Friday, September 6, 2013

DharmaQuiz Session 231: 30-Aug-2013

Theme: Ancient Indian Scientists
  1. Which ancient Indian Ayurvedic medicine expert wrote Ashtanga Hridayam Samhita or Ashtanga Hridayam Sangraha?  #DharmaQuiz 1531. Ans: Vagbhata.
  2. This ancient Indian health expert, Father of Indian Medicine, revised his student's "Agnivesha Samhita". Name the expert. #DharmaQuiz 1532. Ans: Charaka.
  3. Ancient Indian Ayurvedic book has 184 chapters describing 1120 illnesses, 700 medicinal plants & 131 preparations. Name it. #DharmaQuiz 1533. Ans: Sushurta Samhita.
  4. Nearly 1000 years ago, an expert  metallurgist & alchemist in Gujarat wrote Arogyamanjari about medicinal drugs. Name him. #DharmaQuiz 1534. Ans: Nagarjuna.
  5. A rishi from ancient India wrote Supa Shastra describing a whopping 3032 cooking recipes. Name him. #DharmaQuiz 1535. Ans: Sukesha.
For this particular session, could not collect all the scores. Apologies.

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