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Ancient History MCQs – 3 (Vedic Literature)

Vedic Literature MCQs with answers and explanations for preparation of UPSC, BPSC, UPPSC and other State PSC Examinations


Ancient History Mini Tests

Ancient History MCQs 3 - Vedic Literature


Syllabus - Vedic LiteratureFour Vedas for IAS Preparation

Resource to Study : Vedic Literature

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Q. Who among the following was the author of books 'The Arctic Home in the Vedas' ?

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Q. The Vedic literature is mainly classified into two categories - Shruti and Smriti. What is the difference between them?

1. Shruti is considered eternal whereas Smriti is subject to change.
2. Smriti philosophy stands in direct opposition to Shruti philosophy.

Which of the above is/are correct?

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Q. The basic material/mantras of each of the Vedas is called ?

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Q. A whole separate Mandala in Rig-Veda is dedicated to __?

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Q. Consider the following statements:

  1. Aitareya Brahmana was part of Rigveda.
  2. Satapatha Brahmana was part of Atharvaveda.

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Q. Which veda contains the famous Gayatri Mantra ?

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Q. Consider the following statements about Atharva Veda :

  1. It describes the early traditions of magic and cure of diseases.
  2. There is no Aranyaka attached to the Atharva veda.

Select the correct code among the following :

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Q. consider the following statements:

  1. Samkhya philosophy was Founded by Kapila.
  2. Vaisheshika Philosophy was propounded by Maharishi Kanad.

Select the correct answer using the codes below :

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Q. Origin of Indian classical music can be traced to which veda  ?

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Q. Which among the following are also known as Vedantas ?

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