GK Questions and Answers For Defence Exams

GK Questions and Answers For Defence Exams

The Indus Valley Civilisation was followed by another great civilisation and culture known as Vedic ERA . The Aryans were the originators of the civilisation. Here, we the team LIVE LEARNS are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Vedic Civilisation and Culture which are designed to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, NAVY, and Railways etc.

1. Who among the following is the pioneer of Yoga:

A. Patanjali

B. Banabhatta

C. Atreya

D. Veudukanta

Ans: A

2. Which of the following Veda contains scientific formula:

A. Samaveda

B. Rigveda

C. Yajurveda

D. Atharvaveda

Ans: C

3. The most important crafts mam in the Vedic period was the:

A. Blacksmith

B. Goldsmith

C. Carpenter

D. Barber

Ans: C

4. Which of the following contains the famous ” Gayatri Mantra”?

A. Rigveda

B. Samaveda

C. Kathopanishad

D. Aitareya Brahmana

Ans: A

5. The only Veda to have rendered musically is:

A. Rigveda

B. Samaveda

C. Yajurveda

D. Atharva Veda

Ans: B

6. In which century did the first movement against Vedic ritualistic practice start?

A. 19th century BC

B. 14th century BC

C. 5th century BC

D. 600 BC

Ans: D

7. The Vedic deity Indra was the god of_________

A. Fire

B. Rain and thunder

C. Eternity

D. Wind

Ans: B

8. The ‘Upanishads’ are a series of books devoted to:

A. Yoga 

B. Social law

C. Religious rituals

D. Philosophy

Ans: D

9. The staple food of Vedic Aryans is:

A. Barley and rice

B. Milk and it’s products

C. Rice and pulses

D. Vegetables and Fruits

Ans: B

10. The Vedic religion along with its later(Vedic) developments is actually known as:

A. Hinduism

B. Brahmanism

C. Bhagavatism

D. Vedic dharma

Ans: B

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