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  1. Which metal was first used by the Vedic people ?
    1. Silver
    2. Gold
    3. Iron
    4. Copper
Correct Option: D

The Rig Veda mentions such artisans as the carpenter, the chariot-maker, the weaver, the leather worker, the potter, etc. This indicates that they practiced all these crafts. The term, ayas used for copper or bronze shows that metal working was known. Gold was known as ‘hiranya’.


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