Vedic Age Questions For Competitive Exams
Q1. Which one of the following contains the gayatri mantra?
Q2. Iron came to be used by the vedic people in around?
(A) 200 B.C
(B) 500 B.C
(C) 800 B.C
Answer-(D) 1000 B.C
Q3.Which god lost his importance as the first deity during the later vedic period?
Answer- (A) Varuna
Q4. Which is the most important divinty of rig-veda?
Q5.The vedic deity Indra was the god of?
(C) Rain the thunder
Answer-(C) Rain the thunder
Q6. The god not worshipped during the time of Rig-Vedic Aryans was?
Q7. Which among the following was the chief feature of rig-vedic religion?
(A) Performance of sacrifices
(B) Worship of images
(C) Belief in existence of life after death
(D) Predominance of female goddesses
Answer-(A) Performance of sacrifices
Q8. The world is god and god is my soul is the philosophy contained in the?
Q9. Which of the following gives the correct chronological order of the Vedas?
(A) Rig, sama, atharva ,yajur
(B) Rig ,sama ,yajur ,atharva
(C) Rig and sama together ;yajur and atharva together
(D) All simultaneously
Answer-(B) Rig, sama ,yajur, atharva
Q10. The learned lady who is said to have debated with the famous law-giver yajnavalkya was?
Q11. The expounder of yoga philosophy is ?
Q12. The mediator between man and gods according to the vedic people was?
Q13. In which of the following forms of marriages was the bridegroom supposed to give a cow and bull to the guardian of the bride during ancient period?
Q14. In which one of the following does the word ‘gotra first appear with the meaning of clan ?
(A) Rig veda
(B) Atharva veda
(C) Aitareya brahmana
Answer- (B) Atharva veda
Q15.What are Brahmans?
(A) Detailed treatises on agriculture practices and methods
(B) Text on sacrificial rituals
(C) Guidelines for the ruler for organizing administration
(D) Commentaries appended to the Aranyakas dealing with philosophical questions
Answer-(B) Text on sacrificial rituals