General knowledge questions about Jainism


1. Who is the first Tirthankara of Jainism ?
Answer: Rishabha dev

2. Who is the 23rd Tirthankara of Jainism ?

Answer: Parshvanath


3. Who is the last Tirthankara (24th) of Jainism ?

Answer: Vardhamana Mahavira

4. When did Vardhamana Mahavira born ?

Answer: BC 599

5. Where did Vardhamana Mahavira born ?

Answer: Kundala grama, Vaishali (Bihar)


6. What is the meaning of ‘Jina’ ?

Answer: Conqueror


7. Vardhamana Mahavira attained full enlightenment (kaivalya) at _________?

Answer: Jhrimbikagrama

8. Vardhamana Mahavira attained Nirvana at _________ ?

Answer: Pavapuri

9. What is the Holy book of Jains ?

Answer: Angas


10. What is the language used by Jains ?

Answer: Prakrit


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