) Bhai Mardana

(C) Satta and Balwand

(D) BhatKal

Answer: (A)

45. Identify the correct chronological order of the following events of life of Guru Gobind Singh?

(A) Battle of Chamkaur, Creation of Khalsa, Battle of Mukatsar, Battle of Bhangani

(B) Creation of Khalsa, Battle of Bhangani, Battle of Chamkaur,Battle of Mukatsar

(C) Battle of Mukatsar, Battle of Chamkaur, Creation of Khalsa, Battle of Bhangani

(D) Battle of Bhangani, Creation of Khalsa, Battle of Chamkaur, Battle of Mukatsar

Answer: (D)

46. Match the following Item – I and Item – II and identify the correct combination:

Item – I                                               Item – II

a. KabbitSwwayye                              i. Rattan Singh Bhangu

b. GurSobha                                        ii. Kesar Singh Chhiber

c. Bansawlinamaha                             iii. BhaiGurdas

d. PrachinPanthParkash                      iv. KaviSenapati


       a b c d

(A) ii i iv iii

(B) iii i iv ii

(C) iii iv ii i

(D) iii iv i ii

Answer: (C)

47. GurwaraRori Sahib Amnabad is associated with

(A) Guru Nanak Dev

(B) Guru AngadDev

(C) Guru Amar Dass

(D) Guru ArjanDev

Answer: (A)

48. Maharaja Ranjit Singh belonged to the Misal

(A) Bhangian

(B) Shukarchakian

(C) Shahidan

(D) Phoolkian

Answer: (B)

49. Choose the correct definition of magic

(A) It is Divine Power.

(B) It is a way to control the secret powers.

(C) It is repetition of hymn.

(D) It is an art to please the Devil.

Answer: (B)

50. E.B. Taylor was

(A) An Anthropologist

(B) A Psychologist

(C) A Theologian

(D) A Magician

Answer: (A)

Related Posts

Post a Comment


Jobs Alert TNPSC General Knowledge Current Affairs General Studies Tamilnadu Jobs Group IV Dinamani News State Govt. Jobs. Central Govt. Job VAO Current Affairs - 2016 Group 2 General Tamil Current Affairs - 2020 UPSC Current Affairs Mock Test Assistant Group 1 Current Affairs - 2019 TET Current Affairs - 2018 Mock Test Librarian Vacancy Teaching SSC Current Affairs - 2017 PAPER - I TRB Civics History dinamalar News Admission Science Dinamalar Group 4 Indian Constitutions Dinamalar Group 2 Library Science Quiz RRB Officers Mathematics Library and Information Science Paper II Online Quiz Anna University Jobs Dinamani GT Computer Science Quiz Dinaethal TNPSC TNPSC Jobs History Quiz Librarian Jobs TNPSC Result Dinamalar TNPSC Group 2 A Model Questions General English Research Methodology NEET 2017 Model Questions Police Model Questions Free Coaching Class TNTET - Dinamalar Technician Dinakaran Group 4 Geography Current Affairs - 2015 TN Police Model Questions Current Affairs in English 6th Standard General News Answer Key Computer Science Library and Information Science Teaching Aptitude Managers Project Assistant 10th Standard Computer Science PAPER - III History Paper II RESULT 6th Tamil Results Dinathanthi News RRB Model Question Engineers Railway Jobs 9th Standard Clerk UGC NET Group 2 A Hall Ticket Computer Science PAPER - II Current Affairs - 2022 Current Affairs - June 2016 Research Assistant Driver Library and Information Science Paper III Office Assistant tnpsc group IV Aavin Jobs Economics Exam Tips PAPER - II 10th Science Bank Exam General Science Mock Test Life Science Quiz TN Aided School Jobs 6th Standard Science TNPSC Trics TNTET UGC-NET QUIZ Accountant Scientist Trainee Jobs 7th Standard 9th Science Dinamani Group 2 Nobel Awards Nurses CBSC NET History Mock Test PAPER - III Bank Jobs CSIR-NET Medical Physicist STATE GOVT. JOBS 8th Standard Political Science Mock Test Private Jobs Typist Current Affairs - May 2016 Economics Paper II Physics Political Science Paper II TNPSC Annual Planner +2 Result 8th Science INM NEET Online Model Test Security Stenographer commerce Quiz 7th Tamil Attendant Commerce Commerce Paper-2 Economics Paper III Free download History Paper III Indian National Movement NCERT Text Book Political Science Paper III Reasoning Solved Paper - I What Today Adult Education Paper II Adult Education Paper III General Tamil Quiz Home Science Paper II Kerala Jobs Labour Welfare Paper III Professional Assistant Psychology Paper II Sociology Paper - II Sociology Quiz TNPSC Group 2 A UGC NET Result 11th Standard 8th Tamil Anthropology Paper II Anthropology Paper III Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Paper II Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Paper III Archaeology Paper II Archaeology Paper III Biology Civic Comparative Literature Paper II Comparative Literature Paper III Comparative Study of Religions Paper II Comparative Study of Religions Paper III Criminology Paper II Criminology Paper III Current Affairs - April 2016 Defence and Strategic Studies Paper II Defence and Strategic Studies Paper III Education Paper - II Education Paper - III English Paper - II English Paper - III Environmental Sciences Paper - II Environmental Sciences Paper - III Forensic Science Paper II Forensic Science Paper III Geography Paper II Geography Paper III Home Science Paper III Human Rights and Duties Paper II Human Rights and Duties Paper III ISRO Jobs Indian Culture Paper - II Indian Culture Paper - III International and Area Studies Paper II International and Area Studies Paper III Labour Welfare Paper II Law Paper - II Law Paper - III Management Paper - II Management Paper - III Mass Communication Paper II Mass Communication Paper III Museology and Conservation Paper II Museology and Conservation Paper III Music Paper II Music Paper III Performing Arts Paper II Performing Arts Paper III Philosophy Paper II Philosophy Paper III Physical Education Paper - II Physical Education Paper - III Police Political Science Quiz Politics Population Studies Paper II Population Studies Paper III Psychology Paper III Public Administration Paper - II Public Administration Paper - III Sociology Paper - III TNPSC Old Questions TNPSC Syllabus Tamilnadu Tourism Administration and Management Paper II Tourism Administration and Management Paper III UGC NET Exam News Visual Arts Paper II Visual Arts Paper III Women Studies Paper II Women Studies Paper III 10th Result 10th Tamil 12th Standard Administrator Anthropology Quiz Commerce Paper-3 Constable Current Affairs - March 2016 Current Affairs - November-2015 Current Affairs - September Current Affairs English January 2019 Folk Literature Paper II Folk Literature Paper III Geography Mock Test Inspector Librarian Private Jobs Linguistics Paper II Linguistics Paper III News Clipping TN TET TNPSC News Text Books Tribal and Regional Language Paper II 12th Result 7th Science 9th Tamil B.Ed Admission Chemistry Current Affairs - 2021 Current Affairs English Dinathanthi Group 4 Geography Quiz Group-I Jailor Model Questions Lab Assistant Model Questions NIOS - Political Science New Delhi Jobs Success Tips TNPSC Departmental Exam TRB Annual Planner Tribal and Regional Language Paper III tnpsc old questions mcq 11th Tamil 6th Standard History 7th Tamil Mock Test 9th standard Tamil Quiz CSIR-NET - Chemistry Current Affairs - 2023 Current Affairs - December-2015 Foreign Jobs Latest News Paper I Physics Paper II Question Bank TNPSC Cut-off Marks TNPSC Language Test Tamil Nadu GK Telangana Jobs VAO Exam Tricks 12th Revaluation Admission Military College CTET Coaching Class Computer Science Video Current Affairs - GK Video Current Affairs - January 2016 Dinamani Group 4 Model Questions Group 8 Karnataka Jobs Mathematics Paper II Model Test for PAPER - I NEET Exam October-2015 Paper II Pharmacist Police Constable Questions SSC Annual Planner SSLC Tamil Syllabus TN PSC Jobs TN Police Original Questions TNPSC - Synonyms TNPSC Question Bank TNPSC youtube Video TNSET Tamil Paper II The Hindu Group 4 Model Question UGC NET Exam UGC NET Syllabus Who's Who gk 10th Revaluation 8th Standard Tamil About NTA Andhra Pradesh Jobs Antonyms Assistant Jailor Exams Block Health Statistician CESE CMAT & GPAT CSIR-NET - Physics Civil Engineer Mock Test Computer Science Paper II Counselling Current Affairs - Augst 2016 Current Affairs - February 2016 Current Affairs - January 2019 Current Affairs January 2019 Dinamalar Group 4 2019 Disclaimer General Knowledge Mock Test Geology Group VIII Group-II ITI Jobs Interview Questions JEE Exam January Current Affairs - 2016 KVS Teaching LIS Questions Legal Jobs Library Science Paper II Life Science Life Science Paper II Match the following Words Mathematics Quiz Mode of UGC NET Exam NTA NET Exam Paper I November-2015 Online Test Political Science Politicsa Reasoning and Logical Reasoning Scholarship South India Govt. Jobs Statistician TN EB Assessor Exam Model Questions TNPSC EO Exam TNUSRB Questions TRB QUESTIONS Tamil UGC NET Exam Syllabus International and Area Studies UGC NET Exam Syllabus Paper I UGC NET Exam Women Studies Syllabus UGC NET Notifications UGC NET Syllabus for Computer Science Paper II UGC NET Syllabus for Criminology UGC NEt Answer Keys UGC-NET Exam Date UPSC Annual Planner UPSC Old Questions United Nations centr
Subscribe Our Posting