English Grammar, First Year Classes & Topics

Questions & Answers: Chapter 6


1.      Who first wrote the story of Lord Ram?

Maharishi Valmiki wrote the story of Lord Ram.

2.      Who was the father of Lord Ram?

Dashrath, the king of Ayodhya, was the father of Lord Ram.

3.      Where did Ram go to rescue Sita?

Ram went to far south to rescue his wife Sita.

4.      Who abductedSita?

Ravana abducted Sita.

5.      How many cantons were there in the original Ramayana?

The orginal Ramayana consisted of five cantons.

6.      How many Sanskrit couplets are there in Ramayana?

There are more than 24,000 couplets in Ramayana.

7.      What else,besides the story of Ram, does the Ramayana depict?

The Ramayana also depicts the social life , beliefs, customs and traditions of the time other than the story of Lord Ram.

8.      What sort of religion did the Vedic people have?

The Vedic people have polythesis religion.

9.      Who was the chief of Vedic gods?

Indra was the chief of Vedic gods.

10.  Which defied animals get honourable mention in the Ramayana?

Hanuman, Jamvant , Garuda,Jatayu and Nandi got honourable mention in theRamayana.

11.  By what time did the story of Ram become a national treasure of India?

By the beginning of Christian Era, the story of Ram becomes a national treasure of India.

12.  In which neighbouring  countries is the story of Ram known?

The story of Ram was known to the neighbouring countries like Java,Sumatra,Thailand and Combodia.

13.  Who wrote Ramcharitmanas?

Maharishi Valmiki wrote Ramcharitmanas.

14.  How do illiterate people tried to learn the story of Ram through its presentation of Ram?

The illiterate people tried to learn the story of Ram through its presentation.

15.  Who was the author of Mahabharatha?

Ved Vyas was the author of Mahabharatha.

16.  How many verses does the Mahabharatha contain?

The Mahabharatha contains 24,000 verses.

17.  When according to Pargiter was the battle of Mahabharatha fought?

According to Pargiter, the battle of Mahabharatha fought sometimes in1100 BC

18.  When did the Mahabharatha acquire its present form?

The Mahabharatha acquired its present form in the 5th century.

19.  Who is elevated to the rank of the Supreme Being in the Mahabharata?

Vishnu is elevated to the rank of the Supreme Being in the Mahabharata.

20.  Which new order of deities occupies an important place in Mahabharata?

The new order of deities occupied an important place in Mahabharata are Brahma,Vishnu and Shiva.

21.  Which upanishadadic idea is contained in the Mahabharata?

The Mahabharata contains the upanishadic idea of monoism.

22.  What should human beings accept with equanimity?

The human beings should accept pleasure and pain with equanimity.

23.  Which is the highest virtue according to the Mahabharata?

According to the Mahabharata, the highest virtue is truth.

24.  Where has the scene of the Bhagavad Gita been laid?

The scene of the Bhagavad Gita has been laid in Kurukshetra.

25.  How did lord Krishna create this world?

Lord Krishna created this world from his own nature and says” I cause this entire system of existing.

26.  What are the eight divine components of God’s nature?

The eight components of God’s nature are earth, water, fire, wind,ether, heart, intellect and egoism.

27.  Name the qualities of which prakriti are composed?

Prakriti is composed of three qualities known as gunas, rajas and tamas.

28.  Is there freewill available to man, according to the Bhagwat Gita?

According to Bhagwat Gita, free will is not available to man.

29.  Why are actions necessary?

Man cannot live without action. Hence actions are necessary.