General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Vedic Age | Part 3

33. During the Rig Vedic period Nishka was an ornament of [UPPCS (Mains) 2007]

(A) Ear
(B) Neck
(C) Arm
(D) Wrist

34. ‘Nishka’ in ancient India was known as [UPPCS (Pre) 2005]

(A) Gold ornament
(B) Cows
(C) Copper Coins
(D) Silver Coins

35. Boghaz-Koi is important because [UPPCS (Pre) 1996 39th BPSC (Pre) 1994]

(A) It was an important trading centre between Central Asia and Tibet
(B) Inscriptions were found which mentioned the names of Vedic Gods and Goddesses
(C) Original Texts of the Vedas were composed here
(D) None of the above

36. Which of the following inscriptions tells about the Aryan’s movement of Aryan from Iran to India? [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

(A) Man Sehra
(B) Shahbazgarhi
(C) Boghaz-Koi
(D) Junagarh

37. An inscription of 14th century B.C. which describes the Vedic-Gods has been found in [UPPCS (Mains) 2016]

(A) Ecbatana
(B) Boghaz-Koi
(C) Babylon
(D) Bisotun

38. Who among the following wrote on the original homeland of the Aryans? [UPPCS (Pre) 1996]

(A) Sankaracharya
(B) Annie Besant
(C) Vivekanand
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

39. The name of scripture in which ‘Purusha Medha’ was mentioned is [UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2008]

(A) Krishna Yajurveda
(B) Shukla Yajurveda
(C) Shatpath Brahmana
(D) Panchvish Brahmana

40. The priest associated with King Videgha Madhava referred in Shatapatha Brahmana was [UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]

(A) Rishi Bhardwaj
(B) Rishi Vashishta
(C) Rishi Vishwamitra
(D) Rishi Gautama Rahugana

41. In the post-Vedic period which was considered as the axis of Aryan Culture? [UPPCS (Mains) 2007]

(A) Anga, Magadha
(B) Kosal, Videha
(C) Kuru, Panchala
(D) Matsya, Shurasena

42. The word Gotra occurs for the first time in [UPPCS (Mains) 2005]

(A) Atharvaveda
(B) Rig Veda
(C) Samaveda
(D) Yajurveda

43. The religion of early Vedic Aryans was primarily of [IAS (Pre) 2012]

(A) Bhakti
(B) Image worship and yajnas
(C) Worship of nature and yajnas
(D) Worship of nature and bhakti

44. In the Rigvedic period, people believed mainly in [UPPCS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Idol worship
(B) One God belief
(C) Goddess worship
(D) Sacrifice and rituals

45. Famous Battle of ‘Ten Kings’ was fought on the bank of the river [42nd BPSC (Pre) 1997]

(A) The Ganges
(B) Brahmaputra
(C) Kaveri
(D) Parushni

46. The famous battle of ‘Ten Kings’ as described in the Rig Veda was fought on the bank of [UPPCS (Mains) 2008]

(A) Parushni
(B) Saraswati
(C) Vipasa
(D) Asikni

47. Which of the following river among the following referred as ‘Matetama’, ‘Devitama’ and ‘Naditama’ in the Rig Veda? [UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008]

(A) Sindhu
(B) Saraswati
(C) Vitasta
(D) Yamuna

48. Give the name of the tribe which is not related to the ‘Panchjana’ of the Rig Veda Aryans? [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

(A) Yadu
(B) Puru
(C) Turvasa
(D) Kikat


Answer sheet:-

33. (B)
34. (A)
35. (B)
36. (C)
37. (B)
38. (D)
39. (C)
40. (D)
41. (A)
42. (B)
43. (C)
44. (D)
45. (D)
46. (A)
47. (B)
48. (D)


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