06 -Later Vedic Era - Society, Economy, Polity & Religion

1. For which among the following offenses, Manu recommended higher punishment to Brahamans than the persons of other varnas?
[A] Profanity
[B] Murder
[C] Theft
[D] Treason

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2. “The king was the ruler of all except Brahamanas”. This was the view of __?
[A] Manu
[B] Yajnavalkya
[C] Apasthamba
[D] Gautama

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3. According to the later Vedic Era beliefs, which of the following Gods were elected democratically?
[A] Prajapati
[B] Adityas
[C] Vasus
[D] Ashvins

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4. Which among the following sites in Haryana, is the place as per legends where Lord Krishna delivered the sermon of Bhagavad Gita?
[A] Jyotisar
[B] Pehowa
[C] Shahabad
[D] Ladwa

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5. Which among the following system in the Vedic Age has provided for a marriage of a childless widow with the brother of blood relation of her deceased husband for the sake of progeny ?
[A] Amaju
[B] Niyoga
[C] Arsa
[D] none of the above

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6. Who among the following is said to have crossed the Vindhyas in the later Vedic age and aryanise the south ?
[A] Parashara
[B] Agatsya
[C] Jamadagni
[D] Vasistha

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7. Gandhar Kingdom of Later vedic phase was mostly located at which of the following places?
[A] Afghanistan
[B] Rawalpindi and Peshawar districts of Pakistan
[C] Kashmir
[D] Harappa

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8. Painted Grey ware” was used in which of the following era?
[A] Early Vedic Era
[B] Later Vedic Era
[C] Harappan Era
[D] None of the above

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9. Ayodhya temples are located on the banks of which of the following rivers ?
[A] Sarayu
[B] Ganga
[C] Yamuna
[D] Gomti

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10. Extensive burning of the forest marks which of the following era?
[A] Copper Phase
[B] Early Vedic Era
[C] Later Vedic Era
[D] Chalcolithic Era

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