Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                          i.        The Rigveda has been written in_____________.

                        ii.        ______________is situated on the river Ghod.

                       iii.        The Rigveda was composed about _________ years ago.

                       iv.        ___________is part of a family of languages known as Indo-European.

                         v.        The major gods praised in the hymns of the Rigveda were__________, _________, and __________.

                       vi.        The dead were buried with distinctive pots, which are called _____and _________Ware.


Q2. True/False

                        i.        The river Ghod is a tributary of the Bhima. _______

                       ii.        The oldest Veda is the Samaveda. ________

                      iii.        Slaves were women and men who were often captured in war. ______

                      iv.        Hymns were composed by sages (rishis). ________

                        v.        In a hymn in the Rigveda, Vishvamitra used the word 'sisters' for the two rivers Beas and Sutlej. ________

                     vi.        Roma, a plant from which a special drink was prepared. _______


Q3. Which is the oldest Veda among the four Vedas?


Q4. In which language Rigveda was written?


Q5. As per Rigveda, why battles were fought?


Q6. What are Megaliths?


Q7. Where was the page from a manuscript of the Rigveda found?


Q8. Why yajnas or sacrifices were performed?


Q9. Which language belongs to the Dravidian family?


Q10. Which language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman family?


Q11. Name the site where skeleton was found with 33 gold beads, 2 stone beads, 4 copper bangles, and one conch shell.


Q12. What is Sukta?


Q13. Name 4 Vedas.


Q14. What do people at Inamgaon ate?


Q15. How were yajnas performed?


Q16. How slaves were treated?


Q17. Which language belongs to the Austro- Asiatic family?


Q18. Where the practice of erecting megaliths was prevalent?


Q19. Who was Charaka?

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