“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

MCQ on Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Q. Who inspired Dayananda Saraswati to devote his life to get Vedas its rightful place in Hinduism?

A. Virajanand Dandeesha

B. Ramakrishna Paramhansa

C. Maharaja of Jodhpur

D. His mother

Answer: [A] Virajanand Dandeesha also known as Birajananda

Q. Which of the following was NOT propounded by Dayananda Saraswati

A. Back to Vedas

B. Harijan

C. Swadeshi

D. Ahimsa

Answer: [D] Ahimsa

Q. Dayananda Saraswati was born on 12th Feb 1824 in Tankara, Kathiawad Gujrat. His original name was

A. Adi Shankar

B. Mool Shankar

C. Bhole Shankar

D. Rudra Shankar

Answer: [B] Mool Shankar

Q. On a fateful Diwali on 30 October 1883 Dayananda Saraswati passed away chanting mantras. What was the reason for his death?

A. Drowning

B. Dysentery

C. Poisoning

D. Bullock cart accident

Answer: [C] Poisoning

Q. Swami Dayananda had translated the __________ into Hindi

A. Rig Veda and Yajur Veda

B. Four Veda

C. Sama Veda and Atharva Veda

D. Sama Veda and Yajur Veda

Answer: [A] Rig Veda and Yajur Veda

Q. Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati was an important Hindu religious scholar, reformer, and founder of the __________

A. Arya Samaj

B. Brahma Samaj

C. Ramakrishna Mission

D. Theosophical society

Answer: [A] Arya Samaj

Q. Swami Dayanand Saraswati showed courage in

A. Instigating people to fight against the British rule

B. Actively supporting the 1857 War of Independence

C. Delivering fiery speeches against the higher ups in the Society

D. Denouncing the social evils

Answer: [D] Denouncing the social evils

Q. Dayananda Saraswati fulfilled his movement by writing two books namely

A. Satyarth Prakash

B. Vedabhasya

C. Satyarth Prakash and Vedabhasya

D. Sanskar Vidhi

Answer: [C] Satyarth Prakash and Vedabhasya

Q.  Which organization did Dayananda Saraswati was persuaded to join but eventually he did not, though he found the principles of the organization very close to his own.

A. Hindu Maha Sabha

B. Congress

C. Prarthana Samaj

D. Brahmo Samaj

Answer: D Brahmo Samaj

Q.  Which freedom fighter among the following was a member of Arya Samaj?

A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

B. Bipin Chandra Pal

C. Lala Lajpat Rai

D. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Answer: C Lala Lajpat Rai

Q. Sri Aurobindo called Dayananda Saraswati as one of the “makers of modern India”. Who else also called

him as maker of modern India?

A. S Radhakrishnan

B. Mahatma Gandhi

C. Rabindranath Tagore

D. Gopal Chandra Gokhale

Answer: A S Radhakrishnan

Q. Which of the following was NOT propounded by Dayananda Saraswati

A. Back to Vedas

B. Harijan

C. Swadeshi

D. Ahimsa

Answer: D Ahimsa.

Q. ‘Return to the Vedas,’ was the motto of:

(A) Swami Vivekananda

(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(C) M. G. Ranade

(D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Answer: (D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Q. What was the original source of Swami Dayanand’s contemplation?

[A] Purana

[B] Deputy Chairman

[C] Veda

[D] Srimad Bhagavat

Answer: C Veda

Q. Where was Swami Dayanand Saraswati founded the Arya Samaj on 10 April 1875

[A] Calcutta

[B] Delhi

[C] Ajmer

[D] Bombay

Answer:  D Bombay

Q.  When was Dayanand Saraswati born

[A] 1824

[B] 1825

[C] 1826

[D] 1827

Answer: A 1824

Q. Dayanand has classified the vast store of knowledge described in the Vedas into four categories, these are the four categories

[A] Karma, contemplation, worship and knowledge

[B] Brahma Gyan, Para, Apra and Karma

[C] Science, karma, worship and knowledge

[D] Science, knowledge, worship and theology

Answer: C Science, karma, worship and knowledge

Q. When did Arya Samaj be established

[A] 10 April 1874

[B] 10 April 1835

[C] 10 April 1875

[D] 10 April 1834

Answer: A 10 April 1874

Q. Vedas is going to show us the oldest passage of wisdom of man, the following statement is of which scholar

[A] Macdonald

[B] Wilson

[C] Jacobi

[D] Maxmüller

Answer: D Maxmüller


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