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Vithoba: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (Cambridge University Press on behalf of ________, University of London) 28 (1): 81–100.
London School of EconomicsSchool of Oriental and African StudiesKing's College LondonUniversity College London

Question 2: Vithoba is a popular deity in Maharashtra and Karnataka; devotees also exist in ________ and Tamil Nadu, but not in the same numbers.
GunturTelanganaHyderabad, IndiaAndhra Pradesh

Question 3: Hindus generally consider Krishna to be a form of Vishnu, hence his consort as a form of ________.
VenkateswaraGaneshaLakshmiVithoba

Question 4: The Varkari texts are: Bhaktalilamrita and Bhaktavijaya by Mahipati, Pundalika-Mahatmya by ________, and a long abhanga by Namdev.
MaharashtraVithobaMarathi languageBahinabai

Question 5: [44] ________, an Indian political leader and Buddhist convert, suggested that the image of Vithoba at Pandharpur was in reality the image of the Buddha.
B. R. AmbedkarRahul SankrityayanAnnie BesantSwami Vivekananda

Question 6: These include: Venkateshwara, a form of Vishnu; Mahalakshmi, a form of Vishnu's consort ________; Garuda and Hanuman (see previous section).
LakshmiGaneshaKrishnaVithoba

Question 7: Vithoba's arms-akimbo iconography is similar to Bir Kuar, the cattle-god of the ________ of Bihar, who is now also associated with Krishna.
AhirsRorRajputYadav

Question 8: [66] Lutgendorf credits the movement to Vyasatirtha (1478–1539), the royal guru (rajguru) to king ________ of the Vijayanagara empire.
Harihara IIBukkaSangama DynastyKrishnadevaraya

Question 9: The second version of the legend depicts Vithoba appearing before Pundalik as the five-year-old ________ (infant Krishna).
Svayam BhagavanKrishnaismVaishnavismBala Krishna

Question 10: In the 17th century, ________ artists sculpted an image of Pandharpur's Vithoba in the Buddha's place on a panel showing Vishnu's avatars.
BhandariGoaKarhade BrahminMaratha
















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