Q. Consider the following statements regarding “Sankaracharya”:
1.He was born in Andhra Desa.
2.He propounded the Advaita philosophy and Nirgunabrahman.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Explanation: Sankaracharya:  Great thinker, distinguished philosopher, and leader of the Hindu revivalist movement of the 9th century, which gave a new orientation to Hinduism.

He was born in Kaladi (Kerala) and propounded the Advaita (Monism) philosophy and Nirgunabrahman (God without attributes).

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT