(a) Bhaga or spoils of war
(b) Bali or voluntary offerings
(c) Visti or forced labour
(d) Kara or customary share of grain
Which of the following mention the royal sacrifices of rajasuya, asvamedha
and vajapeya for the first time?
(a) Samhitas
(b) Brahmanas
(c) Aranyakas
(d) Upanishads
How many gods were worshipped by the Aryans in the Rig Vedic or early
Vedic period?
(a) 3 only
(b) 12
(c) 24
(d) 33
Which mandalas or books of the Rig Veda Samhita are considered as the
latest based on the style of their composition as well as the nature of the
material culture revealed by them?
(a) I and II
(b) II and IX
(c) I and X
(d) IX and X
The ‘Great Flood’ is said to have occurred during the time of which Manu
from whose son the two great Solar and Lunar dynasties took birth?
(a) first Manu
(b) second Manu
(c) fifth Manu
(d) seventh Manu
Which mandala of the Rig Veda Samhita is wholly devoted to the
intoxicating drink of Soma and the god who is named after the drink?
(a) X
(b) IX
(c) I