50+ Important Questions of Vedic Period for SSC CGL, CHSL, CAPFs, Tier-I&II

Vedic Age Questions
Vedic Period Questions for SSC: Early Vedic people had knowledge of rivers Yamuna, Saraswati and Ganga, Ocean mentioned as Samudra snow mountains and desert land. So, they lived in Sapta Sindva region. Aryans came into conflict with the indigenous inhabitants called 'Dasas' and Danyus. Dasyuhatya or slaughter of Dasyus is repeatedly mentioned in Rig Veda. Vedic Period (1500-1000 BC) Objective Questions are helpful to crack competitive exams SSC, UPSC, Railways, IAS Exams.

1. The words “Satyameva Jayate” in the State Emblem of India were taken from : [SSC CPO SI 2003]
(A) Upanishads ✔ (B) Sama Veda
(C) Rig Veda (D) Ramayana

2. Who is hailed as the “God of Medicine” by the practitioners of Ayurveda? [SSC Sec. Officer (Audit) 2005]
(A) Susruta (B) Chyavana
(C) Dhanwantari ✔(D) Charaka

3. The crop which was not known to Vedic people is : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2001]
(A) Barley (B) Wheat
(C) Rice (D) Tobacco

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4. The staple food of the Vedic Aryans was : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2006]
(A) Barley and rice (B) Milk and its products
(C) Rice and pulses (D) Vegetables and fruits

5. Which one of the following Vedas contains sacrificial formulae? [SSC CHSL 2012]
(A) Sarna Veda (B) Rig Veda
(C) Yajur Veda ✔ (D) Atharva Veda

6. Subject matter which Manu Smriti deals with is related to: [SSC CGL 2012]
(A) Economics (B) Politics
(C) Law ✔ (D) Arts

7. The Earliest Settlements of Aryan tribes were at : [SSC CGL 2014]
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Bengal
(C) Sapta Sindhu ✔ (D) Delhi

8. Who compiled the tales of “The Panchatantra”? [SSC CHSL 2014]
(A) Valmiki (B) Veda Vyasa
(C) Vishnu Sharma ✔ (D) Tulsidas

9. The Upanishads are the. [SSC CGL 2016]
(A) Great Epics (B) Story Books
(C) Source of Hindu Philosophy ✔ (D) Law Books

10. Who was the eldest brother among the Pandavas?
(A) Yudhishthira ✔ (B) Bhima
(C) Sahadeva (D) Nakula

11. The home of Gargi, Maitrey and Kapila was at : [SSC Sec. Officer (Audit) 1997]
(A) Vidisha (B) Ujjain
(C) Pataliputra (D) Mithila

12. Which of the following Vedas provides information about the civilization of the Early Vedic Age? [SSC CGL 1999]
(A) Rig-Veda ✔ (B) Yajur-Veda
(C) Atharva-Veda (D) Sarna-Veda

13. The word ‘Veda’ means : [SSC Tax Asst. (Income Tax) 2007]
(A) Knowledge ✔ (B) Wisdom
(C) Skill (D) Power

14. Which metal was first used by the Vedic people? [SSC Tax Asst. (Income Tax) 2007]
(A) Silver (B) Gold
(C) Iron (D) Copper

15. The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called : [SSC DEO 2008]
(A) Bali ✔ (B) Vidatha
(C) Varman (D) Kara

16. Who among the following was the pioneer of Yoga? [SSC CISF Cont. GD 2011]
(A) Patanjali ✔ (B) Banabhatta
(C) Atreya (D) Vrudukanta

17. Name the temple in Cambodia where scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata are depicted : [SSC FCI Asst. 2012]
(A) Borobudur (B) Kailashnath
(C) Angkor Wat ✔ (D) Brihadeshwara

18. The term ‘Upanishad’ Literally implies : [SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & 2014]
(A) Knowledge (B) Wisdom
(C) Sitting near ✔ (D) Recitation

19. The first to invade India were the : [SSC CHSL 2014]
(A) Aryans ✔ (B) Greeks
(C) Persians (D) Arabs

20. Find the odd one : [SSC CHSL LDC, DEO & PA/SA 2015]
(A) Samveda (B) Yajurveda
(C) Vishnu Purana ✔ (D) Rigveda

21. The most important text of Vedic mathematics is :
(A) Satapatha Brahman (B) Atharva Veda
(C) Sulva Sutras ✔ (D) Chhandogya Upanishad

22. Which of the following Craftsmanship was not practised by the Aryans? [SSC CPO SI 2003]
(A) Pottery (B) Jewellery
(C) Carpentry (D) Blacksmith

23. The caste system of India was created for : [FCI Assistant 2012]
(A) Immobility of labour (B) Recognization of the dignity of labour
(C) Economic uplift (D) Occupational division of labour

24. The origins of Indian music could be traced to : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2000]
(A) Rigvedic Samhita (B) Yajurvedic Samhita
(C) Samavedic Samhita ✔ (D) Atharvavedic Samhita

25. Who among the following was not a physician? [SSC CHSL 2011]
(A) Sushruta (B) Charaka
(C) Charvaka ✔ (D) Dhanvantari

26. The first grammarian of the Sanskrit language was : [SSC CHSL 2012]
(A) Kalhana (B) Maitreyi
(C) Kalidasa (D) Panini

27. The Sage who is said to have Aryanised South India, was : [SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & 2014]
(A) Yagnavalkya (B) Vashistha
(C) Agastya ✔ (D) Vishwamitra

28. The origin of Indian music can be traced to which of the following Vedic Samhitas? [SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & 2014]
(A) Rigveda (B) Samaveda
(C) Yajurveda (D) Atharvaveda

29. The Veda which deals with the rituals is known as : [SSC CGL Tier-I 2016]
(A) Rigveda (B) Yajurveda
(C) Samaveda (D) Atharvaveda

30. From where the famous ‘Gayatri Mantra’ has been taken? [SSC CHSL 2012]
(A) Yajurveda (B) Atharva Veda
(C) Rig Veda ✔ (D) Sama Veda

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