(b) A former slave turned into a ruler
(c) Battle of the ten kings
(d) Ten sacrifices to be performed by the son of a slave mother
Match List I with List II and select the answer using the codes given below
the lists.
         List I                   List II
      (Regions)                (Rig Vedic Tribes)
      (i) North-west India (A) Bharatas, Purus and Sirinjayas
      (ii) Sind and Punjab (B) Matsyas and Chedis
      (iii) Haryana and        (C) Alinas, Bhalanases, Gandharis, Pakthas and
      western UP               Vishanins
      (iv) Bihar and           (d) Anus, Druhyus, eastern UP Kekayas, Sivas,
                               Turvasas and Yadus
                               (E) Chandalas, Kikatas, Kiratas, Parnakas and
(a) i-C, ii-A, iii-D, iv-B, v-E
(b) i-C, ii-D, iii-A, iv-E, v-B
(c) i-A, ii-B, iii-D, iv-C, v-E
(d) i-E, ii-C, iii-D, iv-A, v-B
Consider the following:
‘I am a reciter of hymns, my father is a physi-cian and my mother grinds corn
with stones.
We desire to obtain wealth in various actions.’ This verse, illustrating the
occupational rather than birth-based division of society, is found in which
mandala of the Rig Veda?
(a) I
(b) X
(c) II
(d) IX
After the battle of ten kings, Sudas of the Bharatas had to fight again against
a combination of three non-Aryan tribes led by king Bheda on the banks of
the Yamuna. Which were the three       tribes?