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Question 1. ‘Nishka’ in ancient India was known as?
(A) Silver Coins
(B) Copper Coins
(D) Gold ornament
Question 2. The religion of early Vedic Aryans was primarily of?
(A) Worship of nature and bhakt
(B) Worship of nature and yajnas
(C) Image worship and yajnas
Question 3. The word ‘Yava’ mentioned in Rig Veda is used for which agricultural product?
Question 4. During the Rig Vedic period Nishka was an ornament of?
Question 5. In the ancient period, chief livelihood of the Aryans was?
Question 6. The word Gotra occurs for the first time in?
(C) Rig Veda
Question 7. During the Rigvedic Period word, ‘Nishka’ was used for Jewellery but in later periods it was used for the meaning of?
(C) Farming equipment
Question 8. Give the name of the tribe which is not related to the ‘Panchjana’ of the Rig Veda Aryans?
Question 9. In the post-Vedic period which was considered as the axis of Aryan Culture?
(A) Matsya, Shurasena
(B) Kuru, Panchala
(C) Kosal, Videha
(D) Anga, Magadha
Question 10. Who among the following was a Brahmavadini who composed some hymns of the Vedas?
Question 11. Which of the following river among the following referred as ‘Matetama’, ‘Devitama’ and ‘Naditama’ in the Rig Veda?
Question 12. The priest associated with King Videgha Madhava referred in Shatapatha Brahmana was?
(A) Rishi Gautama Rahugana
(B) Rishi Vishwamitra
(C) Rishi Vashishta
(D) Rishi Bhardwaj
Question 13. Who among the following Vedic deities was believed to be their priest?
Question 14. The name of scripture in which ‘Purusha Medha’ was mentioned is?
(A) Panchvish Brahmana
(B) Shatpath Brahmana
(C) Shukla Yajurveda
(D) Krishna Yajurveda
Question 15. Who among the following wrote on the original homeland of the Aryans?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Annie Besant
Question 16. Which of the following custom emerged during the Tetrad post-Vedic period?
(A) Indra, Surya, Rudra, Maruta
(B) Brahmcharya, Grihasthaashramas, Vanaprastha, Sanyasa
(C) Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Shudra
(D) Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha
Question 17. The famous battle of ‘Ten Kings’ as described in the Rig Veda was fought on the bank of?
Question 18. An inscription of 14th century B.C. which describes the Vedic-Gods has been found in?
Question 19. In the period of Mahabharata, the name of Mahanadi was?
(D) None of the above
Question 20. Famous Battle of ‘Ten Kings’ was fought on the bank of the river?
(D) The Ganges
Question 21. Which of the following inscriptions tells about the Aryan’s movement of Aryan from Iran to India?
(D) Man Sehra
Question 22. The Vedic river Kubha was located in?
(C) Chinese Turkistan
Question 23. In the Rigvedic period, people believed mainly in?
(A) Sacrifice and rituals
(B) Goddess worship
(C) One God belief
(D) Idol worship
Question 24. Boghaz-Koi is important because?
(A) None of the below
(B) Original Texts of the Vedas were composed here
(C) Inscriptions were found which mentioned the names of Vedic Gods and Goddesses
(D) It was an important trading centre between Central Asia and Tibet
Question 25. Which of the following rivers mentioned in the Rig Veda indicates the relations of Aryans with Afghanistan?
(A) Vipasha, Shutudri
(B) Kubha, Kramu
Question 26. Which of the following animals was considered as ‘Aghanya’ during the Vedic period?
Question 27. The teacher who taught ‘VedVedanga’ for livelihood, was called?
Question 28. There is a similarity between Avesta and the Rig Veda, from which region the Avesta is related?
Question 29. In context on Indian culture ‘Rit’ means?
(A) Social law
(B) Human law
(C) Artificial law
(D) Natural law
Question 30. The literal meaning of which Upanishada is white horse?
(B) Taittriya Upanishad
(C) Chhandogya Upanishad
Question 31. In the early Rigvedic period, what was considered to be the most valuable property?
Question 32. The name ‘Aghanya’ mentioned in many passages of the Rig Veda refers to?