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1.British rule brought with it a process of secularization of Indian social life and culture… Who wrote these lines?
Mandelbaum
Ghurye
M.N Srinivas
None of these

2. Spirituality is the key to the mind of Indians. This view was expressed by
Swami Vivekananda
Sri Aurobindo
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Sri Radha Krishnan



3. Similar versions of the proper division of labour and the assignment of rank in a society have come out of other civilization. Plato for one propounded a comparable plan. Who of the following wrote these lines?
Manu
Mandelbaum
Srinivas
G.S Ghurye

4. Which of the following signify the ethical ideals?
Artha
Moksha
Dharama
Kama

5. Which of the following is the last Sanskara?
Garbhadhana
Antyeshti
Namakarna
Samavaratana

6. The form of marriage in which the father offers his daughter to the bridegroom and the couple is blessed with the enjoyment of married bliss and the fulfillment of Dharama is
Prajapatya marriage
Brahma marriage
Arsha marriage
Daiva marriage

7. The form of marriage in which the girl was offered to a Rishi in exchange of cow or bull or some clothes is
Daiva marriage
Asura marriage
Prajapatya marriage
Arsha marriage

8. When a man belonging to a higher varna married a women belonging to a lower varna the marriage is called
Anuloma
Pratiloma
Endogamous
Restricted

9. Who evolved the term varna?
Nimkta
Shri Yakshacharya
Ved Vyasa
Manu

10. Which is the last stage in the Ashrama scheme?
Brahmacharya
Grahastha
Sanyasa
Vanaprastha

11. Which of the following Indian culture epics has the reference of system of varna?
Gita
Rigveda
Mahabharata
Arthashastra

12. The Hindu Marriage Act was enacted in
1955
1956
1957
1958

13. When was Indian Christian Marriage Act enacted?
1892
1867
1862
1857

14. Which of the following is not a feature of caste?
Caste is innate
Caste is exogamous Caste is endogamous
Caste is endogamous

15. Which of the following types of unity is found in Indian culture?
Geographical
Cultural
Religious
All of these

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