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Mahabharata Quiz

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Quiz from Mahabharata

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Mahabharat Quiz

Question 1
Who was the First Commander in Chief of the Kaurava Army?
A
Draunacharya
B
Ashvathama
C
Bheeshma Pitamah
D
Karn
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bheeshma was the first Commander in Chief , Drona was the second, Karna was the third, and Ashvathama the last Commander in chief of the Kaurava army.
Question 2
Who seized Draupadi by her hair and dragged her into the court?
A
Vikarn
B
Karna
C
Duryodhana
D
Dushansana
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dushansana seized Draupadi by her hair and dragged her into the court?
Question 3
Name of the kingdom developed by Pandavas
A
Magadh
B
Avanti
C
Hastinapur
D
Indraprastha
Question 3 Explanation: 
Krishna called Vishwakarma, the architect of the Devas to help the Pandavas construct Indraprastha. Vishwakarma, also called Maya also built the royal palace.
Question 4
How many days did Mahabharata war last?
A
19
B
20
C
17
D
18
Question 4 Explanation: 
Accoriding to the Mahabharata, the Kurukshetra war was a 18 day long dynastic succession struggle fought between the Kauravas and the Pandavas of the Kuru tribe at Kurukshetra (modern-day Haryana, India) for the throne of Hastinapura.
Question 5
What was the name of rishi who cursed Pandu?
A
Rishi Vyasa
B
Rishi Durvasa
C
Rishi Kindam
D
Rishi Valmiki
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sage Kindama then cursed Pandu, the curse being that were he to approach his wives with the intent of making love, he would die.
Question 6
Who was the last Commander in Chief of the Kaurava Army?
A
Drona
B
Karna
C
Ashwathama
D
Bheeshma
Question 6 Explanation: 
Technically, the last leader of the Kaurava army was Ashwatthama. Ashwatthama was anointed as the generalissimo by a dying Duryodhana on the 18th evening.
Question 7
Who was the sister of Duryodhan?
A
Dushala
B
Ulupi
C
Chitrangada
D
Shikhandi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Duhsala was youngest sister of Kaurava’s and Pandava’s.
Question 8
What was the name of Duryodhan son?
A
Yuyutsu
B
Babruvahana
C
Lakshman
D
Vrishaketu
Question 8 Explanation: 
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Laxman is the son of Duryodhana, and grandson of Dhritarashtra.
Question 9
What was the name of Arjuna Conch Shell (Shankh) ?
A
Devdutt shankh
B
Manipushpak
C
Paschjanya
D
Anantvijay
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bhagwadgeeta Chapter 1 shloka 15: पाञ्चजन्यं हृषीकेशो देवदत्तं धनञ्जयः । पौण्ड्रं दध्मौ महाशङ्खं भीमकर्मा वृकोदरः "While Hrishikesh (Krishn) blew his conch Panchjanya and Dhananjay (Arjun) the conch named Devdutt, the Vrikodar (Bheem) of awesome deeds blew the great conch Paundr."
Question 10
Who among the following was the mother of Ashwathama?
A
Dushala
B
Hidimba
C
Kripi
D
Sudeshna
Question 10 Explanation: 
The mother of Ashwathama was Kripi. Kripi was the sister of Kripacharya. She was married to Dronacharya and had a child named Aswathama.
Question 11
What was the name of Abhimanyu's Son?
A
Parikshit
B
Vrishaketu
C
Prativindhya
D
Shrutakarma
Question 11 Explanation: 
Parikshit was the son of Abhimanyu and Uttara(the princess of Matsya Kingdom).
Question 12
Who was the guru of Lord Krishna?
A
Lord Parshuram
B
Rishi Sandipani
C
Rishi Vashishth
D
Rishi Durvasa
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sandīpanī Muni was the guru of Bhagavan Shri Krishna
Question 13
What is the name of Karna's bow (Dhanush) ?
A
Gandiva
B
Vijaya
C
Pashupat
D
Agni
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vijaya meaning victory. It was a divine weapon or bow. Vijaya was mainly wielded by Lord Parashurama who already had terrific skill. Later Parasurama gifted the bow to one of his disciples Karna.
Question 14
What is the name of Arjuna's bow ?
A
Gandiva
B
Paundra
C
Mahendra
D
Vayavya
Question 14 Explanation: 
Gandiva is a divine bow of Arjuna, one of the pandavas from Hindu epic Mahabharata. The bow was made by Brahma. The name of Yudhishthira's bow was Mahendra. Bhima's bow was Vayavya and the name of Nakula's and Sahdeva's bow was Ashwin. The name of Abhimanyu's bow was Raudra.
Question 15
Which sage (Rishi) had 'Nandini Cow' ?
A
Sage Vashista
B
Sage Vishwamitra
C
Sage vyasa
D
Sage Durvasa
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nandini, like her mother, is a "cow of plenty" or Kamadhenu, and resides with sage Vashista.
Question 16
In which yuga Lord Vishnu took Krishna avatar
A
Satyug
B
Tretayug
C
Kaliyug
D
Dwaparyug
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Avatar of Krishna is said to have taken place in Dwapara Yuga
Question 17
Who is the real father of Arjuna?
A
Indra
B
Surya
C
Varuna
D
Brahma
Question 17 Explanation: 
Arjuna was the son of Indra. The epic validated the fact at many places. Pandu wanted a son who would be the best and who personifies Kshatriya valour . So he opted for Indra Who is the king of celestials and a great warrior,who fought many battles
Question 18
Who killed Bakasura?
A
Arjuna
B
Yudhisthira
C
Bheema
D
Sahdeva
Question 18 Explanation: 
The demon Bakasura was killed by Bheema while Pandavas were living in Ekachakrapura after Laksha griha incident. Kunti sends Bheema to kill Bakasura to save bramhin family.
Question 19
Who was the son of Bheema and Hidimba?
A
Satanika
B
Ghatotkacha
C
Shrutasena
D
Prativindhya
Question 19 Explanation: 
Ghatotkacha , is a character in the Mahābhārata epic and the son of Bhima and the giantess Hidimbi (sister of Hidimba).
Question 20
Who was the wife of Abhimanyu?
A
Babruvahana
B
Uttara
C
Sudheshna
D
Ambalika
Question 20 Explanation: 
Abimanyu had two wives namely Vatsala and Uttara. Vatsala: His first wife was princess Vatsala, daughter of king Balarama, lord krishna's brother. Vatsala was abhimanyu's childhood love and vice versa.
Question 21
Who killed Dronacharya?
A
Drishtdyumna
B
Arjuna
C
Bheema
D
Nakul
Question 21 Explanation: 
Dhrishtadyumna killed Drona, the royal guru, when he was meditating which was against the rules of engagement.
Question 22
Karna was the blessed son of which celestial body?
A
The moon
B
Jupiter
C
The Sun
D
Saturn
Question 22 Explanation: 
Karna was the son of the sun
There are 22 questions to complete.

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