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Prelims Test No 2 with answers  

    Vedic Period 

  1.     Which one of the following four Vedas contains an account of   magical charms and 

spells?

  1. a) Rigveda   b) Yajurveda           c) Atharvaveda       d) Samaveda

Ans: c) Atharvaveda

  1.     The term ‘Aryan’
  2. a) An ethnic group    b) A nomadic people      c) A speech group   d) A superior race

Ans: c) A speech group

  1.     The famous dialogue between Nachketa and Yama is mentioned in the
  2. a) Chhandogyopanishad                 b) Mundakopanishad
  3. c) Kathopanishad                            d) Kenopanished

Ans: c) Kathopanishad

  1. Consider the following in the context of Rig Vedic Religion.
  2. People worshipped nature.
  3. Indra was the upholder of ‘Rta’ the cosmic order.
  4. Nasadiya Sukta postulated that universe has been created from Nothingness.
  5. Purushasukta located in the Rigveda is the source of the Chaturvarna system.

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Prelims Test – With Answer

Indus valley civilization/ Harappa

  1.       Consider the following statements with regards to the people of Indus Valley Civilization.
    1. What was there staple food
    2. Horse was not an important animal in their life
    3. Disposal of dead took place through burial.
    4. Potter’s wheel was not in use

    Select the answer using the code given below

    a)   only    b) 1,2 and 3  c) 3 only      d) 1,2,3 and 4

    Ans: b) 1,2 and 3

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Prelims Test – Without Answer

Indus valley civilization/ Harappa

  1.       Consider the following statements with regards to the people of Indus Valley Civilization.
    1. What was there staple food
    2. Horse was not an important animal in their life
    3. Disposal of dead took place through burial.
    4. Potter’s wheel was not in use

    Select the answer using the code given below

    a)   only    b) 1,2 and 3  c) 3 only      d) 1,2,3 and 4

    1.       In view of information obtained from Mohenjadaro, consider the following statements:

    1. The local name of Mohenjadaro was the Mound of  Dead read more

Himalai 

Prelims Test

Indus valley civilization/ Harappa

  1.       Consider the following statements with regards to the people of Indus Valley Civilization.
    1. What was there staple food
    2. Horse was not an important animal in their life
    3. Disposal of dead took place through burial.
    4. Potter’s wheel was not in use

                 Select the answer using the code given below

    a)   only    b) 1,2 and 3  c) 3 only      d) 1,2,3 and 4

          Ans: b) 1,2 and 3 read more