Ancient History Multiple Choice Questions Page-10

Question 109. Who among the following is regarded as War-God in the Rig Veda?

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

[UPPCS (Mains) 2011]

Ans:  (B) Indra  

Question 110. ‘Gopatha Brahmana’ is associated with

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

[UPRO/ARO (Pre) 2014]

Ans:  (C) Atharvaveda  

Question 111. In which phase, the concept of untouchability was put clearly?

(A) Rigvedic phase
(B) Later Vedic phase
(C) Later Gupta phase
(D) Dharmashastra phase

[39th BPSC (Pre) 1994]

Ans:  (D) Dharmashastra phase  

Question 112. The legend of Satyakam Jabal, which challenges the stigma of being an unmarried mother, is mentioned in

(A) Jabal Upanishad
(B) Prashnopanishad
(C) Chhandogya Upanishad
(D) Kathopanishad

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2016]

Ans:  (C) Chhandogya Upanishad  

Question 113. During the Rig Vedic period Nishka was an ornament of

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

[UPPCS (Mains) 2007]

Ans:  (B) Neck  

Question 114. The ‘Purush Sukta’ related to Varna System is originally found in

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

[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2014]

Ans:  (C) Rig Veda  

Question 115. Which of the following river among the following referred as ‘Matetama’, ‘Devitama’ and
‘Naditama’ in the Rig Veda?

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

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008]

Ans:  (B) Saraswati  

Question 116. Which one of the following Brahmana texts belongs to the Rig Veda?

(A) Aitareya Brahmana
(B) Gopatha Brahmana
(C) Shatapatha Brahmana
(D) Taittriya Brahmana

[MPPCS (Pre) 2017]

Ans:  (A) Aitareya Brahmana 

Question 117. ‘Trayi’ is a name for

(A) Three Vedas
(B) Dharma, Sangha and Buddha
(C) Three Gods in Hindu Pantheon
(D) Three seasons

[UPPSC (GIC) 2010]

Ans:  (A) Three Vedas  

Question 118. Upanishads are books on

(A) Religion
(B) Yoga
(C) Law
(D) Philosophy

[UPPCS (Mains) 2004
UPPCS (Pre) 2002]

Ans:  (D) Philosophy  

Question 119. Which one of the following Vedic literature talks about salvation?

(A) Rig Veda
(B) Later Samhitas
(C) Brahmins
(D) Upanishads

[UPPCS (Mains) 2003]

Ans:  (D) Upanishads  

Question 120. ‘Nachiketa’ Legend finds mention in

(A) Atharvaveda
(B) Satapatha Brahmin
(C) Kathopanishad
(D) Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

[UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

Ans:  (C) Kathopanishad  

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