(d) Vidata
The Sulva Sutras, attached to the Srauta Sutras, were the oldest books on
(a) astronomy
(b) chemistry
(c) geometry
(d) medicine
The Rig, Yajur and Sama Vedas are together known as
(a) Samhitas
(b) Sruti
(c) Trijnana
(d) Trayi Veda
Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) Sama Veda Samhita—Origins of Indian music
(b) Atharva Veda Samhita—Origins of Indian medicine
(c) Rig Veda Samhita—Earliest Prose
(d) Yajur Veda Samhita—Origins of rituals
Which one of the following post-Vedic Upanishads was the first to deal with
the concept of Trimurti?
(a) Kena Upanishad
(b) Maitrayana Upanishad
(c) Svetasvatara Upanishad
(d) Mundaka Upanishad
Which one of the following Samhitas refers to the king as visam atta,
meaning eater of peasants?
(a) Atharva Veda
(b) Sama Veda
(c) Yajur Veda
(d) Rig Veda
Who among the following artisan classes were entitled to wear the sacred
thread in the Vedic period?
(a) Chariot-makers
(b) Fire-rangers
(c) Weavers
(d) Goldsmiths