(iii) Sigrus
(iv) Kiratas
(v) Yakshus
(vi) Simyus
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) i, iii and v
(d) ii, iv and vi
Given below are two statements-one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other
labelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): During the Rig Vedic period the doctrine of divine kingship
was unknown.
Reason (R): The Rig Veda describes king Purukutsa of Purus as ardhadeva
or semidivine. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the
following is correct?
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.
Which was probably the most popular assembly in which even women
enjoyed an equal status with men in the early Vedic period?
(a) Sabha
(b) Samiti
(c) Gana
(d) Vidata
When Yayati, a Kshatriya king, married Devayani, the daughter of a priest, it
resulted in the
(a) pratiloma marriage
(b) anuloma marriage
(c) savarna marriage
(d) niyoga marriage
While Purushasukta of the Rig Veda mentions the origin of the chaturvarna
system for the first time, another Vedic text repeats the same theory. Which