Vadic Period

  1. Vedic literature is also know as:
    1. Shruti
    2. Smriti
    3. Sanhita
    4. Vedanga
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    Vedic literature is also known as Shruti. The literature which has been handed down from time immemorial by verbal transmission.

    Correct Option: A

    Vedic literature is also known as Shruti. The literature which has been handed down from time immemorial by verbal transmission.

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  1. Who of the following was the God of morality during the Rigvedic times?
    1. Indra
    2. Rudra
    3. Agni
    4. Varuna
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    Varuna, the Vedic god was the custodian of the moral and cosmic order. He was also concerned with societal affairs other than being a deification of nature.

    Correct Option: D

    Varuna, the Vedic god was the custodian of the moral and cosmic order. He was also concerned with societal affairs other than being a deification of nature.

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  1. Who of the following led the confederacy of ten kings against Sudasa?
    1. VIshwamitra
    2. Bharadwaja
    3. Vashista
    4. Atri
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    Battle of ten kings is the story of the campaign and the decisive battle connected with sages Vishwamitra and Vashistha. Vishwamitra organized a confederacy aganist Sudas of all those who had enmity with Sudas.

    Correct Option: A

    Battle of ten kings is the story of the campaign and the decisive battle connected with sages Vishwamitra and Vashistha. Vishwamitra organized a confederacy aganist Sudas of all those who had enmity with Sudas.

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  1. Which part of Rigveda gives an account of the origin of the Universe?
    1. Second Mandala
    2. Fourth Mandala
    3. Ninth Mandala
    4. Tenth Mandala
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    In the tenth book (Tenth Mandala) of Rigveda, 129th hymn (Suktam) deals with the origin of the universe and creation.

    Correct Option: D

    In the tenth book (Tenth Mandala) of Rigveda, 129th hymn (Suktam) deals with the origin of the universe and creation.

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  1. Which one of the following is described in Upanishad?
    1. Dharma
    2. Yoga
    3. Philosophy
    4. Law
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    The Upanishads from the core of Indian philosophy. They give us both spiritual vision and philosophical argument and it is by a strictly personal effort that one can reach the truth.

    Correct Option: C

    The Upanishads from the core of Indian philosophy. They give us both spiritual vision and philosophical argument and it is by a strictly personal effort that one can reach the truth.

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