(ii) Bharatas were headed by Purukutsa, while the Purus were led by Sudas.
(iii) Bharatas emerged victorious despite the help given to the Purus by
several other tribes.
(iv) The victorious Bharatas and the vanquished Purus later combined to form
the Kurus.
(v) The battle is mentioned in the mandala X of the Rig Veda Samhita.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii, iii and iv
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) i, iii and iv
Which of the following statements about the marriages are incorrect?
(i) Anuloma marriage is the marriage of a higher varna man with a lower
varna woman.
(ii) Pratiloma marriage is the marriage of a lower varna man with a higher
varna woman.
(iii) Anuloma marriage is the marriage of a lower varna man with a higher
varna woman.
(iv) Pratiloma marriage is the marriage of a higher varna man with a lower
varna woman.
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i and ii
(b) iii and iv
(c) i and iii
(d) ii and iv
Which of the following statements about the children before and after birth
are true?
(i) Before the birth of a child three domestic ceremonies are performed, viz.
garbhad-hana (to promote conception), pumsayama (to procure a male child)
and simonton-nayama (to ensure the safety of the child in the womb).
(ii) Jatakarma or birth ceremony was per-formed before the cutting of the
umbilical cord.
(iii) Culakarma or tonsure was performed for only boys in their third year.
(iv) Upanayana or the great rite of initiation to dvija status marking the