GK History Quiz – 3

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1. The Gayatri Mantra contained in the Rigveda is dedicated to which deity?
(a) Agni
(b) Marut
(c) Surya
(d) Savitri

2. Which one of the following contains the Gayatri Mantra?
(a) Rigveda
(b) Yajurveda
(c) Upanishad
(d) Samaveda

3. The Vedic deity Indra was the god of:
(a) wind
(b) eternity
(c) rain and thunder
(d) fire

4. The God not worshipped during the time of Rigvedic Aryans was:
(a) Indra
(b) Agni
(c) Marut
(d) Shiva

5. ‘The world is God and God is my soul’ is the philosophy contained in the:
(a) Vedas
(b) Puranas
(c) Brahamanas
(d) Upanishads

6. The learned lady who is said to have debated with the famous law-giver Yajnavalkya was:
(a) Gargi
(b) Maitreyi
(c) Kamala
(d) Kalindi

7. The expounder of yoga philosophy is :
(a) Patanjali
(b) Gautam
(c) Jaimini
(d) Shankaracharya

8. The battle which is the story of Mahabharata most probably took place around:
(a) 100 B.C.
(b) 1000 B.C.
(c) 2000 B.C.
(d) 100 A.D.

9. Which of the following animals was known to ancient Vedic people ?
(a) Elephant
(b) Boar
(c) Tiger
(d) Lion

10. The Puranas are ______ in number.
(a) 18
(b) 25
(c) 52
(d) 108

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