April 23, 2024
Consider the below given statements regarding Rig Veda
1. Divided into 10 mandalas.
2. The Xth mandala contains the famous Purushasuktab hymn which explains that the four varnas
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only correct
  • (B) 2 only correct
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above correct
Consider the below given statements regarding Atharva Veda
1. It is a collection of melodies.
2. . It also contains Dhrupad Raga.
3. It contains charms and spells toward off evil and disease
Which of the above are correctly matched
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Match these sutras which are essential for studies of vedas & their Meaning
1. Shiksha –Phoenetics
2. Kalpa-Ritualistic science
3. Jyotisha- Astronomy
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Match the Gods & their characteristics mentioned in Rig Veda
Gods-----------Characteristics
1. Indra – a. Purandhara (breaker of forts) , 250 hymns are devoted to him . Also considered as rain God.
2. Agni – b. Protector of cattle in early vedic period , now became the God of Shudra.
3. Pushan – c. 200 Hymns , acted as intermediary between gods and Men
Choose correct code
  • (A) 1-a,2-c,3-b
  • (B) 1-b,2-c,3-a
  • (C) 1-c,2-a,3-b
  • (D) 1-a,2-b,3-c
Consider these statements regarding Vedic Age
1. There was no priestly class , Every householder was himself a priest , He lighted the sacrificial fire in his own house and chanted the hymns.
2. There was the predominance of male elements in the mythology & Goddesses like Prithvi , Aditi , Usha , and Saraswati occupied a very sub-ordinate status.
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) None of the Above
  • (D) All of the above
Consider these Rivers & their ancient names mentioned in Rig veda
1. Saraswati -Naditarna
2. Kabul -krumu
3. Chenab-vipasa
Choose the correctly matched pair
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Consider these statements regarding Vedic Age
1. There was no priestly class , Every householder was himself a priest , He lighted the sacrificial fire in his own house and chanted the hymns.
2. There was the predominance of male elements in the mythology & Goddesses like Prithvi , Aditi , Usha , and Saraswati occupied a very sub-ordinate status.
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only is Correct
  • (B) 2 only is Correct
  • (C) None of the Above is Correct
  • (D) All of the above are Correct
Consider these vedas & related Brahmanas
1. RigVeda – Aitareya and Kausitaki
2. SamaVeda – Tandya Maha and Jaiminiya
3. YajurVeda – Taittiriya and Shatapatha
4. AtharVeda – gopatha
Which of these are correctly Matched
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) All the above
Consider these statemnents regarding Indian School of Philosophy - Shad-Darshans
1. Nyaya philosophy is given by Gautama
2. Sankhya philosophy is given by Jaimini
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Consider the Social Life of Rig Vedic Period
1. The family's head was known as grahapathi.
2. Polygamy was common among the royal and noble families, although monogamy was the norm
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only correct
  • (B) 2 only correct
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Consider the economic conditions of Rig vedic period
1. Chariots and ploughs were made by carpenters.
2. Metal workers created a wide range of items out of copper, bronze, and iron.
3. Diamond was also in vogue
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 & 2 only correct
  • (B) 2 & 3 only correct
  • (C) 3 only correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Consider the Social Life of LATER Vedic Period
1. The Brahmin and Kshatriya castes had benefits that the Vaisya and Shudra classes did not.
2. A Brahmin had a greater standing than a Kshatriya, yet Kshatriyas often claimed superiority over Brahmins.
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only correct
  • (B) 2 only correct
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Consider the economic conditions of Later vedic period
1. Iron was widely used during this time period, allowing humans to remove forests and cultivate additional land.
2. Agriculture was the primary employment. For farming, improved cultivating equipment was utilised.
3. In addition to barley, potatoes were farmed
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 & 2 only correct
  • (B) 2 & 3 only correct
  • (C) 3 only correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Consider the Religious life of Later Vedic Period
1. Early Vedic gods such as Indra and Agni lost their significance.
2. During the Later Vedic era, Prajapathi (the creator), Vishnu (the protector), and Rudra (the destroyer) rose to prominence
Which of these statement is correct
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) None of the above
  • (D) All of the above
Consider the terms related to Rig vedic period
1. Gomath referred to men prosperous with many cattles.
2. The terms of war were Gavisthi or the search for cows .
3. Yava , Barley was the Term for chief food grain .
Which of these statement is correct
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above

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