UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-10

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    Consider the following statements regarding the Chinese Buddhist monks, who visited India during the later ancient period.
    1. The Chinese pilgrim Fa-Hien came to India primarily to collect Buddhist scriptures.
    2. The Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang met Harsha and found him to be antagonistic to Buddhism.
    Which of the statements] given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither1nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Fa-Hien was a Chinese monk, who travelled from China to India. His travelogue described in the book Buddhist Kingdom around 399-412 AD. His main purpose behind visiting India was to collect the Buddhist scriptures, on which he spent the rest of his life translating and editing The Chinese Buddhist, Hiuen Tsang met Harsha and found Buddhism was not so popular in his regime so correct answer is [c].

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