SSC CGL 2015: History Quiz

1. The famous Vedic saying “War begins in the minds of men”, is stated in
1) Rig Veda 
2) Atharva Veda
3) Sama Veda 
4) Mundaka Upnishad
2. Which of the following statements is not correct?
1) The Rig Vedic people worshipped nature.
2) The Rig Vedic Aryans were by and large urban people.
3) The Rig Vedic family comprised parents and other kith and kin apart from husband and wife.
4) The Rig Vedic women were highly; respected and that most of the religious ceremonies’ were considered incomplete unless wives joined their husbands
3. Codes of conduct of the Vedic Society are laid down in
1) Puranas 
2) Vedas
3) Brahmanas 
4) Smritis
4. Which of the following was not one of the distinguished tribes of the later Vedic period?’
1) Videhas 
2) Bharatas
3) Panchalas 
4) Kurus
5. In Rig Vedic period, the most important functionary after the king was
1) Purohita 
2) Senani
3) Law Officer 
4) Tax Collector
6. The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called
1) Kara 
2) Varman
3) Bali 
4) Vidatha
7. In the Vedic Society, the term used to denote a group of families was
1) gotra 
2) jana
3) vish 
4) grama
8. The Puranas are …….. in number.
1) 18 
2) 25
3) 52 
4) 108
9.  Which of the following Vedangas contains the Srautra, the Grihya and the Dharma Sutras?
1) Nirukta
2) Shiksha
3) Chhandas 
4) Kalpa
10. Which one of the following is the earliest school of Indian philosophy?
1) Vaisesika 
2) Samkhya
3) Yoga 
4) Karma mimamsa
Answers 
1.(3)
2.(2)
3.(4)
4.(2)
5.(1)
6.(3)
7.(2)
8.(1)
9.(4)

10.(1)

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