Q11. Gautam Buddha’s Mother was from which clan? [UPPCS (Pre) 2008]
(A) Shakya clan
(B) Maya clan
(C) Licchavis clan
(D) Koliyan clan
Ans:(D) Koliyan clan
Q12. Gautam Buddha was born at [UPPCS (Pre) 2002; MPPCS (Pre) 1992]
Q13. When was Gautam Buddha born? [MPPCS (Spl)(Pre) 2004]
(A) 563 B.C.
(B) 561 B.C.
(C) 558 B.C.
(D) 544 B.C.
Ans:(A) 563 B.C.
Q14. Which of the events of Buddha’s life is known as ‘Mahabhinishkramana’? [UPPCS (Mains) 2014]
(A) His death
(B) His birth
(C) His departure from home
(D) His attainment of enlightenment
Ans:(C) His departure from home
Q15. Which of these is another name of Buddha? [Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2014]
Q16. From which inscriptions of the following dynasty Lumbini was known as Buddha’s birthplace? [UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2006]
Q17. Which one of the following inscriptions of Ashoka confirms the tradition that Gautama Buddha was born in Lumbini? [UP UDA/LDA (Mains) 2010]
(A) Basarh Pillar Inscription
(B) Nigali Sagar Pillar Inscription
(C) Rampurwa Pillar Inscription
(D) Rummindei Pillar Inscription
Ans:(D) Rummindei Pillar Inscription
Q18. The inscription of which one of the following kings gives the information that Sakyamuni Buddha was born in Lumbini? [UPPCS (Mains) 04, 07, 2011]
Q19. Where did Mahatma Buddha’s ‘Mahaparinirvan’ take place? [47th BPSC (Pre) 2005 UPPCS (Pre) 2011 53rd to 55th BPSC (Pre) 2011]
(B) Bodh Gaya
Q20. Gautam Buddha attained ‘Mahaparinirvana’ in kingdom of [UPPCS (Pre) 2011]
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