(a) Rig Veda
(b) Sarna Veda
(c) Yajur Veda
(d) Atharva Veda
The ancient Indian craftsman, karavara, was a
(a) charioteer
(b) ivory-WOrker
(c) leather-worker
(d) costume-maker
The mixed caste of Ambastha was said to be a result of
(a) a Brahmin marrying a Kshatriya woman
(b) a Brahmin marrying a Vaishya woman
(c) a Kshatriya marrying a Brahmin woman
(d) a Sudra marrying a Vaishya woman
When did a deep social crisis affect the varna system?
(a) sixth and fifth centuries BC
(b) fourth and third centuries BC
(c) third and fourth centuries AD
(d) sixth and seventh centuries AD
Who states that Vaishya and Sudra women cannot be kept under control due
to their preoccupation with agriculture and services?
(a) Baudhayana
(b) Manu
(c) Narada
(d) Yajnavalkya
Almost all examples of intercaste marriage in the Vedic and epic literature
belong to
(a) anuloma type
(b) pratiloma type
(c) asovarna type
(d) savawa type
Which of the following is the main reason for the development of towns in
the Harappan period?
(a) Development of science and