General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Vedic Age | Part 4

49. In the ancient period chief- livelihood of the Aryans was [UPPCS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Agriculture
(B) Hunting
(C) Artcraft
(D) Business

50. The word ‘Yava’ mentioned in Rig Veda is used for which agricultural product? [UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008]

(A) Barley
(B) Gram
(C) Rice
(D) Wheat
51. The System of Governance prevalent in the Vedic era was [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Autocratic
(B) Democratic
(C) Republic
(D) Descended monarchy

52. Assembly of Vedic-era [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1994]

(A) Was an institution of mercantile people of the villages
(B) Was a royal court
(C) Was council of ministers
(D) National Assembly of all the people of the state

53. The Rigvedic tribal assembly associated with judicial function was [Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2016]
(A) Sabha
(B) Samiti
(C) Vidhata
(D) All of these

54. In which of the Vedas, Sabha and Samiti are called as two daughters of Prajapati? [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]
(A) Rig Veda
(B) Samveda
(C) Yajurveda
D) Atharvaveda

55. ‘Ayurveda’ that is ‘Science of Life’ appeared first in [UPPCS (Pre) 1994]
(A) Aranyaka
(B) Samveda
(C) Yajurveda
(D) Atharvaveda

56. Rig-vedic religion was [UPPCS (Mains) 2014]
(A) Polytheistic
(B) Monotheistic
(C) Monistic
(D) Libertarian

57. The largest number of Rigvedic hymns are devoted to [UPPCS (Mains) 2002]
(A) Agni
(B) Indra
(C) Rudra
(D) Vishnu

58. The largest number of the Mantras in Rig Veda belongs to [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]
(A) Agni
(B) Varuna
(C) Vishnu
(D) Yama

59. Who among the following is regarded as War-God in the Rig Veda? [UPPCS (Mains) 2011]
(A) Agni
(B) Indra
(C) Surya
(D) Varuna

60. Who of the following Gods was considered as War-God in the Vedic Pantheon? [Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2016]
(A) Varuna
(B) Indra
(C) Agni
(D) Mitra

61. Who among the following was the most popular God of the early Vedic Aryans? [UPPCS (Mains) 2008]
(A) Varuna
(B) Vishnu
(C) Rudra
(D) Indra

62. 800 B.C. to 600 B.C. is related to which era? [UPPCS (Pre) 2002]
(A) Brahmin
(B) Sutra
(C) Ramayana
(D) Mahabharata

63. Gayatri Mantra is found in which book? [39th BPSC (Pre) 1994]
(A) Upanishad
(B) Bhagwatgita
(C) Rig Veda
(D) Yajurveda

64. The ‘Mantra’ famous with the name of ‘Gayatri Mantra’ found in which of the following scriptures? [UPPCS (Pre) 2013]
(A) Bhagwatgita
(B) Atharvaveda
(C) Rig Veda
(D) Manusmriti


Answer Sheet:-

49. (B)
50. (A)
51. (D)
52. (C)
53. (A)
54. (D)
55. (D)
56. (A)
57. (B)
58. (A)
59. (B)
60. (B)
61. (D)
62. (A)
63. (C)
64. (C)

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