Mahabharat

  1. Who is the author of Mahabharat ?
    Ved Vyas
  2. Who did the writing work of Mahabharat ?
    Ganesh
  3. What is the real name of book Mahabharat ?
    Jai Sanghita
  4. Vishnu Sahsranam is a part of which epic ?
    Mahabharat
  5. Bhagvad Gita is a part of which epic ?
    Mahabharat 
  6. How many chapters are there in Bhagavad Gita ?
    Eighteen (18)
  7. By what name are the chapters of Mahabharat known ?
    Parva
  8. How many shlokas are there in Bhagvad Gita ?
    700 
  9. Which saint told the story of Mahabharat to Janmejay ? 
    Vaishampayan 
  10. How many slokas (Verses) are there in Mahabharat
      One Lakh
  11. Which chapter of Bhagvad Gita is the longest ?  
    Eighteenth
  12. In which Parva of Mahabharat is described the story of Satyavan-Savitri?
    Van Parva  
  13. In which Parva of Mahabharat is the story of Ramayan?
    Van Parva
  14. In which Parva of Mahabharat is described the story of Nal-Damyanti?
    Van Parva
  15. In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of forceful undressing of Draupadi?
    Sabha Parva
  16. In  which Parva of  Mahabharat is  description of  gambling  of  Yudhishthir?
    Sabha Parva
  17.  In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of Pandava’s marriage with Draupadi?
    Adi Parva
  18.  In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of burning of Laksha grah (house of lac)?
     Adi Parva
  19.  In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of Indra’s begging of Kundal (ear rings) and Kavach (shield) from Karan?
    Van Parva
  20. In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of Pandava’s  year of hiding?
    Virat Parva
  21. In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of killing of Keechak? Virat Parva
  22.  In  which Parva of  Mahabharat is  description of  marriage  of Abhimanyu and Uttara?
    Virat Parva
  23.  In which Parva is description of getting and leaving the status of Indra by king Nahush?
    Udyog Parva
  24. In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of Vidur niti?
  25.  Udyog Parva
  26. Sri Krishna requested Karan to fight in favour of Pandavas telling him that he was elder brother of Yudhishthir. But he refused. In which Parva of Mahabharat this story is described? 
    Udyog Parva
  27. Sri Krishna requested Duryodhan to avoid the war with Pandavas telling him that Yudhishthir was his brother. Duryodhan refused and tried to arrest Krishna. Krishna foiled his attempt. In which Parva of Mahabharat this episode is described?
     Udyog Parva
  28. Arjun attempted to kill Yudhishthir with sword. In which Parva of Mahabharat this episode is narrated?
    Karan Parva
  29. Aswathama advised Duryodhan to compromise with Pandavas In which Parva of Mahabharat this event is narrated?
    Karan Parva
  30. In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of Parashar Geeta?
    Shanti Parva
  31. In which Parva of Mahabharat is description of death of Bhishm pitamah?
    Anushasan Parva
  32. Name the mother and father of Bhishma Pitamah.
    Ganga and Shantanu
  33. What was the real name of Bhishma Pitamah?
    Dev Vrat
  34. Which king other than Yudhishthir lost his kingdom in gambling according to Mahabharat?
    Nal
  35. Which state was ruled by king Nal?       
    Nishadh
  36. Whose daughter was Damyanti, queen of king Nal?
    Bhimak
  37. To whom the king Nal lost his kingdom in gambling?
    His brother Pushkar
  38. Name the sister of  Vasudeo?
    Pritha, the daughter of king Shoorsen, also known as Kunti.
  39. Which sailor woman did Shantanu marry?
    Satyavati
  40. Name the father and mother of sati Savitri?
    Ashwapati and Malvi
  41. Name the sons of Satyavati.     
    Chitrangad and Vichitra Virya
  42. Who, according to Mahabharat, threw her seven children into the Ganga river?     
    Ganga, the wife of Shantanu
  43. Name the mother of Dhritrashtra.
    Ambika
  44. Name the mother of Pandu.
    Ambalika
  45. Bhishma abducted three princess of Kashiraj, married two of them with Vichitravirya. What was the name of third?        
    Amba
  46. Amba and Ambalika were the princesses of which state?
     Kashi
  47. Whose wife was Kunti?
    Pandu
  48. What is the other name of Kunti?
    Pritha
  49. Name the second wife of Pandu?
    Madri
  50. Madri was the princess of which state?
    Madra state
  51. Who taught archery to Bhishma and Draunacharya? 
    Parshuram
  52. By what name are Dhritrashtra’s sons known?   
    Kauravas
  53. By what name are Pandu’s sons known? 
    Pandavas
  54. Who tied a blind fold on her eyes just after her marriage according to Mahabharat? 
    Gandhari
  55. Ghandhari was the princess of which state?       
    Gandhar
  56. Who is known as Dharamputra in Mahabharat?  
    Yudhishthir
  57. Name the warrior guru of Kauravas and Pandavas.
    Dronacharya
  58. Name the Bheel who learnt archery taking orders from the statue of his guru.
    Eklavya
  59. Who was the minister of Dhritrashtra?   
    Vidur
  60. In which city was Krishna born? 
    Mathura
  61. Name the charioteer for Krishna’s Chariot?        
    Daruk
  62. Who presented famous konch Devdutt to Arjun?
    Mayasur
  63. Name the priest of Pandavas?  
    Dhaumya
  64. Which was the capital of Yudhishthir’s empire?   
    Indraprastha
  65. Name the architect who constructed abnormal castle for Yudhishthar where Duryodhan was illusioned?        
    Mayasur
  66. Name the real mother of Karna.
    Kunti
  67. Who was the first to get married amongst the Pandavas?
    Bheem
  68. Draupadi was the princess of which state?
    Panchal
  69. What was the childhood name of Draupadi?       
    Krishna
  70. Who was wife of Arjun, sister of Krishna and mother of Abhimanyu.
    Subhadra
  71. In order to save a Brahmin family in Ekchakra town, Bhim killed a demon. Name him?     
    Bakasur
  72. Where from Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumn were born?
    From Altar of yagya
  73. Whose daughter was Chitrangda, wife of Arjun?
    Chitravahan,king of Manipur
  74. Whose daughter was Ulupi, wife of Arjun?
    The serpant king Kauravya
  75. Who gave gandiva to Arjun and chakra to Krishna?
    The god Varun on the request of Agni
  76. Who was Mayasur?      
    The architect of the demons.
  77. Who gave peculiar pot with endless meals to Pandavas when they went into exile?       
    Surya
  78. Where did Pandavas spend their year of hiding in exile?
    irat Nagar
  79. How many years exile was awarded to Pandavas on their defeat in the gambling?
    Twelve years plus one year in hiding
  80. Where did Kunti live when Pandavas were in exile? 
    With Vidur in Hastinapur
  81. Which saint accompained pandavas during their exile?
    Dhaumya
  82. Name different weapons received by Arjun during exile from different gods?   
    Pashupatastra from Shiv, Dand from Yamraj, Varunpash from Varun, and Anthardhan from Kuber
  83. What was the disguised name of Draupadi during the year of hiding of Pandavas?
    Sairandhri
  84. What was the disguised name of Yudhishthir during the year of hiding of Pandavas?       
    Kank
  85. What was the disguised name of Bheem during the year of hiding of Pandavas?     
    Ballav
  86. What was the disguised name of Arjun during the year of hiding of Pandavas?     
    Brihannala
  87. What was the disguised name of Sahdev during the year of hiding of Pandavas?    
    Arishtanemi
  88. What was the disguised name of Nakul during the year of hiding of Pandavas?     
    Granthik 
  89. What work was allotted to Yudhishthir during his year of hiding? 
    To  teach gambling to king Virat
  90. What work was allotted to Bhim during his year of hiding?
    Was a cook in the kitchen of Virat
  91. What work was allotted to Arjun during his year of hiding?  
    To teach dance and music to Virat’s daughter
  92. What work was allotted to Nakul during his year of hiding? 
    To look after horses of king Virat
  93. What work was allotted to Sahdev during his year of hiding?
    To look after cows of king Virat
  94. Who taught Arjun dancing during exile? 
    Chitrasen
  95. Who was Keechak?,  
    The brother of Sudeshna, wife of Virat
  96. Before Mahabharat war Yudhishthir got half the kingdom and organised -Rajsuya Yajna.In order to win the whole world Pandava went to which direction?
     Bhim torwards east, Arjun in North, Nakul in West and Sahdev in South
  97. What assignment Krishna took in Rajsuya Yajna?
    To wash Brahmins feet
  98. Who took the responsibility to look after boarding arrangements in the Rajsuya yajna of Yudhishthir?    
    Dushasan
  99. Who was given the honour of best guest in Rajsuya yajna? 
    Shri Krishna
  100. Name the Conch (Shankh) owned by Shri Kishna.
    Panchjanya
  101. Name the Conch owned by Yudhishthir.
    Anant Vijay
  102. Name the Conch owned by Bheem.
    Paundra
  103. Name the Conch owned by Arjun.
    Devdutt
  104. Name the Conch owned by Nakul.
    Sughosh
  105. Name the Conch owned by Sahdev
     Manipushpak
  106. Where was Mahabharat war fought?     
    Kurukshetra
  107. Who was the other brave warrior besides Balram who remained neutral in Mahabharat war?           
    Rukmi
  108. Name the brother of Madri, who fought in favour of Kauravas? 
    Shalya
  109. Who was Yuyutsu?
    Son of Dhritrashtra who fought in favour of Pandavas
  110. How many commanders took charge for Kauravas forces in Mahabharat war?           
    Five
  111. Who was the first commander of Kaurava’s forces in Mahabharat War?
     Bhishma Pitamah
  112. For how many days Bhisma fought as commander in chief?
    10 days
  113. Who was the commander of Kauravas after Bhisma?
    Dronacharya
  114. or  how  many  days  Shalya remained chief commander  of Kauravas army?  
    One day
  115. Who was the first commander of Pandavas forces in Mahabharat war ?
    Dhrishtadyumn
  116. Who arranged forces to form Chakravyuh in Mahabharat?
    Dronacharya
  117. On which day of Mahabharat was Chakravyuh framed?
    Thirteenth day
  118. Where was Arjun when Chakravyuh was framed?
    He had gone to fight with the Sanshaptaks
  119. How many warriors joined hands in chakravyuh to kill Abhimanyu?
    Six
  120. Who killed Ghatotkach, the son of Bheem in Mahabharat war?
    Karna
  121. Karna procured ‘Shakti’ from Indra to kill Arjun, but this was used to kill someone else. Who was he?           
    Ghatotkach
  122. Name the two warriors who used Brahmastra in Mahabhara war.
    Arjun and Ashwathama
  123. Which deadly weapon was used by Ashwathama against the Pandavas towards the end of Mahabharat War? 
    Brahmastra
  124. Which deadly weapon did Arjun receive from lord Shiva? 
    Pashupatastra
  125. On which day of Mahabharat war, Sri Krishna made an attempt to kill Bhisma with his Chakra forgetting his vow not to participate in the war?
    Third day
  126. Which day of Mahabharat war, was Karan killed?
    Seventeeth day
  127. When did Kripacharya advised Duryodhan to make compromise with Pandavas? 
    After the death of Karan
  128. Who killed Karan?        
    Arjun
  129. Who forced to break vow of Shri Krishna not to use arms in        Mahabharatat War?
    Bhishma
  130. For how many days Bhishm pitamah continued to lie down on the bed of arrows?          
    58 days
  131. Who killed Virat and Drupad?    
    Dronacharya
  132. Which state was reigned by Jarasandh?
    Magadh
  133. How many kings were in Jarasandh’s prison?    
    86
  134. For how many days wrestling between Bhim and Jarasandh continued?
    14 days
  135. Who killed Jarasandha?
    Bheem
  136. To whom did the elephant, named Aswathama belong? 
    Indra Verma, King of Malwa
  137. Who killed the elephant Aswathama?    
    Bhim
  138. Who announced first that Aswathama was killed?           
    Bhim
  139. Who killed Dronacharya?          
    Dhrishtdyumn
  140. For  how  long  Dronacharya remained chief  commander of Kauravas? Five days
  141. Who took command of the army after Dronacharya?
    Karan
  142. Who killed Idavan, the son of Arjun?
    Alumbush
  143. Name the son of Duryodhan?
    Laxman
  144. Who killed Laxman, the son of Duryodhan?        
    Abhimanyu
  145. Name the bow of Karan?          
    Vijay
  146. Whose arms were crushed by Bheem to fulfil his vow?
    Dushasan
  147. Who killed Dushasan?  
    Bhim
  148. Who killed Dhristhdyumn,Uttamoja and Yudhamanu?
    Aswathama killed them by beating
  149. Who killed the five sons of Draupadi?
    Aswathama killed them by sword
  150. Who became the commander of Kauravas forces after Karan death? 
  151. Shalya
  152. Who killed Uluk, the son of Shakuni?     
    Sahdev
  153. Who killed Shakuni?   
    Sahdev
  154. Which day of the Mahabharat it was when Shakuni was killed?
    Eighteenth day
  155. Who killed Shalya?       
    Yudhishthir
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