The Wonder that was India - A.L. Basham (An Excerpt)

 The Wonder that was India - A.L. Basham (An Excerpt)

Q.01. Hindu civilization will, we believe, retain its:
(a) Future
(b) Continuity
(c) Past
(d) Glory
Ans: (b) Continuity
Q.02. Much that was useless in ancient Indian culture has already:
(a) Flourished
(b) Decayed
(c) Perished
(d) Sacrificed
Ans: (c) Perished
Q.03. The whole South-East Asia received most of its culture from:
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Indonesia
(d) Ceylon
Ans: (b) India
Q.04. Colonists from Western India settled in Ceylon in:
(a) 5th century B.C.
(b) 5th century A.D.
(c) 4th century A.D.
(d) 4th century B.C.
Ans: (a) 5th century B.C.
Q.05. Who found their way to Malaya, Sumatra and other parts of South-East Asia:
(a) Chinese merchants
(b) People of Cambodia
(c) Indian merchants
(d) Buddhist monks
Ans: (c) Indian merchants
Q.06. Northward Indian culture influence spread through:
(a) China and India
(b) Central Asia to China
(c) South-East Asia
(d) Korea, Japan and Tibet
Ans: (b) Central Asia to China
Q.07. The heterodox sect followed:
(a) Monastic practices
(b) Upanishads
(c) Spirituality
(d) Christianity
Ans: (a) Monastic practices
Q.08. Westerners themselves have tried to convert the West to a streamlined:
(a) Spiritual caliber
(b) Intellectualism
(c) Yoga and Vedanta
(d) Knowledge of Sanskrit
Ans: (c) Yoga and Vedanta
Q.09. Cultural divisions among the countries are beginning to:
(a) Appear
(b) Disappear
(c) Decay
(d) Perish
Ans: (b) Disappear
Q.10. India’s contribution to the world’s cultural stock has already been very:
(a) Narrow
(b) Large
(c) Successful
(d) Important
Ans: (b) Large


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