Mahabharata: Epic Struggles Quiz

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Who were the two rival groups in the Mahabharata?

Pandavas and Kauravas

Why was Dhritarashtra barred from being the king?

He was blind

How did Kunti have five sons known as the Pandavas?

They were fathered by five gods

What was the relationship between Yudhisthira and Duryodhana?

Cousins

Why did Duryodhana not approve of Yudhisthira becoming the next king?

Duryodhana wanted to be the king himself

What prompted the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas?

The refusal of Duryodhan to restore the kingdom to the Pandavas

What was the reason for the Pandavas' exile for 12 years?

Their loss in a gambling game of dice orchestrated by Shakuni

Where did the battle of Kurukshetra take place?

In a neutral territory between the kingdoms

How did Yudhishthira choose to end his life after the war?

By staying with his brothers, wherever they were

What was the outcome of the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas?

Survival and victory for the Pandavas, but with loss of their near and dear ones

Test your knowledge of the sacred epic poem Mahabharata, which narrates the struggles between the Kauravas and the Pandavas for power and control of their ancestral Bharata kingdom. Explore the characters, events, and themes of this ancient tale.

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