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MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 1

_____ were used for various kind of work

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Slaves were made to do all the work as per the commands of their owners. They were treated as the property of their owners, who could make them do whatever work they wanted.

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 2

How many types of Vedas are there

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There are four Vedas: the Rigveda, the Yajurveda, the Samaveda and the Atharvaveda

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 3

_______ are found in Deccan in the north, east and Kashmir.

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Megaliths are stone boulders used to mark burial sites. They were prevalent around 3000 years ago in the Deccan, South India, in the northeast and in Kashmir. Some megaliths are seen on surface and some are underground.

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 4

Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to cover the ________ .

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B is the correct option.Stone circles or boulders on the surface were used to indicate the exact place of burial.They were a part of the complete process of burial.

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 5

What were used for entering the burial places

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Port - holes were used for burying the other member of the same family at the same place. People at Inamgaon ate wheat, rice, Pulses, barley, seasame, peas etc.

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 6

The Rig Veda is composed in form of

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Rigveda was composed in an ancient form of Sanskrit, while most of the modern books are either in English or in any other modern languages. The Rigveda contains hymns in praise of gods and goddesses.

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 7

One of the dialogues in the Rig Veda is between rivers Beas & Satluj and a sage named _______ .

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The dialogue between Sage Vishvamitra and the rivers Beas and Satluj is mentioned in the hymns of the Rig Veda. These dialogues are part of many Vedic conversations that symbolize spiritual and philosophical teachings.

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 8

Sanskrit is part of a family of languages which is known as

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Sanskrit belongs to the Indo-European family of languages. It is one of three ancient documented languages that arose from a common root language now referred to as Proto-Indo-European language: Vedic Sanskrit (c. 1500 – 500 BCE).

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 9

In which language is ‘The Rigveda’ written?

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Correct option is A. Vedic Sanskrit

MCQ: What Books & Burials tell us - Question 10

Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

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The Rigveda is the oldest of the four Vedas, the sacred scriptures of Hinduism. It is believed to have been composed approximately between 1500 and 1200 BCE, making it one of the oldest texts of any Indo-European language.

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