story of mandala I of the Rig Veda, king
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is
(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.
The Rig Vedic word kulya meant
(a) a threshing machine
(b) a particular type of dress
(c) an iron sword
(d) an irrigation canal.
Match List I with List II and select the answer using the codes given below
the lists:
         List I                                             List II
      (i) Karmara                                        (a) Barber
      (ii) Takshan or Tashta                             (b) Carpenter
      (iii) Vapta or Vaptri                              (c) Blacksmith
      (iv) Charmamna                                     (d) Goldsmith
      (v) Hiranyakara                                    (e) Tanner
(a) i-D, ii-E, iii-C, iv-A, v-B
(b) i-A, ii-C, iii-B, iv-E, v-D
(c) i-C, ii-B, iii-A, iv-E, v-D
(d) i-B, ii-A, iii-D, iv-C, v-E
The hiranyapindas and manas of the Rig Veda were
(a) offerings made to the departed souls.
(b) gold pieces or ornaments of fixed value used as media of exchange.
(c) officials in charge of sacrificial ceremo- nies.
(d) religious oblations to expiate the sins.
Which one of the following Rig Vedic deities is assigned’ to all the three
spheres of the celestial, atmospheric and terrestrial?
(a) Tvashtri
(b) Vishnu