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Question 246

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

Russian Emperor Tsar Nicholas II came into power in?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

1894

b.

1893

c.

1896

d.

1895

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 247

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Religious faith during Tsarist regime helped bind masses together as a source of reassurance and comfort.

Reason(Ꭱ)

This political authority was exercised through the clergy.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

e.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question 248

Appeared in Year: 2010

Question

MCQ▾

The Consulate rule came into existence in?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

1798 - 1804

b.

1799 - 1805

c.

1799 - 1806

d.

1799 - 1804

e.

None of the above

Passage

Buddhism, however, is no theory that the world is a concourse of fortuitous phenomena. It retained the Indian doctrines of rebirth and karma Kaima, “action,” is the law of cause and effect applied to the moral world. Every action brings its fruit, either in this life or another. It makes possible the moral government of the world without a moral governor. But action can only lead to temporary happiness or misery.

It cannot — any more than in the Christian system — bring salvation. Salvation, the freedom from the circle of birth and death, results from knowledge, and the saving knowledge which is the essence of positive Buddhist teaching consists in the four truths — the fact of suffering, the cause of suffering. The destruction of suffering. And the Noble Eightfold Path leading thereto. This is the teaching which makes Buddhism a religion. Buddhism offers not merely a philosophy, but a theory of life for those who are suffering. For the weary and heavy-laden, which has for centuries met the religious needs of a great pail of the human race. “In religion,” said Hegel. “All that awakens doubt and perplexity. All sorrow and care, all limited interests of finitude, we leave behind us on the bank and shoal of time … It is in this native land of the spirit that the waters of oblivion flow, from which it is given to Psyche to drink and forget all her sorrows.” In no religion has this been more deeply realized than

Question 249 (1 of 3 Based on Passage)

Question

MCQ▾

Which among the given are the characteristic features of Buddhism philosophy.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Buddhism non-emphasis on Ahimsa.

b.

Buddhist believe in the permanence of soul.

c.

Buddhism acceptance, the existence of God.

d.

The doctrine of karma is the essential part of the teachings of Buddha.

e.

None of the above

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