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Parikshit: Quiz


Question 1: Parikshit is eulogised in a hymn of the ________ (XX.127.7-10) as the Kauravya king, whose rashtra (realm) flowed with milk and honey and people lived happily in his kingdom.
Kalpa (Vedanga)VedasAtharvavedaRigveda

Question 2: Parikshit (Sanskrit: परिक्षित्, IAST: Parikṣit, with the alternative form: परीक्षित्, ________: Parīkṣit) was a Kuru king, who succeeded Yudhisthira to the throne of Hastinapura, according to the Mahabharata and the Puranas.
International Alphabet of Sanskrit TransliterationPaliDevanagari transliterationDevanagari

Question 3: The chief priest ________ predicts to king Yudhisthira after Parikshit's birth that he will be a great devotee of the Supreme Lord Vishnu, and since he was saved by the Lord Krishna, he will be known as Vishnurata (One who is always protected by the Lord).
Bhagavad GitaVyasaMahabharataGlossary of terms in Hinduism

Question 4: [1] According to the ________, he ruled for 24 years and died at the age of sixty.
KrishnaKurukshetra WarMahabharataBhagavad Gita

Question 5: Dhaumya Rishi predicts that Parikshit would be ever-devoted to virtue, religious principles and the truth and would be a wise monarch, exactly as Ikshvaku and Rama of ________.
Mathura, Uttar PradeshVaranasiAyodhyaHaridwar

Question 6: She is saved by Lord Krishna, who was also the maternal uncle of ________ (Arjuna's wife Subhadra was the sister of Lord Krishna and mother of Abhimanyu.)
ParikshitKurukshetra WarAbhimanyuDuryodhana

Question 7: Abhimanyu was the son of ________ and his Vrishni queen Subhadra.
Bhagavad GitaArjunaMahabharataDurvasa

Question 8: He would be as exemplary a warrior as ________, his own grandfather, and would expand the fame of his family.
ArjunaDurvasaBhagavad GitaMahabharata

Question 9: Parikshit was the son of Uttara, the Matsya princess and ________.

Question 10: An alternate suggestion from Nirala's translation is Pariskhit means the one who has been tested (The test (Parikhsha) being of coming back from death by efforts of ________.
VyasaBalaramaKrishnaBhagavad Gita

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