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Ancient History Multiple Choice Questions Page-14

Question 157. Rights and Rituals related to Yajnas are mentioned in

(A) Rig Veda
(B) Samaveda
(C) Brahmin Granthas
(D) Yajurveda

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 1999]

Ans:  (D) Yajurveda 

Question 158. Aghanya in Rig Veda is mentioned for

(A) Goat
(B) Cow
(C) Elephant
(D) Horse

[UP UDA/LDA (Spl)(Pre) 2010]

Ans:  (B) Cow  

Question 159. Assembly of Vedic-era

(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

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 1994]

Ans:  (C) Was council of ministers  

Question 160. During the Rigvedic Period word ‘Nishka’ was used for a Jewellery but in later period it was used for the meaning of

(A) Arms
(B) Farming equipment
(C) Script
(D) Coin

[IAS (Pre) 1993]

Ans:  (D) Coin 

Question 161. Who of the following Gods was considered as War-God in the Vedic Pantheon?

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

[Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2016]

Ans:  (B) Indra  

Question 162. There is a similarity in Avesta and the Rig Veda, from which region the Avesta is related to

(A) India
(B) Iran
(C) Israel
(D) Egypt

[UP Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2004]

Ans:  (B) Iran  

Question 163. In the post-Vedic period which was considered as the axis of Aryan Culture?

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

[UPPCS (Mains) 2007]

Ans:  (A) Anga, Magadha  

Question 164. In the context of ancient Indian society which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?

(A) Kula
(B) Vansha
(C) Kosa
(D) Gotra

[Telangana PSC (Pre) 2017]

Ans:  (C) Kosa  

Question 165. Who among the following was the most popular God of the early Vedic Aryans?

(A) Varuna
(B) Vishnu
(C) Rudra
(D) Indra

[UPPCS (Mains) 2008]

Ans:  (D) Indra  

Question 166. The name ‘Aghanya’ mentioned in many passages of the Rig Veda refers to

(A) Priest
(B) Women
(C) Cow
(D) Brahmanas

[UPPCS (Pre) 2017]

Ans:  (C) Cow  

Question 167. The teacher who taught ‘Ved-Vedanga’ for livelihood, was called

(A) Acharya
(B) Adhvaryu
(C) Upadhyaya
(D) Purohita

[Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Mains) 2007]

Ans:  (C) Upadhyaya  

Question 168. Fundamental or basic script of the ‘Rig Veda’ was

(A) Devnagri
(B) Kharoshthi
(C) Pali
(D) Brahmi

[UPPCS (Pre) 2004]

Ans:  (D) Brahmi  

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