Vedic Age Quiz for UPSC / SSC exams

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1 .The home of Gargi, Maitrey and Kapila was at
A.  Vidisha
B.  Ujjain
C.  Pataliputra
D.  Mithila
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2 .Which of the following Vedas provides information about the civilization of the Early Vedic Age?
A.  Rig-veda
B.  Yajur-veda
C.  Atharva-veda
D.  Sama-veda
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3 .The most important text of vedic mathematics is:
A.  Satapatha Brahman
B.  Atharva Veda
C.  Sulva Sutras
D.  Chhandogya Upanishad
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4 .Which of the following Craftsmanship was not practised by the Aryans?
A.  Pottery
B.  Jewellery
C.  Carpentry
D.  Blacksmith
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5 .The words 'Satyameva Jayate' in the State Emblem of India were taken from-
A.  Upanishads
B.  Sama Veda
C.  Rig Veda
D.  Ramayana
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6 .Who is hailed as the 'God of Medicine' by the practitioners of Ayurveda?
A.  Susruta
B.  Chyavana
C.  Dhanwantari
D.  Charaka
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7 .The word 'Veda' means-
A.  Knowledge
B.  Wisdom
C.  Skill
D.  Power
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8 .Which metal was first used by the Vedic people?
A.  Silver
B.  Gold
C.  Iron
D.  Copper
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9 .The caste system of India was created for:
A.  Immobility of labour
B.  Recognization of the dignity of labour
C.  Economic uplift
D.  Occupational division of labour
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10 .The origins of Indian music could be traced to
A.  Rigvedic Samhita
B.  Yajurvedic Samhita
C.  Samavedic Samhita
D.  Atharvavedic Samhita
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11 .The crop which was not known to Vedic people is
A.  Barley
B.  Wheat
C.  Rice
D.  Tobacco
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12 .The staple food of the Vedic Aryans was
A.  Barley and rice
B.  Milk and its products
C.  Rice and pulses
D.  Vegetables and fruits
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13 .The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called -
A.  Bali
B.  Vidatha
C.  Varman
D.  Kara
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14 .Which one of the following stages of the life of man in Aryan Society, in ascending order of age, is correct?
A.  Brahmacharya – Grihashta–Vanaprastha – Sanyasa
B.  Grihastha–Brahmacharya–Vanaprashta– Sanyasa
C.  Brahmacharya–Vanprastha–Sanyasa– Grihastha
D.  G r i h a s t h a – S a n y a s a – V a n a p r a s t h a – Brahmacharya
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15 .The Rig-Vedic Aryans were a pastoral people is born out by the fact that-
A.  There are many references to the cow in the Rig-Veda
B.  Most of the wars were fought for the sake of cows.
C.  Gifts made to priests were usually cows
D.  All of the above
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