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Question 1: Smaller Jain communities exist in Nepal, South Africa, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, ________, Fiji, and Suriname.
BarbadosCanadaUnited KingdomAustralia

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Om Hrim Siddhi Chakra used by Jains in dravya puja
  Palitana Tirtha
  Doorway detail of a Dilwara Temple.
  Jain sadhvis meditating

Question 3: Outside India, the United States, United Kingdom, ________ and East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) have large Jain communities.
BarbadosThe BahamasCanadaBelize

Question 4: ________ was deeply influenced (particularly through the guidance of Shrimad Rajchandra) by Jain tenets such as peaceful, protective living and honesty, and made them an integral part of his own philosophy.
Jawaharlal NehruC. RajagopalachariAbul Kalam AzadMohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Question 5: Jains have sustained the ancient ________ (श्रमण) or ascetic religion and have significantly influenced other religious, ethical, political and economic spheres in India.
BuddhismŚrāvakaShramanaHouseholder (Buddhism)

Question 6: There is a large following in Punjab, especially in Ludhiana and Patiala, and there used to be many Jains in ________ (Punjab's historic capital) and other cities before the Partition of 1947, after which many fled to India.
MultanPunjab (Pakistan)LahoreKarachi

Question 7: Most Jain recipes substitute potato with ________.
United StatesPhilippinesGuyanaPlantain

Question 8: History suggests that various strains of ________ became vegetarian due to strong Jain influences.
Indian religionsHinduismBuddhismAyyavazhi

Question 9: ________[58][59] also credited Jainism as influencing force behind the Indian culture.
Rahul SankrityayanSri AurobindoKazi Nazrul IslamSwami Vivekananda

Question 10: For monks and nuns, it means complete ________.
Orthodox ChurchClerical celibacyCatholic ChurchCelibacy


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