Indian History MCQ-19

Which of the following crime is/are not mentioned in the Rigveda?
1. Cattle lifting
2. Theft; abortion
3. Conjugal infidelity
4.Incest
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 3 and 4
(D) Only 4

Arrange these divine powers of Rigvedic period in the order of their importance
1 Varuna
2. Agni
3. Indra
Soma

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(B) 1, 3, 2 and 4
(C) 3,2, 1 and 4
(D) 3, 1,2 and 4

The Brahmins are

(A) manuals relating to ceremonies and sacrifices
(B) commentaries on Aryankas
(C) original text of Samhitas
(D) contemporary of Vedic Poetry

The doctrine of Trimurti is formed in

(A) Chandogaya Upanishada
(B) Mundaka Upanishada
(C) Svetasvatara Upanishada
(D) Maitrayani Upanishada

Which of the following is concerned with origin of Indian medicine?

(A) Rigveda
(B) Samaveda
(C) Yajurveda
(D) Atharveda

The tribal assembly normally involved in the election of the king was

(A) Sabha
(B) Samiti
(C) Gana
(D) Vidhata

Consider the following statements and mark the option which is correct
1. The Upveda of Rigveda is Ayurveda
2. Satpatha Brahmin related to Yajur veda is lengthiest of all the Brahmins.
3. Samveda contains hymns sung by particular type of priests known as Udgatori.
4. The Upveda of Samveda inAdhwaryu.
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?

(A) 1, 3 and 4
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) All of these
(D) None of these

MatchList I with List II.
List I (Unit) List II (Head)
A. Kula . Kulapa
B. Grama 2. Gramani
C. Vis 3. Vispati .
D. Rashtra 4. Rajan
Choose the correct answer by codes given below
ABCD

(A) 1 3 2 4
(B) 1 2 3 4
(C) 1 4 2 3
(D) 2 3 1 4

Hiran Yapindas and manas of Rigveda were

(A) gold pieces or ornaments of fixed value used as medium to exchange
(B) offering made of Gods
(C) religious oblations
(D) sacrificial ceremonies

Dasarajana was

(A) ten incarnations of Vishnu
(B) battle of ten kings
(C) a sacrifice to be performed by the king
(D) ten sacrifice to be performed by the king

Regarding women in the Vedic period, which of the following are correct?
1. They were allowed to study.
2. They held good positions.
3. They did not practice purdah system.
4. They attended Sabha and Samiti.
Which of the given above statements are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 3 and 4
(C) 2 and 3
(D) All of these

Match the following
A. Rigveda 1. Dhanurveda
B. Yajurveda 2. Gandharveda
C. Samveda 3. Shilpveda
D. Atharveda 4. Ajurveda
Codes
ABCD

(A) 4 1 2 3
(B) 2 3 1 4
(C) 1 4 3 2
(D) 2 3 4 1

Assertion (A) In the later Vedic time, Rigvedic popular assemblies cost importance and royal power increased at their cost.
Reason (R) The Vidatha had completely disappeared and Character of Sabha and Samiti had also changed.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) The Rigveda does not mention any senior officer for administery justice.
Reason (R) It was an ideal society and there were no cases of theft and burglary.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) Vedas are known as Shruti.
Reason (R) Vedas has been passed on from one generation to another through verbal transmission.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Which of the following is incorrectly matched?

(A) Griha Surtras : Domestic ceremonies
(B) Salva sutras : Geometry
(C) Srauta Sutras : Royal sacrifices
(D) Dharma : Manners and Sutras customs

Which of the following Rigvedic God was frequently referred to by the epithet Athithi?

(A) Agni
(B) Indra
(C) Varuna
(D) Soma