Which of the following was not a unit of value used by the merchants and
traders of the later Vedic period?
(a) Gana
(b) Nishka
(c) Krishnala
(d) Satamana
Which mandala or book of the Rig Veda Samhita mentions Sudras for the
first time?
(a) First
(b) Fifth
(c) Tenth
(d) Fifteenth
Which of the following social practices was only symbolic in the Rig Vedic
(a) Child marriage
(b) Purdah system
(c) Sati
(d) Dowry system
Which of the following Rig Vedic gods is said to be the upholder of the Rta
or cosmic order?
(a) Indra
(b) Agni
(c) Varuna
(d) Soma
Which of the following later Vedic gods is said to have evolved from the
Harappan cult of Pasupati Mahadeva?
(a) Prajapati
(b) Rudra
(c) Vishnu
(d) Pushan
The belief in the passage of human soul from life to life is contained in which
part of the Vedic literature?
(a) Samhitas
(b) Brahmanas