05 -Rig-Vedic Literature

1. Which among the following is an extant Shaka of the Rigveda Samhita?
[A] Saunaka
[B] Ashvalayan
[C] Shakala
[D] Sankhayana

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2. The Aryans dedicated whole of a separate Mandala in Rig-Veda for the hymns dedicated to __?
[A] Agni
[B] Varuna
[C] Indra
[D] Soma

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3. Which among the following is considered to be the oldest Veda?
[A] Sam Veda
[B] Yajur Veda
[C] Rig Veda
[D] Atharva Veda

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4. Purusha sukta is a part of which among the following vedas?
[A] Sam Veda
[B] Rig Veda
[C] Atharva Veda
[D] Yajur Veda

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5. The hymns of regveda were composed by ?
[A] Hotri
[B] Udgatri
[C] Adhvaryas
[D] Nakshotri

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6. The IX mandala of the Rigveda samhita is dedicated to?
[A] Soma
[B] Purushkuta
[C] Gotra
[D] Gayatri Mantra

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7. The ‘Battlle of Ten kings’ is depicted in which mandal of Rig Veda?
[A] seventh
[B] nineth
[C] eighth
[D] tenth

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8. In which Mandal of Rigveda ‘Gayatri Mantra is mentioned?
[A] III
[B] IV
[C] V
[D] VI

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9. Rigveda was written during which among the following ages?
[A] Stone age
[B] Copper age
[C] Iron age
[D] All the above

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10. “Gayatri Mantra” has been mentioned in which of the Vedas?
[A] Rigveda
[B] Samaveda
[C] Yajurveda
[D] Atharvaveda

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