Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Gautam Buddha is known to have concentrated on two most important questions about existence. Which among the following is / are those two questions?
1: How can we minimize suffering (own and others)
2: How can we attain inner peace?
3: Whether suffering continues only for this life or for next life
4: If the world is eternal (or not)
Select the correct option from the codes given below:


a. 1 & 2
b. 2 & 3
c. 1 & 3
d. 2 & 4


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Two most important questions Buddha wished to answer were:
1: How can we minimize suffering?-both our own and that of others?
2: How can we attain inner peace?
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