Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Jainism split into two major sects around which of the following?

a. 1st century CE
b. 2nd century CE
c. 3rd century CE
d. 4th century CE


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Jainism split into two major sects around third century CE. The Digambara were the ones who remained Sky-clad or naked and the Shvetambara used to be clad in White.
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